Edgar Bronfman Jr. became president of Seagram in 1989 and chief executive in 1994. With his father's approval, he sold Seagram's shares in DuPont and used the proceeds, more than $9 billion, to purchase MCA
Indiana liquor laws that date from the days of Prohibition are facing a challenge from the state's largest beer distributor, which argues it should be able to supply liquor to bars, restaurants and stores
The city of Napa won't be providing a water hookup to an Upvalley winery on Rutherford Road after City Councilman Scott Sedgley balked at the request, saying it would create a bad precedent for growth management.
Fernz, New Zealand producers of ultra-premium Sauvignon Blanc, Chardonnay and Pinot Noir reveals its redesigned logo and label that will debut with its 2013 vintage, Sauvignon Blanc. The new logo and label is designed by award winning graphic designer, Michael Kornoff.
Vinitaly International is creating a new supporting channel for Italian wineries through an experimental project "Vinitaly International Importer Connect" (VIIC) with local partners, a potential 360 degree B2B beverage business matchmaking online tool to help suppliers find importers and distributors worldwide.
Duckhorn Vineyards of St. Helena, Calif., has landed on Washington's Red Mountain with the purchase of 20 acres located between Col Solare, Chateau Ste. Michelle's venture with Italy's Antinori family, and the Hedges family's Bel' Villa Vineyard.
It took just a week of testimony and barely more than an hour of deliberation for a jury to convict 37-year-old wine fraudster Rudy Kurniawan, but the ramifications of this case may not be resolved so quickly, says Michael Steinberger
The body that represents wine businesses in the European Union has welcomed final approval of controversial reforms, which it claims will bring an end to the "prohibitionist" restrictions on vineyard planting.
Columbia Distributing, one of the region's largest distributors of wine, beer and nonalcoholic beverages, is adding another warehouse to its network. CoStar Group reports Columbia leased the entire 80,358-square-foot building at 3250 N.W. Guam St. from Holman Transfer Co. It will take occupancy as Holman vacates the property.
Neighbors and officials from the town of Southold had alleged that the winery had an excess of loud music, intoxicated patrons wandering into surrounding neighborhoods, and noisy "DJ Dance Parties," the liquor authority reported.
Mondo Cellars is offering investors the opportunity to own a part of an established winery for Bitcoin. The owners of Mondo Cellars understand the need for diversification and are also large Cryptocurrency enthusiasts.
Early this week the Ontario government announced its new New Opportunities for Ontario Wine Growers policy paper. It has gone almost unnoticed in the Canadian media but for the provincial wine industry Santa has come early and is finally delivering on a wish list that has been gone unanswered for years.
Tommy Spina has partnered with some of his relatives from Sicily to form the new Sam Spina Importing Co., offering Sicilian wines that are being distributed throughout Alabama by Birmingham's International Wines & Craft Beer.
The Karnataka Wine Board (KWB) has increased its focus on wine tourism in the state in its bid to boost awareness to increase wine consumption in the state. The body believes wine sales can increase by 20 percent to 25 percent each year.
According Krebs on Security, Target is investigating a data breach that has potentially affected millions of customer credit and debit cards. These sources say the breach appears to have begun around Black Friday 2013 and involves the theft of data stored on the magnetic strip of cards used at stores.