[BND] Your Morning Briefing --

Good Morning and Happy Wednesday! It's November 29, 2023.

Conor McQuaid to Succeed Ann Mukherjee at Pernod Ricard North America

Pernod Ricard appointed Conor McQuaid as CEO of North America (USA and Canada), succeeding Ann Mukherjee, who has decided to step down to focus her time and energy on her family’s well-being. McQuaid is a 25-year veteran of Pernod Ricard, most  recently serving as Executive Vice President

WSWA Challenges Sovos Finding 87% Back DtC Spirits Laws

Saying Sovos ShipCompliant "handpicked data" in a recent report to show that direct shipping legislation enjoyed broad support among consumers, Wine & Spirits Wholesalers of America said that Sovos' claim that “87% of regular craft spirits drinkers say they want to be able to legally purchase craft spirits via DTC shipping,

How Jackson Family Wines Makes Sustainability Profitable

While many companies have set strategic goals to reduce their carbon footprint and adopt more sustainability measures, very few have yet been able to achieve a positive return-on-investment (ROI) for these types of activities. However, Jackson Family Wines, the 9th largest winery in the U.S

Mendocino Wine Becomes First Regenified Certified Wine Grape Grower

Mendocino Wine Co. said it has become the world's first wine grape grower to receive Tier 3 Regenified certification for its estate vineyards, La Ribera and Home Ranch. Mendocino Wine has a history of environmental excellence, including being the first U.S. winery to attain carbon-neutral

Accolade Wines Launches Banrock Station in the US

Accolade Wines, producers of premium wine brands across the globe and the largest producer of wine in Australia, in partnership with the Arbor Day Foundation, is pleased to launch Banrock Station, a premium range of South Australian Riverland wines in the US (SRP $10, line priced).

Broken Barrel Intros Honey Smoke Reserva

Broken Barrel Whiskey Co., known for its innovative whiskey finishing techniques, introduced Honey Smoke Reserva, which builds off its immensely popular Honey Smoke Rye from last year. This new offering features a Kentucky-distilled American Whiskey aged for six years, finished for five months

Banfi Partners to Provide 50,000 Coats to People in Need

Banfi, producer and importer of fine wines, proudly announces its partnership with national non-profit organization, One Warm Coat. Banfi kicked off the program with a donation that will warm 50,000 people in need.  The partnership with One Warm Coat allows Banfi to spread the word and encourage

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