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UK: Enotria appoints ex Accolade Wines chief as CEO

25 Apr 2014

The former head of Accolade Wines has returned to the wine industry, this time as CEO of UK-based wine supplier Enotria.

UK: Accolade Wines links with Mandela movie for Kumala push

14 Apr 2014

Accolade Wines' has launched a UK marketing campaign for its South African brand Kumala tied to the DVD release of Nelson Mandela movie “Long Walk to Freedom”.

Comment - Wine - Oregon Moves from Cottage Wine Industry to Mainstream

7 Apr 2014

Foley Family Wines' first acquisition in Oregon, announced last week, is a reminder of the growing stature of the US state among wine producers and consumers alike.

The just-drinks Interview - Constellation Brands International GM Philip Kingston

3 Apr 2014

At ProWein 2014, Andy Morton sat down with Constellation's international general manager Philip Kingston to talk about its expanding global ambitions including a new tie-up in China for its Robert Mondavi brand.

NEW ZEALAND: Accolade Wines closes Mud House Wine Group buy

1 Apr 2014

Accolade Wines has completed its purchase of a range of New Zealand wine brands from Mud House Wine Group.

GLOBAL: Accolade Wines updates Echo Falls, again

31 Mar 2014

Accolade Wines has updated the packaging for both the blends and varietals ranges of its Echo Falls US wine brand, less than two years after the previous refresh.

AUS: CHAMP secures US$300m loan to fund Accolade Wines expansion

27 Mar 2014

Accolade Wines is aiming to strengthen its global business after its private equity owner, CHAMP, secured a US$300m loan facility for the group.

PROWEIN: Filling CEO post a "challenge" - Accolade Wines

25 Mar 2014

The head of Accolade Wines' UK unit has said finding a CEO for a wine company is a “challenge” because candidates must possess the right mix of skills.

PROWEIN: Constellation Brands says water measures in force as California drought hits yields

24 Mar 2014

Constellation Brands' head wine maker has said that a prolonged drought in California could push industry wine yields down by 10% this year.

just the Round-Up - The week in drinks

21 Mar 2014

The top ten stories published on just-drinks this week:

UK: Accolade Wines teams with English cricket for Hardys tie-up

21 Mar 2014

Accolade Wines has secured a sponsorship deal for its Hardys Australian wine brand with the English Cricket Board (ECB).

GLOBAL: Accolade Wines updates Kumala pack

11 Mar 2014

Accolade Wines has lined up a refresh of the packaging for its Kumala South African wine brand.

S AFRICA: Accolade Wines revamps Fish Hoek packaging

5 Mar 2014

Accolade Wines has revealed an updated bottle for its Fish Hoek South African wine brand.

just the Round-Up - The week in drinks

21 Feb 2014

The top ten stories published on just-drinks this week:

UK: Beer campaign group poaches Accolade Wines exec

18 Feb 2014

A former Accolade Wines and Diageo executive has been appointed to lead a campaign promoting beer in the UK.

just Five Years Ago: Constellation Brands sells 'value' spirits portfolio

4 Feb 2014

It's been five years since Constellation Brands offloaded a large chunk of its spirits interests by selling its “value” portfolio to Sazerac Company for US$334m.

Comment - Wine - Losh's Chris-tal Ball: 2014

7 Jan 2014

As his annual preview of the year ahead for the wine world has begun to take on mythical status within the industry, Chris Losh is loathe to tamper with a winning formula. We present, then, Chris's look at what the first six months of 2014 have in store for wine.

Review of the Year 2013 - Part IV: Wine

23 Dec 2013

The final just-drinks management briefing of the year takes a look back at the last 12 months in the global drinks industry. The penultimate chapter in this five-part briefing reviews 2013 for wine.

just the Ten - Top Interviews of 2013

17 Dec 2013

With the end of the year looming, just-drinks is running a series of 'Top Tens of the Year' in the run-up to Christmas. Here are the ten most read interviews on just-drinks in 2013.

UK: Concha y Toro appoints ex-Accolade exec as UK marketing chief

16 Dec 2013

Concha y Toro's UK unit has appointed a marketing director as it ups its focus on the country.

just the Round-Up - The week in drinks

13 Dec 2013

The top ten stories published on just-drinks this week:

AUS: Accolade Wines announces CEO appointment

10 Dec 2013

Accolade Wines has confirmed the appointment of a new CEO, almost exactly a year after the previous incumbent stepped down.

UK: Accolade Wines updates "old-fashioned" Babycham bottle

2 Dec 2013

Accolade Wines has swapped Babycham's green glass for clear in an update of the 60-year-old UK sparkling perry brand.

just the Round-Up - The week in drinks

22 Nov 2013

The top ten stories published on just-drinks this week:

US: Treasury Wine Estates, Accolade Wines agree US deal

19 Nov 2013

Treasury Wine Estates (TWE) has signed a deal to package and produce supplies in the US for its rival Accolade Wines.

UK: Accolade Wines gives major push to Hardys

19 Nov 2013

Accolade Wines has announced details of a major new UK ad campaign for its Hardys wine brand as its aims to revitalise the Chardonnay category.

just the Round-Up - The week in drinks

8 Nov 2013

The top ten stories published on just-drinks this week:

AUS/NZ: Accolade Wines to buy NZ brands from Mud House

6 Nov 2013

Accolade Wines has lined up the purchase of a raft of New Zealand wine brands, including Mud House and Waipara Hills, from the Mud House Wine Group.

AUS: Accolade Wines' plan for new CEO "in train"

24 Oct 2013

Accolade Wines has said it still intends to appoint a new CEO and the recruitment process is on-going.

UK: Ex-Accolade Wines exec joins Quintessential Brands

18 Oct 2013

Fledgling spirits group Quintessential Brands has further signalled its intent by making two new senior appointments, including a former Accolade Wines executive.

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