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UK: London Wine Fair welcomes back absent exhibitors

25 Sep 2013

Accolade Wines is spearheading a return to the London Wine Fair of exhibitors missing from recent shows.

US: Accolade Wines readies new products for Geyser Peak

13 Sep 2013

Accolade Wines is to launch new wines from Geyser Peak, the Californian winery it bought last year.

AUS/US: Treasury Wine Estates to take US$145m hit on US stock clear-out

15 Jul 2013

Treasury Wine Estates (TWE) has announced plans to destroy its old and out-of-date stock in the US, which it estimates will result in a AUD160m (US$145.7m) hit to fiscal 2013 pre-tax profits.

just the Facts – The Power 100 2013

24 May 2013

Earlier this week, brand valuation consultancy Intangible Business released the results of its latest survey of the world's spirits brands. Here's a look at the top ten, along with the methodology used to draw up 'The Power 100'.

Product Launch - US: Accolade Wines' Da Luca wine range

22 May 2013

Accolade Wines' Da Luca wine range

Product Launch - US: Accolade Wines' Light Grape Collection

23 Apr 2013

Accolade Wines is capitalising on the trend for low-calorie wines by launching a new range, Light Grape, targeted at "health conscious" consumers.

just For Subscribers - The week in drinks

19 Apr 2013

Here are the ten most viewed, subscriber-only items on just-drinks this week:

The just-drinks interview - Tim Matz, MD of Accolade Wines North America - Part II

16 Apr 2013

Last week we ran the first part of just-drinks' exclusive interview with the MD of Accolade Wines' North American division, Tim Matz. In this second and final part, Matz discusses innovation, healthy wines and the pros and cons of working for a private equity firm.

just For Subscribers - The week in drinks

12 Apr 2013

Here are the ten most viewed, subscriber-only items on just-drinks this week:

The just-drinks interview - Tim Matz, MD of Accolade Wines North America - Part I

9 Apr 2013

In 2011, Tim Matz took on the job as the MD of Accolade Wines' North American division. Since then, the company has bought a clutch of wine brands - many of which are now part of Matz's purview - and has lost its chief executive. Late last month, just-drinks' deputy editor, James Wilmore, sat down with Matz at ProWein to talk through the challenges the company faces, the US wine market and the positive aspects of working for a private equity group.

Comment - Wine - Our Survey Said...?

4 Apr 2013

Last month, Chris Losh was one of the experts on just-drinks' ‘state of the industry’ webinar. While the webinar looked at the drinks industry as a whole, Chris thinks the results provide plenty of food for thought for the wine companies of this world.

UK: Accolade Wines takes Geyser Peak international

3 Apr 2013

Accolade Wines has lined up the worldwide roll-out of a range extension for its recently-purchased Geyser Peak Californian wine brand.

UK: London International Wine Fair move “a possibility”

28 Mar 2013

The organisers of London International Wine Fair have not ruled out moving the event from its current home in east London to the Olympia exhibition centre nearer the centre of the capital.

US: Accolade Wines extends Flagstone footprint

21 Mar 2013

Accolade Wines has launched Flagstone wines in the US.

US: Francis Ford Coppola Winery buys Accolade Wines assets - report

20 Mar 2013

Francis Ford Coppola Winery has bought facilities and vineyards at Geyser Peak Winery, according to a report.

US: Accolade Wines formalises Southern Wine & Spirits tie-up

18 Feb 2013

The North American division of Accolade Wines has confirmed to just-drinks that its recently-announced appointment of Southern Wine & Spirits of America as its distributor across most of the US is a formalisation of their existing partnership.

Comment - Wine - Losh's Chris-tal Ball

10 Jan 2013

Having looked back at Chris Losh's predictions for 2012 a year ago, his success rate is clearly wobbly. Here's hoping in this, the first part of his preview of 2013, he takes it a bit more seriously. Eh? Oh.

just On Call - Price pressures temper harvest joy - Constellation CEO

10 Jan 2013

Constellation Brands' boss has said last year's California harvest will produce “fantastic wines”, but a rise in grape prices is set to hit the whole industry.

Review of the Year 2012 - Part IV: Wine

21 Dec 2012

The penultimate part of just-drinks' review of 2012 looks at a tumultuous year for the wine category.

just the Ten - Top News Stories of 2012

19 Dec 2012

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 news stories on just-drinks in 2012.

UK: Carlsberg appoints former Accolade man as sales director

19 Dec 2012

Carlsberg has appointed a former Accolade Wines executive as its new UK sales director.

US: Accolade Wines moves North America HQ to Napa

4 Dec 2012

Accolade Wines is moving its North America HQ east from Healdsburg to Napa, California.

AUS: Accolade Wines CEO exits

30 Nov 2012

Accolade Wines has announced that CEO Troy Christensen is standing down from the position today (30 November) by "mutual agreement".

just the Round-Up - The week in drinks

30 Nov 2012

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

UK: SABMiller warns of minimum pricing's "unintended consequences"

28 Nov 2012

SABMiller has warned the Government over “unintended consequences” that a minimum pricing on alcohol could bring.

UK: Accolade Wines urges united front in duty escalator fight

28 Nov 2012

Accolade Wines has called for unity across the UK drinks industry against Government duty hikes that have seen wine sales plummet in the past two years.

just the Answer: Accolade Wines GM Paul Schaafsma

11 Oct 2012

Accolade Wines’ new GM for UK, Ireland & AMESCA - Americas, Middle East and Sub-Continent Africa - Paul Schaafsma, joined the global wine group last month after 14 years at Australian Vintage. just-drinks caught up with the 39 year-old late last month, and discussed the reason for his move, wine’s next emerging market and why he’s still positive about the UK wine sector.

just the Round-Up - The week in drinks

5 Oct 2012

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

US: Accolade Wines brings North America distribution in-house

1 Oct 2012

Accolade Wines is moving the distribution of its Australian brands in North America in-house, away from Constellation Brands.

S AFRICA: Foreign investment "a catalyst" for South Africa - Warwick MD

26 Sep 2012

South Africa’s wine trade is attracting foreign investment at a significant rate and the trend shows little sign of declining, according to an industry expert.

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