Bordeaux Wine Council’s Names Bernard Farges New President

The CIVB (Conseil Interprofessionnel du Vin de Bordeaux), the leading French wine trade association, held its General Assembly recently.

Its members, including 25 winegrowers (designated by the Fédération des Grands Vins de Bordeaux) and 25 négociants (designated by the Fédération des Négociants de Bordeaux & Libourne), elected Bernard Farges as Read the rest

Kim Crawford Partners with U.S. Tennis Assoc.

The United States Tennis Association (USTA) and Kim Crawford Wines announced a new partnership that names Kim Crawford Wines as the official wine of the US Open Tennis Championships. The new, multi-year agreement commences with the 2019 Open.

The No. 1-selling Sauvignon Blanc and leading New Zealand wine brand in Read the rest

Spa Girl Cocktails Gets New CEO

Spa Girl Cocktails, a line of low-calorie, high-proof, ready-to-drink ultra-premium vodka martinis has announced the appointment of Alisa Marie Beyer as Chief Executive Officer, effective immediately.

Speaking from her sunny office in Palm Springs, the former Miss California finalist and Spa Girl Cocktails Founder Karen Haines remarked, “We are thrilled Read the rest Staff Reshuffle

Ben Nordstrom, M.D., Ph.D., Executive Director of announced today that its Board of Directors has appointed Marc Bromfeld, Director of Corporate Affairs, Social Responsibility and Charitable Giving at Edrington Americas, its new Chairman. Rick Wilson, Senior Vice President of Corporate Responsibility at Bacardi, will serve as Vice Chairman. Bromfeld Read the rest

Dallas Artist Wins 2019 Beaujolais Nouveau Label Competition

The yearly competition to find the best original art for the U.S. label of Georges Duboeuf’s world-famous Beaujolais Nouveau has ended with the highest levels of social media engagement to date, and an impressive number of submissions by talented artists from around the country. Over 600 pieces were entered, with Read the rest

Andrea Hoover Named Bev. Director at Cameron Mitchell

Andrea Hoover has been named Beverage Director of Cameron Mitchell Restaurants (CMR), an independent, privately-held restaurant group based in Columbus, Ohio known for developing compelling restaurant concepts including the nationally-acclaimed Ocean Prime brand.

In this role, Hoover will oversee the development of all beverage-related programs, partner relationships,  training and staffing Read the rest