After finalizing the $14 billion deal to acquire the Allied Domecq wine
and spirits brands and other assets, Pernod Ricard announced several new developments relative to the acquisition.
With the acquisition of the Allied Domecq wine
business, expected to close on 26 July, subject to regulatory and court approval, JBB's U.S.
brands before selling it in 1989 to The Wine Alliance, which would become Allied Domecq Wines
Prior to joining Beam Wine Estates, Newlands was president and CEO of Allied Domecq Wines
, North America.
Among the seven California wines included here are Clos du Bois (Allied Domecq Wines
USA), which gained a hefty 10.0% in 2004 to more than 1.65 million cases; Robert Mondavi Private Selection, which broke through the 1.5 million case mark; Korbel sparkling wine (Brown-Forman Beverages), up 7.0% to just under 1.2 million cases; ForestVille Vineyards (Classic Wines of California), which reached 720,000 cases; and J.
Charlie Forman, Adams Beverage Group; Bill Newlands, President & CEO, Allied Domecq Wines
; Michael S.
At Allied Domecq Wines
USA's year-old technical services unit,
WINES (thousands of 9-liter cases) Brand Supplier 2000 2001 2002 Concha y Toro Banfi Vintners 1,972 2,063 2,122 Cavit Palm Bay Imports 1,000 1,500 1,900 Lindemans Southcorp Wines USA 1,414 1,597 1,760 Clos du Bois Allied Domecq Wines
USA 1,192 1,341 1,447 Robert Mondavi Private Selection Robert Mondavi Winery 1,142 1,260 1,356 Korbel Brown-Forman Beverages 926 1,015 1,092 Chateau Ste.
I have every confidence that Allied Domecq Wines
USA will contribute greatly to the Gary Farrell brand, and I look forward to continuing on as winemaker for many years to come."
Among the suggestions made by panelists Evan Goldstein, Master Sommelier, Allied Domecq Wines
; Joel Butler, Master of Wine, Diageo Chateau and Estates; Fabio and Frost were using rewards for increased wine sales; setting reachable goals and expectations; measuring achievement; and using a variety of formats and materials.
All are imported by Allied Domecq Wines
USA; Kenwood Vineyards has released its 2000 Sonoma County Zinfandel ($16), 2000 Jack London Zinfandel ($20) and 2000 Reserve mazzoni Zinfandel ($20); Schieffelin & Somerset has released new vintages from Terrazas de Los Andes, including single vineyard bottlings.
Allied Domecq Wines
announced the appointment of William A.