"The global supply chain has become a lot more important for American business because of how much we outsource and source from overseas versus ten to fifteen years ago," confirms Fisher of Kendall-Jackson Wine Estates
Platt is leaving his position as CEO of Kendall-Jackson Wine Estates
Imports 202 412 535 Jacob's Creek Pernod Ricard USA 207 272 423 Sterling Vineyards Diageo Chateau & Estate Wines 315 353 430 Camelot Kendall-Jackson Wine Estates
29 61 114 Alice White Canandaigua Wine 77 136 221 Sycamore Lane Trinchero Family Estates 11 43 62 Toasted Head R.
Making the Fast Track for the second year in a row is Camelot wines, from Kendall-Jackson Wine Estates
, which eclipsed 250,000 9-liter cases in 2002, a jump of 29.1% over 2001.
A group of large producers including Kendall-Jackson Wine Estates
, Robert Mondavi and the Livermore-based Wente Vineyards backed the California Coast campaign.
New to the Fast Track list is Camelot wines, from Kendall-Jackson Wine Estates
, which exploded in 2001 with sales of 192,000 9-liter cases, a jump of 68.1% over 2000.
Chris Johnson will succeed Marco DiGiulio as the head of Pepi Winery, a Napa Valley operation of Kendall-Jackson Wine Estates
. Johnson will make not only Pepi but also Kendall-Jackson-brand red wines at the company's Oakville facility.
Imports 165 202 Jacob's Creek Pernod Rioard USA 186 207 Pepperwood Grove Ceochetti Sebastiani Cellar 104 180 Alice White Canandaigua Wine 16 77 Camelot Kendall-Jackson Wine Estates
10 29 St.
Marty Nitz, has been named vice president/national sales manager for Kendall-Jackson Wine Estates
. Nitz, who had been serving in Florida as division manager over several southern states for Corterra Wines, will rejoin Kendall-Jackson in this newly created executive position.
Kendall-Jackson Wine Estates
is launching a program to acquaint wait staff and consumers with three red wines from the Southern Hemisphere.
* In November, Kendall-Jackson Wine Estates
awarded Copia: The American Center for Wine, Food & the Arts a $250,000 gift.
Edward Brady has been named vice president, strategic marketing, at Kendall-Jackson Wine Estates