June 9, 2014
Profiles of 26 human resources executives at top placement agencies or the North Bay’s largest employers.
December 9, 2013
What operations do you oversee? Michael Gribben: From May 2012 to August 2013, I managed the Operations at the Beringer Luxury Wine Crush and Processing Facility and the Winery Operations at St Clement Luxury Winery both in St Helena. Reporting to me in those roles were the cellar, maintenance, master scheduler, health and safety manager [...]
November 19, 2013
GEYSERVILLE and NAPA — Treasury Wine Estates (ASX: TWE) has agreed to make and package brands for Accolade Wines at Treasury’s North Coast facilities.
September 23, 2013
NAPA — Treasury Wine Estates Ltd. on Monday said Chief Executive Officer David Dearie will step down immediately, and the company cited his decision to destroy millions of dollars of wine as a factor.
April 8, 2013
Carine Arend, CPA, has been promoted to senior manager in the tax department of the Santa Rosa public accounting firm of Dal Poggetto & Company, LLP. … Also in the tax department of the same firm, Ryan Fitzsimons, CPA, has been promoted to manager. …
Reed Upson joined Warren Capital Corp. in Novato as finance and operations analyst. …
Surani Kwan was presented the 2013 Nurse Practitioner of Distinction award by the California Association for Nurse Practitioners. …
Autodesk Inc. of San Rafael appointed to its board of directors Tom Georgens of NetApp. …
Penfolds, managed by Treasury Wine Estates, named Napa-based DLynn Proctor its winemaking ambassador for the Americas. …
August 20, 2012
Wine Industry Network, a 4-year-old Healdsburg-based online wine industry business-to-business marketplace with more than 350 members is organizing the North Coast Wine Industry Expo to be held Wednesday, Dec. 5.
Australia-based Treasury Wine Estates on Wednesday announced John Grant, once head of what was then called Kendall-Jackson Wine Estates, to the top spot in the Napa-based Beringer Brand Business Unit.
April 9, 2012
More wine is moving in and out of this country, which recently grabbed the distinction of being world’s largest wine market away from Europe. Foreign producers and investors are interested in U.S. wineries and brands, often for the prestige or gaining a platform for U.S. distribution of portfolio brands. The Business Journal asked experts set to be on the globalization panel at the 2012 Wine Industry Conference on April 18 about major factors affecting the success of U.S. wines abroad, imports and acquisitions of domestic producers by multinational companies.
March 5, 2012
NAPA — Even as Treasury Wine Estates’ Napa-based Beringer brand group prepares to launch a mass-market brand this spring targeted at Millennial generation female consumers, the Australian company’s higher-end North Coast brands are enjoying a sales rebound.
February 16, 2012
NAPA — Sales volume for North Coast wine brands Beringer Vineyards and Chateau St. Jean second half of 2011 were key to “stabilized” unit sales in the Americas for Treasury Wine Estates, the Australia-based company reported today as part of its fiscal half-year results.
January 10, 2012
NAPA — Australia-based Treasury Wine Estates, whose North Coast wine portfolio includes Beringer Vineyards, Chateau St. Jean and Stag’s Leap Winery, today said it named Sandra LeDrew to lead its operations in North and South America.
July 25, 2011
Spain-based Rivercap is setting up manufacturing plant in Benicia to make polylaminate and PVC plastic capsules to top wine and spirits bottles.
The 26,500-square-foot plant will “increase responsiveness” for Rivercap customers in North America and tighten the partnership between the capsule supplier and its exclusive distributor on the continent, according to José Saenz, chief executive officer of Rivercap USA Inc.
July 18, 2011
Editor’s note: This is the Business Journal’s first Spotlight on Facilities Managers in the North Bay. According to the International Facility Management Association, professionals in this job usually are responsible for compliance with laws and regulations on real estate, efficient operations of buildings to limit waste in natural and human resources, safety for employees and environmental sustainability.
“People, place, process, technology,” is the association’s catchphrase for such a position. The following are facility managers identified from among the largest public and private North Bay employers.
February 21, 2011
Some winegrape crop watchers were expecting 2010 North Coast tonnage to be 10 percent to 30 percent below the size of the big 2009 harvest because of late-season heat and rain damage.
February 15, 2011
NAPA — Australia-based beverage giant Foster’s Group today announced it wants to complete a demerger of its wine business, called Treasury Wine Estates, in May.
February 7, 2011
NAPA — Westcore Properties LLC of San Diego acquired its second largest North Bay commercial property with the $30 million purchase of a 257,000-square-foot south Napa industrial complex containing Foster’s Group subsidiary Treasury Wine Estates and the headquarters of Francis Ford Coppola’s wine, hospitality and other pursuits.
January 7, 2011
CLOVERDALE — Treasury Wine Estates, part of Australia-based beer and wine giant Foster’s Group , sold Winemakers Cooperage in Cloverdale to France-based Groupe Charlois.
December 21, 2010
Foster’s Group Ltd., whose Treasury Wine Estates unit includes North Coast brands Beringer and Chateau St. Jean, today announced heads of separate beer and wine businesses that would be created in a demerger plan now set to be completed in the first half of 2011.
August 30, 2010
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July 21, 2010
NAPA — Australia-based Foster’s Group Ltd. today said it renamed its Napa-based global wine group, set for a “demerger” sometime next year, as Treasury Wine Estates.