Constellation, BRL Hardy Join – Constellation Brands Inc., BRL Hardy, Ltd. form Pacific Wine Partners – Brief Article
* Constellation Brands, Inc., better-known as Canandaigua Wine Co., but also a marketer of beer and spirits, has formed a joint venture in the United States with BRL Hardy, Ltd., Australia’s second largest wine company. The new company, Pacific Wine Partners, will produce and sell a global portfolio of premium wines in the U.S. The portfolio includes the following Australian brands: Banrock Station, Hardys, Leasingham, Barossa Valley Estate and Chateau Reynella, plus Nobilo from New Zealand and La Baume from France. The new company also owns Farallon and Riverlands Vineyards winery in California, and 1,400 acres of California vineyard. Jose F. Fernandez, head of BRL Hardy North America, will head Pacific Wine Partners.
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