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Ascentia, W. J. Deutsch End Distribution Deal

Ascentia Wine Estates and W. J. Deutsch & Sons have ended their exclusive distribution arrangement.

Jim DeBonis, CEO of Ascentia Wine Estates told Wine Industry Insight that, “We simply felt it was the best move for us to go directly to our distributors and work with them.”

WJD President Peter Deutsch was less sanguine and said in an emailed statement that the relationship ended because of a significant business dispute.

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  • WJD TO MAINTAIN INVESTMENT, TRANSITION ASSISTANCE

  • DEUTSCH OFFERS LESS SANGUINE VIEW OF CONTRACT TERMINATION

  • DEUTSCH “PROUD OF EFFORTS” ON BEHALF OF ASCENTIA
  • ASCENTIA RECRUITING, RAMPING UP SALES FORCE

  • CURRENT ASCENTIA DISTRIBUTORS UNCHANGED

  • BUENA VISTA WINERY SALES RUMORS

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