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Bookwalter Wines Names Maritime Wine Trading Collective North American Sales and Marketing Agent
Maritime Acquires 50 percent Stake in Notebook Wines
SAN FRANCISCO, March 12, 2015 – Maritime Wine Trading Collective today announced that it has been named the North American sales and marketing agent for J. Bookwalter Wines, a 30,000-case winery located in Richland, Wash.
With the arrangement, Maritime will be responsible for all of the winery’s sales and marketing efforts in the United States and Canada.
Additionally, the companies announced that they have created a joint venture with J. Bookwalter’s popular Notebook line of wine, with Maritime acquiring a 50-percent stake in the Notebook label. J. Bookwalter currently produces about 10,000 cases under the Notebook label, primarily a red blend. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.
This weekend, a local tech company is launching a scavenger hunt in Seattle. All contestants need is a mobile device and a willingness to take pictures of themselves.
The winners will get airfare, hotel, and two tickets to the Superbowl.
Leading Multi-Screen Agency Ratio is pleased to announce that two industry veterans – Candice Edwards and Mike Lucero – have joined the company in strategic roles. Candice Edwards is joining Ratio as VP of Strategy and Corporate Business Development and Mike Lucero is joining as VP of Product Strategy and Connected TV.
TAYLORSVILLE — Location information for wireless emergency calls released in October by the Federal Communications Commission prompted the Utah 911 Committee to take a closer look at how the state's system is functioning.
"We weren't sure where those numbers came from," Kevin Rose, statewide interoperability coordinator, said of the FCC report. "It prodded us to look at that and maybe dive in a little deeper."
The committee met Thursday to discuss what could be improved based on findings from an ECaTS system — a tool that allows dispatch centers to analyze and compare 911 calling data throughout the state.