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Daily Archive: August 29, 2014

O’Neill Vintners & Distillers, Known For Private Labels, Sees Brand Portfolio Hit 600,000 Cases

Launched in 2004 mainly as a contract wine and brandy producer, California’s O’Neill Vintners & Distillers lately has been investing in brands and capacity, and the company sees continuing growth on the horizon, with its newly acquired Line 39 label leading the charge. Continue reading →

Posted in News on August 29, 2014

TPG, KKR Reportedly Lining Up Financing For Treasury Takeover Bids

News out of Australia suggests the private-equity pursuit of Treasury Wine Estates is intensifying, with the wine giant’s two current bidders exploring financing options to enable a deal. Continue reading →

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News Briefs for August 29, 2014

Pernod Ricard has provisionally appointed Conor McQuaid as vice president, marketing, effective September 1. Continue reading →

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Craft Brewing and Distilling News for August 29, 2014

•American Spirit Whiskey founders Charlie Thompson and Jim Chasteen have agreed to purchase a 60,000-square-foot space in the brand’s hometown of Atlanta, and intend to invest $5 million to develop it as a distillery and storage space. Continue reading →

Posted in News on August 29, 2014