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Daily Archive: June 21, 2017

News Alert: Diageo Acquires Super-Premium Tequila Casamigos

Diageo has agreed to acquire super-premium Tequila brand Casamigos. The transaction values Casamigos at up to $1 billion, with initial consideration set at $700 million and a further potential $300 million based on a performance linked earn-out over 10 years. Continue reading →

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Wine Spectator: Vinexpo In Bordeaux Gets A “Taste Of Spain”

The festivities continued Monday night at Vinexpo as Spanish winemakers poured for a throng of 1,500 at Wine Spectator’s “Taste of Spain” party, held in Bordeaux’s magnificent Palais de la Bourse on the city’s historic waterfront. Continue reading →

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Don Sebastiani & Sons Seeks Role In Spirits With Release Of New Tequilas

Like other top California winemakers, Don Sebastiani & Sons is seeing new opportunity in distilled spirits. Continue reading →

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News Briefs for June 21, 2017

•Diageo is looking to build its presence within the non-alcoholic sector through its Distill Ventures brand incubator, according to news reports. Continue reading →

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Craft Brewing and Distilling News for June 21, 2017

•Athens, Georgia–based Terrapin Beer Co. is releasing Blueberry Thyme Saison as part of its Side Project series. Continue reading →

Posted in News on June 21, 2017