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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 →

Posted in News on August 29, 2014

News Briefs for August 29, 2014

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

Posted in News on August 29, 2014

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

Pernod Ricard Posts Flat Full-Year Sales On China Difficulties, U.S. Also Slows

China’s dramatic downturn in luxury spirits consumption continues to impact the major industry players, with Pernod Ricard the latest to cite Asia as the main factor behind slowing global sales. Continue reading →

Posted in News on August 28, 2014

News Briefs for August 28, 2014

•Heaven Hill Distilleries has introduced Elijah Craig 23-Year-Old Single Barrel Kentucky Straight Bourbon, a new limited edition offering. Continue reading →

Posted in News on August 28, 2014

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