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Constellation Moves Into Marijuana With $191M Stake In Canada’s Canopy Growth

Constellation became the first major drinks marketer to make a play in the cannabis category over the weekend, agreeing to take a 9.9% stake in Canada-based cannabis company Canopy Growth Corp. for about $191 million. Continue reading →

Posted in News on October 30, 2017

New Zealand Exports To U.S. Market Hit Record High

With the U.S. market’s thirst for New Zealand wines continuing to surge, New Zealand’s total wine exports hit a record high of NZ$1.66 billion ($1.2b) in the 12 months through June on 6% growth, according to the New Zealand Winegrowers trade group. Continue reading →

Posted in News on September 12, 2017

Responding To Constellation Offer, Brown-Forman Says It’s Not For Sale

Following Tuesday’s news that Constellation has lodged an offer to acquire Brown-Forman, the Kentucky-based whiskey giant—controlled by fifth-generation majority shareholders the Brown family—insists that it has no interest in giving up its independence. Continue reading →

Posted in News on May 25, 2017

Constellation Reportedly Makes Offer For Brown-Forman

Constellation Brands has reportedly made an offer for Brown-Forman, in what would be a blockbuster industry deal. Continue reading →

Posted in News on May 23, 2017

American Brandy Is Enjoying A Renaissance

Spurred by the craft movement, domestic brandies are starting to catch fire in the marketplace. Continue reading →

Posted in News on May 23, 2017

Led By Italy And New Zealand, Premium-Plus Imported Wines Are Surging

While overall imported table wine depletions were flat at 67 million cases in the U.S. last year, according to Impact Databank, the category’s premium end is painting a much brighter picture. Continue reading →

Posted in News on May 11, 2017

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