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News Briefs for January 18, 2017

•Johnson Brothers, one of the country’s largest spirits and wine distributors, has entered the West Virginia market through a partnership with Mountain State Beverage. Continue reading →

Posted in News on January 18, 2017

News Briefs for July 11, 2016

•Diageo-controlled Indian spirits group United Spirits Ltd. has alleged that its former chairman, Vijay Mallya, was involved with “improper transactions” that diverted funds from the company totaling $183 million. Continue reading →

Posted in News on July 11, 2016

News Briefs for January 13, 2015

•Chilean winemaker Concha y Toro has invested roughly $5 million in a new viti- and vini-cultural research center in Chile’s Maule Valley. Continue reading →

Posted in News on January 13, 2015

News Briefs for November 3, 2014

•Diageo-controlled United Spirits Ltd. (USL) has completed its $730 million sale of the Whyte & Mackay Scotch whisky business to the Philippines’ Emperador. Continue reading →

Posted in News on November 3, 2014

News Briefs for September 5, 2014

•Indian spirits giant United Spirits Ltd. (USL), which is now controlled by Diageo, reported a net loss of INR44.9 billion ($742.7m) for the year through March. Continue reading →

Posted in News on September 5, 2014

Diageo Gains Majority Control Of India’s USL, Ups Lead In Global Spirits Market

After a lengthy struggle, Diageo has succeeded in taking majority control of Indian spirits giant United Spirits Ltd. (USL). Continue reading →

Posted in News on July 2, 2014

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