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Concha y Toro is looking for growth in RussiaRUSSIA: Concha y Toro agrees distribution deal with Russian Standard

10 February 2014

Chilean wine maker Concha y Toro has switched the distribution of its portfolio in Russia to Russian Standard.

RUSSIA: Russian Standard takes Heaven Hill Distilleries deal from Whitehall

10 December 2013

Russian Standard's distribution arm Roust Inc has taken over a second distribution deal from its subsidiary, the Whitehall Group.

RUSSIA: Russian Standard takes Jose Cuervo distribution from Whitehall

9 December 2013

Russian Standard distribution arm Roust Inc has taken over the marketing and distribution of Jose Cuervo Tequila in Russia from Whitehall Group.

just the Round-Up - The week in drinks

15 November 2013

The top ten stories published on just-drinks this week:

CZECH: Diageo deal "complementary" - Stock Spirits Group CEO

13 November 2013

Stock Spirits Group's CEO has said his firm's new alliance with Diageo is “complimentary” and won't see the two companies' brands competing against each other.

GLOBAL: Russian Standard unveils "philosophical rapper" for new ad - video

12 November 2013

Russian Standard has signed up a “performance philosopher” made famous online to star in its new global ad campaign.

US: New Amsterdam Spirits launches vodka TV ad - video

12 November 2013

New Amsterdam Spirits has launched its first US nation-wide TV campaign for its namesake vodka brand.

RUSSIA: Central European Distribution Corporation on even keel - Russian Standard

11 November 2013

Russian Standard has told just-drinks it has “stabilised” its recent acquisition Central European Distribution Corporation and will not cut jobs at the Zubrówka vodka maker for the foreseeable future.

FRANCE: Russian Standard hands Zubrówka distribution to Lixir

8 November 2013

Russian Standard acquisition Central European Distribution Corporation has appointed Lixir to distribute its Polish vodka brand Zubrówka across France.

just The Preview - Beam Inc's Q3 & YTD

28 October 2013

Beam Inc will release its third-quarter and year-to-date results on Thursday (31 October). Here, just-drinks takes a look at the company's highs and lows in the three months to the end of September.

UK: Stock Spirits eyes IPO as springboard to spirits buys

26 September 2013

Stock Spirits will use its recently-announced initial public offering (IPO) to target acquisitions in new Central and Eastern European markets, the company's CEO has told just-drinks.

Comment - Wehring's Way - Beam Inc, CEDC and Stock Spirits - Reading Between the Lines

28 August 2013

The news that Beam Inc has switched distributors in Poland doesn't really sound like one for the conspiracy theorists, does it?

POLAND: Beam switches Poland distribution from CEDC to Stock Spirits Group

28 August 2013

Beam Inc has cancelled a distribution deal with CEDC in Poland to sign a new agreement with Stock Spirits Group (SSG).

POLAND/RUSSIA: Russian Standard recruits former Coca-Cola Co exec for CEDC Poland

22 August 2013

Russian Standard has appointed a president for the Polish operations of recently-acquired Central European Distribution Corp.

EUR: Russian Standard Europe MD steps down

15 August 2013

Russian Standard has confirmed to just-drinks that the managing director of its European operations has left the company.

RUSSIA: Russian Standard ups Gancia Wine stake

5 August 2013

Russian Standard has increased its majority stake in Gancia Wine two weeks after it revived the Italian wine brand's US distribution.

RUSSIA: Roust Inc adds Limoncello di Capri to Molinari range

2 August 2013

Roust Inc has extended its distribution deal in Russia with Italian spirits producer Molinari SpA to include liqueur Limoncello di Capri.

Comment - Can SPI Group Unhook Stolichnaya From Gay Boycott Threat?

26 July 2013

The gay community in the US has, understandably, reacted angrily to new laws in Russia that outlaw so-called “homosexual propaganda” and gay adoption.

US: Russian Standard hands Gancia Wine distribution to The Wine Group

24 July 2013

Russian Standard has continued moves to up its US presence through a distribution agreement with The Wine Group for Gancia Sparkling Wine.

GERMANY/AUSTRIA: Russian Standard moves distribution from Campari to Borco

12 July 2013

Russian Standard is dumping Gruppo Campari as distributor of its flagship vodka brand in Germany and Austria after signing a new deal with Borco-Marken-Import.

UK: SPI Group extends Stoli Salted Karamel launch

4 July 2013

SPI Group is to roll out its Stoli Salted Karamel to the UK a year after the flavoured vodka was launched in the US.

UK: Quintessential Brands teams up with Marblehead

2 July 2013

Newly-launched Quintessential Brands has announced a tie-up with Marblehead Brand Development in the UK.

Comment - Tariko Looks to Raise the Standard with CEDC Takeover

11 June 2013

Russian Standard is now the world's second largest vodka producer after finally getting full control of Central European Distribution Corp (CEDC). But how will it handle the troubled group and where will in benefit? Chris Mercer investigates.

just the Round-Up - The week in drinks

7 June 2013

The top ten stories published on just-drinks last week:

just The Facts - Russian Standard's CEDC takeover

7 June 2013

On Wednesday, Russian Standard announced it had taken sole control of Central European Distribution Corporation (CEDC). Here we take a look at some of the facts and figures as a result of the deal:

US: Russian Standard rolls-out Green Mark vodka to US

7 June 2013

Russian Standard is launching a high-volume vodka from newly-acquired Central European Distribution Corporation (CEDC) into the US.

RUSSIA: Russian Standard confirms CEDC takeover, eyes exports boost

6 June 2013

Russian Standard has promised to increase exports of Central European Distribution Corporation (CEDC) vodka brands after completing the takeover of its debt-laden former rival.

POLAND/US: CEDC paves way for Tariko takeover

3 June 2013

Russian Standard owner Roustam Tariko will take sole control of Central European Distribution Corporation (CEDC) this week when a restructuring plan goes into effect.

just the Round-Up - The week in drinks

19 April 2013

The top ten stories published on just-drinks last week:

US: CEDC sees NASDAQ delist shares

15 April 2013

The NASDAQ stock market has delisted the shares of Central European Distribution Corp, after the company filed for bankruptcy last week.

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