AUSTRALIA: BRL/Constellation to expand Blackstone brand and US sales

By Tony Baker | 1 October 2001

Australian wine group BRL Hardy and American partner Constellation, with their joint Pacific Wine Partners operation, plan to build up US sales to an annual 5m cases within a five-ten year framework, according to Stephen Millar, BRL Hardy's managing director. Millar was commenting on the announcement of the acquisition of the Californian Blackstone winery for A$290m (US$140m).

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Australian wine group BRL Hardy and American partner Constellation, with their joint Pacific Wine Partners operation, plan to build up US sales to an annual 5m cases within a five-ten year framework, according to Stephen Millar, BRL Hardy's managing director. Millar was commenting on the announcement of the acquisition of the Californian Blackstone winery for A$290m (US$140m).

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