German drinks company Racke Group said today that it will take over the retail (off-trade) distribution of the Cava-Brands Codorníu and Rondel for the German market. Raimat, from the Catalan wine estate of Codorníu will also be represented by Racke.

Marcus Moller-Racke, CEO of the Racke Group said: "With these high-profile brands we see a great addition to our own product range, which has shown a tremendous growth and quality advancement throughout the past years."

Codorníu is the second biggest producer of Cava, with over 8m cases per year.