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Hine Cognac - The just-drinks Tour

20 Jun 2016

Earlier this month, just-drinks visited Hine Cognac. Here, honorary chairman Bernard Hine takes us on a whistle-stop tour of the company. 

Comment - Spirits - Cognac/Brandy: East is East

21 Jun 2013

A recent bout of activity in the Cognac region - from investment to divestment - suggests lively times ahead for the brandy and Cognac category. Ian Buxton looks at the headlines, and sees his eye being drawn east, not only for future growth, but also for future Cognac players.

INDIA: Tilaknagar readies new grain distillery – report

26 Nov 2008

Tilaknagar Industries has lined up the construction of a new distillery in the Maharashtra region of India, according to local reports.

Pot of Gould – CL approaches Bourbon from both ends

27 Sep 2007

Acquisitions have transformed CL Financial from the owner of one very famous but small-scale bitters brand into a player on the world spirits stage. Having recently shored up two contrasting acquisitions in the Bourbon sector, Patience Gould suggests a move into the white spirits arena is CL’s new priority.

US: Pernod Ricard, CL Financial complete distillery sale

3 Jul 2007

CL Financial, the parent of UK-based drinks group CL World Brands, has closed the purchase of a US distillery from Pernod Ricard.

UK: Burn Stewart updates UK sales operations

18 Jun 2007

Burn Stewart Distillers has revamped its UK sales team and brought it back in-house.

INDIA: CL World Brands quashes reports of JV talks

2 Apr 2007

CL World Brands have quashed reports in India that the company is in talks over a possible joint venture with local firm John Distillers (JDL).

US: Angostura owner set to buy Pernod plant

16 Feb 2007

CL Financial, the parent of UK-based drinks group CL World Brands, looks set to buy a US distillery from Pernod Ricard.

UK: Burn Stewart launches Ledaig 10-year-old

5 Jan 2007

Burn Stewart Distillers has added to its stable of single malt Scotch whiskies with the launch of Ledaig 10-year-old.

UK: Burn Stewart launches Web push

20 Dec 2006

Burn Stewart Distillers has launched two websites for a brace of its Scotch whisky brands.

UK: CL reshuffles Burn Stewart management

23 Nov 2006

The owner of Burn Stewart Distillers has reshuffled the management team at the Scotch whisky group.

INDIA: CL World Brands shelves manufacturing JV

19 Oct 2006

CL World Brands has shelved plans to form a manufacturing joint venture in India with local spirits group Tilaknagar Distilleries & Industries, just-drinks can reveal.

INDIA: Angostura signs distribution deal

19 Oct 2005

Tilaknagar Industries has entered into a distribution joint venture with rum producer Angostura, a unit of UK-based CL World Brands.

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