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Marie Brizard Wines & Spirits lines up Canada Travel Retail entry

8 Mar 2019

Marie Brizard Wines & Spirits has appointed ALFA Brands as its exclusive distributor for the Canadian Travel Retail channel

Port, Tequila brands up for sale as Marie Brizard Wine & Spirits steadies ship

1 Mar 2019

Ongoing financial manoeuvres at Marie Brizard Wine & Spirits will include the divestment of two drinks brands – Porto Pitters and Tiscaz Tequila.

How did Marie Brizard Wine & Spirits perform in 2018? - results data

12 Feb 2019

Marie Brizard Wine & Spirits has brought the curtain down on a torrid 2018 with a 6% decrease in sales for both the fourth quarter and full-year.

Marie Brizard Wine & Spirits to post huge losses for 2018

28 Jan 2019

Marie Brizard Wine & Spirits has warned the company is set to record a sizeable loss for the year to 31 December 2018.

Brands sale collapses as Marie Brizard Wine & Spirits chairman readies departure

11 Jan 2019

Marie Brizard Wine & Spirits has failed to find a suitable buyer for some of its spirits brands, with the group working instead on the terms of a loan from its main shareholder.

The spirits category in 2018 - just-drinks' Review of the Year, Part III - FREE TO ACCESS

19 Dec 2018

As the year draws to a close, just-drinks takes a look back at the stories that have made the headlines across the global drinks industry over the last 12 months. Here, deputy editor Lucy Britner picks out the highs and lows for the spirits category.

Where has Marie Brizard Wine & Spirits gone wrong? - Focus

7 Sep 2018

Earlier this week, Marie Brizard Wine & Spirits confirmed it is considering selling off some brands in a bid to reduce costs. At the same time, the group revised its full-year earnings outlook downwards, which it now expects to come in between -EUR20m to -EUR25m.

Gloomy prognosis for Marie Brizard Wine & Spirits as brand offloads come into view

5 Sep 2018

Marie Brizard Wine & Spirits is considering a sell-off of brands in a bid to reduce costs as it struggles with challenges in its main markets, including France, the US and Poland.

Polish collapse in Q4 undoes 2017 positives for Marie Brizard Wine & Spirits - results

6 Feb 2018

The head of Marie Brizard Wine & Spirits has bemoaned "deficient internal processes" in its operations in Poland for a sharp fall in group sales in the fourth quarter.

Marie Brizard Wine & Spirits faces headwinds as one-off props up profits in H1 2017 - results

20 Sep 2017

Marie Brizard Wine & Spirits has a one-off property divestment to thank for bringing its half-year profits into the black.

Q2 drives H1 2017 sales for Marie Brizard Wine & Spirits - results

28 Jul 2017

Marie Brizard Wine & Spirits has posted a rise in first-half underlying net sales, boosted by a strong second quarter.

Marie Brizard Wine & Spirits to handle Duval-Leroy Champagne in France

27 Jun 2017

Marie Brizard Wine & Spirits is to distribute Champagne brand Duval-Leroy in the French modern trade. 

Castel representative quits board at Marie Brizard Wine & Spirits

22 May 2017

Marie Brizard Wine & Spirits has confirmed the departure of one of its directors, with Castel’s representative on the board stepping down.

Bottom-line jumps in 2016, but headwinds remain for Marie Brizard Wine & Spirits - results

27 Apr 2017

Marie Brizard Wine & Spirits has posted a double-digit leap in net profits from 2016, but has seen its first quarter this year hampered by destocking.

Has the race to premiumise made spirits forget the mainstream? - Comment

25 Apr 2017

It's the last thing the English language needs, but could a companion term to the verbally-ugly 'premiumisation' pass into everyday use in the years to come? Is 'mainstreamisation' – a neologism arguably even more hideous than the p-word – here to stay? Richard Woodard thinks so.

Marie Brizard Wines & Spirits in hunt for rum brand - just-drinks Exclusive

5 Apr 2017

Marie Brizard Wines & Spirits has said it is ready to step back into the M&A arena to purchase a rum brand.

Vodka sales slump in Poland hits Marie Brizard Wine & Spirits FY - results

9 Feb 2017

A final-quarter decline for Sobieski vodka has dragged down Marie Brizard Wine & Spirits' full-year sales.

Marie Brizard Wine & Spirits tightens global distribution loose ends

7 Dec 2016

Marie Brizard has provided further details on its plans to consolidate route-to market in several of its key countries.

 Coca-Cola HBC appoints Marie Brizard Wine & Spirits in Poland

28 Nov 2016

Coca-Cola HBC's Polish unit has appointed Marie Brizard Wine & Spirits' (MBWS) Polish subsidiary to handle its products in the country. 

What have we learned from Scotch whisky's performance in 2016? - Comment

4 Oct 2016

This month, spirits commentator Ian Buxton ponders the conclusions bandied about following the publication of Scotch whisky export numbers for the first six months of 2016.

Sazerac selects Marie Brizard in France, adds to Hi-Spirits distribution in UK

17 Jun 2016

Sazerac has announced the appointment of Marie Brizard Wine & Spirits as distributor for three of its brands in France, including recent purchase Southern Comfort.

Q1 sales slide, but Marie Brizard upbeat on 2016

11 May 2016

Marie Brizard Wine & Spirits has seen its sales fall in the first three months of this year, although the group maintains its target of "significant" profit growth in 2016.

Marie Brizard Wine & Spirits profits back in black in "new chapter" 2015

22 Apr 2016

Marie Brizard Wine & Spirits has returned to profit in its latest fiscal full-year, despite a slight dip in sales.

Marie Brizard exits continuation plan in France

18 Apr 2016

The French unit of Marie Brizard Wine & Spirits has exited its 'continuation plan' in the country, following the clearance of an unspecified amount of debt.

Marie Brizard Wine & Spirits, Kerrygold part company in US

29 Mar 2016

French drinks group Marie Brizard Wine & Spirits will no longer import Kerrygold's Irish Cream Liqueur into the US market as it looks to recover from going into administration. 

Marie Brizard settles Chamarre wine dispute

21 Mar 2016

Marie Brizard Wine & Spirits' Moncigale wine subsidiary has reached agreement in its legal disagreement with the liquidators of French wine group Chamarré.

Marie Brizard sees recovery in Q4 sales, but FY stays flat

9 Feb 2016

Marie Brizard Wine & Spirits has reported growth in its fourth quarter, but a tough Q3 dragged down performance in the full year. 

Marie Brizard nears divestment target with US$30m facilities offload

22 Dec 2015

Two property sales, one in France the other in Poland will net EUR28m (US$30.5) for Marie Brizard Wine & Spirits.

Marie Brizard raises targets, upbeat on "arrival of industry shareholders"

23 Nov 2015

Marie Brizard Wine & Spirits has revised its targets for the years ahead, with sales between 2016 and 2018 expected to rise by 8% to 13%.

"Contrasting" Q3 for Marie Brizard as short term is sacrificed for long term

11 Nov 2015

Marie Brizard Wine & Spirits has reported a slight dip in sales during the first nine months of 2015, with the top line struggling in the third quarter.

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