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just The Round-Up - The week in drinks

30 Sep 2011

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

just the Facts - The Sazerac Co

29 Sep 2011

Pernod Ricard-controlled Corby Distilleries yesterday (28 September) announced that it has agreed to sell a raft of non-core spirits brands and a production facility in Canada to The Sazerac Co for US$32.9m. Here, just-drinks takes a closer look at Sazerac.

CANADA/US: Corby Distilleries offloads spirits brands to Sazerac Co

28 Sep 2011

Pernod Ricard-controlled Corby Distilleries has agreed to sell a raft of non-core spirits brands and a production facility in Canada to Sazerac Co for US$32.9m.

US: Xanté Co/Peter F Heering switches distributor

12 Sep 2011

Sweden-based The Xanté Company/Peter F Heering has appointed Gemini Spirits & Wine as its new US importer.

US: Sazerac Co adds to stable with White Rock Distilleries deal

5 Sep 2011

Sazerac Co has lined up 32 additions to its spirits portfolio with the purchase of a raft of brands from White Rock Distilleries in the US.

US: Scion Spirits teams with Gemini Spirits & Wine for Coole Swan in US

18 Aug 2010

Scion Spirits has confirmed the appointment of Gemini Spirits & Wine as US importer for its cream liqueur, Coole Swan.

just the ten - Top News Stories of 2009

22 Dec 2009

With the end of the year looming, just-drinks is running a series of 'Top Tens of the Year' in the run-up to Christmas. Today, it's the Top Ten Most Read News Stories of 2009.

Review of the Year 2009 - Spirits

22 Dec 2009

Like the other sectors of our industry, the economy cast a shadow over the spirits category in 2009. The aftershocks of the downturn spread around the world, with Scotland appearing to be the epicentre. Olly Wehring looks at the last 12 months for Diageo, Pernod Ricard et al.

US: Beam Global swaps Old Taylor for Effen with Sazerac

24 Jun 2009

Beam Global Spirits & Wine has acquired the Effen vodka brand from Sazerac Co.

US: Constellation Brands swings to net loss, sales fall

8 Apr 2009

Wine giant Constellation Brands has swung to a net loss of US$301m for its fiscal full-year and has warned that it faces more than $100m in charges over the next year as it looks to cut jobs and restructure the business.

US: Constellation Brands to shed jobs, cuts guidance

25 Mar 2009

Constellation Brands plans to cut 5% of its global workforce and has trimmed its earnings guidance for 2009 due to worse-than-expected performances for its wine businesses in the UK and Australia.

US: Constellation completes "value" spirits business sale

25 Mar 2009

Constellation Brands has completed the sale of its "value" spirits business to Sazerac Co for a total of US$334m.

UK: Constellation Brands to “clean up” in '09

30 Jan 2009

Constellation Brands is set to target “cleaning up” its portfolio going forward.

just the round-up - The week in drinks

16 Jan 2009

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

US: Constellation Brands offloads value spirits business

12 Jan 2009

Constellation Brands has lined up the sale of most of its spirits business, which consists of over 40 different brands, to Sazerac Company.

US: Sazerac gets tougher on its own advertising

16 May 2007

Sazerac has followed Beam Global Spirits & Wine in adopting its own advertising and marketing policies.

US/UK: Gemini to handle W&M whiskies in US

22 Feb 2007

US importer Gemini Spirits & Wine has announced a distribution deal for the whisky portfolio of UK distiller Whyte & Mackay.

UK: Penderyn distiller sets sights on vodka, gin

26 Oct 2006

UK independent distiller The Welsh Whisky Company is looking to make serious inroads in vodka, gin and cream liqueurs, its managing director Stephen Davies said today (26 October).

US: Sazerac unveils new look for Weller

16 Oct 2006

US distiller Sazerac has developed new packaging for its WL Weller 12-year-old Bourbon in an attempt to exude the brand’s quality.

US: Pernod sells whiskies to Sazerac

2 Oct 2006

Pernod Ricard has sold two Canadian whisky brands to US spirits group Sazerac for an undisclosed sum.

US: Monsieur Henri wins Türi distribution

22 Nov 2004

Monsieur Henri, a unit of New Orleans-based spirits company Sazerac, has won US distribution rights to Bacardi’s premium Türi vodka.

USA: Saxco International provide packaging for antique bourbon collection

16 Jan 2001

Buffalo Trace Distillery has teamed up with packaging specialists, Saxco International Inc., to provide a packaging solution for its Antique Bourbon Collection. The collection, which has been pre-sold to customers comprises of W.L. Weller a 19-year-old Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whisky, Eagle Rare a 17-year-old Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whisky and Sazerac an 18-year-old Kentucky Straight Rye Whisky.

USA: Charity Auction of Northwest Wines Breaks All Records

30 Aug 2000

The 2000 edition of the Auction of Northwest Wines broke all records for the 13-year-old charity event Saturday night when bidders raised $1.6 million for the Seattle Children's Hospital and Regional Medical Center. One item alone brought in $785,000 in pledges. "Once again, lovers of fine wines opened their pocketbooks and raised a huge amount of money to help children in the Seattle area, especially those who cannot afford treatment," said Ted Baseler, Chief Operating Officer of Stimson Lane Vineyards & Estates, owner of Chateau Ste.







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