Stock SpA has signed a distribution deal with Vranken Pommery Monopole. The Italian drinks maker, owned by Eckes & Stock International, said yesterday that that it has signed the contract with the French champagne house to distribute Champagne Pommery in Italy.

The deal is in line with Stock's plans to strengthen its relation with Vranken Pommery Monopole. In March this year, Stock began to distribute Heidsieck Monopole's sparkling wine brand, owned by Vranken, in Italy.