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Campari and Cuervo - The next big spirits buy?

After six years of waiting, could the next transformative deal for the spirits industry be on the horizon? To observers, Campari Group's man...

Carlsberg's Marston's JV a boost for both sides

Beverage industry analysts have welcomed Carlsberg's UK joint venture with pub owner and brewer Marston's, calling the move both financially...

How COVID-19 is shaping the future for drinks

The number of new deals is plummeting as the beverages industry faces a change in consumption channels precipitated by COVID-19. Meanwhile,...

What's the point of Penfolds demerger? - comment

In announcing the initial conclusions of a recent business review, Treasury Wine Estates today prompted the very simple question: Why?...

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COVID success prompts Enotria & Co's Gin Foundry acquisition 7 Jul 20

Olly Wehring

Enotria & Coe has purchased Gin Foundry in a move designed to boost the UK alcohol distributor’s direct-to-consumer e-commerce offering in the country.


Nestle agrees sale of Canadian Nestle Pure Life assets 3 Jul 20

Andy Morton

The Canadian unit of Nestle is to divest its Nestle Pure Life bottled water business in the country to Ice River Springs as part of the group's global switch to premium brands.


InVivo looks to join France's wine big guns with Vinadeis stake increase 2 Jul 20

Stuart Todd

The wine arm of French farming and agri-food co-operative InVivo has opened talks to raise its holding in counterpart Vinadeis, with a view to becoming the country's third-largest wine company.


Amber Beverage Group snaps up rest of distributor Think Spirits 2 Jul 20

Andy Morton

Amber Beverage Group has taken full control of Australian distributor Think Spirits.


Constellation Brands to offload grape juice concentrate brands to Vie-Del Co 2 Jul 20

Andy Morton

Constellation Brands is to sell its US grape juice concentrate business to Californian grape processor Vie-Del Co.


Constellation Brands targets direct-to-consumer with Empathy Wines buy 1 Jul 20

Olly Wehring

A busy day for Constellation Brands has seen the company follow its first-quarter results announcement with news of another acquisition, this time in wine.



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