Purchase includes brand, inventory, winery, estate vineyard and tasting rooms
September 23, 2019
Vintage Wine Estates, Santa Rosa, Calif., announced the addition of Owen Roe, with locations in Yakima, Wash., (winery, vineyards and tasting room) and Willamette Valley, Ore., (tasting room) to its fine wine portfolio.
As Standard-Knapp celebrates its 125th anniversary, the secondary packaging company announced an agreement to partner with EoL Packaging Experts (EoL), a market leader in end-of-line packaging solutions for the food and beverage industries.
It can be rare in the increasingly competitive wine and spirits world to get a fresh start, but that’s exactly what happened three years ago when two family owned, multigenerational mega distributors of alcohol beverages — Southern Wine & Spirits and Glazer’s — joined forces to become Southern Glazer’s Wine & Spirits (SGWS).
Transaction expected to bring significant strategic, financial benefits
September 10, 2019
Scottsdale, Ariz.-based The Alkaline Water Co. Inc. and Los Angeles-based AQUAhydrate announced they have entered into a definitive agreement and plan of merger under which Alkaline will acquire all of the issued and outstanding shares of common stock and preferred stock of AQUAhydrate in an all-stock transaction.
Spirits company also will purchase Black Velvet Distilling facility
August 13, 2019
Heaven Hill Brands, Bardstown, Ky., has signed an agreement to acquire Black Velvet Canadian Whisky, the second-largest selling Canadian whisky in the world, from Victor, N.Y.-based Constellation Brands Inc.
With this strategic partnership, Pernod Ricard USA further expands its portfolio of newly created specialty brands with unique and comprehensive value propositions and select distribution. Rabbit Hole will be part of the New Brand Ventures portfolio.
Baltimore-based Redwood Capital Investments LLC announced it has completed the acquisition of the Houston-area territory of Silver Eagle Distributors LP, which includes three counties: Ft. Bend, Montgomery and a significant portion of Harris, the company says. The new company will be known as Silver Eagle Distributors Houston.
Beverage Industry’s October issue features a cover story on our 2019 Executive of the Year, Jim Koch of the Boston Beer Co. This issue also features a category focus on bottled water and the innovations that abound in flavored, functional and sparkling waters. The issue also includes an ingredient spotlight on the beloved chocolate ingredient as well as voice-picking solutions aimed at streamlining beverage warehouses. As usual, we rounded up the latest trends in products, packaging and ingredients.
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