Gruppo Campari

Heaven Hill Expands Into Canada with $266 Million Black Velvet Acquisition

August 13, 2019 – Heaven Hill Brands has agreed to acquire Black Velvet, the #2 selling Canadian Whisky brand, from...

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Pernod Ricard Returns to Kentucky with Rabbit Hole Acquisition

June 14, 2019 – Ten years after exiting the Kentucky whiskey business with the $575 million sale of Wild Turkey...

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Pernod Ricard CEO Calls Smooth Ambler Deal a “Win-Win Partnership”

December 13, 2016 – Pernod Ricard chairman and chief executive Alexandre Ricard understands the concerns expressed by some whiskey lovers...

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Dealmaking Continues in Craft Distilling As Pernod Ricard Acquires Smooth Ambler

December 8, 2016 – Smooth Ambler Spirits’ Old Scout was named the “Best Single Barrel Bourbon in the World” in...

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Episode 606: September 11, 2016

Eddie Russell has been working in the shadow of his father, Wild Turkey’s legendary master distiller Jimmy Russell, for the...

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Collingwood Rye Named Canadian Whisky of the Year

January 15, 2015 – Brown-Forman’s Collingwood Rye 21-year-old whisky was named Canadian Whisky of the Year tonight in the fifth...

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Forty Creek “Evolves” With 2014 Limited Edition

May 11, 2014 – There’s no “creationism vs. evolution” debate in the world of whisky. Great whisky makers create their...

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Whyte & Mackay Sells For $724.5 Million

May 9, 2014 – A dark horse emerged from the bidding as the winner in Diageo’s sale of Whyte &...

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Campari Acquires Canada’s Forty Creek Distillery

March 12, 2014 – Gruppo Campari has agreed to acquire John Hall’s Forty Creek Distillery Ltd. for $185.6 million CDN ($166.7...

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