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Moet Hennessy Buys Woodinville Whiskey

By Richard Thomas In the most recent example of a major international drinks company buying an American craft distillery, French liquor and wine conglomerate Moet Hennessy has bought Washington-based Woodinville Whiskey. The financial terms are undisclosed at this time. This is the second such deal in Washington state alone, as Remy Cointreau bought Westland Distillery this past December. Moet Hennessy ...

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Pernod Ricard Sells Glenallachie To Trio Of Industry Vets

By Richard Thomas French drinks giant Pernod Ricard, parent company of Chivas Brothers, announced yesterday they had agreed to sell the Glenallachie Distillery to the trio of Billy Walker, Graham Stevenson and Trisha Savage, comprising The Glenallachie Consortium. The deal also included the Glenallachie single malt, MacNair’s blended and White Heather blended whiskey brands, as well as the necessary inventory ...

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