Patron_Tequila |

Bacardi Takes Over Patrón Tequila in $5.1 Billion Deal

Global spirits producer, Bacardi is set to acquire ultra-premium Tequila brand Patrón in a deal worth $5.1 billion. The acquisition automatically becomes the most expensive deal involving a spirits brand, eclipsing the Diageo / Casamigos deal by $4.1bn. Popular for its rum, Bacardi has held a 25 per cent stake in Patrón Spirits International AG for nearly…

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Beer |

Five Ways to Enjoy Your Beer Better

Beer is arguably the most popular alcohol beverage in the world today. To prove that, there is hardly any bar you walk into that you won’t find a bottle of beer, except it exclusively does not deal in beer. However, as popular as beer may be, many people are still at sea about how best…

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Cognac-Ratings |

XO Cognac Classification Rises to a 10-Year Minimum

The classification for XO Cognac will change from six years old to a 10-year minimum from April 1st 2018 according to a statement from the Bureau National Interprofessionnel du Cognac (BNIC). The statement explains that the new classification is designed to “align the regulation and the market reality, and also to extend the quality positioning of…

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