Category Archives: Acquisitions

Atlanta’s Chateau Elan Winery & Resort Sold to Real Estate Investor

Château Élan Winery & Resort, A 16th century-styled château and full-service winery nestled among North Georgia’s picturesque foothills, was sold to an affiliate of Greenwich, Conn., based real estate investment firm, Wheelock Street Capital.

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Mike & Talley Henry Buy Acre Winery

The seller is founder Dave Becker and Bob Babbe.  Acre is a producer of high quality Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot and Zinfandel from the Napa Valley. “We will build on Acre’s market position and strong distributor and importer relationships,” the Henrys … Continue reading

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Dave Phinney’s Department 66 Taps Vintage Point Partners

Vintage Point Partners in Wine, a winery sales and marketing company, added Department 66 from renowned winemaker Dave Phinney to its portfolio.

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Michter’s Distillery Buys 145 Acres in Springfield, Ky.

Michter’s Distillery‘s affiliate Springwater Kentucky Realty completed its purchase of 145 acres in Springfield, Ky., at the heart of the state’s historic Washington County.

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CBrands Acquires Stake in The Real McCoy Rum

Constellation Brands acquired a minority stake in The Real McCoy, a copper pot distilled, American bourbon barrel aged rum.  Constellation will also handle distribution for the brand throughout

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Molson Coors Acquires British Cider Maker

Molson Coors is already a significant presence in the UK, owning Carling and Cobra Beer.  Now it is acquiring Aspall, the 300-

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