Consolidation in the Industry
New deals in 2007 tell the story of an industry that continues to evolve.
by Doug Cook
Feb 2008 Issue of Wine Business Monthly
With all the mergers, acquisitions and brand shuffling in the wine and spirits industry, it's often hard to remember who owns what and who bought what when. To help, we've updated our map of how the industry has evolved in the last 10 years (see chart and explanation) and provided a quick summary of the last year's transactions. 2007 in Review Fortune Brands The year's most notable series of events was Fortune Brands' shedding its wine business, much of which it had just acquired in 2005 as P...
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