US giant snaps up two British craft breweries

US drinks firm Alltech has snapped up Northern Irish brewer The Station Works and Cumbria’s Cumberland Breweries Ltd in a bid to become one of…

Encirc subject to takeover bid by Spanish firm

Bottle manufacturer Encirc is expected to be snapped up by Spanish firm Vidrala in a takeover worth up to £400 million. Encirc, which makes bottles…

New winemaker at premium Languedoc firm

Languedoc winery Abbotts & Delaunay has appointed Hilde Chevillot as its new winemaker. Chevillot, whose 15-year career has taken in wineries in Châteauneuf-du-Pape, Limoux, Minervois…