The acquisition consists of the Cardrona Distillery and customer centre close to Wanaka in New Zealand’s Crown Vary Mountains, together with Cardrona’s portfolio of manufacturers together with its single malt whisky, The Reid Vodka, The Supply Gin and the Rose Rabbit liqueurs.
Malcolm Leask, managing director (UK) of Worldwide Beverage, mentioned: “The staff has completed a superb job in constructing Cardrona’s super-premium manufacturers up to now with a lot integrity, high quality and potential for the longer term. We’re wanting ahead to working with them to construct on their success inside our worldwide community, as we strengthen our premium spirits portfolio for the worldwide market.”
Following the corporate’s current acquisition of the Larsen Cognac enterprise, the deal will give Worldwide Beverage “a foothold within the dynamic New World spirits class”, the corporate mentioned.
Worldwide Beverage will concentrate on funding within the purpose-built distillery web site, maximising the potential of Cardrona’s manufacturers within the New Zealand, UK and US markets.
Cardrona Distillery founder and managing director, Desiree Reid, added: “Constructing Cardrona has been a outstanding journey, made doable via the work and assist of many, many individuals.”