Campri’s Negroni Week raised $537,000 (£410,000) for a range of charities around the world.

Gruppo Campari has announced the sale of Carolans and Irish Mist to Heaven Hill Brands, via the sale of 100% of the share capital of TJ Carolan & Son Ltd., a wholly owned subsidiary.

Gruppo Campari has announced that it has reached an agreement for the disposal of the French Château de Sancerre wine business to Maison Ackerman.

Gruppo Campari has announced the acquisition of super premium gin, Bulldog for US$58.4 million (€54.1m).

Gruppo Campari has announced the sale of Italian wineries Sella & Mosca and Teruzzi & Puthod for €62 million.

Gruppo Campari has appointed a new board of directors for the 2016 to 2018 period.

The four top performing bitters brands in The Millionaires’ Club 2016 all had an increase in sales in 2015, Drinks International can report. 

Gruppo Campari has launched a ‘friendly’ takeover of Société des Produits Marnier Lapostolle SA, owner of the Grand Marnier liqueur brand.

Campari full year results

10 March, 2015

Gruppo Campari has published its full year results for 2014 which it says is in line with its expectations.

Brands Report 2015: Liqueurs

07 January, 2015

As part of a hugely diverse category of a multitude of flavours and uses, it’s natural that the best selling liqueurs differ from bar to bar.

Gruppo Campari has attributed recent sales growth in Campari to a resurgence of the Negroni and other classic cocktails.

UK distribution of Averna, the second best-selling bitter in Italy, has gone to J. Wray and Nephew UK.

Gruppo Campari has reported sales dropped 1.8% for H1 2014 after its second quarter levelled out down-trading in Q1.

Gruppo Campari has announced the completion of its acquisition of Canadian distiller, Forty Creek.

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Gruppo Campari has announced the launch of Glen Grant 50 Year Old.

Gruppo Campari has bought the Canadian whisky producer Forty Creek Distillery (FCD), an independently owned Canadian spirits company.

Gruppo Campari has posted up sales of €1,524 million, +13.7%, (organic growth +1.7%) while the group net profit was down -4.4% to €149.8m for the for the full year ending December 31, 2013.

The directors of Davide Campari-Milano SpA has announced its consolidated results for the nine months ending 30 September 2013.

Western spirits companies that focus on growing margins to create value have been more successful than those that reduced prices in order to grow volumes, according to a report from Rabobank.

A new packaging facility which cost US$43 million has been opened at the Wild Turkey distillery in Kentucky.

Davide Campari-Milano SpA has posted poor results in first quarter ending March 31, 2013 which it states is mainly due to the ‘one-off’ destocking in Italy.

The board of Davide Campari-Milano SpA, has reported group net profit of €156.7 million in its consolidated financial results for the year ended December 31, 2012. Sales were up 5.2% to €1,340.8m

Gruppo Campari has sold liqueur brand Punch Barbieri to Distillerie Moccia for € 4.45 million.

Campari buys Appleton rum brand

03 September, 2012

Campari is to acquire Wray & Nephew, Appleton Estate and Coruba rum brands for US$414.8m.

Gruppo Campari has announced sales growth of 5% for H1 of 2012, with strong performances in North America and Asia Pacific offsetting difficulties in Germany, Italy and South America.

Morrison Bowmore Distillers has granted Campari America exclusive US distribution rights for its McClelland’s scotch range.

Gruppo Campari has announced group pre-tax profit of €52.8 million for the quarter ending March 31, 2012. 

Campari Group is set to place its UK distribution in the hands of Matthew Clark's new business arm, Catalyst Brands, following the cessation of the Italian group's contract with Cellar Trends.

Campari America has joined the Distilled Spirits Council of the United States (DISCUS).

Italian drinks company Davide Campari-Milano has reported a group net profit for 2011 of €159.2m, up from €156.2m in 2010.

Gruppo Campari plans to build a US$44m bottling facility at the Wild Turkey distillery in Kentucky, US.

Gruppo Campari has announced the acquisition of Brazilian cachaça brand Sagatiba and half-year sales growth of 14.2%.

Campari's Italian aperitif brand Aperol is going from strength to strength according to its owners.

Gruppo Campari has signed an agreement to acquire Carolans, Frangelico and Irish Mist from William Grant & Sons for €128.2 million.

Campari revamps Cinzano

31 March, 2010

Gruppo Campari has redesigned its Cinzano range of three aperitif/cocktail wines . The aim of the redesign is to ‘revitalise brand image and create a more contemporary and approachable positioning’.

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