Andrew Carter is set to take over from Frazer Thompson as CEO of Chapel Down winery from September this year.

Diageo has completed the acquisition of Herefordshire-based craft spirits firm Chase Distillery for an undisclosed fee.

Chase Distillery has launched a range of gin seltzers in a bid to appeal to health-conscious millennial consumers.

Brands Report 2015: Vodka

06 January, 2015

For the moment vodka is the best selling international spirit and, despite many bartenders’ snipes, it is also big business in the world’s best bars.

Chase Distillery has rolled out its new super-premium gin, Williams Great British Extra Dry, to global markets after its debut in Spain.

Travel Retail operator World of Patria International has reached agreement with Chase Distillery to offer its range of spirits and liqueurs.

UK spirits and liqueur agency, Mangrove, will no longer distribute Chase Distillery products. 

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