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HDH holds on to US market lead

Hart Davis Hart has said it has retained its position as the leading fine wine auctioneer in the US in the first part of the year.

Diageo’s Distill Ventures launches non-alcoholic drinks fund

Distill Venture, Diageo's spirits innovation company, has announced a new business acceleration fund to mentor and support non-alcoholic drinks.

Amazon buy-out of Whole Foods a ‘wake-up’ for retailers

Amazon's acquisition of organic food store company Whole Foods for $13.7 billion (£10.7 billion) is likely to take it head-to-head with the major retailers in the US and UK, market analysts have said.

Diageo buys George Clooney’s Casamigos Tequila for $1 billion

Casamigos, the Tequila brand co-founded by Hollywood heartthrob George Clooney, has been sold to drinks giant Diageo for up to $1 billion.

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