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Corby Spirit and Wine completes acquisition of Foreign Affair Winery

Published 03 October 2017

Corby Spirit and Wine, a Canadian alcohol manufacturing and distribution company, has completed the purchase of all the shares of Ontario-based VQA wine producer Foreign Affair Winery.

The transaction includes Corby's acquisition of Temptress, Enchanted, Amarosé and The Conspiracy brands.

The brand portfolio and other assets acquired by Corby will now be operated by The Foreign Affair Winery Limited, a new, wholly-owned Corby subsidiary that is based in the current location of the winery in Vineland Station, Ontario.

Corby president and CEO Patrick O'Driscoll said: "It is an exciting time for Corby as we welcome these premium Canadian wines to our portfolio of represented international wines. We are delighted to welcome Len and Marisa Crispino and the whole team to the Corby family, and look forward to working together to grow the Foreign Affair brands."   

Foreign Affair Winery proprietor Len Crispino said: "Marisa and I look forward to assisting Corby to create lasting and memorable experiences and to continue on a path of inspired innovation."