USA: Pernod Ricard to partner Del Maguey Single Village Mezcal
Leading wine and spirits company, Pernod Ricard, has agreed to take a majority stake in Del Maguey Single Village Mezcal, a producer of artisanal and hand-crafted mezcals.
Founded in 1995, Del Maguey Single Village Mezcal produces a range of hand-crafted super-premium mezcals from the Oaxaca region of Mexico.
"We partnered with Pernod Ricard because they understand and appreciate our mission of preserving the culture of the Zapotec people and protecting the traditional process of making mezcal," commented Ron Cooper founder of Del Maguey Single Village Mezcal.
Alexandre Ricard, chairman and CEO of Pernod Ricard, said: "This partnership illustrates our continued strategy of partnering with dynamic entrepreneurs who share our passion for authentic, high-quality crafted premium products and further extends our fantastic portfolio of genuine brands".
Del Maguey’s Mexico operations and the management will remain in the same way.
Source: Pernod Ricard