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Boisset America Sells "Mohawk Distilled Products," its Domestic Spirits Portfolio, to Heaven Hill Distilleries, Inc.

SAUSALITO, Calif. -- Boisset America has sold its domestic spirits portfolio to Heaven Hill Distilleries, Inc. The sale includes all of Boisset America's domestic brands, including Mohawk Spirits and Liqueurs Liqueurs are high-alcohol, high-sugar beverages with added flavorings usually derived from herbs, fruits, or nuts.

Liqueurs are distinct from flavored liquors, fruit brandy and eau de vie which contain no sugar.

Most liqueurs range between 15 and 70 percent alcohol by volume.
, Newport Spirits and Liqueurs, Basilica Liqueurs, Liquore, Melone, Rosita Tequila, and Silverhawk.

"The agreement allows Boisset America to strengthen its focus on our core strategy of growing the super and ultra-premium imported spirits portfolio, including Idol Vodka, La Certeza and Lunazul Tequila, Marie Brizard Liqueurs and Gautier Cognac. This will bring greater emphasis on our efforts to constantly grow our luxury assortment in the fast-growing categories of specialty imported liqueurs, cognacs, vodkas and tequilas," said Jean Charles Boisset, President of Boisset America.

"With this renewed focus, we will further invest in our traditional and innovative super-premium imported spirits brands in support of our long-term spirits and wines strategy. Boisset America will continue to develop in the luxury sector with a world-class collection of the highest quality wines, spirits and liqueurs, each representative of the unique terroirs from which they come."

Founded in 1980, Boisset America is a family-owned importer and producer with a diverse portfolio of traditional and innovative wines, spirits and liqueurs from the world's most prestigious terroirs.

Boisset America's collection of spirits and liqueurs consists of Idol Vodka, La Certeza Tequila, Lunazul Tequila, Marie Brizard Liqueurs, Gautier Cognac, Ashbourne Irish Cream For the novel of the same name, see .
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, Muirhead Scotch Whiskey, and Normandin Cognac.

Boisset America's wine portfolio includes DeLoach Vineyards, Lyeth Estate, Joliesse Vineyards and Seven Peaks from California. Boisset America imports French wines from Bouchard Aine & Fils, Chateau La Croix La Croix is a French, Roman Catholic, daily newspaper. It is published in Paris and distributed throughout the country, with a circulation of just under 100,000. It is neither explicitly liberal or conservative on major political issues, but follows the Church's position  Martelle, Domaine de La Vougeraie, French rabbit, Hebrard, J. Moreau & Fils, Jaffelin, Jean-Claude Boisset, Louis Bernard Louis Bernard is a Quebecois politician and former public servant. Biography
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, Lulu B., Mommessin, Ropiteau Fr[c]res and Francoise Chauvenet. The French sparkling offerings are Charles de Fere, Louis Bouillot, Grandin, Silver Cap, and BB Cap. Boisset America imports Batasiolo and Gancia Sparkling Wines from Italy, and the wines of Marques Marques may refer to:
  • marque, or brand name
  • Marqués, a surname
  • A Spanish form of Marquis.
  • ''Marques, a tall ship.
 del Puerto from Spain.

For more information, please contact Jean Charles Boisset at 415-289-4500 or visit
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