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Taylor Fonseca Group Buys Two Prominent Port Houses

James Suckling
Issue: November 15, 2001

Croft and Delaforce, two well-known producers of Port and Sherry, have been sold in a joint deal to the Taylor Fonseca group and respected Sherry firm Gonzalez Byass for about $73 million. In September, Taylor Fonseca, which makes Taylor Fladgate and Fonseca Ports, took over the Delaforce brand, the rights to market Croft Ports worldwide, and the firms' assets in Portugal.

For the full article, check out the new issue of Wine Spectator, on newsstands November 15, 2001.

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