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Fortune Brands

The US multi, headquartered in Deerfield, Illinois, is listed in the S & P 500 stock index (500 of the largest publicly traded US companies). The company was founded in 1969 as "American Brands" and renamed in 1997 in the present name. The holding company Fortune Brands is divided into the three areas Acushnet (golf balls, golf clothing, shoes), Home & Hardware (with the brands Masterbrand Cabinets, Moen, Therma-Tru, Master Lock)) and Wines & Spirits. The last one was named after the Bourbon brand first as "Jim Beam Brands" and since 2005 as "Beam Global Spirits & Wine, Inc". This is divided into wines and spirits,

In smashing the multis Allied Domecq In 2005, 20 brands of spirits and wine were acquired. The division "Beam Wine Estates" with the wineries Buena Vista and Clos du Bois was launched in 2007 Constellation Brands sold. The only two wine brands are now Cockburn ( port wine ) and Harvey's ( sherry ). The liquor and liqueur portfolio includes the brands Jim Beam (Bourbon), Canadian Club ( whiskey ) Courvoisier ( cognac ) Domecq (but only the brand Fundador), El Tesoro ( tequila ), KNOB Creek (Bourbon), Laphroaig (Whiskey), Larios (Gin), Sauza (Tequila) and Teacher's (Scotch). See also below largest wine companies in the world,

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