November 16, 2022

On November 2, it was announced that Diageo acquired Willkie client Balcones Distilling, a Texas craft distiller and one of the leading producers of American Single Malt Whisky in the United States.

Balcones is a celebrated player in the emerging whisky movement in Texas, with a portfolio of award-winning super premium and above whiskies, including Texas “1” American Single Malt, Lineage American Single Malt and Baby Blue Corn Whisky. 

The Willkie team was led by partner Dvir Oren and included partner Russell Leaf, counsel Jeffrey Daniel and associates Reginald St. Louis and Alexandria Ku.