26 September 2013
The head of Pernod Ricard's operations in the Nordic region has retired.
25 September 2013
The results of a consultation document regarding veryfing the geographical origin and production and aging processes for Scotch whisky will be published in the coming weeks. But, asks, Ian Buxton, is such a procedure necessary? And, what does the industry think?
20 September 2013
Pernod Ricard has blamed a drop in sales for its blended Scotch whisky in South Korea on consumer trends towards white spirits and single malt.
17 September 2013
Pernod Ricard will have QR codes on all products in China by next April, just-drinks has learned.
13 September 2013
Diageo and Pernod Ricard have teamed up with other Scotch whisky makers to start twice-weekly shipments from Speyside by train.
27 August 2013
Pernod Ricard will report its quarter four and full-year numbers on Thursday (29 August). Here, just-drinks takes a look at what the Paris-headquartered group has been up to in the three months to the end of June:
25 July 2013
Last week, the International Spirits Challenge all of its gold medal and trophy-winning spirits brands for 2013. Here is the list of brandy, gin, liqueurs, rum, tequila and vodka winners.
25 July 2013
Last week, the International Spirits Challenge announced the full list of gold medal and trophy-winning spirits brands for 2013. Here is the list of Scotch whisky winners.
24 July 2013
Earlier today (24 July), the International Wine & Spirit Competition released the list of full winners for spirits for 2013. Here is the list of trophy winners, and the nominees for spirits producer categories.
just the Winners - International Wine & Spirit Competition 2013: Fruit Spirits, Gin, Liqueurs, Rum, Sake, Shochu, Tequila & Mezcal
24 July 2013
Earlier today (24 July), the International Wine & Spirit Competition released the list of full winners for spirits for 2013. Here is the list of 'gold outstanding' and 'gold'' winners for fruit spirits, gin, liqueurs, rum, sake, shochu and Tequila & mezcal.
24 July 2013
Earlier today (24 July), the International Wine & Spirit Competition released the list of full winners for spirits for 2013. Here is the list of 'gold outstanding' and 'gold'' winners for Scotch whisky and other spirits.
18 July 2013
The Scotch whisky division of Pernod Ricard has updated the packaging for its Strathisla 12-year-old expression.
16 July 2013
The most unexpected new product in the white spirits world so far this year has to be Burrough's Reserve, a sipping gin from Pernod Ricard's team at Beefeater. Chris Mercer looks at the launch of the new product, and what it says for the broader area of innovation in spirits.
21 June 2013
The top ten stories published on just-drinks last week:
17 June 2013
Pernod Ricard's Scotch unit Chivas Brothers has officially re-opened a Speyside distillery, part of an on-going investment in whisky production that includes a new distillery to open next year.
10 June 2013
Pernod Ricard's Scotch unit, Chivas Brothers, has launched a new permanent expression to celebrate the Queen's diamond jubilee.
21 May 2013
The head of a new UK trade body for gin has said that the spirit requires its own representation, because it is “more complex” than vodka.
3 April 2013
Is the fabled Scotch whisky boom subsiding?
28 February 2013
Pernod Ricard has announced an effective job swap for two of its executives involving the top jobs at its Europe and Chivas Brothers divisions.
19 February 2013
Pernod Ricard has confirmed that it intends to open a new Scotch whisky distillery in 2015.
11 January 2013
This month, Ian Buxton takes a look at an idea that, should it come to fruition, will send shockwaves through the Scotch whisky industry. In Scotland, he notes, there seems to be water, water everywhere, but not a drop that is taxed. Yet.
26 November 2012
Pernod Ricard is expanding its seasonal launch of Ballantine’s Christmas Reserve to meet increased demand from new regions, the company said today (26 November).
24 October 2012
Diageo, Pernod Ricard and Angus Dundee are making a joint investment in a new gas pipeline linking four of their Speyside distilleries to Scotland’s main gas network.
22 October 2012
Pernod Ricard will release its first-quarter results on Thursday (25 October). Here, just-drinks takes a look at the highs and lows for the company in the three months to the end of September.
18 October 2012
Next week’s TFWA World Exhibition reverts to its traditional late October time slot after last year’s G20 Summit in Cannes forced the show to set up shop a month earlier in sunny September. Yet the prospect of chillier nights and a shower or two on the Croisette is unlikely to dampen the spirits of the 104 liquor exhibitors attending this year’s event. Indeed, all things considered, Joe Bates believes that the duty-free wine and spirit business is in pretty good shape.
18 October 2012
Pernod Ricard is looking to build a new malt whisky distillery in Scotland as part of its expansion plans in the country.
1 October 2012
Pernod Ricard's Chivas Regal The Chivas Brothers’ Blend
27 September 2012
An online row broke out among the Scotch whisky fraternity earlier this month. It all kicked off with the launch of The Macallan Gold from The Edrington Group, and its cousins Amber, Sienna and Ruby, all set to follow next year. But wait, asked some observers; how old are they? Ian Buxton is equally quizzical.
6 September 2012
Diageo and Pernod Ricard are backing Scotch whisky to be next year's biggest growth story, an analyst has said.
5 September 2012
Pernod Ricard's Chivas Regal 12 Year Old Night Magnum