In spirits, the craft segment is making hay, with consumers buying into the category's more artisanal, less global approach. But, where is t...
The Scotch whisky category appears to have hit a tipping point. What does the future look like for the until-recently booming category? Ian...
| 7 Oct 2014
“May you live in interesting times.” That ancient Chinese proverb, surely apocryphal but horribly apt, seems to apply more than ever to Scotch whisky.
| 27 May 2014
Last week, the owner of Drambuie put the Scotch whisky liqueur brand up for sale. Ian Buxton considers Drambuie's history and the potential runners and riders.
| 27 Feb 2014
On Thursday 18 September, the residents of Scotland will take to the polls to consider a question, their answer to which could have huge repercussions: "Should Scotland be an independent country?"
| 25 Sep 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?
| 23 Dec 2010
With the end of the year looming, just-drinks is running a series of 'Top Tens of the Year' in the run-up to Christmas. Here are the ten most read interviews on just-drinks in 2010.
| 1 Jul 2010
While our paths have crossed on an almost monthly basis over the last six years, just-drinks has never interviewed the chairman and CEO of Pernod Ricard's Chivas Brothers unit, Christian Porta. So, when Olly Wehring was invited to the official opening of The Glenlivet's distillery extension last month, he took the opportunity to finally pin Porta down for a chat on all things Chivas.
| 29 Jun 2015
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| 22 Jun 2015
Scotch whisky has a “bumpy road” ahead of it but the long-term outlook remains healthy, the head of Pernod Ricard's Chivas Brothers has said.
| 5 Jun 2015
Here's a round-up of this week's highlights in the global spirits & wine categories. We are also running similar round-ups for beer and soft drinks & bottled water.
| 20 Mar 2015
Illva Saronno has poached a senior Pernod Ricard executive to head up its global Travel Retail team.
| 13 Oct 2014
Pernod Ricard has completed the construction of a new Scotch whisky distillery ahead of schedule, with production due to kick off this month.
| 9 Sep 2014
Pernod Ricard has lined up the launch of the second Nàdurra expression for The Glenlivet single malt Scotch whisky brand through its Chivas Brothers division.
| 23 May 2014
Pernod Ricard has lifted the curtain on a "multi-million pound" visitor centre at its Beefeater gin distillery in London.
| 6 Mar 2014
Chivas Brothers, the Scotch whisky and premium gin division of Pernod Ricard, has launched Tormore 14 Year Old and Tormore 16 Year Old in France.
| 27 Feb 2014
The trade body for the Scotch whisky industry has called for “clarity” ahead of the independence referendum in Scotland later this year, with three major whisky producers declining to join either the 'yes' or 'no' camp.
| 12 Feb 2014
Pernod Ricard's Chivas Brothers division has lined up a new look and global marketing push for the Aberlour single malt Scotch whisky brand.
| 26 Sep 2013
The head of Pernod Ricard's operations in the Nordic region has retired.
| 20 Sep 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 Sep 2013
Pernod Ricard will have QR codes on all products in China by next April, just-drinks has learned.
| 13 Sep 2013
Diageo and Pernod Ricard have teamed up with other Scotch whisky makers to start twice-weekly shipments from Speyside by train.
| 18 Jul 2013
The Scotch whisky division of Pernod Ricard has updated the packaging for its Strathisla 12-year-old expression.
| 21 Jun 2013
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| 17 Jun 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 Jun 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.
| 28 Feb 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 Feb 2013
Pernod Ricard has confirmed that it intends to open a new Scotch whisky distillery in 2015.
| 26 Nov 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).
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