23 January 2014
In the first part of just-drinks' interview with the CEO of Edrington, Ian Curle set out why his company was bringing its global distribution in-house and investing heavily in its The Macallan Scotch whisky. In part two, Curle talks about his company's unique ownership structure and shares his thoughts on the next possible golden era for Scotch.
21 January 2014
Late last year, just-drinks travelled to New York to interview - for the first time - the CEO of Edrington, owner of the Cutty Sark, The Famous Grouse, Highland Park and The Macallan Scotch whisky brands, Brugal rum and Snow Leopard vodka.
17 October 2013
Ahead of this year's Tax Free World Association World Exhibition, which returns to Cannes next week, Joe Bates considers the travel retail landscape.
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 'gold outstanding' and 'gold'' winners for Scotch whisky and other spirits.
19 July 2013
The Famous Grouse 40 Year Old is the oldest variant ever to be released by the brand's owners, The Edrington Group.
1 July 2013
Edrington has hailed a strong full-year performance despite a GBP274.8m (US$418.4m) write-down of its Brugal rum brand that pushed profits into the red.
17 June 2013
Edrington Group has unveiled more details of its distribution changes, announcing a GBP10m (US$15.5m) investment for new structures in the US, Southeast Asia and the Middle East.
13 June 2013
What China giveth, China also taketh away, was the lesson for Rémy Cointreau in its full-year results this week.
12 June 2013
Edrington Group is ending its long-standing US distribution agreement with Rémy Cointreau and is expected to take it in-house.
6 June 2013
It was Brown-Forman's “stellar year”, at least according to company CFO Don Berg.
31 May 2013
The Edrington Group has completed what it describes as a “research exercise” with flavoured variants of The Famous Grouse blended Scotch whisky.
29 May 2013
Maxxium is aiming to drive summer sales of Beam's Harveys Bristol Cream brand with a limited-edition bottle.
24 May 2013
Earlier this week, brand valuation consultancy Intangible Business released the results of its latest survey of the world's spirits brands. Here's a look at the top ten, along with the methodology used to draw up 'The Power 100'.
25 March 2013
The BenRiach Distillery Co's “under the radar” swoop for Glenglassaugh last week is unlikely to be repeated as the Scotch industry's battle for capacity intensifies, the firm's head has said.
17 January 2013
The Famous Grouse's links to Scottish rugby will continue after a new three-year sponsorship deal was signed, its UK distributor Maxxium has said.
4 September 2012
UK distributor Maxxium has renewed its long-standing partnership with logistics firm Norbert Dentressangle until June 2014.
7 August 2012
The Edrington Group has confirmed the appointment of a new global marketing manager for its The Macallan single malt whisky brand.
10 July 2012
Edrington has posted a healthy set of numbers for its fiscal full-year, as emerging markets drove profits.
4 July 2012
Edrington has South-East Asia in its sights as it seeks to expand from its China stronghold.
22 June 2012
An Edinburgh whisky distillery closed after an outbreak of Legionnaires' disease in the city has reopened.
11 June 2012
An Edinburgh whisky distillery remains closed and is awaiting test results after an outbreak of Legionnaires' disease in the city.
8 June 2012
An Edinburgh whisky distillery part-owned by Diageo and The Edrington Group has been closed down after an outbreak of Legionnaires' disease in the city, according to reports.
7 June 2012
Maxxium UK has invested around GBP1.5m (US$2.32m) on two new TV campaigns to push the Edrington Group's Famous Grouse and Black Grouse brands in the UK.
18 April 2012
The Edrington Group has confirmed a change of distillery managers at two of its whisky facilities in Scotland.
30 March 2012
The Edrington Group's The Famous Jubilee, Special Edition Reserve
9 December 2011
The Edrington Group has lined up the launch of The Naked Grouse in Dubai travel retail later this month.
25 November 2011
The Edrington Group has reported higher sales in the first half of its fiscal year and said that it remains upbeat about the second-half and will continue to invest in its premium brands.
25 August 2011
The Edrington Group's The Famous Grouse Celebration Blend Decanter
4 July 2011
The Edrington Group is looking to consumers in Asia and the Americas to help it build on rises in both sales and profits in its most recent fiscal year.