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Focus - Edrington's FY Performance by Brand

Edrington today reported a drop in FY sales and profits. Here, just-drinks takes a closer look at the company's performance by brand in the...

just the Facts – The Power 100 2015

Earlier today (10 June), brand valuation consultancy Intangible Business released the results of its latest survey of the world's wine and s...


Olly Wehring | 10 Jun 2015

Earlier today (10 June), brand valuation consultancy Intangible Business released the results of its latest survey of the world's wine and spirits brands. Here's a look at 'The Power 100', along with the methodology used to draw up the list.


Andy Morton | 6 Jun 2014

Remy Cointreau's full-year sales and profits slumps, reported this week, have failed to put the company on the back foot.


Olly Wehring | 2 Jun 2014

Earlier today (2 June), brand valuation consultancy Intangible Business released the results of its latest survey of the world's wine and spirits brands. Here's a look at 'The Power 100', along with the methodology used to draw up the list.


Joe Bates | 17 Oct 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.

Latest Interviews

Olly Wehring | 23 Jan 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.


Olly Wehring | 21 Jan 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.

Latest News

Lucy Britner | 6 Nov 2015

Edrington has released a range of single malts from its Glenturret Distillery: Sherry, Triple Wood and Peated.


Olly Wehring | 25 Sep 2015

Here's a round-up of this week's top stories in the spirits & wine categories. We also have similar round-ups for beer and soft drinks & water.


Olly Wehring | 21 Sep 2015

Edrington has readied a global campaign for its The Famous Grouse blended Scotch brand.


Olly Wehring | 16 Sep 2015

Edrington has lined up a revamp of its The Black Grouse Scotch whisky brand that includes a name change.


Olly Wehring | 17 Aug 2015

Here's a look at what was happening on this day in...


Olly Wehring | 24 Jul 2015

Edrington is set to release an extension of its The Macallan single malt Scotch whisky.


Andy Morton | 14 Jul 2015

Edrington has launched a new The Famous Grouse expression as it attempts to “challenge perceptions” around blended Scotch.


Olly Wehring | 29 May 2015

Here's a look at what was happening on this day in...


Olly Wehring | 1 May 2015

Edrington has released an online-only expression of a 28-year-old single cask Scotch whisky from its Glenturret distillery.


Andy Morton | 25 Nov 2014

The one-litre size of Diageo's Smirnoff vodka has topped a list of the UK's top-selling brands, with the 70cl bottle coming third, according to new figures.


Olly Wehring | 7 Nov 2014

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.


Andy Morton | 30 Jun 2014

Edrington has rolled out its Snow Leopard vodka brand in South Korea as it eyes the US for future expansion.


Andy Morton | 30 Jun 2014

Edrington has returned to full-year profit in a fiscal 2014 that saw it invest heavily in a new distillery and in-house distribution arms.


Joe Bates | 19 Jul 2013

The Famous Grouse 40 Year Old is the oldest variant ever to be released by the brand's owners, The Edrington Group.


Andy Morton | 1 Jul 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.


Andy Morton | 17 Jun 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.


Andy Morton | 12 Jun 2013

Edrington Group is ending its long-standing US distribution agreement with Rémy Cointreau and is expected to take it in-house.


Ian Buxton | 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.


Andy Morton | 29 May 2013

Maxxium is aiming to drive summer sales of Beam's Harveys Bristol Cream brand with a limited-edition bottle.


Andy Morton | 25 Mar 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.


Andy Morton | 17 Jan 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.


Andy Morton | 4 Sep 2012

UK distributor Maxxium has renewed its long-standing partnership with logistics firm Norbert Dentressangle until June 2014.

Latest blogs

Andy Morton | 27 May 2014

The UK's rock star royals Will and Kate are set to give their son George his first taste of Scotch whisky this week. Not literally, of course.

Company research

Consumer and Market Insights: Spirits Market in Denmark

Consumer and Market Insights: Spirits Market in Denmark

The Spirits market in Denmark will decline in volume terms during 2014-2019 compared to 2009-2014....

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Global Scotch Whiskey Market 2015-2019

Global Scotch Whiskey Market 2015-2019

Technavio's market research analyst predicts the global scotch whiskey market to witness a steady growth at a CAGR of around 5% during the forecast period....

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The IWSR Company Profile 2014 – Edrington

The IWSR Company Profile 2014 – Edrington

Analyses of the leading companies in the alcohol industry...

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