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Click through to view the new bottle for Havana Club 15 Year OldGLOBAL: Pernod Ricard revamps Havana Club 15 bottle

26 February 2014

Pernod Ricard is to update the packaging for the 15-year-old expression of its Havana Club brand.

UK: Pernod Ricard details UK strategy makeover

6 November 2013

The UK arm of Pernod Ricard is looking to re-focus its strategy, as it aims to cement its position as the second-largest premium spirits company in the country.

Focus - Pernod Ricard's Q1 Performance by Region, Brand

24 October 2013

Earlier today (24 October), Pernod Ricard released its sales and volumes figures for the 2013-14 first quarter. Here's a closer look at the company's performance in the three months to the end of September by region and brand.

Product Launch - GLOBAL: Cuba Ron's Ron Cubay, Carta Blanca Extra Viejo

9 October 2013

Cuba Ron's Ron Cubay, Carta Blanca Extra Viejo

GLOBAL: Pernod Ricard revamps Havana Club Añejo Especial

15 August 2013

Pernod Ricard is re-launching its Havana Club Añejo Especial rum expression next month with new packaging and a new recipe in a bid to attract whisky drinkers.

just the Winners - International Spirits Challenge 2013: Brandy, Gin, Liqueurs, Rum, Tequila, Vodka

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.

RUSSIA: Diageo kicks off Shark Tooth rum production in Russia

19 June 2013

Diageo is accelerating its expansion into Russia's rum market with the launch of a domestically-produced version of value brand Shark Tooth.

The just-drinks Interview - Alexandre Ricard, Pernod Ricard's deputy CEO & COO

30 May 2013

Earlier this week, just-drinks editor Olly Wehring visited Beijing to cover Pernod Ricard's latest Capital Market Day. While there, Olly spoke to Alexandre Ricard, the company's deputy CEO & COO, in his first interview since it was announced he would become CEO of Pernod in 2015.

just the Facts – The Power 100 2013

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'.

just The Facts - Pernod Ricard's YTD results

25 April 2013

This morning (25 April), Pernod Ricard released its year-to-date and third-quarter results. Here, just-drinks takes a look at the company's performance by region and brand.

Review of the Year 2012 - Part V: Spirits

21 December 2012

It was back to business for spirits companies in 2012 as the industry's recovery continued apace.

Comment - Pernod Ricard: Brands that are Hitting the Mark... and Brands that aren't

30 August 2012

Pernod Ricard has a vast number of brands in its portfolio, many of which are performing well according to today's full-year results. Here, just-drinks takes a look at the top five, plus a few that blotted the copybook.

just The Preview - Pernod Ricard Q4 and FY

28 August 2012

Pernod Ricard will report results for its fiscal fourth quarter and full-year on Thursday (30 August). Here, just-drinks takes a look at the highs and lows for the company in the three months to the end of June.

Comment - Wehring's Way: Patrick Ricard - How to Live a Life

20 August 2012

We tend not to write obituaries, nor pass comment on people passing away here on just-drinks. That's not on principle, I hasten to add: It's more because of time constraints than anything else.

just the Round-Up - The week in drinks

18 May 2012

The top ten stories published on just-drinks last week:

Comment - Pernod Ricard's Havanista - A US Sister for Havana Club

15 May 2012

It was one of the weirder product launch conference calls I'd sat in on yesterday afternoon. Indeed, it was so weird, I felt like I was hogging the Q&A section at the end, to try to make sense of it.

CUBA: Pernod Ricard lines up Havanista Cuban rum brand for US

14 May 2012

Pernod Ricard has moved to side-step its long-running legal row with Bacardi over the Havana Club trademark in the US, by lining up a new rum brand for the US called Havanista.

Product Launch - UK: Icely Done's Cocktail Sticks

11 May 2012

Icely Done's Cocktail Sticks

just the Round-Up - The week in drinks

24 February 2012

The top ten stories published on just-drinks last week:

UK: Pernod Ricard CEO bemoans tough H1 for Havana Club

21 February 2012

The CEO of Pernod Ricard has voiced his disappointment with the performance of Havana Club in the first half of the company's fiscal year.

UK: Pernod Ricard appoints UK spirits marketing director

19 January 2012

Pernod Ricard has promoted Patrick Venning to the post of spirits marketing director at its UK arm.

just the Ten - Top News Stories of 2011

21 December 2011

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.

just On Call - Pernod Ricard Plans Absolut Push

1 September 2011

Pernod Ricard is planning to build on fresh momentum for Absolut vodka by launching one variant of the brand in a spate of new markets, following a strong set of full-year results.

FRANCE: Pernod Ricard cheers strong full-year

1 September 2011

Strong demand for spirits in Asia and Latin America, together with consumer thirst for Jameson in the US, has helped Pernod Ricard to produce solid rises in sales and profits for its fiscal year.

GLOBAL: Diageo sees Smirnoff, Johnnie Walker shine in brand list - research

19 August 2011

Diageo is toasting the release of The IWSR’s Top 50 International Spirits Brands list, holding on to the top spot and boasting the largest grower in the top ten.

US: Bacardi wins latest round in Pernod Ricard Havana Club legal spat

5 August 2011

Bacardi has welcomed the latest US legal ruling in favour of its Havana Club rum brand, while Pernod Ricard has vowed to continue its fight in the long-running row.

just the Round-Up - The week in drinks

5 August 2011

The top ten stories published on just-drinks this week:

Official Statement - Pernod Ricard USA to continue fight against misuse of ‘Havana Club’ name in the US

5 August 2011

Pernod Ricard USA pledged to continue to fight against a competitor’s use of the 'Havana Club' name in the US for non-Cuban rum following today’s controversial ruling by a three-judge panel of the US Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit.

Official Statement - Bacardi wins Havana Club rum dispute in US Court of Appeals

5 August 2011

Bacardi USA, Inc. today applauds the US Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit for its unanimous decision in favor of Bacardi in connection with its packaging and marketing of Havana Club rum in the US.

CUBA/FRANCE: Pernod Ricard exec shift sees Havana Club get new MD

4 August 2011

Pernod Ricard has confirmed a change of managing director at its Havana Club International JV, amid a raft of executive changes.

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