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Gin: Plymouth's from Plymouth, London's from...?

Pernod Ricard's decision this week to withdraw its support for the geographical indication (GI) 'Plymouth Gin' makes sense to me, but that s...

Comment - Diageo Making the Best of a Bad Job?

Diageo has surprised some with its move to sell its Irish whiskey brand Bushmills in return for control of Don Julio Tequila. Here our colum...

Diageo's Sale of Bushmills an Admission of Defeat?

Diageo's move to take back full control of Don Julio certainly indicates the potential for Tequila. However, it is the company's divestment...

Focus - Pernod Ricard's Q1 sales by brand

Earlier today, Pernod Ricard announced a 1% rise in sales in the three months to the end of September. Here's a look at the performance of t...

Latest Interviews

just the Answer: Pernod Ricard's Nick Blacknell 14 Jul 2014

Andy Morton

Earlier this year, the Worshipful Company of Distillers held a lively debate in London on the future of rum. Afterwards, just-drinks spoke to Nick Blacknell, Havana Club's international marketing director for Pernod Ricard, to discuss digital, diversity and the debate's motion “The future for rum lies with connoisseurs not clubbers”.


Interview - Pernod Ricard Sub-Saharan Africa MD 6 Jun 2014

Olly Wehring

After 18 years in Latin America, Laurent Pillet moved to sub-Saharan Africa in 2011 to head up Pernod Ricard's operations in the region. At the French company's Capital Markets Day this week, just-drinks sat down with Pillet to discuss the past, present and future for Pernod in the region.

Latest News

just the Week in - Spirits & Wine 21 Nov 2014

Olly Wehring

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.


Pernod blames rule changes for Plymouth GI drop 18 Nov 2014

Andy Morton

Pernod Ricard has dropped its support for geographical protection of Plymouth Gin after rule changes made it “reassess the relevance” to the brand, the company has said.


NPD - Pernod Ricard's Ballantine’s 40 Year Old 18 Nov 2014

Andy Morton

Pernod Ricard has launched a 40-year-old Ballantine's Scotch whisky into Asian Travel Retail.


Tito's Handmade Vodka enters six new countries 18 Nov 2014

Andy Morton

Tito's Handmade Vodka owner Fifth Generation has secured distribution in six new countries as the brand continues to widen its global footprint.


EXCLUSIVE: NPD - Martell Noblige Black Tie 17 Nov 2014

Andy Morton

Pernod Ricard is to launch a new Martell Noblige expression that aims to widen the brand's footprint out of China and into the rest of Asia.

Latest blogs

Press pack prefer to probe Pernod Ricard in private 28 Aug 2014

Andy Morton

Does Pernod Ricard have something to hide? In a press conference after the release of full-year results today, only a quarter of the 100 minutes were given over to questions from journalists.


Whisky and the Windsors - a right royal pairing 27 May 2014

Andy Morton

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.

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