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Comment - Spirits - Are We Running Out of Casks?

25 March 2014

As the Scotch whisky industry appears to expand with gay abandon, Ian Buxton takes a look up the supply chain and asks if there's enough wood in them thar hills to hold the stuff.

AMERICAS: Edrington links up with distribution, compliance partner

5 February 2014

Edrington's expanded Americas unit has signed an agreement with service company MHW Ltd.

Product Launch - GLOBAL: Edrington's Highland Park Freya

3 February 2014

Edrington has lined up the launch of the third release in its Valhalla collection for the Highland Park Scotch whisky brand.

Preview of the Year - 2014 - Part III: Spirits

27 January 2014

The third part of this month's management briefing, in which Euromonitor considers the year ahead for the global drinks industry, sees Jeremy Cunnington and Spiros Malandrakis look at the spirits category in 2014.

GLOBAL: Edrington head says resillient Scotch entering unique era

23 January 2014

The CEO of Edrington has said that broad-based demand for Scotch whisky has given the category a momentum “that we haven’t seen before”.

The just-drinks Interview - Edrington CEO Ian Curle - Part I

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.

US: Bourbon boom marches on in on-trade, as vodka dips

15 January 2014

Bourbon, blended American whiskies and Irish whiskey were the only spirits sub-categories to see volume growth in the US on-trade in 2013 as clear spirits lagged, according to latest figures.

Product Launch - TRAVEL RETAIL: Edrington's The Macallan Masters of Photography: Capsule Edition - Daido Moriyama ‘Remix, Remixed’

9 December 2013

Edrington's The Macallan Masters of Photography: Capsule Edition - Daido Moriyama ‘Remix, Remixed’

UK: Edrington to up The Macallan capacity with distillery build

28 November 2013

Edrington is to build a new GBP100m (US$163m) distillery and visitors centre for The Macallan Scotch whisky brand, which will see a “significant” capacity rise for the single malt.

Product Launch - GLOBAL: Edrington's Cutty Sark Prohibition Edition

28 November 2013

Edrington's Cutty Sark Prohibition Edition

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.

TFWA Review: Heineken craft plans, Stolichnaya changes, Hine happy to be home

24 October 2013

There's usually a surprise or two at the Tax Free World Association (TFWA) World Exhibition in Cannes.

Preview - Tax Free World Association World Exhibition 2013

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.

UK: Maxxium unveils Courvoisier push to attract 'young and restless'

3 October 2013

The UK unit of Maxxium has revealed details of a major new campaign for Courvoisier in a bid to attract younger drinkers from other spirit categories.

UK: Beam Inc's Maxxium unit readies Sourz TV push

1 October 2013

The UK division of Beam Inc is set to launch the biggest “through the line” campaign for its Sourz liqueur brand in the country, centred around a TV advert.

MIDDLE EAST: Edrington JV fills new marketing post

24 September 2013

Edrington's Middle East and Africa JV has appointed a regional marketing head one month after the unit was formed.

Product Launch - GLOBAL: Harviestoun Brewery's Ola Dubh 30

17 September 2013

Harviestoun Brewery's Ola Dubh 30

Product Launch - Berry Bros. & Rudd Spirits’ Blue Hanger 7

16 September 2013

Berry Bros. & Rudd Spirits’ Blue Hanger 7

just the Winners - International Spirits Challenge 2013: Scotch Whisky

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.

just the Winners - International Wine & Spirit Competition 2013: Scotch Whisky and Other Spirits

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.

Product Launch – GLOBAL: Edrington Group's The Famous Grouse 40 Year Old

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.

just the Round-Up - The week in drinks

5 July 2013

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

UK: Maxxium to give Snow Leopard vodka distribution boost

4 July 2013

Maxxium is taking on the UK distribution of Edrington's luxury vodka brand Snow Leopard, the company announced today (4 July).

Research in Focus - Challenges Facing Diageo in Spirits

1 July 2013

In a recently-published global briefing 'Diageo in Spirits', Euromonitor International’s senior alcoholic drinks analyst Jeremy Cunnington takes a look at what are the challenges facing Diageo in spirits as the new CEO Ivan Menezes takes charge.

UK: Edrington posts full-year loss after Brugal write-down

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.

GLOBAL: Edrington to revamp Brugal Extra Viejo with flavour change

26 June 2013

Edrington is to change the aging process of its Brugal Extra Viejo to differentiate it from the rest of the Caribbean rum's portfolio.

Comment - Spirits - Cognac/Brandy: East is East

21 June 2013

A recent bout of activity in the Cognac region - from investment to divestment - suggests lively times ahead for the brandy and Cognac category. Ian Buxton looks at the headlines, and sees his eye being drawn east, not only for future growth, but also for future Cognac players.

just the Round-Up - The week in drinks

21 June 2013

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

GLOBAL: Edrington Group confirms GBP10m distribution shake-up

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.

Product Launch - GLOBAL: Berry Bros & Rudd Spirits’ The Glenrothes Vintage 2001

17 June 2013

Berry Bros & Rudd Spirits’ The Glenrothes Vintage 2001

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