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just-drinks met with EdringtonThe just-drinks Interview - Edrington CEO Ian Curle - Part II

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.

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.

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.

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.

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 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.

In the Spotlight - Rémy Cointreau and Cognac's slowdown

13 June 2013

What China giveth, China also taketh away, was the lesson for Rémy Cointreau in its full-year results this week.

US: Edrington Group calls time on Rémy Cointreau distribution deal

12 June 2013

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

In the Spotlight - Brown-Forman's Jack Daniel's Tennessee Honey

6 June 2013

It was Brown-Forman's “stellar year”, at least according to company CFO Don Berg.

Exclusive - UK/SWEDEN: Edrington Group trials flavoured Famous Grouse variants

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.

UK: Maxxium unveils Harveys Bristol Cream coronation bottle

29 May 2013

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

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'.

UK: BenRiach Distillery Co admits surprise at Glenglassaugh buy

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.

UK: Maxxium renews Famous Grouse's rugby ties

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.

UK: Maxxium extends warehousing partnership

4 September 2012

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

UK: Former Bacardi man joins Edrington's The Macallan

7 August 2012

The Edrington Group has confirmed the appointment of a new global marketing manager for its The Macallan single malt whisky brand.

UK: Edrington hails healthy FY, despite exceptional drag

10 July 2012

Edrington has posted a healthy set of numbers for its fiscal full-year, as emerging markets drove profits.

UK: Edrington signals South-East Asia intent

4 July 2012

Edrington has South-East Asia in its sights as it seeks to expand from its China stronghold.

UK: Diageo, Edrington distillery reopens after Legionnaires' outbreak

22 June 2012

An Edinburgh whisky distillery closed after an outbreak of Legionnaires' disease in the city has reopened.

UK: Distillery remains closed after disease outbreak, awaits test results

11 June 2012

An Edinburgh whisky distillery remains closed and is awaiting test results after an outbreak of Legionnaires' disease in the city.

UK: Distillery halts production over Legionnaires outbreak - report

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.

UK: Maxxium spends GBP1.5m on Famous Grouse, Black Grouse push

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.

UK: Edrington Group switches distillery managers at Macallan, Highland Park

18 April 2012

The Edrington Group has confirmed a change of distillery managers at two of its whisky facilities in Scotland.

Product Launch - UK: The Edrington Group's The Famous Jubilee, Special Edition Reserve

30 March 2012

The Edrington Group's The Famous Jubilee, Special Edition Reserve

TRAVEL RETAIL: Edrington Group gives Dubai Naked Grouse TR exclusive

9 December 2011

The Edrington Group has lined up the launch of The Naked Grouse in Dubai travel retail later this month.

GLOBAL: Edrington Group upbeat on gathering storm

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.

Product Launch - UK: The Edrington Group's The Famous Grouse Celebration Blend Decanter

25 August 2011

The Edrington Group's The Famous Grouse Celebration Blend Decanter

UK: Edrington Group plots Asia, US push on strong full-year

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.

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