30 November 2012
Wherever it comes from, the prospects for whisk(e)y remain very bright indeed. But, while many producers are targeting the emerging markets, Yoanna Ilieva, alcoholic drinks analyst at Euromonitor International, maintains that opportunities still exist in the most developed of regions.
15 November 2012
The Edrington Group has hailed the performance of its single malt Scotch whisky portfolio for driving its half-year numbers.
27 September 2012
An online row broke out among the Scotch whisky fraternity earlier this month. It all kicked off with the launch of The Macallan Gold from The Edrington Group, and its cousins Amber, Sienna and Ruby, all set to follow next year. But wait, asked some observers; how old are they? Ian Buxton is equally quizzical.
14 September 2012
Edrington has unveiled the first expression in its four-strong 1824 Scotch series.
7 August 2012
The Edrington Group has confirmed the appointment of a new global marketing manager for its The Macallan single malt whisky brand.
10 July 2012
Edrington has posted a healthy set of numbers for its fiscal full-year, as emerging markets drove profits.
9 July 2012
Remy Cointreau's possible acquisition of Scotch whisky producer Bruichladdich is strategically positive for the French firm, but unlikley to make a big difference to its bottom-line, an analyst has argued.
4 July 2012
Edrington has South-East Asia in its sights as it seeks to expand from its China stronghold.
28 June 2012
The Edrington Group's Cutty Sark Storm
26 June 2012
The Edrington Group has lined up a brand extension for its The Macallan Scotch whisky brand in the UK, ahead of a global roll-out next year.
1 June 2012
The Edrington Group's The Macallan Diamond Jubilee
Product Launch – TRAVEL RETAIL: The Edrington Group's The Macallan 1824 Collection Limited Release MMXII
2 May 2012
The Edrington Group's The Macallan 1824 Collection Limited Release MMXII
18 April 2012
The Edrington Group has confirmed a change of distillery managers at two of its whisky facilities in Scotland.
30 March 2012
The Edrington Group's The Famous Jubilee, Special Edition Reserve
14 March 2012
It's case study time in this month's management briefing. In this, the penultimate part of Richard Woodard's look at rebranding, we see the right - and the wrong - way to do it.
13 March 2012
There’s a large and very prominently displayed sign at the entrance of Kavalan’s visitor centre in their distillery at Yi-Lan, Taiwan. “The New Homeland of Whisky”, it reads. Now, it would be easy to dismiss that as marketing hyperbole or simple self-aggrandisement, were it not that around 1m people a year see the sign.
17 January 2012
This week is prediction week on just-drinks. On Thursday, Chris Losh will give us his annual, tongue-in-cheek forecasts for the coming year. Today, however, Ian Buxton, consider what might happen in brown spirits in 2012.
30 November 2011
The Edrington Group has upped the social media presence of its The Macallan Scotch whisky brand, with the launch of a Facebook application.
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.
15 November 2011
A new generation of Russian vodka brands is struggling to get its voice heard, the moneyed Russian Standard aside. Richard Woodard thinks some collective bargaining might do the trick.
20 September 2011
The Edrington Group has launched an addition to its 'The Macallan in Lalique Six Pillars' collection.
8 September 2011
Every season appears to be awards season in our industry. And, while Ian Buxton bemoans the number of awards up for grabs in brown spirits, his comments could also be applied to beer, soft drinks, water and wine.
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.
29 June 2011
Ian Macleod Distillers has significantly increased its size after acquiring the Tamdhu distillery from The Edrington Group.
2 June 2011
Edrington Group's The Macallan 1824 Collection Limited Release MMXI
19 May 2011
The Edrington Group has switched distributors in the US for its recently-purchased Cutty Sark Scotch whisky brand, from Skyy Spirits to Rémy Cointreau USA.
11 May 2011
A reshuffle of area responsibilities at The Edrington Group has led to the creation of the role of area director for Americas Duty Free and UK & Ireland.
14 April 2011
The Edrington Group has lined up a commemorative bottling of its The Macallan Scotch whisky brand for the royal wedding in the UK later this month.
3 February 2011
The Edrington Group and Rémy Cointreau Travel Retail Americas (RCTRA) have created the position of trade marketing manager & brand ambassador in their Americas travel retail division.
14 December 2010
The Edrington Group has launched a photography competition for consumers based on its The Macallan single malt Scotch whisky brand.