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Comment - Spirits - Where Next for Scotch Whisky?

The Scotch whisky category appears to have hit a tipping point. What does the future look like for the until-recently booming category? Ian...

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A new generation of Russian vodka brands is struggling to get its voice heard, the moneyed Russian Standard aside. Richard Woodard thinks so...

Comment - The Glenlivet and the Art of Timing

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Latest Interviews

Interview - Edrington CEO Ian Curle Pt II 23 Jan 2014

Olly Wehring

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.


Interview - Edrington CEO Ian Curle 21 Jan 2014

Olly Wehring

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.

Latest News

Work starts on Edrington's The Macallan distilery 4 Dec 2014

Olly Wehring

Edrington has broken ground on the new distillery for its The Macallan Scotch whisky brand.


Edrington's The Macallan Rare Cask 6 Oct 2014

Andy Morton

Edrington has released a new expression for its Macallan brand that has been aged in Spanish oak sherry-seasoned casks.


Edrington gets okay for Macallan Distillery 5 Aug 2014

Olly Wehring

Edrington has been given the go-ahead to start construction of a new distillery for its The Macallan Scotch whisky brand.


Edrington looks to future with FY profits return 30 Jun 2014

Andy Morton

Edrington has returned to full-year profit in a fiscal 2014 that saw it invest heavily in a new distillery and in-house distribution arms.


Edrington opens US unit, signs distribution deals 1 May 2014

Andy Morton

Edrington has officially launched its in-house US distribution unit as it targets growth in the World's biggest spirits market.

Company research

Global Spirits Market: News and Events December 2013

Global Spirits Market: News and Events December 2013

The report provides a review of the latest news and key events in the global spirits market during December 2013. Summary Using this report, marketers will effectively gain an insight into the latest...

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Edrington Group in Spirits (World)

Edrington Group in Spirits (World)

With a limited portfolio, a narrow geographic focus and expensive and so far unsuccessful acquisition of Brugal, Edrington is a company that needs to do much more work to become a healthy internationa...

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