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.
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”.
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.
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’
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.
28 November 2013
Edrington's Cutty Sark Prohibition Edition
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.
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.
12 June 2013
Edrington Group is ending its long-standing US distribution agreement with Rémy Cointreau and is expected to take it in-house.
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'.
23 May 2013
The Edrington Group's The Macallan Coronation
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.