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Olly Wehring | 1 Jul 2010

While our paths have crossed on an almost monthly basis over the last six years, just-drinks has never interviewed the chairman and CEO of Pernod Ricard's Chivas Brothers unit, Christian Porta. So, when Olly Wehring was invited to the official opening of The Glenlivet's distillery extension last month, he took the opportunity to finally pin Porta down for a chat on all things Chivas.

Latest News

Olly Wehring | 26 Oct 2018

Patrick Venning is set to vacate the role of global marketing director for several Scotch whisky brands at Pernod Ricard's Chivas Brothers unit, barely a year after assuming the role.


Lucy Britner | 8 Oct 2018

Pernod Ricard's Chivas Brothers unit has announced a collaboration between its Ballantine's blended Scotch whisky brand and street artist Felipe Pantone.


Olly Wehring | 4 Sep 2018

Pernod Ricard's Scotch whisky division has released what it claims is a "challenger whisky" from its Allt-A-Bhainne distillery on Speyside.


Olly Wehring | 3 Jul 2018

Pernod Ricard has announced a change of general counsel, with current incumbent Ian FitzSimons set to leave the company.


Olly Wehring | 16 May 2018

Pernod Ricard's Scotch whisky division has lined up a limited edition iteration of the Royal Salute blended Scotch brand to coincide with this weekend's wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle.


Olly Wehring | 8 May 2018

Pernod Ricard's The Glenlivet Captain’s Reserve


Lucy Britner | 22 Mar 2018

Pernod Ricard's Chivas Brothers unit has released the latest limited edition single malt Scotch whisky under its The Glenlivet brand. 


Olly Wehring | 13 Feb 2018

Pernod Ricard has released details of a flavoured extension of the Beefeater gin brand, designed to appeal to Millennial consumers.


Olly Wehring | 8 Feb 2018

Pernod Ricard has confirmed a raft of changes at its senior executive level, featuring a change of CFO and the pending departure of the head of the Chivas Brothers unit.


Olly Wehring | 30 Nov 2017

Diageo has quelled speculation that it has moved to slow its production of Scotch whisky, in light of the UK's vote to leave the European Union last year.


Lucy Britner | 5 Oct 2017

Pernod Ricard's Chivas Brothers unit has received planning permission to expand bottling facilities at its Kilmalid site, near Glasgow. 


Olly Wehring | 26 Sep 2017

Pernod Ricard has lined up three new single malt Scotch whiskies under its Ballantine’s blended malt brand.


Olly Wehring | 22 Sep 2017

Pernod Ricard’s Chivas Brothers division has announced the launch of a global marketing activation for its The Glenlivet single malt Scotch whisky brand.


Andy Morton | 18 Aug 2017

Pernod Ricard has resolved strike action at one of its Scottish distilleries after agreeing to improved pay conditions.


Andy Morton | 14 Aug 2017

Pernod Ricard has averted further industrial action at one of its distilleries in Scotland after agreeing to more talks.


Lucy Britner | 7 Aug 2017

Pernod Ricard's Chivas Brothers unit has expressed disappointment over a decision by employees at one of its distilleries in Scotland to take strike action.


Olly Wehring | 11 Jul 2017

Pernod Ricard has announced an executive switch in the UK that sees the marketing director for the country move to a global role within Chivas Brothers.


Lucy Britner | 5 Jun 2017

Pernod Ricard's Chivas Brothers unit has launched a "more delicate-flavoured" expression under its Royal Salute blended Scotch whisky brand.


Olly Wehring | 2 Nov 2016

Pernod Ricard's Chivas Brothers unit has announced plans to consolidate its whisky packaging and bottling footprint in Scotland, with one of its facilities in the west of the country set to close within three years.


Andy Morton | 12 Oct 2016

Pernod Ricard's Scotch unit, Chivas Brothers, has added a third expression to its Longmorn range, Longmorn 23 Year Old.


Olly Wehring | 30 Sep 2016

Pernod Ricard’s Chivas Brothers division has added a new expression to its Scapa single malt Scotch whisky portfolio.


Olly Wehring | 24 Jun 2016

Yesterday, the UK voted to leave the European Union. The result of the referendum fell 52% in favour of the so-called 'Brexit'. We'll keep you up to date throughout the day on drinks industry reaction.



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