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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

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.


Olly Wehring | 23 May 2016

Pernod Ricard has announced the appointment of Ben Gibson as operations director for its European Travel Retail unit, with present incumbent Phil Corfield set to retire.


Andy Morton | 13 May 2016

Pernod Ricard has joined rival Diageo in backing the campaign to keep Britain in the EU.


Olly Wehring | 23 Feb 2016

The heads of UK-headquartered Diageo and SABMiller have signed a letter calling for the UK to remain in the European Union, ahead of June's referendum on the matter.


Olly Wehring | 19 Jan 2016

Pernod Ricard's Chivas Brothers division has released a no-age statement expression of its Longmorn single malt Scotch brand.


Olly Wehring | 1 Dec 2015

Last week, the International Wine & Spirit Competition rounded off its 2015 awards. Here are the competition's trophy winners for this year.


Andy Morton | 1 Oct 2015

Pernod Ricard's Scotch whisky unit, Chivas Brothers, has launched its first peated-style Glenlivet since the 1980s.


Olly Wehring | 7 Sep 2015

Pernod Ricard's Chivas Brothers division is set to release a “simplified” pack for the Chivas Regal 12-year-old Scotch whisky expression.


Olly Wehring | 3 Sep 2015

William Grant & Sons has confirmed to just-drinks that its Glenfiddich brand has been overtaken by Pernod Ricard's The Glenlivet as the world's biggest-selling single malt Scotch whisky brand.


Olly Wehring | 20 Jul 2015

Pernod Ricard has announced the departure of the managing director of its Asia Travel Retail division, Con Constandis.


Olly Wehring | 29 Jun 2015

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