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William Grant & Sons' Glenfiddich Grande Couronne single malt - Product Launch

26 Mar 2021

William Grant & Sons has added another expression to the ultra-premium 'The Grand Series' from single malt Scotch brand Glenfiddich.

William Grant & Sons backs Travel Retail in China with New Year Glenfiddich pop-ups

8 Feb 2021

The latest Chinese New Year pack for the 18-year-old expression of William Grant & Sons' Glenfiddich single malt has been unveiled, with the design coinciding with two Global Travel Retail-focussed 'pop-ups' in southern China's Sanya resort.

William Grant & Sons unveils Chinese New Year Glenfiddich pack

21 Jan 2021

William Grant & Sons has released a Chinese New Year-themed gift pack for the 21-year-old expression of its Glenfiddich single malt Scotch whisky brand.

William Grant & Sons unveils new Glenfiddich ad - video

19 Oct 2020

William Grant & Sons has launched a global commercial for its Glenfiddich single malt Scotch whisky brand.

How to win in vodka in the US - A history lesson - comment

1 Oct 2020

Vodka is one of the most competitive spirits categories out there and only more so in the US. Want to get ahead? Well, according to white spirits commentator Richard Woodard, you'll have to look backwards to move forwards.

Beam Suntory wades into "sexist" whisky guide row

22 Sep 2020

Beam Suntory and other whisky distillers have backed a campaign accusing the author of a leading industry guide of using crude and sexist language.

William Grant & Sons CFO departs after seven months

26 Jun 2020

William Grant & Sons has appointed a new CFO, with the previous incumbent having spent only seven months in the post.

Drinks firms tell staff to stay home as US, Europe coronavirus outbreaks spread

16 Mar 2020

Beverage companies in Europe and the US are moving to protect employees from an upsurge in coronavirus outbreaks by closing corporate offices and encouraging their staff to work from home.

William Grant & Sons to launch Germany distribution arm

2 Mar 2020

Glenfiddich owner William Grant & Sons is to open its own distribution unit in Germany.

William Grant & Sons' Glenfiddich 1975 Vintage Cask single malt Scotch - Product Launch

6 Feb 2020

William Grant & Sons has released the third iteration in the Rare Collection series of single malts from Scotch whisky brand Glenfiddich.

"Drinking has its taboo side in India, but that's changing" - just-drinks speaks to William Grant & Sons' India head, Sachin Mehta

28 Jan 2020

It has been a decade since William Grant & Sons established a standalone distribution unit in India. You may ask what took the company so long - India, after all, has long been the world's largest whisk(e)y market by volume and Scotch giants Diageo and Pernod Ricard have been in-market much longer.

William Grant & Sons joins International Alliance for Responsible Drinking

11 Dec 2019

William Grant & Sons has become the 12th member of the alcohol-industry-funded International Alliance for Responsible Drinking.

William Grant & Sons lines up Lunar New Year Glenfiddich pack

10 Dec 2019

William Grant & Sons has released details of a limited edition design for its Glenfiddich 18 Year Old single malt, as the company looks to capitalise on the Lunar New Year and gifting season.

Four key takeaways from William Grant & Sons' UK market report - Focus

23 Oct 2019

William Grant & Sons has launched its annual UK market report, which takes a deep dive into the trends shaping the alcohol category. just-drinks pulls out the leading themes from this year's study.

William Grant & Sons boosts 2018 sales, profits amid new releases - results

30 Sep 2019

William Grant & Sons grew sales by 12% last year as the UK-based spirits group released a range of new products in the 12-month period.

William Grant & Sons targets Champagne occasions with Glenfiddich Grand Cru

3 Sep 2019

William Grant & Sons has launched a GBP220 (US$270) iteration of its Glenfiddich Scotch whisky brand, aimed at the same celebratory occasions as Champagne.

William Grant & Sons rolls out packaging update for Glenfiddich

18 Jun 2019

William Grant & Sons has lined up a makeover for two expressions in its Glenfiddich portfolio.

Why white spirits should follow brown and play the 'brand home' card - Comment

26 Mar 2019

While many brown spirits brand owners have made hay from creating 'homes' for their brands, the white spirits category may be missing a trick. Richard Woodard explains.

William Grant & Sons posts double-digit top-line growth for 2017 - results

5 Oct 2018

William Grant & Sons has reported a slight slowing in its annual rate of sales growth, although the top-line maintained its double-digit increase in 2017.

Diageo tests Johnnie Walker personalisation delivery service

14 May 2018

Diageo is piloting a new whisky website for its Johnnie Walker brand that allows consumers to buy a personalised bottle to match their own flavour preferences.

C&C Group the one to watch in 2018, too many analysts and not enough research and finding a favourite between beer and spirits - The just-drinks Analyst

1 Feb 2018

Starting the year as he means to go on, just-drinks' resident analyst, Ian Shackleton, considers where we should put our investment spend in 2018. Ian also looks at how the analyst community is reacting to the introduction of MiFiD II and explains the reasons behind his favourite drinks category.

"To say that we're thrilled is an understatement" - Diageo's head of whisky outreach, Nick Morgan

9 Oct 2017

Earlier today, Diageo announced plans to invest GBP35m (US$46m) in reopening two of its Scotch whisky distilleries that have been closed for 34 years. Work is set to begin on the Port Ellen and Brora sites - Port Ellen still houses a maltings unit, while Brora is next to Diageo's Clynelish distillery - in the coming months, ahead of becoming operational by 2020. Shortly after the announcement, just-drinks spoke to the group's head of whisky outreach, Nick Morgan, about the news.

William Grant & Sons’ Glenfiddich Cask Collection Finest Solera, batch two - Product Launch

29 Sep 2017

William Grant & Sons has unveiled the second batch of its Glenfiddich Cask Collection Finest Solera iteration.

William Grant & Sons' Glenfiddich Winter Storm - Product Launch

21 Sep 2017

William Grant & Sons has released details of a limited edition release of Glenfiddich that has been finished in icewine casks.

William Grant & Sons Glenfiddich push adds extra dimension to VR marketing

12 May 2017

William Grant & Sons has taken a step further into virtual reality marketing with a new airport activation for Glenfiddich.

Global Travel Retail exclusives under threat, warns TFWA head - TFWA 2016

5 Oct 2016

New European Union regulations on nutritional labelling could put an end to alcohol exclusives in the Global Travel Retail channel, the head of the Tax Free World Association has warned.

VR marketing heats up as William Grant & Sons unveils 3D Glenfiddich tour

8 Jun 2016

William Grant & Sons has joined the growing trend for virtual reality marketing with a 360-degree tour of its Glenfiddich distillery.

Craft brings spirits sector full circle - Interview, William Grant & Sons' chief commercial officer, Simon Hunt, Part II

4 Dec 2015

In the second part of this week's just-drinks interview, William Grant & Sons' chief commercial officer, Simon Hunt, discusses the growing role played by craft spirits, the group's core markets and future targets, and the thinking that allowed The Glenlivet to overtake Glenfiddich as the world's biggest-selling single malt Scotch whisky brand.

William Grant & Sons to up Glenfiddich distillery capacity

3 Dec 2015

William Grant & Sons has unveiled plans for a multi-million pound capacity upgrade at its Glenfiddich distillery in Speyside.

Product Launch - William Grant & Sons' Glenfiddich 14 Year Old

1 Oct 2015

William Grant & Sons has released a 14-year-old expression of its Glenfiddich single malt Scotch whisky, exclusive to the US market. 





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