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ROMANIA: William Grant & Sons moves Romanian distribution

10 Mar 2011

William Grant & Sons has confirmed a switch of distributor for three of its brands in Romania.

SWEDEN: William Grant & Sons to create Nordic marketing unit

8 Feb 2011

William Grant & Sons is set to bring its marketing operations in-house in the Nordics, with the opening of an office in Stockholm.

The Wehring Interview - William Grant & Sons

27 Jan 2011

Every month, managing editor Olly Wehring turns his spotlight into the eyes of a senior drinks executive. First up in 2011 is the CEO of William Grant & Sons, Stella David.

ICELAND: William Grant & Sons picks Vifilfell for Icelandic distribution

17 Nov 2010

William Grant & Sons has switched distribution partners in Iceland from Karl K Karlsson and Vinkaup to Vifilfell.

Product Launch - GLOBAL: William Grant & Sons' Glenfiddich Snow Phoenix

2 Nov 2010

William Grant & Sons' Glenfiddich Snow Phoenix

just the Round-Up - The week in drinks

22 Oct 2010

The top ten stories published on just-drinks this week:

GLOBAL: William Grant & Sons launches Glenfiddich campaign

18 Oct 2010

William Grant & Sons has launched a worldwide, multi-million pound marketing campaign for Glenfiddich Scotch whisky.

UK: William Grant & Sons upbeat on '09 sales leap

1 Oct 2010

William Grant & Sons has reported a 40% jump in sales for 2009 thanks to fresh distribution deals and investment behind its core Scotch whisky brands.

Product Launch - GLOBAL: William Grant & Sons' Glenfiddich 1978 Vintage Reserve

21 Sep 2010

William Grant & Sons' Glenfiddich 1978 Vintage Reserve

UK: First Drinks confirms permanent marketing director appointment

8 Sep 2010

William Grant & Sons' UK distribution, sales and marketing unit, First Drinks, has appointed a new marketing director.

GLOBAL: William Grant & Sons shifts non-Scotch marketing to Dublin

7 Sep 2010

William Grant & Sons has moved the global marketing department for its non-Scotch whisky brands from London to Dublin.

The just-drinks Interview - Chivas Brothers' CEO, Christian Porta

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.

UK: William Grant & Sons completes Tullamore Dew deal

1 Jul 2010

William Grant & Sons has completed its deal to acquire the spirits and liqueurs business of C&C Group for EUR300m (US$367m).

Comment - Spirits - The Glenlivet and the Art of Timing

29 Jun 2010

Some journalistic questions are not so much serious enquiries as a ticking of the boxes – you ask because you have to, but you already know what the answer’s going to be.

UK: Pernod Ricard ups The Glenlivet capacity with GBP10m extension

4 Jun 2010

Pernod Ricard has officially opened a GBP10m (US$14.6m) extension at its distillery for The Glenlivet Scotch whisky brand.

AUS: William Grant & Sons to go it alone after Suntory tie-up

6 May 2010

William Grant & Sons has decided to handle its own distribution in Australia.

UK: William Grant & Sons silent on distillery talk

5 May 2010

William Grant & Sons has declined to comment on speculation that it may build a distillery for its newly-acquired Tullamore Dew Irish whiskey brand.

Comment - A Word with Woodard - Premium without the premium

29 Apr 2010

Following our discussion of premiumisation in the spirits industry with Diageo's CMO earlier this week, Richard Woodard queries a new, Scotch whisky addition to the price bracket. Is premiumisation a victory of style over substance? Or does it satisfy a genuine consumer desire? The answer, of course, is both.

Product Launch - UK: William Grant & Sons' Glenfiddich Rich Oak

1 Mar 2010

William Grant & Sons' Glenfiddich Rich Oak

FRANCE: Court bans online promo for Glenfiddich whisky

22 Feb 2010

France's alcohol addiction prevention body has won a court ruling to ban an online promotion for Glenfiddich Scotch whisky, owned by William Grant & Sons.

UK: William Grant & Sons brings Glenfiddich 50 to UK

15 Feb 2010

William Grant & Sons has followed the limited launch of Glenfiddich 50 Year Old in the US with a similar release in the UK.

Product Launch - GLOBAL: William Grant & Sons' Glenfiddich 30 Year Old

27 Jan 2010

William Grant & Sons' Glenfiddich 30 Year Old

Product Launch – GLOBAL: William Grant & Sons' Glenfiddich 40 Year Old

27 Jan 2010

William Grant & Sons' Glenfiddich 40 Year Old

UK: First Drinks gives William Grants' Glenfiddich UK Christmas push

9 Dec 2009

First Drinks has lined up a Christmas advertising campaign in the UK for William Grants & Sons' single malt Scotch whisky brand, Glenfiddich.

UK: English whisky set for launch

8 Dec 2009

St George's Distillery, based in eastern England, is preparing to launch the only known English whisky.

Product Launch - US: William Grant & Sons Glenfiddich 50 Year Old

2 Dec 2009

William Grant & Sons Glenfiddich 50 Year Old

UK: William Grant & Sons toasts sales rise

3 Nov 2009

William Grant & Sons, owner of Grant's Scotch whisky, has reported a strong sales rise for 2008, but warned of deteriorating fortunes for Scotch in 2009.

UK: William Grant & Sons appoints master blender

21 Oct 2009

UK distiller William Grant & Sons has appointed Brian Kinsman as its new master blender, with effect from 1 December.

UK: Harrods launches Scotch whisky trail

5 Oct 2009

Luxury London-based retailer Harrods has launched its Whisky Trail promotion for autumn 2009, taking consumers on an in-store tour of single malt Scotch and offering money off purchases of selected bottles.

UK: William Grant & Sons revamps Glenfiddich packaging

4 Sep 2009

William Grant & Sons has unveiled a series of new packaging designs for its Glenfiddich 12, 15 and 18-year-old single malt Scotch whiskies.

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