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Focus - Edrington's FY Performance by Brand

Edrington today reported a drop in FY sales and profits. Here, just-drinks takes a closer look at the company's performance by brand in the...

just the Facts – The Power 100 2015

Earlier today (10 June), brand valuation consultancy Intangible Business released the results of its latest survey of the world's wine and s...


Comment - Spirits - Where Next for Scotch Whisky?

Ian Buxton | 29 Jan 2015

The Scotch whisky category appears to have hit a tipping point. What does the future look like for the until-recently booming category? Ian Buxton voices his concerns.


Remy adds Edrington loss to damage report

Andy Morton | 6 Jun 2014

Remy Cointreau's full-year sales and profits slumps, reported this week, have failed to put the company on the back foot.


just the Facts – The Power 100 2014

Olly Wehring | 2 Jun 2014

Earlier today (2 June), brand valuation consultancy Intangible Business released the results of its latest survey of the world's wine and spirits brands. Here's a look at 'The Power 100', along with the methodology used to draw up the list.


just the Facts – The Power 100 2013

Olly Wehring | 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'.

Latest Interviews

Interview - Edrington CEO Ian Curle Pt II

Olly Wehring | 23 Jan 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.


Interview - Edrington CEO Ian Curle

Olly Wehring | 21 Jan 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.

Latest News

New whisky distillery set for Edinburgh

Lucy Britner | 27 Aug 2015

Former The Macallan master distiller David Robertson is to open the first single malt whisky distillery in Edinburgh for 90 years.


NPD: Edrington's The Macallan Rare Cask

Olly Wehring | 24 Jul 2015

Edrington is set to release an extension of its The Macallan single malt Scotch whisky.


Global Spirits lines up Americas office

Andy Morton | 14 Apr 2015

The owner of the Khortytsa and Morosha vodka brands, Global Spirits, is to open an Americas office in New York as it eyes further international expansion.


Edrington hands new role to latest board director

Andy Morton | 2 Apr 2015

Edrington has asked its strategy and development director Paul Hyde to take responsibility for the company’s regional brands and head up its Europe, Middle East and Africa businesses.


Work starts on Edrington's The Macallan distilery

Olly Wehring | 4 Dec 2014

Edrington has broken ground on the new distillery for its The Macallan Scotch whisky brand.


Edrington's The Macallan Rare Cask

Andy Morton | 6 Oct 2014

Edrington has released a new expression for its Macallan brand that has been aged in Spanish oak sherry-seasoned casks.


Edrington gets okay for Macallan Distillery

Olly Wehring | 5 Aug 2014

Edrington has been given the go-ahead to start construction of a new distillery for its The Macallan Scotch whisky brand.


Edrington looks to future with FY profits return

Andy Morton | 30 Jun 2014

Edrington has returned to full-year profit in a fiscal 2014 that saw it invest heavily in a new distillery and in-house distribution arms.


Edrington opens US unit, signs distribution deals

Andy Morton | 1 May 2014

Edrington has officially launched its in-house US distribution unit as it targets growth in the World's biggest spirits market.


Edrington head says Scotch in unique era

Andy Morton | 23 Jan 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”.


Bourbon boom marches on in US on-trade

James Wilmore | 15 Jan 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.


Edrington's The Macallan Daido Moriyama

Olly Wehring | 9 Dec 2013

Edrington's The Macallan Masters of Photography: Capsule Edition - Daido Moriyama ‘Remix, Remixed’


Edrington to up Macallan capacity with investment

Andy Morton | 28 Nov 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.


Edrington's Cutty Sark Prohibition Edition

Olly Wehring | 28 Nov 2013

Edrington's Cutty Sark Prohibition Edition


Edrington posts FY loss after Brugal write-down

Andy Morton | 1 Jul 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.


Edrington confirms GBP10m distribution shake-up

Andy Morton | 17 Jun 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.


Edrington calls time on Rémy US distribution deal

Andy Morton | 12 Jun 2013

Edrington Group is ending its long-standing US distribution agreement with Rémy Cointreau and is expected to take it in-house.


Edrington Group's The Macallan Coronation

Olly Wehring | 23 May 2013

The Edrington Group's The Macallan Coronation


Sales, profits stay strong in Edrington Group H1

James Wilmore | 15 Nov 2012

The Edrington Group has hailed the performance of its single malt Scotch whisky portfolio for driving its half-year numbers.


Edrington's The Macallan Gold 1824 Series

Andy Morton | 14 Sep 2012

Edrington has unveiled the first expression in its four-strong 1824 Scotch series.


Former Bacardi man joins Edrington's The Macallan

Olly Wehring | 7 Aug 2012

The Edrington Group has confirmed the appointment of a new global marketing manager for its The Macallan single malt whisky brand.


Edrington sees healthy FY despite exceptional drag

Andy Morton | 10 Jul 2012

Edrington has posted a healthy set of numbers for its fiscal full-year, as emerging markets drove profits.

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