Morrison Bowmore Distillers
Last week, the owner of Drambuie put the Scotch whisky liqueur brand up for sale. Ian Buxton considers Drambuie's history and the potential...
The owner of Drambuie today (22 May) confirmed that the liqueur is up for sale. Here, just-drinks takes a closer look at the brand....
| 27 Jan 2014
Just before January is out, Ian Buxton is here for his first comment piece of 2014, and he's keen to consider what the fist big M&A transacion of the year will mean in the Scotch whisky industry.
| 24 Jul 2013
Earlier today (24 July), the International Wine & Spirit Competition released the list of full winners for spirits for 2013. Here is the list of 'gold outstanding' and 'gold'' winners for Scotch whisky and other spirits.
| 21 Jun 2013
A recent bout of activity in the Cognac region - from investment to divestment - suggests lively times ahead for the brandy and Cognac category. Ian Buxton looks at the headlines, and sees his eye being drawn east, not only for future growth, but also for future Cognac players.
| 31 Oct 2012
It was a bold statement from Roland Abella, even from a man who earlier in the evening had admitted he enjoyed taking risks.
| 28 Sep 2010
In this month's just the Answer, Olly Wehring met up with the CEO of Morrison Bowmore Distillers, Mike Keiller, to discuss the past, the future and the East.
| 17 Jun 2010
From heading up Bailey's in its formative years and chairman of Chivas Brothers, to launching Malibu, Piat d'Or and the Classic Malts range, James Espey has been one of the drinks industry's true innovators over the last 40 years. His latest venture, The Last Drop Distillers has taken him into the ultra-premium spirits industry. Alongside long-term partners Peter Fleck and Tom Jago he has already found a 50-year-old Scotch blend – enough for 1,347 bottles – and begun selling it. He talks to Chris Brook-Carter about his plans for the business, his fears for the spirits industry and why the recession is a good thing.
| 13 Oct 2014
Beam Suntory has unveiled a permanent extension of its Bowmore single malt Scotch whisky.
| 10 Oct 2014
Here's the round-up of this week's highlights in the global spirits & wine categories. We are also running similar round-ups for beer and soft drinks & bottled water.
| 10 Oct 2014
Beam Suntory has moved a senior executive from its Morrison Bowmore Distillers division to the newly-created role of MD for global Travel Retail.
| 8 Oct 2014
Morrison Bowmore Distillers' chief executive, Mike Keiller, has left the company in the wake of its integration into Beam Suntory Inc.
| 8 Oct 2014
Beam Suntory has added a new permanent SKU to its Auchentoshan single malt Scotch whisky in the US.
| 14 Aug 2014
Morrison Bowmore has posted a jump in full-year sales and profits in a 2013 that saw the Scotch whisky unit of Suntory Holdings up its whisky stocks.
| 24 Jun 2014
Morrison Bowmore has released the Bowmore Tempest 5.
| 22 May 2014
The family trust that has owned Drambuie for 100 years is looking to sell the liqueur brand to a bigger industry player, just-drinks can reveal.
| 4 Apr 2014
Morrison Bowmore Distillers is to launch a Travel Retail exclusive collection for its Bowmore Scotch brand.
| 17 Feb 2014
Independent bottler AD Rattray has released a small batch Islay whisky as it targets demand for the island's Scotch.
| 9 Jan 2014
Japan's Suntory Beverage & Food has appointed Stanislas de Gramont to head its new European subsidiary.
| 18 Dec 2013
Morrison Bowmore has launched a limited-edition Auchentoshan exclusive to the Travel Retail channel.
| 15 Oct 2013
A former Morrison Bowmore Distillers director is looking to set up a GBP10m (US$16m) Scotch whisky distillery in Glasgow's city centre.
| 12 Sep 2013
Morrison Bowmore's Auchentoshan Silveroak 1990
| 10 Sep 2013
Morrison Bowmore Distillers' Bowmore Devil's Casks
| 8 Aug 2013
Morrison Bowmore Distillers has reported a healthy rise in full-year profits after investment in its single malt brands.
| 6 Aug 2013
Morrison Bowmore's Auchentoshan Virgin Oak
| 29 Jul 2013
Morrison Bowmore's Bowmore 23 Years Old
| 25 Jun 2013
Morrison Bowmore has unveiled new packaging for its core Auchentoshan Scotch brands Three Wood and 12 Years Old.
| 2 Apr 2013
Morrison Bowmore Distillers' Bowmore Tempest 4
| 29 Jan 2013
Morrison Bowmore Distillers' Glen Garioch single cask range
| 3 Dec 2012
Morrison Bowmore's Bowmore Dorus Mor Small Batch Release No. 1
| 19 Jan 2015
At a Burns Night supper in Kings Cross last week, the team from the International Wines and Spirits Competition were letting their hair down.
| 13 Oct 2014
Here's a round-up of the big stories on just-drinks last week, featuring PepsiCo, SABMiller, the Scotch whisky category and the US wine market.
- Winners & losers of AB InBev's SABMiller takeover
- Can Bacardi take its rum back to the party?
- ABInBev on the verge of SABMiller buy? - Comment
- What Trans-Pacific Partnership means for drinks
- AB InBev, SABMiller - Here's what'll happen next
- Anheuser-Busch InBev wins SABMiller's hand
- A-B InBev raises SABMiller offer to GBP70.5bn
- Carlsberg UK chief James Lousada quits
- Beam Suntory CMO to stand down
- Ketel One co-owner now Bols' largest shareholder
- The IWSR Duty Free/Travel Retail Summary Report 2015
- Future growth opportunities for global spirits
- Global gin insights - market data, product innovation and consumer trends research
- Global non-Scotch whiskies insights - market forecasts, product innovation and consumer trends research
- Anheuser-Busch InBev SA/NV - Strategy and SWOT Report