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Constellation Brands will announce its first-quarter results on Wednesday (1 July). Here, just-drinks looks back at the wine, beer and spiri...

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...

Richard Woodard | 24 May 2016

just-drinks, in association with The IWSR, presents this seven-part review of the Scotch whisky category. In part four, we turn our attention to the major Scotch brands.

Olly Wehring | 10 Jun 2015

Earlier today (10 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.

Joe Bates | 7 May 2015

Ahead of next week's TFWA Asia Pacific Exhibition & Conference in Singapore, which starts on Sunday, Joe Bates surveys the Travel Retail landscape in the region.

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.

Latest Interviews

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.

Olly Wehring | 2 Apr 2009

Yesterday (1 April) signalled both an end and a beginning for Maxxium, the global sales and distribution joint venture created by Beam Global Spirits & Wine, The Edrington Group and Remy Cointreau in 1999. In those ten years, the company has gained one partner – Vin & Sprit in 2001 – and lost two, with Vin & Sprit calling time last year, and Remy Cointreau pulling out yesterday. The two remaining members subsequently decided to pool their resources, rather than go it alone. Speaking to just-drinks, the MD for Beam Global's international operations, Donard Gaynor, and group sales and marketing director at Edrington, Bill Farrar, look back at the break-up process, and consider how the new Maxxium – of which they will be co-chairmen – will perform in the current economic climate.

Latest News

Lucy Britner | 20 Oct 2016

Edrington is to release a 40-year-old expression of its The Macallan Highland single malt Scotch whisky.

Olly Wehring | 7 Oct 2016

Edrington has added a new iteration to its The Macallan single malt Scotch whisky portfolio in the US.

Andy Morton | 27 Sep 2016

US-based Sixpoint Brewery has teamed up with Edrington's Highland Park distillery to launch two limited-edition beers designed to "compliment" the Scotch whisky.

Andy Morton | 14 Sep 2016

Edrington has unveiled its new global headquarters in Glasgow city centre.

Lucy Britner | 10 Aug 2016

Edrington has appointed Paul Hyde to the role of chief financial officer. 

Andy Morton | 25 Jul 2016

Edrington has posted a a drop in full-year profits as its core Scotch brands, The Macallan and The Famous Grouse, lost volumes in key markets.

Andy Morton | 23 Jun 2016

Maxxium UK has said the UK spirits category can increase sales by 10% over the next 14 years, with more than half of the growth coming from the on-trade.

Olly Wehring | 2 Jun 2016

William Grant & Sons has confirmed the pending departure of the director of its Travel Retail operations in Europe.

Andy Morton | 18 Apr 2016

Edrington is to cut jobs in Scotland as it moves its headquarters to a new site in central Glasgow.

Olly Wehring | 10 Mar 2016

Edrington has lined up the global release of the latest limited iteration of its Highland Park single malt Scotch whisky.

Andy Morton | 17 Feb 2016

Edrington has launched a new Macallan expression that is a blend of liquid from eight European and American oak cask styles.

Andy Morton | 11 Dec 2015

Diageo has said it wants to fix its malt Scotch "underperformance" in Travel Retail, with plans to lead the category by 2018.

Lucy Britner | 6 Nov 2015

Edrington has released a range of single malts from its Glenturret Distillery: Sherry, Triple Wood and Peated.

Andy Morton | 12 Oct 2015

SPI's vodka arm Stoli Group has dropped Edrington as its distributor in four Nordic countries, to sign deals with two regional companies.

Olly Wehring | 25 Sep 2015

Here's a round-up of this week's top stories in the spirits & wine categories. We also have similar round-ups for beer and soft drinks & water.

Olly Wehring | 21 Sep 2015

Edrington has readied a global campaign for its The Famous Grouse blended Scotch brand.

Olly Wehring | 16 Sep 2015

Edrington has lined up a revamp of its The Black Grouse Scotch whisky brand that includes a name change.

Olly Wehring | 17 Aug 2015

Here's a look at what was happening on this day in...

Lucy Britner | 3 Aug 2015

Edrington has appointed Alice Avis to its board as a non-executive director, effective 1 August.

Olly Wehring | 24 Jul 2015

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

Andy Morton | 14 Jul 2015

Edrington has launched a new The Famous Grouse expression as it attempts to “challenge perceptions” around blended Scotch.

Andy Morton | 13 Jul 2015

Scottish brewer Innis & Gunn has appointed its first world-wide marketing head as it brings in new faces to drive exports.

Latest blogs

Andy Morton | 22 Oct 2015

just-drinks is in Cannes this week at the Tax Free World Association show. Here's the second part of Andy Morton's blog, which will keep you up-to-date at one of the most important dates in the Travel Retail calendar.

Andy Morton | 4 Jul 2014

Part of a sainted tradition or a waste of a perfectly good whisky? That was the question some may have been asking when Queen Elizabeth II launched the Royal Navy's newest vessel in Scotland today (4 July).

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