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Edrington puts Cutty Sark, Glenturret Scotch whiskies up for sale

22 Jun 2018

Edrington is looking to offload its Cutty Sark and Glenturret Scotch whiskies, as the group looks to focus on its core premium spirits range.

Edrington fiscal-2018 sales rise despite "challenging" blended Scotch market - results

22 Jun 2018

Edrington has reported a 7% lift in sales from its latest fiscal full-year, driven by the group's premium spirits portfolio including single malt Scotch The Macallan.

Edrington’s The Macallan 72 Year Old in Lalique The Genesis Decanter - Product Launch

1 Jun 2018

Edrington-owned single malt Scotch whisky The Macallan has unveiled its oldest release to date.

Why The Macallan 2.0 is the ultimate challenge to its Scotch whisky rivals - Comment

22 May 2018

The opening this week of The Macallan's newly-"reimagined" Scotch whisky distillery by Edrington is a defining moment in the category, believes Neil Ridley. So, what is the knock-on effect for the rest of the Scotch industry?

Edrington raises curtain on The Macallan distillery - video

22 May 2018

Edrington has officially opened the new distillery for its The Macallan single malt Scotch whisky brand, with the project costing GBP40m (US$54m) more than initially stated.

Estee Lauder's Stefanie Fitzgerald joins Edrington board

30 Apr 2018

Edrington has announced a change on its directorial board, with non-executive director Callum Barton stepping down after eleven years.

Edrington's The Macallan 50 Years Old – 2018 release - Product Launch

27 Mar 2018

Edrington is set to release a 50-year-old expression of its The Macallan single malt Scotch whisky brand.

Edrington rationalises The Macallan stable as full range gets packaging refresh

26 Mar 2018

Edrington is set to update the packaging across its The Macallan portfolio, with the single malt Scotch whisky's full range also getting a revamp.

Edrington’s The Macallan 1977 - Product Launch

18 Jan 2018

Edrington has added a 1977 vintage to the ‘Fine & Rare’ collection from its The Macallan single malt Scotch brand.

Edrington's The Macallan Exceptional Single Cask Range - Product Launch

15 Nov 2017

Edrington is to launch a seven-strong Macallan range that aims to highlight the Scotch whisky's diversity of styles.

Edrington's The Macallan Classic Cut - Product Launch

1 Nov 2017

Edrington will launch 90,000 bottles of its latest Macallan expression, Classic Cut.

"You could argue that we are stupid to sell in Travel Retail; for us it is the right environment" - Interview, Edrington MD for Global Travel Retail, Igor Boyadjian

10 Oct 2017

In early-October, Edrington officially unveiled its new Global Travel Retail range for its The Macallan single malt Scotch whisky brand. The Macallan Quest Collection differs from its predecessor, the 1824 range, by having four SKUs instead of three. At the Tax Free World Association exhibition in Cannes, just-drinks sat down with Edrington's MD for GTR, Igor Boyadjian to discuss the reasons for the four tiers, why Edrington could exit the GTR channel and how digital is expected to transform transactions.

"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.

Edrington’s The Macallan Edition No. 3 - Product Launch

1 Sep 2017

Edrington has released the third iteration in its Edition Series for Scotch whisky brand The Macallan.

Has the race to premiumise made spirits forget the mainstream? - Comment

25 Apr 2017

It's the last thing the English language needs, but could a companion term to the verbally-ugly 'premiumisation' pass into everyday use in the years to come? Is 'mainstreamisation' – a neologism arguably even more hideous than the p-word – here to stay? Richard Woodard thinks so.

Will China's Millennials open the door for new brands in Travel Retail? - Analysis

14 Mar 2017

At the TFWA China's Century Conference in Guangzhou last week, speaker after speaker lined up to talk about the changing face of Chinese luxury consumerism. Gone are the days when premiumisation in China meant sticking some red and gold glint on the packaging and raising the price by 30%. When it comes to brand awareness, China's Millennials are much more savvy in their brand awareness than their parents.

Edrington's The Macallan Edition No 2 - Product Launch

6 Dec 2016

Edrington has launched the second in the Edition series of iterations of its The Macallan single malt Scotch whisky.

Edrington’s The Macallan 40 Year Old - Product Launch

20 Oct 2016

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

Edrington’s The Macallan Double Cask 12 Years Old - Product Launch

7 Oct 2016

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

New whisky distillery set for Edinburgh

27 Aug 2015

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

Product Launch – Edrington's The Macallan Rare Cask

24 Jul 2015

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

Focus - Edrington's FY Performance by Brand

29 Jun 2015

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 12 months to the end of March.

just the Facts – The Power 100 2015

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.

Global Spirits lines up Americas office

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

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.

Comment - Spirits - Where Next for Scotch Whisky?

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.

just the Ten - Top Interviews of 2014

17 Dec 2014

With the end of the year looming, just-drinks is running a series of 'Top Tens of the Year' in the run-up to Christmas. Here are the ten most read interviews on just-drinks in 2014.

Work starts on Edrington's new The Macallan distillery

4 Dec 2014

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

Product Launch - Edrington's The Macallan Rare Cask

6 Oct 2014

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

UK: Edrington gets green light for The Macallan Distillery

5 Aug 2014

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

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