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Non-alcoholic spirits to more than double over next five years in UK - GlobalData

22 Jan 2020

Sales of non-alcoholic spirits in the UK last year hit GBP37m (US$48.2m), up 506% versus 2014, and is forecast to more than double in size again over the next five years, according to GlobalData.

The spirits category in 2019 - just-drinks' Review of the Year, Part V - FREE TO ACCESS

24 Dec 2019

As the year draws to a close, just-drinks takes a look back at the stories that have made the headlines across the global drinks industry over the last 12 months. Here, in the second of just-drinks' two-part review, editor Olly Wehring picks out the highs and lows for the spirits category in 2019.

The spirits category in 2019 - just-drinks' Review of the Year, Part IV - FREE TO ACCESS

23 Dec 2019

As the year draws to a close, just-drinks takes a look back at the stories that have made the headlines across the global drinks industry over the last 12 months. Here, editor Olly Wehring picks out the highs and lows for the spirits category in 2019 in just-drinks' two-part review.

Corporate Social Responsibility activations around the world - The IARD Digest - December 2019

20 Dec 2019

Once a month, the drinks industry-funded International Alliance for Responsible Drinking, which covers alcohol policies worldwide, reviews some of the alcohol industry's recent CSR activities. Here's a look at what's been going on in recent weeks.

William Grant & Sons’ Discarded Banana Peel Rum - Product Launch

12 Dec 2019

William Grant & Sons has added a new product to its sustainability-focused Discarded Spirits Co line up.

William Grant & Sons joins International Alliance for Responsible Drinking

11 Dec 2019

William Grant & Sons has become the 12th member of the alcohol-industry-funded International Alliance for Responsible Drinking.

Finally, proof the UK gin boom is over - Analysis

10 Dec 2019

It's a question often asked - is the UK gin boom over? According to one analyst, for the first time we can answer with a definitive 'yes'.

William Grant & Sons lines up Lunar New Year Glenfiddich pack

10 Dec 2019

William Grant & Sons has released details of a limited edition design for its Glenfiddich 18 Year Old single malt, as the company looks to capitalise on the Lunar New Year and gifting season.

Why spirits brand owners should embrace the cross-category trend - Comment

28 Nov 2019

Time was when spirits brands were sacred cows, held in such high esteem by their owners that they were kept in their categories and only allowed out to play with either flavour extensions or add-on iterations. Times have changed, though, and white spirits commentator Richard Woodard believes there is little - if anything - to be concerned about by letting your brand venture a bit further.

William Grant & Sons' Hendrick's breaks out of gin with absinthe brand extension - just-drinks comments

14 Nov 2019

William Grant & Sons has extended its Hendrick's brand beyond the gin category for the first time, launching an absinthe in the UK.

The Balvenie Stories range rolls out to Canada - Scotch whisky in Canada data

6 Nov 2019

William Grant & Sons has extended the availability of the Balvenie Stories line of single malt Scotch whiskies to Canada.

The industry may be bored of gin, but is the consumer? - Comment

31 Oct 2019

As new gin brands are unveiled almost by the hour, we within the drinks industry could justifiably be growing somewhat tired of it all. However, spirits commentator Richard Woodard suggests that we first look over our wall, before we complain.

Four key takeaways from William Grant & Sons' UK market report - Focus

23 Oct 2019

William Grant & Sons has launched its annual UK market report, which takes a deep dive into the trends shaping the alcohol category. just-drinks pulls out the leading themes from this year's study.

Gin poised to top UK spirits league table in 2020 - research

23 Oct 2019

The UK gin category is on course to overtake vodka in value terms next year, a new report from Hendrick's owner William Grant & Sons has forecast.

William Grant & Sons' Hendrick’s Amazonia gin - Product Launch

2 Oct 2019

William Grant & Sons has launched a "tropical" flavoured Hendrick's gin exclusively to the Global Travel Retail channel.

William Grant & Sons boosts 2018 sales, profits amid new releases - results

30 Sep 2019

William Grant & Sons grew sales by 12% last year as the UK-based spirits group released a range of new products in the 12-month period.

Flor de Cana secures 'official rum' status with New England Patriots - Rum in the US data

27 Sep 2019

Nicaraguan rum producer Flor de Caña has partnered its namesake brand in the US with National Football League team the New England Patriots.

William Grant & Sons' The Balvenie Tun 1509 Batch 6 single malt Scotch whisky - Product Launch

23 Sep 2019

William Grant & Sons has announced details of the latest iteration in the Tun 1509 series of bottlings from single malt Scotch brand The Balvenie.

William Grant & Sons’ Sailor Jerry RTD rum range - Product Launch

13 Sep 2019

William Grant & Sons has launched the first new Sailor Jerry product in 19 years, a range of ready-to-drink cans.

William Grant & Sons targets Champagne occasions with Glenfiddich Grand Cru

3 Sep 2019

William Grant & Sons has launched a GBP220 (US$270) iteration of its Glenfiddich Scotch whisky brand, aimed at the same celebratory occasions as Champagne.

William Grant & Sons gives London commuters a scented journey for Hendrick's push

29 Jul 2019

William Grant & Sons has made a London train tube station smell like cucumber and roses in a sensorial ad campaign for Hendrick’s gin.

Fentimans Tropical Soda rum mixer - Product Launch

25 Jun 2019

UK mixer producer Fentimans has created a pineapple-flavoured soda designed specifically to be mixed with rum.

William Grant & Sons rolls out packaging update for Glenfiddich

18 Jun 2019

William Grant & Sons has lined up a makeover for two expressions in its Glenfiddich portfolio.

William Grant & Sons starts UK push for Verano gin brand - UK gin data

12 Jun 2019

William Grant & Sons has launched a marketing campaign in the UK for its recently-released Verano gin portfolio.

Why brown spirits is behind the low- & no-alcohol curve - Comment

11 Jun 2019

With the booming trend of no-abv white 'spirits', Neil Ridley wonders whether the dark spirits sector will follow suit and who will be the first to really crack the potentially flavoursome formula.

William Grant & Sons unveils 0.5%-abv Atopia

5 Jun 2019

William Grant & Sons has entered the non-alcoholic spirits category with the launch of the 0.5%-abv Atopia.

Global Travel Retail jumps aboard gin boom as launches multiply - Focus

30 May 2019

The category may be late to the party, but the gin boom has finally hit Global Travel Retail.

William Grant & Sons' The Balvenie Stories range - Product Launch

21 May 2019

William Grant & Sons has launched a range of whiskies from The Balvenie Scotch whisky distillery, inspired by stories from its facility in Dufftown, Scotland.

William Grant & Sons names Helen Cowing as CFO

15 May 2019

William Grant & Sons has appointed a new chief financial officer.

William Grant & Sons' Verano flavoured gins - Product Launch

1 May 2019

William Grant & Sons has created a new "accessible" gin brand as it looks to tap into the UK's growing thirst for flavoured gin.

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