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William Grant & Sons overhauls Grant's Scotch whisky range with new name and expressions

4 Jul 2018

William Grant & Sons to to rename its core Grant's expression as it rolls out a brand overhaul and new products for the blended Scotch whisky.

William Grant & Sons signs Tullamore Dew deal with Aer Lingus

20 Jun 2018

William Grant & Sons has lined up a partnership for it Tullamore Dew Irish whiskey brand with Irish airline Aer Lingus.

William Grant & Sons expands cucumber G&T exchange in Hendrick's drive

13 Jun 2018

William Grant & Sons has ramped up a Hendrick's Gin UK activation in which free G&Ts are handed out in return for cucumbers.

William Grant & Sons to bottle Grant's whisky in India

7 Jun 2018

William Grant & Sons is to bottle Grant's Blended Scotch whisky in India as part of its first production venture in the country.

William Grant & Sons' The Balvenie Tun 1509 Batch 5 - Product Launch

5 Jun 2018

William Grant & Sons has lined up the US roll-out of the fifth iteration in The Balvenie's Tun 1509 range.

The winning ownership model, SABMiller lives and the CEO's money worries - The just-drinks Analyst

31 May 2018

In this month's visit to our pages, just-drinks' in-house analyst, Ian Shackleton, settles the company ownership debate, finds flickering embers of SABMiller and offers sympathies to CEOs dealing with rejected salary requests.

Diageo tests Johnnie Walker personalisation delivery service

14 May 2018

Diageo is piloting a new whisky website for its Johnnie Walker brand that allows consumers to buy a personalised bottle to match their own flavour preferences.

William Grant & Sons lines up Harrods 'Aroma Lab' for Glenfiddich

9 May 2018

William Grant & Sons has used the newly-reopened drinks department at Harrods to launch an experiential initiative for its Glenfiddich single malt Scotch whisky brand.

William Grant & Sons' The Balvenie Peat Week Aged 14 Years 2003 - Product Launch

2 May 2018

William Grant & Sons has launched the next iteration in its peated line of The Balvenie single malt Scotch.

William Grant & Sons backs Reyka Vodka in US with World Cup campaign

19 Apr 2018

William Grant & Sons has launched a World Cup-themed promotion for its Reyka Icelandic Vodka in the US, urging disappointed football fans in the country to back the Iceland team.

Former Diageo GTR chief Doug Bagley joins William Grant & Sons

16 Apr 2018

Bryan Thomson, the head of William Grant & Sons' Asia Pacific operations has lined up his retirement, with former Diageo executive Doug Bagley lined up to replace him.

William Grant & Sons' The Balvenie DoubleWood 25 Year Old - Product Launch

10 Apr 2018

William Grant & Sons is lining up a limited edition iteration from The Balvenie's DoubleWood single malt range.

Commercial director at Diageo’s Shuijingfang moves to William Grant & Sons in Asia Pacific

9 Apr 2018

William Grant & Sons has recruited a former Diageo executive to head up its Travel Retail operations across Asia Pacific.

Enda O’Sullivan takes over as Latin America MD for William Grant & Sons

20 Feb 2018

William Grant & Sons has appointed a new Latin America head as it targets fresh growth for its whisky and gin brands in the region.

Innis & Gunn's Kindred Spirits - Product Launch

19 Feb 2018

Innis & Gunn has partnered with William Grant's Irish whiskey brand Tullamore DEW to release a beer aged in whiskey barrels. 

William Grant & Sons to open warehouse pop-up for Sailor Jerry

25 Jan 2018

William Grant & Sons is to launch a month-long pop-up for its Sailor Jerry spiced rum brand in an old Glasgow warehouse.

William Grant & Sons readies marketing head for EMEA

20 Dec 2017

William Grant & Sons has appointed Gary Keogh as the marketing director for its recently-created Europe, Middle East & Africa reporting region.

The spirits category in 2017 - just-drinks' Review of the Year, Part I - FREE TO ACCESS

5 Dec 2017

With 2017 drawing to a close, just-drinks looks back at the stories that have made the headlines across the global drinks industry. Here, deputy editor Lucy Britner picks out the highs and lows for the spirits category.

William Grant & Sons unveils tin cases for Glenfiddich

15 Nov 2017

William Grant & Sons is to launch tin cases for its 12- and 15-year-old Glenfiddich expressions.

As Irish whiskey comes of age, so do its challenges - Focus

8 Nov 2017

It takes three years and a day for a whiskey in Ireland to mature long enough to be officially categorised as an Irish whiskey.

Bacardi names Maurice Doyle president incubator brands & global commercial development

8 Nov 2017

Bacardi has announced the return of Maurice Doyle to the company, in the role of president of incubator brands & global commercial development.

William Grant & Sons uses Instagram in Drambuie on-premise push

7 Nov 2017

William Grant & Sons has lined up a global Instagram competition for its Drambuie liqueur as it looks to engage bartenders with the brand. 

Walsh Whiskey signs Taiwan distribution deal

3 Nov 2017

Irish whiskey distiller Walsh Whiskey is to enter the Taiwanese market for the first time after signing a distribution deal.

"It's a slightly false choice to say that it is us or Jameson" - Interview, William Grant & Sons CEO Simon Hunt and Tullamore Dew global brand director Caspar MacRae

1 Nov 2017

Last month, William Grant & Sons opened a new grain distillery and bottling plant at its Tullamore Dew site. The ceremony, held on a rainswept afternoon in central Ireland, was one of the final stages in William Grant's Irish whiskey venture, launched when it bought the Tullamore Dew brand in 2010.

"We are in control of our own destiny" after Tullamore Dew investment - William Grant & Sons CEO

26 Oct 2017

The CEO of William Grant & Sons has said the opening of a new grain distillery and bottling plant for Tullamore Dew Irish whiskey puts the brand in control of its own future for the next 100 years.

William Grant & Sons launches Hudson Whiskey private-barrel sale

25 Oct 2017

William Grant & Sons' New York State-based Hudson Whiskey has offered 60 of its casks on direct sale to allow bars, restaurants and retailers to bottle their own spirit.

William Grant & Sons' Tullamore Dew XO Caribbean Rum Cask - Product Launch

5 Oct 2017

William Grant & Sons' latest iteration of its Tullamore Dew brand aims to bring new innovation to the Irish whiskey category by combining it with rum.

Currency tailwinds propel full-year 2016 profits jump for William Grant & Sons - results

29 Sep 2017

William Grant & Sons has said foreign exchange gains helped deliver strong profits and sales growth for the company last year.

William Grant & Sons’ Glenfiddich Cask Collection Finest Solera, batch two - Product Launch

29 Sep 2017

William Grant & Sons has unveiled the second batch of its Glenfiddich Cask Collection Finest Solera iteration.

What are the growth prospects like for international whisk(e)y? - Research in Focus

26 Sep 2017

The robust growth of the huge international whisk(e)y category is set to continue in the coming years, driven by generational shifts, helpful cultural associations and the dominant (in volume terms) Indian whisky category. But, after hitting 307m cases in volume sales in 2016 and adding more than 46m cases over the past five years, growth will moderate slightly in the 2016-2021 period, reaching 350m-plus cases at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of +2.9%.

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