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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%.

William Grant & Sons updates global division breakdown

22 Sep 2017

William Grant & Sons has redrawn its global commercial structure, resulting in the promotion of its head of UK to lead Europe, the Middle East & Africa.

William Grant & Sons' Glenfiddich Winter Storm - Product Launch

21 Sep 2017

William Grant & Sons has released details of a limited edition release of Glenfiddich that has been finished in icewine casks.

William Grant & Sons highlights consumers’ DNA blend in Tullamore Dew global activation - video

20 Sep 2017

William Grant & Son has tapped into the growing personalisation trend with its Tullamore Dew Irish whiskey brand, creating a branded DNA kit to encourage consumers globally to "uncover their own unique blend".

William Grant & Sons lines up next limited edition Sailor Jerry bottle

7 Sep 2017

William Grant & Sons has launched another tattoo-inspired bottle design for its Sailor Jerry rum brand in the UK market. 

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

7 Sep 2017

William Grant & Sons has lined up the release of a peated expression under The Balvenie brand. The 14 year old whisky is a 2002 vintage. 

William Grant & Sons lines up limited edition Sailor Jerry bottle

7 Aug 2017

William Grant & sons has rolled out a special edition bottle of its Sailor Jerry spiced rum brand to the UK market. 

William Grant & Sons’ Smokey Monkey - Product Launch

2 Aug 2017

William Grant & Sons has added the first new expression to its Monkey Shoulder Scotch whisky in the brand’s 12-year history, the peated Smokey Monkey.

UK vodka flatlines as gin drives spirits growth - figures

14 Jul 2017

The UK vodka market was stagnant last year despite off-trade growth for flavoured expressions, a new report has said.

What do the new IWSR figures tell us about global spirits trends? - Analysis

6 Jul 2017

Analysts at Exane BNP Paribas have dug deep into latest IWSR figures to uncover the emerging trends in global spirits. Here, just-drinks takes a look at some of the prevailing winds currently on show.

William Grant & Sons unveils bigger Hudson whiskey bottles for UK on-premise

19 Jun 2017

William Grant & Sons has launched 70cl formats of its Hudson whiskey brand in the UK.

William Grant & Sons to hand out free Hendrick's for cucumbers

12 Jun 2017

William Grant & Sons is offering a free Hendricks gin & tonic to UK consumers in exchange for a cucumber.

Gruppo Campari linked to Carolans, Irish Mist offload

30 May 2017

Gruppo Campari has declined to comment on claims its Carolans and Irish Mist spirits brands are going up for sale.

William Grant & Sons hands US TV debut to Reyka vodka - video

26 May 2017

William Grant & Sons has launched its first television advertising campaign for vodka brand Reyka in the US market. 

Why craft owes more to multinational brands than we're made to think - Comment

18 May 2017

In wanting to trumpet their credentials, craft spirits brands still owe much to the bigger, more-established brands in the segments. Richard Woodard believes beating up the big boys leaves craft brands open to charges of biting the hand that feeds them.

William Grant & Sons Glenfiddich push adds extra dimension to VR marketing

12 May 2017

William Grant & Sons has taken a step further into virtual reality marketing with a new airport activation for Glenfiddich.

William Grant & Sons' Hendrick's Orbium gin - Product Launch

5 May 2017

William Grant & Sons has added a new gin expression under its Hendrick's brand. Orbium sees the addition of three new botanicals. 

William Grant UK names Neil Barker commercial head

4 May 2017

William Grant's UK unit has appointed a new commercial director.

William Grant & Sons appoints Andrew Clifton as Europe & North America Travel Retail director

25 Apr 2017

William Grant & Sons has named a new Europe & North America head of Travel Retail, almost a year after the previous director vacated the role.

William Grant & Sons snaps up Tuthilltown Spirits in US

18 Apr 2017

William Grant & Sons has followed its purchase of the Hudson US craft whiskey brand seven years ago with the acquisition today of Tuthilltown Spirits, the company that produces the liquid.

William Grant & Sons signs Tullamore Dew up to Boston Red Sox deal

4 Apr 2017

William Grant & Sons' Tullamore Dew has become the official Irish whiskey of Major League Baseball team the Boston Red Sox.

William Grant & Sons returns to Japanese duty free with Jalux deal

15 Mar 2017

William Grant & Sons has re-entered the Japanese duty free market after signing a distribution deal with Japan Airlines.

Philippe Brechot joins Destileria Serralles as CEO retires after 36 years

10 Mar 2017

Destilería Serrallés has recruited a former Diageo and William Grant & Sons executive to become its next CEO.

William Grant & Sons names Victor Jerez group business development director

23 Feb 2017

William Grant & Sons has appointed Victor Jerez to the role of group business development director, effective 1 March 2017.

What's coming up in spirits in 2017? - Predictions for the Year Ahead - Comment

1 Feb 2017

Rounding off our series of predictions for the year ahead, Ian Buxton gives us his forecasts for whisk(e)y in the next 12 months.

William Grant & Sons pairs Tullamore Dew with beer in US marketing push

20 Dec 2016

William Grant & Sons has launched a marketing activation in the US for its Tullamore Dew brand, highlighting the traditional consumption of Irish whiskey alongside beer.

"Unless there’s change, companies like ours won't be able to enter into the Travel Retail channel" – Interview, Loch Lomond Group GTR head Andre de Almeida

6 Dec 2016

Andre de Almeida had been William Grant & Sons' director for European Travel Retail for four years when he decided earlier this year to take up the role of Global Travel Retail head at Scotch whisky specialists Loch Lomond Group. That was in July, and now the Brazilian-born de Almeida, who moved to Scotland when he was 15, faces one of the biggest challenges of his career - establishing Loch Lomond as a player in the GTR channel.

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