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Research in Focus - English Gin Breaks Away From its Core Markets

27 Oct 2014

Consumption of English gin - excluding consumption in India and the Philippines, which both consist almost entirely of local economy brands - has been dominated by three core markets: the US, Spain and the UK.

Product Launch - William Grant & Sons' Drambuie Hot Apple Toddy

23 Oct 2014

William Grant & Sons has launched a UK-exclusive ready-to-serve Drambuie extension.

William Grant & Sons refreshes Glenfiddich logo

23 Oct 2014

William Grant & Sons has redesigned its Glenfiddich stag logo as part of an overhaul of the Scotch brand's packaging and labelling.

Focus - Remy Cointreau's H1 Performance by Brand

16 Oct 2014

Remy Cointreau today reported a drop in first-half sales after another weak showing in China. Here, just-drinks takes a closer look at the company's performance by brand in the six months to the end of September.

Product Launch - William Grant & Sons' Warninks White

15 Oct 2014

The UK arm of William Grant & Sons has lined up the launch of an extension of its Warninks advocaat brand.

Product Launch - William Grant & Sons' The Balvenie Tun 1509, Single Barrel Traditional Oak 25

15 Oct 2014

William Grant & Sons has launched two new Balvenie expressions, The Balvenie Tun 1509 and The Balvenie Single Barrel Traditional Oak Aged 25 Years.

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13 Oct 2014

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Product Launch - William Grant & Sons' The Girvan Patent Still Proof Strength

6 Oct 2014

William Grant & Sons has lined up the addition of a fourth expression in its The Girvan single grain Scotch portfolio.

Product Launch - Companía Licorera de Nicaragua's Flor de Cana Centenario 25

2 Oct 2014

Compañía Licorera de Nicaragua has lined up what it claims is the “finest ultra-premium” rum in its Flor de Caña portfolio.

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30 Sep 2014

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Comment - Spirits - Scottish Independence and the Scotch Whisky Industry

18 Sep 2014

The time is finally here: Today, Scotland decides. Will The Union remain or is Scotland set to declare its independence from the UK? With the country taking to the polls, Ian Buxton takes one final look at what the result of the vote will mean for the Scotch whisky industry.

IRELAND: William Grant & Sons unveils Tullamore D.E.W. distillery

17 Sep 2014

William Grant & Sons has opened a new EUR35m (US$45m) distillery for its Tullamore D.E.W. Irish whiskey brand.

Analysis - Irish whiskey eyes a slice of Scotch's global pie

15 Sep 2014

We've had a reminder this month of the high levels of investment being ploughed into the renaissance of Irish whiskey by emerging players.

GLOBAL: Ex-William Grant exec to head Orangina Schweppes International

12 Sep 2014

The former CMO of William Grant & Sons has been appointed MD at Orangina Schweppes International.

UK: Scottish leader rejects Scotch whisky concerns over independence

12 Sep 2014

Scotland’s First Minister has claimed the country's major whisky producers are “big enough to look after themselves” if voters opt for independence.

GLOBAL: William Grant & Sons gives Sailor Jerry pack revamp

11 Sep 2014

William Grant & Sons has updated the bottle and label of its Sailor Jerry spiced rum brand.

Editor's Viewpoint - William Grant & Sons' Move for Drambuie: It Had to be You

9 Sep 2014

While it was a predictable bit of business, William Grant & Sons' purchase of Drambuie – announced yesterday – still carries a slight element of surprise to it for me.

GLOBAL: William Grant & Sons snaps up Drambuie

8 Sep 2014

William Grant & Sons has become the new owner of the Drambuie Scotch whisky liqueur brand.

Product Launch - GLOBAL: William Grant & Sons' The Balvenie Fifty

8 Sep 2014

William Grant & Sons has released two limited-edition 50-year-old expressions of its The Balvenie single malt Scotch whisky.

UK: William Grant & Sons boosts FY sales, profits

5 Sep 2014

William Grant & Sons increased its full-year sales and profits last year, despite what it called “challenging global economic conditions”.

UK: Scotch whisky leaders sign pro-UK letter

28 Aug 2014

Leading Scotch whisky figures - including Edrington's CEO and the former chairman of William Grant & Sons - have signed a letter backing the campaign for Scotland to stay part of the United Kingdom. union between Scotland and England.

TRAVEL RETAIL: Drambuie unveils airport-exclusive packaging

19 Aug 2014

Drambuie has released new packaging for its namesake Scotch whisky liqueur brand exclusively into the Travel Retail channel.

US: Frederick Wildman and Sons appoints southern division chief

18 Aug 2014

Fine wine importer Frederick Wildman & Sons has installed a new boss for its southern division in the US.

GLOBAL: William Grant & Sons targets innovation with new position

12 Aug 2014

William Grant & Sons has created the role of global whisky specialist, innovation, with its current marketing head for whisky innovation set to fill the post.

Focus - Campari's H1 Performance by Region, Brand

5 Aug 2014

Earlier today, Gruppo Campari announced its half-year results, with a stronger second quarter propping a poor Q1. Here, just-drinks takes a look at the group's results by region and brand:

Product Launch - UK: William Grant & Sons' Taboo Red Berry Sour

1 Aug 2014

The UK division of William Grant & Sons has released a sour-flavoured extension of its Taboo vodka “fusion” brand.

Product Launch - TRAVEL RETAIL: Compania Licorera de Nicaragua's Flor de Cana Blanco Reserva 7

23 Jul 2014

Compañía Licorera de Nicaragua has lined up a seven-year-old white variant of its Flor de Caña rum brand.

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