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Market for rare, expensive Scotch whisky softens amid global inflation

The value of the rarest and most expensive single-malt Scotch whisky is declining as global inflation hampers investor confidence, research…

“Post-pandemic, people are looking for brands that invite them in” – Brugal on the “welcoming” category of premium rum

The Edrington Group appointed Eileen Livingston as managing director of rum brand Brugal’s global markets in 2020. With a background…

Edrington’s Macallan whisky scoops sherry cooperage business Vasyma

UK distiller The Edrington Group today (6 Sep) announced the acquisition of Jerez cooperage business Vasyma as it deepens its…

Scotch needs aspiration but ‘luxury’ prices aren’t the only answer

These are intriguing times for the luxury end of the Scotch whisky category. For years – decades, even – the…

Touch of glass – distillers seek boost from bottles

Glass has many benefits for bottling spirits, from preservation and sustainability to marketing and branding.  A bottle’s role in brand-building…

Edrington moves to take majority stake in Wyoming Whiskey

Scotland-based beverage brand owner Edrington has increased its shareholding in the Wyoming Whiskey brand to 80%. The US whiskey brand,…

Beverage M&A round-up, March 2023 – what Just Drinks thinks

Kirin’s New Belgium Brewing to buy Constellation Brands facility New Belgium Brewing, the US beer maker owned by Japan’s Kirin Holdings,…

Edrington strikes deal over pay dispute

Spirits major The Edrington Group has struck a pay deal with two UK trade unions after votes on potential strike…

Edrington takes 50% stake in Spain’s Grupo Estévez via The Macallan brand

Scottish beverage brand owner The Edrington Group has acquired a 50% stake in Spanish wine and brandy maker Grupo Estévez. The…

In pursuit of luxury cachet, Scotch still needs to remember the liquid

“Sorry, did you think this was a whisky launch?” That’s quite a disconcerting thing to hear when you’re attending what…