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Impact Databank: Single Malt Scotch Aims For Rebound In 2023

Along with much of the U.S. spirits market overall in 2022, the single malt Scotch whisky category ran up against some tough comps versus the prior year, as well as an uncertain economy struggling from high inflation. Continue reading →

Posted in News on April 10, 2023

Interview, Part 1: Paul Basford, President and Managing Director, U.S., William Grant & Sons

Earlier this year, William Grant & Sons appointed Paul Basford as president and managing director of its U.S. business, which has annual volume of 3 million cases, according to Impact Databank. Continue reading →

Posted in News on November 30, 2021

William Grant & Sons’ Glenfiddich, Balvenie Propel Growth In U.S. Single Malt Market

William Grant & Sons posted a sales increase of 12% to $1.5 billion for its most recent fiscal year, ended last December, with ongoing gains in the single malt Scotch category driving progress. Continue reading →

Posted in News on October 23, 2018

News Briefs for October 5, 2017

•Diageo is set to relaunch its seasonal Captain Morgan Jack-O’Blast offering this month ahead of Halloween. Continue reading →

Posted in News on October 5, 2017

Interview: Jonathan Yusen On William Grant & Sons’ Super-Premium Success

William Grant & Sons has enjoyed consistent double-digit growth in the U.S. market in recent years, thanks in part to the upscale, craft-like positioning of its spirits portfolio. Standout brands include Glenfiddich single malt Scotch, Tullamore Dew Irish whiskey, Milagro Tequila and Hendrick’s gin, all of which showed combined growth of nearly 150,000 cases in the U.S. market last year, according to Impact Databank. SND associate editor Christina Jelski recently caught up with Jonathan Yusen, William Grant & Sons’ president and managing director for North America, to discuss the portfolio and plans for the coming year. Continue reading →

Posted in News on November 7, 2016

News Briefs for July 5, 2016

•Wine Spectator has unveiled its Grand Award winners for 2016, honoring restaurants with extraordinary wine programs. Continue reading →

Posted in News on July 5, 2016

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