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Interview, Part Two: Paul Ross, President And CEO, Edrington Americas

In this second part of our interview with Paul Ross, the Edrington Americas president and CEO discusses opportunities in the blended Scotch segment with the company’s Famous Grouse and Cutty Sark brands, as well as openings in upscale rum with Brugal and the upcoming launch of Snow Leopard vodka. Continue reading →

Posted in News on May 27, 2014

Interview, Part One: Edrington Aims To Double U.S. Sales In Five Years

This spring, Scotland’s Edrington Group officially took control of its own destiny in the U.S. market, assuming marketing and distribution responsibility for its brand portfolio—formerly handled by Rémy Cointreau USA—including the Macallan and Highland Park single malts, Famous Grouse and Cutty Sark blended Scotch whiskies and Brugal rum. SND senior editor Daniel Marsteller recently met with Edrington Americas president and CEO Paul Ross to discuss the company’s plan to raise its U.S. profile. Continue reading →

Posted in News on May 22, 2014

News Briefs for February 3, 2014

Moët Hennessy has posted a global revenue increase of 1.2% to €4.19 billion ($5.7b) for 2013 (on an organic basis, revenues were up a buoyant 6%). Continue reading →

Posted in News on February 3, 2014

Brugal Aims To Steal Vodka Share With Its First Premium White Rum

Edrington Group’s Brugal rum brand is launching Brugal Extra Dry—its first premium white rum offering—exclusively in the U.S. market through Edrington’s U.S. distributor Rémy Cointreau USA. Continue reading →

Posted in News on July 11, 2012

News Briefs for September 12, 2011

• Sonoma-based V2 Wine Group, the partnership between industry veterans Dan and Katy Leese and entrepreneur Pete Kight, is set to begin handling national sales and marketing for Santa Maria’s Qupé Wine Cellars, effective immediately. Continue reading →

Posted in News on September 12, 2011

News Briefs for July 21, 2011

•Drambuie liqueur, imported by Bacardi USA, unveiled a new premium offshoot—Drambuie 15—at today’s Tales of the Cocktail event in New Orleans. The 43%-abv product is launching nationwide at around $56 a 1-liter bottle. Continue reading →

Posted in News on July 21, 2011

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