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Ballantine’s goes for the glow

Blended whisky Ballantine’s Finest last month launched a new bottle and label design for the on-trade market. Following the success of it’s Equalizer bottle, the Pernod Ricard brand has recruited French designer Francois Brument to create the next step in … Continue reading

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Fancy visiting a temple for your tipple?

Well, Johnnie Walker’s new opening in China may be exactly what you are looking for. Diageo, this month has opened up the very luxurious Johnnie Walker House in the French Concession district of Shanghai in a bid to try and … Continue reading

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Whisky driving Pernod Ricard profits

Pernod Ricard has seen worldwide sales grow by 8 percent in the last year. The company’s global turnover of €7.64 billion was boosted by sales of its top brands, while net profit grew by 10 percent to €1.44 billion. Chief executive … Continue reading

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Pernod Ricard rules out short-term acquisitions

Pernod Ricard’s Managing Director, Gilles Bogaert, confirmed this week that large acquisitions are not part of the company’s agenda until at least next summer. This came after speculation that Pernod was going to make a bid for the spirits business of … Continue reading

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A Legend Reborn

Chivas Regal has 3 main whiskies: 12 Year Old, 18 Year Old and 25 Year Old. The rarest of these is of course the 25YO, which has a rich gold colour and a fruity aroma. A 70cl bottle will set … Continue reading

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Scotch growth helps Pernod Ricard’s profits soar

Pernod Ricard has announced a 14 per cent rise in profits for the first half of the financial year (July-Dec 2010). The company attributed the growth to strong performance in emerging markets and a “very favourable” foreign exchange effect during the … Continue reading

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Strength in numbers

It’s been reported this week that China has overtaken Japan as the second biggest economy in the world. Whilst the wealth per person is still much higher in Japan, there’s no doubt that the countries are moving in opposite directions … Continue reading

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