William Grant & Sons chairman becomes UK's second highest taxpayer

William Grant & Sons chairman Glenn Gordon was Britain’s second highest taxpayer in the last financial year, according to the Sunday Times Tax List.

William Grant & Sons appoints new CFO

William Grant has appointed Giles Wilson as its new chief financial officer and he will begin work on September 1.

The Balvenie Doublewood 17 Year Old arrives

William Grant & Sons has expanded The Balvenie portfolio to include a 17-year old edition of its Doublewood single malt scotch.

Former DI editor Patience Gould on Glenfiddich

There’s something quite transfixing – almost hypnotic – when it comes to looking at the latest brand figures for spirits around the world. You cannot stop. More particularly so as there seems to be so much cause for celebration in the 2011 round-up. There’s Johnnie Walker scotch whisky on an incredible 18 million cases; the Irish whiskey Jameson’s posting a 20%-plus increase and now nudging the 4 million case-mark, well I could go on, and on. But one result has really warmed the cockles of my heart – and that’s William Grant’s single malt scotch whisky Glenfiddich.

Balvenie Caribbean expression launches in UK

William Grant & Sons is rolling out its Balvenie Caribbean expression into the UK market from September.

William Grant appoints new chair

William Grant & Sons has appointed Glenn Gordon as non-executive chairman.

William Grant plans €35m Tullamore Dew homecoming

William Grant & Sons has announced a €35m plan to take the production of Tullamore Dew back to its former home in Tullamore.

Accolade launches premium Hardys wine

Accolade has launched a new wine under the Hardys brand at ProWein, Germany.

Ireland: Longueville House Cider launches

County Cork-based hotel, Longueville House, has launched a premium cider to the Irish market.

Glenfiddich 50 YO lands in LA travel retail

William Grant & Sons Global Travel Retail has partnered with travel retailer DFS Group to release a 50-year old, $17,000 bottle of Glenfiddich at Los Angeles International Airport.

Hillebrand signs with William Grant

William Grant & Sons and JF Hillebrand have signed a three-year global logistics contract.

Grant’s gives sherry and ale whiskies a new finish

William Grant & Sons has repackaged its Grant’s Sherry Cask Finish and Ale Cask Finish expressions.

Campari to acquire Carolans, Frangelico and Irish Mist

Gruppo Campari has signed an agreement to acquire Carolans, Frangelico and Irish Mist from William Grant & Sons for €128.2 million.

Grant's launches 25yo blended scotch whisky

William Grant & Sons has launched Grant’s 25 year old, a blended scotch whisky. The product will initially be exclusive to travel retail.