2 Glen's

05 September, 2008

Value

growth Aug 08 v Aug 07:

+22%

Key date in history: 2003 - owner Glen Catrine loses court battle against William Grant over its use of Grant's name for its vodka. Changes name to Glen's and hasn't looked back since

Famous friends: It didn't get where it is today by making friends

Strengths: Keen pricing; ubiquitous multiple distribution

Challenges: Frequently targeted by counterfeiters; Diageo's millions

The year gone: Eye kept very much on the value-driven ball

The year ahead: More of the same




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Looking back to look forward

Wine is a liquid time capsule. Drinking older vintages not only recalls the weather conditions and winemaking styles of the past, it encourages us to reflect upon our own histories. Such reminiscence often inclines towards romanticised nostalgia. Especially after the second bottle. But looking back is a great way of learning about the future.

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