Between them, IFSP's members own over two-thirds of the internationally-recognised spirits brands. Currently, there are 9 members of IFSP: Bacardi, Beam Suntory, Brown-Forman, Diageo, Edrington, Moët Hennessy, Pernod Ricard, Rémy Cointreau and William Grant & Sons.
Bacardi - nurtured by seven generations of the Bacardi family – is a vibrant, family-owned spirits company, as well as the world’s largest privately held spirits company.
From our enviable portfolio of premium brands to landmark structures that have won worldwide architectural acclaim, we have built our legacy on perseverance, quality, prestige, innovation and creativity.
It was the creation by Don Facundo Bacardí Massó in 1862 in Santiago de Cuba of the first premium light tasting rum that revolutionized the spirits world, enabling the creation of an entire cocktail category and culture that remains vibrant today with the legendary creation of BACARDÍ® - the first mixable rum.
Since 1862, the Company has grown to include an impressive portfolio of more than 200 brands and labels including: BACARDÍ® rum, GREY GOOSE® vodka, DEWAR’S® Blended Scotch whisky, BOMBAY SAPPHIRE® gin, ERISTOFF® vodka, CAZADORES® tequila and MARTINI® vermouth and Italian sparkling wines.
As the world's No3 premium spirits company, Beam Suntory is Crafting the Spirits that Stir the World. Owned by Suntory Holdings Limited, Beam Suntory has a dynamic portfolio with unparalleled expertise in whisky, led by Bourbon and Japanese Whisky, and global strength across many key categories including tequila, vodka, cognac, rum and cordials.
Main brands: 100 Anos, Ardmore, Auchentoshan, Bakers 107, Basil Hayden's, Beam Red Stag, Bookers, Bowmore Canadian Club, Castellena, Courvoisier, Cruzan, Dyc, Effen Vodka, El Tesoro, Hakushu, Hibiki, Hornitos, Jim Beam, Laphroaig, Larios Gin, Maker’s Mark, Midori, Sauza, Teacher's, Yamazaki
Brown-Forman is the largest American-owned wine and spirits company and is also among the top 10 largest global spirits companies, selling its brands in more than 160 countries around the world. In all, Brown-Forman has 33 principal brands in its portfolio.
Main brands: Jack Daniel's, Finlandia, el Jimador, Herradura
Diageo is the world's leading premium drinks business with an outstanding collection of beverage alcohol brands across spirits, wine and beer categories. A global company trading in over 180 markets around the world, Diageo was formed in 1997, following the merger of GrandMet and Guinness, and is headquartered in London.
Main brands: Bailey's, Bell's, Benmore, Black & White, Black Bush, Buchanan's, Cacique, Captain Morgan, Cardhu, Ciroc, Crown Royal, Dimple, Don Julio, Gilbey's, Gordon's, Haig, J & B, Johnnie Walker, Master's Choice, Morgan's Spiced, Myers, Old Parr, Pampero Especial, Popov, Sheridan's, Singleton, Smirnoff, Tanqueray, Vat 69, White Horse, Windsor
Edrington aims to be Scotland's leading independent, international premium spirits company. Edrington owns, produces and markets some of the best-known Scotch brands in the world and has expanded more recently into Rum, Vodka and Gin. Edrington’s operations include distillation, maturation, blending and bottling and also the marketing and distribution of its brands and third-party brands globally.
Main brands: Cutty Sark, The Famous Grouse, The Macallan and Highland Park Scotch Whiskies, Brugal Rums and Snow Leopard Vodkas
Moët Hennessy is the wines and spirits division of LVMH and the world leader in premium wines and spirits. It brings together 21 prestigious Maisons, recognized worldwide for the quality of their land and their expertise.
Main brands: Ardbeg, Belvedere, Glenmorangie and Hennessy
Pernod Ricard is the world’s leader in the Premium spirits industry. It operates in more than 85 affiliates and 100 production sites. Pernod Ricard has chosen to focus on sustainable growth through a large portfolio of international brands and a high-end strategy, known as Premiumisation.
Main brands: 100 Pipers, 1801, Aberlour, Absolut, Altai, Ararat, Arpon, Ballantine's, Becherovka, Beefeater, Carlos 1, Chivas Legend, Chivas Regal, Clan Campbell, Cork Dry Gin, Crown Jewel, Domecq, Don Pedro, Four Roses, Fuel, Havana Club, Hiram Walker, House of Campbell, House of Lords, Huzzar, Imperial, Jameson, Kahlua, La Ina, Label 5, Lamb’s Navy Rum, Lamotillado, Lindauer, Lodowa, Long John, Longmorn, Luksusowa, Malibu, Martell, Montilla, Moskovskaya Vodka, Natu Nobilis, Oaken Glow, Olmeca, Ouzo Mini, Paddy, Pan Tadeusz, Passport, Pernod, Polska Vodka, Premium Vodka, Presidente, Queen Anne, Royal Citation, Royal Salute, Royal Stag, Seagram Gin, Seagram Vodka, Something Special, Stewarts Cream Of The Barley, The Glenlivet, Wyborowa
Rémy Cointreau owns a portfolio of spirit brands that combine centuries of expertise with a spirit of daring. The brands proudly proclaim their originality and meet the contemporary consumer’s expectations of prestige and conviviality.
Main brands: Cointreau, Metaxa, Rémy Martin, St Rémy
William Grant & Sons
Established in 1887, family-owned William Grant & Sons is a premium spirits company with a portfolio of award-winning brands that are enjoyed worldwide. William Grant & Sons distils some of the world’s leading brands of Scotch whisky, including Glenfiddich® and The Balvenie® single malt Scotch whiskies and Grant’s® blended Scotch whisky. In addition, we now have Drambuie® Scotch whisky liqueur and one of Ireland’s finest Irish whiskeys, Tullamore D.E.W.®.
The company also continues to lead the way in spirits innovation, with the launch of Hendrick’s® gin and Sailor Jerry® rum. Its award winning portfolio also includes Monkey Shoulder® blended malt Scotch whisky, Milagro ® tequila, Reyka® vodka, Solerno® blood orange liqueur, and Hudson® whiskey.
Main brands:Clan MacGregor, Drambuie, Gibson’s, Glenfiddich, Grant’s, Hendrick’s, Hudson, Milagro, Monkey Shoulder, OVD, Raynal, Reyka, Sailor Jerry, Solerno, Taboo, The Balvenie, Three Barrels, Tullamore D.E.W., Wood’s