Last night in London kilts and headdresses collided as two very distinct worlds united. It’s hard to imagine there has ever been a more amusingly incongruous marriage than Scotland and Brazil. Certainly the marketing minds behind Ballantine’s Brasil have been having fun with the idea. The launch's accompanying cocktail creations include the Highland Samba and the Glen Coco.
A statement from the Paris-headquartered firm said: "Nothing has been decided to date. If detailed confirmation on the buyout or related matters is made in the future, Pernod Ricard will disclose such fact when confirmed."
Pernod Ricard currently owns 70% of Pernod Ricard Korea Imperial, owner of the Imperial brand, a popular local whisky in the Korean market.