Global market review of Champagne – forecasts to 2018

This latest edition of the global market review of Champagne delves into the current situation in 11 main markets, plus some of the smaller and emerging ones, highlighting the issues, trends and future prospects in each.

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Here's a run-down of some of the top research reports currently available in the just-drinks research store:

LIVE BLOG: Industry responds to Scotland 'No' vote

Scotland has voted to stay in the United Kingdom. The 'No' campaign received 55% of votes, compared to 45% of voters in favour of independence. Follow live round-up of reaction from the drinks industry here:

Global Cognac insights

This all-new report aims to deliver the most vital Cognac market-, consumer- and product-analysis in one easy-to-use package. We’ve taken a fresh look at how to deliver spirits category insight.

just the Week in - Spirits & Wine

Here's the round-up of this week's highlights in the global spirits & wine categories. We are also running similar round-ups for beer and soft drinks & bottled water.

Beverage Industry Insights

Whisk(e)y leads vodka in US, but for how long?

The whisk(e)y category in the US – particularly Bourbon - has been stealing a significant march on vodka in recent months, but can this be s...

Scottish Independence and Scotch Whisky

The time is finally here: Today, Scotland decides. Will The Union remain or is Scotland set to declare its independence from the UK? With th...

Wine in the UK: Tell Us Something We Don't Know

Yesterday afternoon, here in London, the UK's Wine and Spirit Trade Association hosted its annual conference. Headlining the show was Sir Jo...

Irish whiskey eyes a slice of Scotch's global pie

We've had a reminder this month of the high levels of investment being ploughed into the renaissance of Irish whiskey by emerging players....

Comment - Heineken's 'No' Cuts SABMiller Options

Heineken's announcement earlier today of an approach by SABMiller confirms what some observers have warned in recent months: The 'Mega-Merge...

SABMiller spurned by Heineken: The start of the en

To many observers, the endgame for 'Mega Merger' began today. With SABMiller being outed for approaching Heineken about a takeover, the over...

Drinks Industry News

LIVE BLOG: Industry responds to Scotland 'No' vote

James Wilmore | 19 Sep 14

Scotland has voted to stay in the United Kingdom. The 'No' campaign received 55% of votes, compared to 45% of voters in favour of independence. Follow live round-up of reaction from the drinks industry here:


just the Research

Ellie Morgan | 19 Sep 14

Here's a run-down of some of the top research reports currently available in the just-drinks research store:


just the Week in - Soft Drinks & Bottled Water

Olly Wehring | 19 Sep 14

Here's a round-up of this week's highlights in the global soft drinks & bottled water category. We are also running similar round-ups for beer and spirits & wine.

Recent News - (Updated: 3:20pm 19 Sep 2014)

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just a While Ago - On 19 September in...

A-B InBev shakes up Euro units, UK head steps down

Bacardi lifts curtain on Bombay Sapphire distiller

Oasis Beverages to buy Pabst Brewing Co

Heineken begins hunt for CFO

Beverage Industry Interviews

The just-drinks Interview - Bacardi's global marketing manager, whisky - Stephen Marshall 19 Aug 14

James Wilmore

Bacardi is embarking on an ambitious mission to launch an array of new single malt Scotch whiskies from its five Speyside distilleries. Here, just-drinks' deputy editor, James Wilmore, talks to Stephen Marshall, the man behind the project.


just the Answer: Te Pa Family Vineyards owner, Haysley MacDonald 29 Jul 14

Andy Morton

The owner of Te Pa Family Vineyards, Haysley MacDonald, and his head wine maker, Liam McElhinney, have been making waves in New Zealand with their fresh approach to wine making. This month, just-drinks met them during a trip to London to hear how their agricultural backgrounds have shaped the business and why consolidation in Marlborough will only go so far.


The just-drinks Interview: Dr Mehmood Khan, PepsiCo chief scientific officer, global research & development - Part II 22 Jul 14

Olly Wehring

Last week, we published the first part of our interview with Dr Mehmood Khan, chief scientific officer at PepsiCo and head of global research & development. Here, in the second and final part, Dr Khan gives us a tour of the inner workings of PepsiCo's R&D approach and defines success and failure for his department.

just-drinks Blog

The anatomy of a hangover

Olly Wehring | 18 Sep 14

Knowledge is power, or so they claim. So, with that in mind, here's an infographic, courtesy of Australian company Hangover Revivol, that breaks down exactly what is behind the common hangover.


The just-drinks Weekly Round-Up

Olly Wehring | 15 Sep 14

Here's a round-up of the top stories on just-drinks last week, featuring William Grant & Sons, the Southern hemisphere's winemakers, SABMiller and Heineken, and Coke Light.


No small beer for world-record breaking German waiter

James Wilmore | 12 Sep 14

How many beer mugs can one man carry?

Beverage Hot Issues

Round-Up - Pernod Ricard's FY Results

At the end of August, Pernod Ricard released its full-year results for fiscal 2013/14. Here's the full round-up of just-drinks' coverage.

Round-Up - Brown-Forman's Q1 Results

At the end of August, Brown-Forman released its first-quarter results for 2014. Here's the full round-up of just-drinks' coverage.

Round-Up - Carlsberg's H1 Results

In August, Carlsberg released its half-year results for 2014. Here's the full round-up of just-drinks' coverage.

Round-Up - Heineken's H1 Results

In August, Heineken released its half-year results for 2014. Here's the full round-up of just-drinks' coverage.

Drinks Market Research

2014 Carbonated Soft Drinks in the U.S.

2014 Carbonated Soft Drinks in the U.S.

This comprehensive study of the leading beverage category examines trends and top companies' strategies, provides up-to-date statistics and detailed analysis of leading brands, packaging, quarterly growth, channels of distribution, regional markets, pricing, demographics, advertising, five-year growth projections and more. New for 2014: Advertising expenditure breakouts for 18 media types... Read more

Published: August 2014 - ($5795.00)


Global Dairy Alternative Beverages Market 2014-2018

Published: July 2014 - ($2500.00)


Spirit Market in China to 2018 - Market Size, Trends, and Forecasts

Published: September 2014 - ($646.58)


China beer manufacturing industry, 2014

Published: January 2014 - ($3600.00)


Online Beer, Wine and Spirits (BWS) Retail Trends Q3 2013

Published: May 2014 - ($825.00)


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