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James Wilmore

James WilmoreBiography

just-drinks' deputy editor began his journalism journey in 2003, cutting his teeth on a local newspaper in his native Essex. From here, he joined leading UK pub trade title The Publican, where he spent six happy years breaking exclusives, as well as winning a Britvic Business Journalist of the Year award and interviewing David Cameron, Nick Clegg and... Spandau Ballet's Tony Hadley (he owns a brewery).

After a year of freelancing covering the food and drink sector, James joined the good ship just-drinks in March 2012.

If he's not working or drinking, you'll usually spot him running. 

e: james.wilmore@just-drinks.com

Twitter: @jamescwilmore

Articles by James Wilmore

US: Duvel Moortgat's Boulevard Brewing Co ups distribution 16 September 2014

Boulevard Brewing Co, the US craft brewer majority-owned by Belgium's Duvel Moortgat, is expanding its distribution to 28 states after agreeing three new tie-ups.


Heineken is downsizing its UK pub estate UK: Heineken to sell 111 pubs to Admiral Taverns 16 September 2014

Heineken is narrowing the size of its UK pub estate with the sale of 111 pubs to Admiral Taverns.


Flavoured rums are performing strongly in the UK UK: Flavoured rum off-trade sales storm ahead - figures 16 September 2014

Flavoured and spiced rums saw impressive growth in the UK off-trade over the early summer, while imported whiskies also performed strongly, latest figures show.


Product Launch - US: Beam Suntory's Pinnacle CranApple Vodka 16 September 2014

Beam Suntory has launched a new cranberry and apple flavoured variant of its Pinnacle vodka brand for the US autumn.


Coca-Cola GB will be the next sponsor of the London EyeUK: Coca-Cola GB agrees two-year London Eye sponsorship 16 September 2014

The Coca-Cola Co's Great Britain unit has secured a two-year deal to become the next official sponsor of the London Eye.


US: Coca-Cola Co relaunches Surge in Amazon tie-up - video 16 September 2014

The Coca-Cola Co is relaunching its citrus-flavoured CSD brand, Surge, in the US 12 years after it was pulled from the market.


The Irish whiskey category has ambitious growth plans Analysis - Irish whiskey eyes a slice of Scotch's global pie 15 September 2014

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


CHINA/US: Boreal Water Collection agrees Soho Corp tie-up 15 September 2014

Boreal Water Collection, the US private label bottled water firm, has agreed a US$24m deal with Soho Corp to supply the Chinese firm's domestic market.


US: DS Services of America snaps up Pine Mountain Springs 15 September 2014

DS Services of America has boosted its presence in three US states with the acquisition of Delaware's Pine Mountain Springs for an undisclosed sum.


Will A-B InBev eventually swoop for SABMiller? BELGIUM: Anheuser-Busch InBev silent on bank talks over SABMiller deal 15 September 2014

Anheuser-Busch InBev has declined to comment on reports that it is in talks with banks about financing a deal for its rival SABMiller.


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