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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

Dogfish Head was founded by Sam Calagionejust the Answer: Dogfish Head Brewery president Sam Calagione 26 November 2014

Sam Calagione, founder of Dogfish Head Brewery, is one of the figureheads of the US craft beer scene. The Delaware-based firm's tagline is "Off-centred ales for off-centred people". Here Calagione, also a TV star, explains Dogfish's future plans, his attitude to the big brewers and why US craft brewery closures are inevitable.

US brewery closure rate rise inevitable - Dogfish Head president 26 November 2014

The head of Dogfish Head Brewery has admitted that the closure rate among US craft breweries is likely to increase, but criticised big brewers for marketing their brands as craft.

Accolade Wine came into being in 2011just Five Years Ago - The Birth of Accolade Wines 21 November 2014

Five years ago this month, Constellation Brands spoke publicly about its plans for its Australian wine business.

A-B InBev is re-organising its US business Anheuser-Busch InBev cuts jobs in US shake-up 20 November 2014

Anheuser-Busch InBev has confirmed that it is making an unspecified number of redundancies in its US business as it looks to improve “competitiveness”.

Diageo targets 'Millennial' women with new Baileys push - video 20 November 2014

Diageo has unveiled a new global ad campaign for Baileys brand aiming to “reignite” the brand and attract 'Millennial' women.

Dr Pepper Snapple Group has appointed a new board member Dr Pepper Snapple Group installs new board member, declares dividend 20 November 2014

Dr Pepper Snapple Group (DPSG) has appointed a new director to its board and declared its latest dividend.

TWE has ruled itself out for the 2015 London Wine Fair Exclusive - Treasury Wine Estates pulls out of London Wine Fair 2015 19 November 2014

Treasury Wine Estates (TWE) has confirmed to just-drinks that it will not be exhibiting at next year's London Wine Fair (LWF).

Treasury Wine Estates looks to sell wineries to help turnaround - reports 19 November 2014

The head of Treasury Wine Estates has indicated the company could sell off some of its wineries and bottling plants as its looks to return to profit.

Organisers hailed the success of the second year of ProWine China ProWine China sees visitor, exhibitor numbers up despite tough market 19 November 2014

The Chinese edition of the ProWine exhibition saw an 8% lift in visitors this year, while exhibitor numbers grew by 10%, organisers have said.

Opinion is divided over what the changes might mean UK pub companies claim more closures expected as 'beer tie' to end 19 November 2014

Pub-owning companies in the UK have warned of a higher rate of pub closures after MPs in the country voted for legislation that will effectively end the so-called 'beer tie'.

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