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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

just on Call - Treasury Wine Estates eyes US luxury acquisitions - CEO 21 August 2014

The CEO of Treasury Wine Estates has revealed the company would consider acquisitions of luxury wine assets in the US after admitting its portfolio in the segment is “underdeveloped”.

Treasury Wine Estates saw its volumes under pressure in all its global regions Focus - Treasury Wine Estates FY Performance by Region 21 August 2014

Earlier today, Treasury Wine Estates reported full-year losses of AUD100.9m (US$93.5m) after what it called a “challenging” year. Here, just-drinks takes a closer look at the Australian-headquartered group's performance by region:

Diageo is upping investment in American whiskey US: Diageo on track with US$115m Bulleit distillery 21 August 2014

Diageo has confirmed it expects its new US$115m Kentucky distillery to be operational by late-2016 as as it broke ground on the site today.

Product Launch - US: Diageo Chateau & Estate Wines' Woodwork 21 August 2014

Diageo's US wine unit, Chateau & Estate Wines, has announced the launch of a new brand, featuring three varieties.

Treasury Wine Estates has reported FY net losses after a tough year AUS: Treasury Wine Estates sees FY losses after 'challenging' year 21 August 2014

Treasury Wine Estates has reported full-year net losses of AUD100.9m and a slide in sales after what it called a “challenging” year.

CarlsbergAnalysis - How long must Carlsberg wait for a Russian recovery? 21 August 2014

Yesterday's headlines around Carlsberg were dominated by the group's half-year performance in Eastern Europe. And rightly so. The Danish brewer relies on the region for around 36% of its group profits.

Russia continues to be tough for the likes of Heineken and Carlsberg Comment - Brewers Feel Chill of Prolonged Russian Winter 20 August 2014

Being a brewer in Russia continues to be a struggle, and that's putting it mildly. Carlsberg and Heineken both revealed today that their first-half beer volumes suffered in the country.

Carlsbergjust on Call - Carlsberg "considering" Russian brewery closures as market bites 20 August 2014

Carlsberg is “considering” closing some of its breweries in Russia as the country's beer market continues to falter, the group's CEO has revealed.

CarlsbergFocus - Carlsberg's H1 Performance by Region 20 August 2014

Earlier today, Carlsberg reported flat first-half profits and sales and issued a profits warning for the full-year as Eastern Europe remains challenging. Here just-drinks looks at the group's performance by region:

Product Launch - US: Constellation Brands' Svedka Peach 20 August 2014

Constellation is launching a new peach variant of its Swedish vodka brand Svedka in the US.

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