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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

Pivovarna Lasko is looking for capital investment to help expand its footprint Pivovarna Lasko eyes expansion as buyer still sought 20 October 2014

Pivovarna Laško, a Slovenia-based brewer and soft drinks producer, has confirmed it remains up for sale and is looking for the buyer to spend at least EUR75m (US$96m) on the business.


Coca-Cola Bottling Co Consolidated has agreed another territory deal with The Coca-Cola Co Coca-Cola Bottling Co Consolidated agrees territory switch with The Coca-Cola Co 20 October 2014

Coca-Cola Bottling Co Consolidated has announced the latest move in expanding and realigning its franchise footprint in the US.


United Spirits reported a loss and sliding sales in its first quarter United Spirits sees Q1 net loss, Paul Walsh quits board 20 October 2014

United Spirits has continued its sluggish performance with a first-quarter net loss and fall in sales.


Greene King is looking to acquire Spirit Pub Company Greene King set to up Spirit Pub Co takeover offer 20 October 2014

Greene King, the UK brewer and pub operator, has indicated it will raise its takeover offer for Spirit Pub Co, which would subsequently recommend a revised bid to its shareholders.


Bordeaux producers target seven markets with new global ad campaign 17 October 2014

The Bordeaux Wine Council (CIVB) has released details of its first global ad campaign for the region.


Coca-Cola Bottling Co Consolidated announced its latest dividend Coca-Cola Bottling Co Consolidated declares quarterly dividend 17 October 2014

Coca-Cola Bottling Co Consolidated has announced details of its latest quarterly dividend payment.


The group claims duty rates are still too high, while microbrewers saw some further good news Irish industry urges government to go further after alcohol duty freeze 17 October 2014

Drinks producers in Ireland have welcomed a freeze on alcohol duties, but warned that current levels remain “uncompetitive” and urged the government to reverse previous hikes.


Product Launch - Pernod Ricard's Chivas Regal Extra 17 October 2014

Pernod Ricard has launched the first new expression of its Chivas Regal brand to be rolled out globally in seven years.


Carlsberg has created new roles within its UK team Carlsberg restructures UK sales unit, creates new roles 17 October 2014

Carlsberg has restructured its UK executive team to create two new sales director roles.


NestleNestle Waters sees YTD sales flatline 16 October 2014

The bottled water division of Nestlé has reported flat nine-month sales, despite seeing “good growth” in developed and emerging markets.


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