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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.
Articles by James Wilmore
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:
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 sustained?
Bacardi is set to open its new Bombay Sapphire distillery in the UK to the public next month after a delay.
Oasis Beverages has agreed a deal to acquire US brewer Pabst Brewing Co (PBC).
Wines of the Beautiful South, the triple-region UK wine tasting event, saw its visitor numbers rise by 7.3% on the previous year and will return in 2016 after a year off, organisers have said.
Chapel Down, the English wine producer and brewer, has raised nearly GBP3m (US$4.9m) in ten days from a crowd-funding project.
Westons Cider has given a new look to its “heritage” brand Henry Westons in a bid to appeal to a wider UK consumer base.
PepsiCo's CEO Indra Nooyi has said she is “deeply disturbed” by reports of abuse by US National Football League players and the game's administrators' “mishandling” of the claims.
Jackson Family Wines has launched a new unit to promote its Californian wines made from Burgundian varieties.
Scottish brewer Innis & Gunn has reported a double-digit rise in full-year sales, but it marked a slowdown in growth on the prior year due to currency movements.
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- LIVE BLOG: Industry responds to Scotland 'No' vote