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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

The Carlsberg Export ad to go live this weekend Carlsberg takes on Stella Artois in new ad campaign 30 March 2015

Carlsberg is going on the offensive in the UK with a new campaign claiming that drinkers prefer its Carlsberg Export lager brand to Anheuser-Busch InBev's Stella Artois.


Health lobby angered over Diageo's rumoured Premier League deal 30 March 2015

The Portman Group has argued that UK health campaigners are “ignoring the facts” after claims that children are being negatively influenced by drinks firms sponsoring sport.


SABMiller has secured the services of former Bacardi CEO Javier Ferrán as a non-exec director SABMiller to appoint former Bacardi CEO as non-exec director 30 March 2015

SABMiller is planing to appoint a former CEO of Bacardi to its board as a non-executive director.


The two bodies are combining forces to push for tax cuts DISCUS, craft distillers unite over tax cut push 30 March 2015

The Distilled Spirits Council (DISCUS) and the American Craft Spirits Association (ACSA) have joined forces to call for a cut to federal excise tax on spirits.


Oskar Blues Brewery snaps up Michigan's Perrin Brewing Co 30 March 2015

Oskar Blues Brewery has acquired fellow US craft brewer Perrin Brewing Co for an undisclosed sum.


A-B InBev is set to get a new chairman Anheuser-Busch InBev set to install new chairman 27 March 2015

Anheuser-Busch InBev is poised to propose a new chairman at its AGM next month.


Indra Nooyi saw here compensation valued at US$22.5m last year PepsiCo's CEO 2014 pay package totals US$22.5m 27 March 2015

PepsiCo's CEO, Indra Nooyi, saw her total compensation reach US$22.5m last year, helped by a new performance scheme.


Greek brewer hits out over Carlsberg merger move 27 March 2015

Greek brewer Macedonian Thrace has raised concerns over the future of the country's beer market after the recent merger of Carlsberg-owned Mythos Brewery and Olympic Brewery.


Grant's Signature gets GBP1.2m push in Sky Sports deal 27 March 2015

William Grant & Sons is upping the UK exposure for Grant's Signature through a new GBP1.2m (US$1.8m) sponsorship deal with Sky Sports.


Diageo is seeing tough competition in Ethiopia and Nigeria just On Call - Ethiopia competition to remain "intense" - Diageo 26 March 2015

Diageo expects to see “intense price competition” continue in Ethiopia as new products emerge, but is “optimistic” for its future in the country, according to its Africa unit president.


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