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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

Monster Beverage Corp is hoping to boost its global footprint with the Coca-Cola Co deal just Five Years Ago - Monster Beverage eyes international expansion 28 August 2014

Monster Beverage Corp is set to boost its global standing on a significant scale after agreeing a deal with the Coca-Cola Co earlier this month.

Pernod Ricard released its full-year results earlier todayFocus - Pernod Ricard's FY Performance by Region, Brand 28 August 2014

Earlier today, Pernod Ricard reported a drop in full-year profits and sales. Here's a closer look at the Paris-headquartered company's performance in the 12 months to the end of June.

UK: Gonzalez Byass agrees Cellar Trends distribution tie-up 28 August 2014

Gonzalez Byass is handing the UK distribution of its spirits portfolio to Cellar Trends.

Corby Spirit and Wine saw its bottom line suffer partly from severance pay to employees CANADA: Corby Spirit & Wine FY sales rise, but Canada spirits market 'soft' 28 August 2014

Corby Spirit & Wine has seen a slight increase in its full-year sales, but profits slipped as its domestic market of Canada was “soft” and administration costs rose.

AFRICA: Diageo launches fresh Guinness push - video 28 August 2014

Diageo has launched a major new campaign for Guinness in Africa, including a TV spot.

The Napa Valley Vintners are talking down the impact the earthquake may have on wine from  the regionUS: Napa Valley wineries urged to help earthquake-hit colleagues 27 August 2014

Wineries in California's Napa Valley are being encouraged to help out neighbouring producers affected by Sunday's earthquake, the worst in the area for 25 years.

INDIA: Allied Blenders & Distillers takes 50% rights for Mansion House, Savoy Club 27 August 2014

Allied Blenders & Distillers (ABD) has acquired 50% ownership rights for Mansion House brandy and Savoy Club whiskey in south Asia, according to local reports.

BERMUDA: Bacardi announces CFO switch 27 August 2014

Bacardi has appointed a new chief financial officer as the current incumbent has left the firm after less than two years in the role.

Jones Soda Co has seen its CEO become its largest shareholder US: Jones Soda Co CEO becomes largest shareholder 27 August 2014

The CEO of Jones Soda Co is now the US firm's largest shareholder after buying an additional 1.8m shares in the group.

Diageo-controlled United Spirits has yet to submit its latest full-year financial results INDIA: United Spirits' board aims to sign-off delayed results next week 26 August 2014

United Spirits, the Diageo-controlled drinks firm, is set to hold a board meeting next week in a bid to approve the unit's delayed full-year financial results.

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