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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 a Look Around - Havana Club Distillery - video 5 March 2015

Last week, just-drinks was given a tour of Havana Club's San José distillery as part of a five-day trip as guests of the company. Here, Sergio Valdez, Havana Club's export manager, provides the commentary:

Coca-Cola Co apologises over German Fanta ad - video 5 March 2015

The Coca-Cola Co has been forced to apologise over an advert for its Fanta brand in Germany and has denied the brand has any links to Hitler or the Nazi Party.

Nichols is confident for 2015 despite admitting the UK soft drinks market remains tough Nichols bullish after FY sales climb on international demand 5 March 2015

Nichols has seen a slight rise in full-year net sales helped by the performance of its Vimto brand in the Middle East.

The US arm of Anheuser-Busch InBev has voiced strong opposition to the legislation Anheuser-Busch hits out over Kentucky distributor rule change 5 March 2015

Anheuser-Busch has branded a bill that would force the company to sell its two distributors in the US state of Kentucky as a “full-scale attack on a good corporate citizen”.

Craft Brew Alliance saw FY profits jump helped by cutting its SKUs Craft Brew Alliance back in FY profits growth after slashing SKUs 5 March 2015

Craft Brew Alliance (CBA) has posted a return to healthy full-year profits growth, helped partly by cutting its number of SKUs by a quarter.

Molson Coors has updated the brand identity for its UK wholesale business Molson Coors refreshes UK wholesale unit identity 5 March 2015

Molson Coors is rebooting its UK on-trade wholesale business with a new identity in a bid to become the market leader.

Beam SuntoryThe just-drinks Interview - Beam Suntory's EMEA president, Albert Baladi - Part II 4 March 2015

In the second part of just-drinks' interview with Beam Suntory's Europe, Middle East & Africa head, Albert Baladi talks about the company's gin presence, the Africa opportunity and the Travel Retail landscape.

DISCUS will have a new CEO when Cressy steps down DISCUS on hunt for new CEO as Cressy plans exit 4 March 2015

The Distilled Spirits Council of the United States (DISCUS) is to start a search for a new CEO as the current incumbent is stepping down at the end of this year.

Diageo eyes Tequila opportunity with US$400m Don Julio boost 4 March 2015

Diageo is putting its weight behind the Tequila category after revealing plans to invest around US$400m in its Mexico operations and Don Julio brand.

Jagermeister US push flags 'premium' credentials 4 March 2015

Mast-Jägermeister is launching a new multi-media campaign in a bid to showcase its namesake liqueur brand's heritage and “premium” ingredients to US consumers.

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