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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 the Ten - Editor's Viewpoints of 2014 19 December 2014

With the end of the year looming, just-drinks is running a series of 'Top Tens of the Year' in the run-up to Christmas. Here are the ten most read comment pieces by just-drinks' editor, Olly Wehring, in 2014.


United Spirits will hold an EGM for shareholders on 9 January Diageo's United Spirits goes back to shareholders for distribution deal approval 18 December 2014

United Spirits is again asking shareholders to vote on plans to allow it to produce and sell the spirits brands of parent Diageo in India.


Campari is on the hunt for a new MD for its US unit Gruppo Campari US unit head, Roy Danis, steps down 18 December 2014

Gruppo Campari has confirmed that the head of its US division has left the company.


Mahou San Miguel to take 30% stake in US craft brewer Founders 18 December 2014

Mahou San Miguel, the Spanish brewer, is capitalising on the growth of the US craft brewing market by taking a 30% stake in Founders.


DiageoDiageo welcomes verdict on Crown Royal "confusion" lawsuit 18 December 2014

Diageo has claimed victory in a legal battle with Mexcor over its Crown Royal Canadian whisky brand.


Bebida Beverage Co plans stock restructure 18 December 2014

Bebida Beverage Co (BeBevCo) is to push ahead with a stock restructure to boost its chances of making acquisitions.


Jackson Family Wines buys Stellenbosch winery 17 December 2014

Jackson Family Wines (JFW) has acquired a property in South Africa's Stellenbosch region, its first foray into the country.


Coca-Cola will again sponsor the Rugby World Cup The Coca-Cola Co to sponsor Rugby World Cup 2015 17 December 2014

The Coca-Cola Co has agreed to be one of the official sponsors of next year's Rugby World Cup, continuing a 20-year presence at the tournament.


Molson has renewed its ties with Newcastle United FCMolson Coors scores new five-year deal with Newcastle United FC 17 December 2014

Molson Coors has renewed a supply deal with Newcastle United FC in the UK.


Diageo ups focus on China with Mortlach roll-out 16 December 2014

Diageo has revealed more plans for the global roll-out and promotion of its updated range of Mortlach single malt whiskies, including a major focus on China.


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