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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

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.


The industry achieved its units pledge ahead of schedule UK trade groups dismiss "flawed" claims over units pledge 26 March 2015

UK drinks trade groups have hit back at doubts raised over the industry's successful bid to cut 1bn units from alcoholic products in the country.


Westons Cider unveils flavoured Old Rosie variants 26 March 2015

Westons Cider is launching three new lower-strength seasonal variants of its Old Rosie brand to capitalise on continuing growth in the UK's flavoured cider market.


Westons Cider extends Stowford Press cricket tie-up 26 March 2015

Stowford Press is to remain the official cider of England cricket for the next two years after brand owner Westons agreed a new deal.


The London version of Our/VodkaCraft is an 'abused' term - Pernod Ricard's Our/Vodka head 25 March 2015

The head of Pernod Ricard's 'Our/Vodka' division has claimed that craft is an “abused” term in the spirits industry and causes confusion among consumers.


Kopparberg launches Fagerhult in UK - video 25 March 2015

Kopparberg has rolled out its Fagerhult beer brand to the UK.


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