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After 11 years of doing he doesn't know what, Olly Wehring's “Eureka!” moment arrived in 2003, when he decided to retrain as a journalist.
Following several freelance stints at such hallowed publications as the Sunday Times Travel Magazine, Retail Week and The Daily Mirror, Olly boarded the good ship just-drinks in October 2003 as news editor.
Within only two years, he had moved up to the position of editor – a role he has assumed ever since.
Olly likes working for just-drinks, and likes drinks.
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Articles by Olly Wehring
Marie Brizard Wine & Spirits has confirmed to just-drinks that its distribution configuration, announced earlier this week, will also see the group enter China for the first time.
The introduction of a "demonetisation" policy in India last month looks poised to play havoc with international drinks companies with a presence in the country, although The Coca-Cola Co and PepsiCo are better placed to cope than most, according to one analyst.
A slightly-improved performance in the second quarter of this year has failed to return Brown-Forman's top- or bottom-line to growth in its first half.
Marie Brizard has provided further details on its plans to consolidate route-to market in several of its key countries.
Laurent-Perrier has reported single-digit falls in both sales and profits for the first six months of its current fiscal year.
As we turn the corner into December, thoughts are, no doubt, turning to what next year has in store.
Pabst Brewing Co has recruited the recently-departed head of Duvel Moortgat's US division, Simon Thorpe, as its new CEO.
The head of the UK unit of Concha y Toro has warned wine consumers in the country that they can expect price rises more broadly across the category, as the weakness of the Pound hits producers.
Late last week, Concha y Toro reported slowing sales and profits growth in its third quarter, with ForEx proving the main drag. Here, we take a closer look at the Chilean company's performance in the three months to the end of September.
Diageo has confirmed that its North American division has reached a settlement in its legal battle with Allied Lomar over the ‘Stitzel’ trademark.
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