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Olly Wehring

Olly WehringBiography

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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The week in soft drinks & bottled waterjust the week in Soft Drinks & Water 4 September 2015

Here's a round-up of this week's highlights in the global soft drinks & bottled water category. We are also running similar round-ups for beer and spirits & wine.

The week in beerjust the week in Beer 4 September 2015

Here's a round-up of this week's highlights in the global beer & cider category. We are also running similar round-ups for soft drinks & bottled water and spirits & wine.

Diageo readies "not quite as sincere" Scotch whisky release 4 September 2015

Diageo is poised to release a new, Scotch whisky-based product in Latin America in the coming months, possibly as an extension of the Johnnie Walker brand.

The week in spirits and winejust the week in Spirits and Wine 4 September 2015

Here's a round-up of this week's highlights in the global spirits & wine categories. We are also running similar round-ups for beer and soft drinks & bottled water.

Vintage Wine Estates adds Swanson Vineyards to portfolio 4 September 2015

Vintage Wine Estates has made another winery purchase in California, this time in Napa Valley.

Is Heineken looking to up its stake in United Breweries?Heineken set to raise EUR500m from note placement 4 September 2015

Heineken is to raise EUR500m (US$559.5m) through the placement of a set of six-year notes.

Craft spirits more about brand stories than M&A for Diageo 3 September 2015

The growth of the craft spirits segment is pushing larger producers to review how they connect with consumers rather than look to purchase new-entrant brands, according to the head of innovation at Diageo.

Is there a future for Minimum Unit Pricing in Europe?Minimum unit pricing fails to get European backing 3 September 2015

Minimum unit pricing on alcohol should only be permitted in European countries if all other measures cannot deal with the issue of public health, according to the Advocate General of the European Court of Justice.

The Glenlivet has pushed Glenfiddich into the second spotPernod Ricard's The Glenlivet leapfrogs William Grant & Sons' Glenfiddich to top single malt pile 3 September 2015

William Grant & Sons has confirmed to just-drinks that its Glenfiddich brand has been overtaken by Pernod Ricard's The Glenlivet as the world's biggest-selling single malt Scotch whisky brand.

Scotland still keen on minimum unit pricing - First Minister 3 September 2015

The Scottish Government has reiterated its preference for the introduction of minimum unit pricing (MUP) on alcohol and has joined drinks organisation's in welcoming today's opinion from the European Court of Justice's advocate general.

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