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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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Petropolis is now the second largest brewer in Brazil. It is also independently-ownedEditor's Viewpoint - Is Petropolis Finally Moving into SABMiller's View? 24 November 2014

SABMiller may have been trying to sneak news of its Brazilian tie-up with Petropolis under the radar, but the news comes on the back of pronouncements by the brewer that it is keen to up its presence in the country. It also comes at a time that SABMiller finds itself in a position where it needs to make an acquisition. And fast.


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SABMiller closed its beer import unit in Brazil in 2012SABMiller returns to Brazil with Grupo Petropolis tie-up 24 November 2014

SABMiller has confirmed that it has secured a distribution deal in Brazil for several of its international brands with the country's largest independent brewer, Grupo Petropolis.


The week in spirits and winejust the Week in - Spirits & Wine 21 November 2014

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.


The week in soft drinks and waterjust the Week in - Soft Drinks & Bottled Water 21 November 2014

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 21 November 2014

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


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Distell set up the Vineyards & Estates division earlier this yearjust the Answer: Distell Vineyards & Estates' CEO, Carina Gous 20 November 2014

Earlier this year, South African multi-category drinks producer Distell set up a unit specifically for its higher-end wine portfolio. The CEO of Distell Vineyards & Estates, Carina Gous, spoke to just-drinks earlier this year about the new division, its plans abroad and the prospects for the broader South African wine category going forward.


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Erickson has been with Beam Suntory since 2008Paula Erickson becomes chief HR officer at Beam Suntory 20 November 2014

Beam Suntory has confirmed the permanent appointment of Paula Erickson to the role of global chief human resources officer.


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