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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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Reh Kendermann’s Sauvignon Blanc, Riesling - Product Launch 23 September 2016

Reh Kendermann has launched two German wines, including a Sauvignon Blanc, in the UK on-premise, targeting shoppers in two of the country's larger supermarket chains.

Conecuh Ridge Distillers' Clyde May's straight Bourbon, Cask Strength whiskeyConecuh Ridge Distillers' Clyde May's straight Bourbon, Cask Strength whiskey - Product Launch 23 September 2016

Conecuh Ridge Distillers has launched an extension of its Clyde May's US whiskey brand, with a limited edition cask strength iteration rolling out across the US next month.

Evan Williams Bourbon to sponsor World Series - video 22 September 2016

Heaven Hill Distillery has secured a sponsorship tie-up for its Evan Williams Bourbon with baseball’s World Series in the US this year.

Pernod Ricard’s Royal Salute 32 Year Old Union of the CrownsPernod Ricard’s Royal Salute 32 Year Old Union of the Crowns - Product Launch 22 September 2016

Pernod Ricard has added a permanent extension to its Royal Salute blended Scotch whisky brand.

Whyte & Mackay’s The Dalmore 35Whyte & Mackay’s The Dalmore 35 - Product Launch 22 September 2016

Whyte & Mackay has lined up the roll-out of a 35-year-old iteration of its The Dalmore single malt Scotch whisky.

Pernod Ricard's Absolut brand struggled in the Travel Retail channel last yearJohnnie Walker leads Global Travel Retail pack in 2015, but Absolut slumps - figures 21 September 2016

Diageo's Johnnie Walker brand has consolidated its dominance of Global Travel Retail's spirits shelves, although Pernod Ricard's Absolut has been overtaken by Chivas Regal and Brown-Forman's Jack Daniel's, according to figures from The IWSR.

CEO Ivan Menezes said Diageo has had a positive start to its latest fiscal yearFiscal-2017 has "started well" - Diageo 21 September 2016

The CEO of Diageo has flagged a good start to the group's current fiscal year, with a "stronger performance" expected in the months ahead.

Heineken now owns 43.7% of United BreweriesHeineken ups United Breweries holding again 20 September 2016

Heineken has added a further cache of United Breweries shares to its holding in the Indian beer market leader.

Andrew Peller’s Wayne Gretzky No. 99 Red Cask Canadian whiskyAndrew Peller’s Wayne Gretzky No. 99 Red Cask Canadian whisky - Product Launch 20 September 2016

Canadian drinks group Andrew Peller Limited has extended its partnership with former ice hockey player Wayne Gretzky to include a Canadian whisky.

The Stillhouse clear whiskey portfolio comprises six expressionsStillhouse Spirits takes canned clear whiskey to nine more US markets 20 September 2016

Stillhouse Spirits Co has expanded the US footprint for its namesake clear whiskey portfolio.

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