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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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Stock Spirits also released its half-year results todayjust On Call - Stock Spirits keen to up distribution partnerships 28 August 2014

The head of Stock Spirits has indicated that the company is on the hunt for further distribution tie-ups with international spirits firms in Central and Eastern Europe.

Stock Spirits also increased its Beam Suntory tie-up to include CroatiaUK: Stock Spirits sees H1 sales struggle as Poland duty rise takes hold 28 August 2014

Stock Spirits has reported a weak start to its fiscal year as the Polish excise hike hit sales in the country.

Pernod RicardFRANCE: Pernod Ricard bemoans "more difficult than anticipated" FY as sales, profits slide 28 August 2014

Pernod Ricard has reported a double-digit fall in full-year net profits as volumes of its headline brands dipped slightly.

Product Launch - ONLINE/UK: Moet Hennessy's Ardbeg Supernova 2014 28 August 2014

Moet Hennessy has lined up the latest version of its Ardbeg Supernova single malt expression.

Bacardi has had a spate of executive churn of lateEditor's Viewpoint - Another One Bites Bacardi's Dust 27 August 2014

One of the things I noticed quite early into my career covering drinks was just how many so-called 'industry veterans' there are. One of my regular lines quickly became that people seldom leave our industry, presumably because it's so much fun.

Brown-Forman released its first-quarter results earlier todayFocus - Brown-Forman's Q1 Performance by Region, Brand 27 August 2014

Earlier today, Brown-Forman posted its Q1 results. Here, just-drinks takes a closer look at the company's performance by region and brand in the three months to the end of July.

Brown-Forman has reiterated its full-year outlook in its Q1 results todayUS: Brown-Forman upbeat on full-year despite slower Q1 27 August 2014

Brown-Forman is targeting a mid to high single-digit increase in full-year sales, although the first quarter saw sales growth slow.

Beam Suntory came into being earlier this yearUS: SABMiller executive to become CFO at Beam Suntory 26 August 2014

Beam Suntory has tempted Mauricio Restrepo from SABMiller to become its next CFO.

Product Launch - NEW ZEALAND: Thomson Whisky's Manuka Smoke Whisky 26 August 2014

Thomson Whisky has started production of Manuka Smoke Whisky, which the company believes will be the world’s first Manuka smoked whisky.

The week in drinksjust the Round-Up - The week in drinks 22 August 2014

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