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Remy Cointreau's YTD performance by brand and region - Focus 20 Jan 2017

Column: Focus

Yesterday, Remy Cointreau posted a strong jump in YTD sales driven by impressive Cognac Q3 performances in China and the US. Here, just-drinks takes a closer look at the company's sales performance by brand and on a regional basis in the period.


Kirin's troubles in Brazil - When BRIC markets go horribly wrong - Editor's Viewpoint 20 Jan 2017

Column: Editor's Viewpoint

The general intention of Japan's drinks companies to break out of their domestic market has been a headline of the last six years, at least. Today's confirmation that Kirin Holdings is looking to pull out of Brazil, however, shows the pitfalls of this strategy. Indeed, the fact that this is playing out in one of the fabled BRIC markets serves to bring the strategy into worrying relief.


Responsible drinking around the world - The IARD Digest - January 2017 19 Jan 2017

Column: The International Alliance for Responsible Drinking - Digest

Once a month, the drinks industry-funded International Alliance for Responsible Drinking, which covers alcohol policies worldwide, looks at what's going on in-market to promote a responsible role for alcohol in society.


What's coming up in spirits in 2017? - Predictions for the Year Ahead - Comment 19 Jan 2017

Column: Comment - Spirits - A Word with Woodard

Following on from Chris Losh's look at the year ahead for wine and Stephen Beaumont's consideration of the future for beer, Richard Woodard looks at how the white spirits segment is shaping up for 2017.


Remy Cointreau's Q3 & YTD results - Preview 18 Jan 2017

Column: just the Preview

On Thursday, Remy Cointreau will release its third quarter and year-to-date sales figures. Here, just-drinks takes a closer look at the spirits group's highlights during the three months to the end of December. 


What's coming up in beer in 2017? - Predictions for the Year Ahead - Comment 17 Jan 2017

Column: Comment - Beer - Beaumont's Brews

Our series of category forecasts continues. After Chris Losh shared his wine predictions last week, here's Stephen Beaumont to tell us how he sees the beer sector shaping up in 2017.


Robinsons Brewery's Beardo and Mojo craft beers - Product Launch 17 Jan 2017

Column: The Launch Pad - Product Launches

UK brewery Robinsons has developed two new craft bottled beers as it looks to capitalise on demand for the segment in the country's off-premise. 


Arbikie Highland Estate's AK’S Gin - Product Launch 16 Jan 2017

Column: The Launch Pad - Product Launches

Scottish distillery Arbikie Highland Estate has launched its second permanent gin brand, AK’S Gin.


Pernod Ricard's Absolut Lime - Product Launch 16 Jan 2017

Column: The Launch Pad - Product Launches

Pernod Ricard has introduced a new Absolut vodka flavour to the US market.


The Coca-Cola Co's Simply Peach, Simply Lemonade with Strawberry - Product Launch 13 Jan 2017

Column: The Launch Pad - Product Launches

The Coca-Cola Co has added two new juice variants to its Simply portfolio in the US.


Emperador's The Dalmore 50-year-old - Product Launch 12 Jan 2017

Column: The Launch Pad - Product Launches

Emperador's Scotch whisky unit, Whyte & Mackay, has released a 50-year-old expression of The Dalmore to mark master distiller Richard Paterson's 50th year in the Scotch industry.


"The worst thing you can do in luxury is send inconsistent brand messages" - Interview Tareef Shawa, Pernod Ricard luxury & customer relationship management director 12 Jan 2017

Column: just the Answer

Tareef Shawa joined Pernod Ricard in 2014, bringing with him luxury credentials from American Express's invitation-only Centurion division, as well as seven years at LVMH's Louis Vuitton as director of global client development. Speaking to just-drinks in London this week, the group's luxury & customer relationship management director discusses the concept of luxury, its role within Pernod and how to quantify the success of luxury events.


Sportables' Workout Tea - Product Launch 12 Jan 2017

Column: The Launch Pad - Product Launches

Missouri-based Sportables has launched a range of flavoured teas designed to reduce post-workout recovery time.


What's coming up in wine in 2017? - Predictions for the Year Ahead - Comment 12 Jan 2017

Column: Comment - Wine - The Losh Cause

Throughout this month, just-drinks' regular category commentators will be sharing their predictions for the year ahead. First up is Chris Losh, who flags what we should look out for in 2017.


Phrooti Fruit-Infused Water - Product Launch 11 Jan 2017

Column: The Launch Pad - Product Launches

UK company Phrooti has released two fruit-flavoured waters under its namesake brand in the country.


AG Barr's Rockstar Revolt - Product Launch 11 Jan 2017

Column: The Launch Pad - Product Launches

AG Barr has launched a new range of energy drinks under the Rockstar brand.


Hine's 1987 Vintage Cognacs - Product Launch 10 Jan 2017

Column: The Launch Pad - Product Launches

Hine has released two Cognacs from the 1987 vintage. The pair comprises a Jarnac-matured and an early-landed expression. 


Drinks as investments, Heineken's UK pub play and the growing workload for listed companies - The just-drinks Analyst 10 Jan 2017

Column: The just-drinks Analyst

Former Nomura analyst Ian Shackleton returns today for his first look at the drinks industry in 2017. How well-buffed is his crystal ball?


E&J Gallo's Barefoot Pink Pinot Grigio - Product Launch 9 Jan 2017

Column: The Launch Pad - Product Launches

E&J Gallo has launched a Pink Pinot Grigio, under its Barefoot Wine & Bubbly brand in the UK.


Constellation Brands eyes raw materials US move to combat Trump border tax 9 Jan 2017

Column: just On Call

Constellation Brands is considering shifting the purchase of several raw materials from Mexico to the US, should the country's president-elect Donald Trump implement a so-called border tax between the neighbouring nations.


Constellation Brands and the health of its beer business - Analysis 6 Jan 2017

Column: The Launch Pad - Product Launches

Constellation Brands' Mexican beer unit has proved to be a powerhouse for the company. Quarter after quarter, analysts have praised the performance of Corona and Modelo in the US as the company moved to buy and build new breweries to keep up with demand. 


The Boston Beer Co's Samuel Adams Hopscape & Fresh as Helles - Product Launch 6 Jan 2017

Column: The Launch Pad - Product Launches

The Boston Beer Co has unveiled its latest seasonal Samuel Adams beers, Hopscape and Fresh as Helles.


Constellation Brands invests in Catoctin Creek Distilling Co 6 Jan 2017

Column: just On Call

Constellation Brands has continued its recent spending spree with a minority investment in rye whiskey and gin producer Catoctin Creek. 


How can Cognac bridge the gap between China and the US? - Comment 5 Jan 2017

Column: Comment - Spirits - A Word with Woodard

To coincide with the release of just-drinks latest Spirits Essentials coverage, Richard Woodard considers the dangers facing the Cognac segment if it continues to operate solely at the extremes of China and the US.


AG Barr's Funkin Pro Beetroot Shrub Syrup - Product Launch 4 Jan 2017

Column: The Launch Pad - Product Launches

AG Barr has teamed up with Jägermeister-owner Mast Jägermeister to add a beetroot flavour to its range of Funkin cocktail syrups.


The Fladgate Partnership's Taylor's 1967 Single Harvest Port - Product Launch 4 Jan 2017

Column: The Launch Pad - Product Launches

The Fladgate Partnership has released the fourth in a series of 50-year-old Tawny Ports. 


Samuel Smith's Organic Perry - Product Launch 4 Jan 2017

Column: The Launch Pad - Product Launches

UK brewer Samuel Smith’s has readied the US launch of its Organic Perry.


The Umbrella Project's Umbrella Alcoholic Ginger Beer - Product Launch 3 Jan 2017

Column: The Launch Pad - Product Launches

The Umbrella Project has released the first product from its new north London brewery.


Diageo's Lagavulin 1991 - Product Launch 3 Jan 2017

Column: The Launch Pad - Product Launches

Diageo has released a limited edition Lagavulin to see out the distillery's bicentenary year.


Sula Vineyards’ Eclipse blended whisky - Product Launch 3 Jan 2017

Column: The Launch Pad - Product Launches

Indian wine company Sula Vineyards has launched a premium blended whisky called Eclipse, the third spirit brand in its portfolio after Janus and the premium Cognac-style grape brandy J.

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