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Comment - Spirits - How Cognac Views the China Storm 28 Jul 2015

Column: Comment - Spirits - Buxton: Banging the Dram

Ian Buxton has just returned from Cognac. Much as he expected to see a gloomy fug over the region, he was surprised by the upbeat air among its spirits producers.


Editor's Viewpoint - Has Diageo added Beer to its 'Non-Core' List? 28 Jul 2015

Column: Editor's Viewpoint

Diageo's exit from its beer joint-venture in South Africa and Namibia comes at the same time as observers are considering what else the company defines as non-core to its business. The move suggests to many – and, initially, to me also – that beer is next on the group's non-core list.


just the Facts - Diageo, Heineken and Namibian Breweries Ltd in South Africa and Namibia 28 Jul 2015

Column: just the Facts

Earlier today, Diageo and Heineken announced the dissolution of their joint venture in South Africa and Namibia with Namibian Breweries Ltd (NBL). Here are the full details behind the transaction.


Product Launch - Takara Shuzo's Tomatin Contrast, Cù Bòcan The Bourbon Edition 27 Jul 2015

Column: The Launch Pad - Product Launches

Contrast is a two pack which offers a comparison between Bourbon- and Sherry-matured whiskies from Tomatin Distillery.


Diageo Q4 & FY - Preview 27 Jul 2015

Column: just the Preview

On Thursday (30 July), Diageo will report its full-year results. Here, just-drinks takes a look at how the group has fared in its final quarter, the three months to the end of June:


just a Moment With … Dan Liguori, CEO of Zodiac Spirits 27 Jul 2015

Column: just a Moment With...

This week, we speak to the CEO of Zodiac Spirits, and just-drinks subscriber, Dan Liguori.


Product Launch - West Cork Distillers' The Pogues Irish whiskey 24 Jul 2015

Column: The Launch Pad - Product Launches

West Cork Distillers has teamed up with Irish folk/pop group The Pogues to create an Irish whiskey of the same name.


Product Launch – Edrington's The Macallan Rare Cask 24 Jul 2015

Column: The Launch Pad - Product Launches

Edrington is set to release an extension of its The Macallan single malt Scotch whisky.


Editor's Viewpoint - Is Diageo approaching its "Et tu, Brute" Moment? 24 Jul 2015

Column: Editor's Viewpoint

It would be very easy to get carried away by the latest stirrings from Diageo over in the US. Indeed, when the Securities & Exchange Commission comes knocking, it would take a particularly ignorant person to not get carried away. But, is this as big a deal as it at first seems?


SABMiller, Carlsberg, Heineken: Poland's beer itch – Focus 24 Jul 2015

Column: Focus

As the third-largest beer market in Europe, Poland plays a sizable part in the fortunes of three of the world's largest brewers. As market leader, SABMiller is particularly keen that the country's consumers keep on chugging.


International Scientific Forum on Alcohol Research Critique 167: What Determines a Person’s Belief that "Alcohol is Heart-Healthy?" 24 Jul 2015

Column: Critiques from the International Scientific Forum on Alcohol Research

The ISFAR forum considered a recent paper that was based on data from more than 5,000 adults participating in an internet-based survey, which sought to determine the perceptions of subjects on the relation of alcohol to heart disease, and how these perceptions resulted in particular behaviours related to alcohol consumption.


Dr Pepper Snapple Group sees merit in smaller packs - just On Call 24 Jul 2015

Column: just On Call

Dr Pepper Snapple Group will look at smaller pack sizes to improve price/mix.


SABMiller's Q1 Sales Performance by Region - Focus 23 Jul 2015

Column: Focus

In a trading update earlier today, SABMiller posted a 3% lift in group sales in its fiscal first quarter, as volumes held steady. Here we look at the three-month performance by region.


Dr Pepper Snapple Group's Q2 Performance - Focus 23 Jul 2015

Column: Focus

Dr Pepper Snapple Group today posted an increase in second quarter profits and sales, although growth was slowed by negative ForEx.


just the Winners - International Wine & Spirit Competition 2015: The Trophy Winners 23 Jul 2015

Column: just the Winners

Earlier today (23 July), the International Wine & Spirit Competition released the list of full winners for spirits for 2015. Here is the list of trophy winners.


just the Winners - International Wine & Spirit Competition 2015: Non-Scotch Whisky 23 Jul 2015

Column: just the Winners

Earlier today (23 July), the International Wine & Spirit Competition released the list of full winners for spirits for 2015. Here is the list of 'gold outstanding' and 'gold' winners for whisky, not including Scotch.


just the Winners - International Wine & Spirit Competition 2015: Scotch Whisky 23 Jul 2015

Column: just the Winners

Earlier today (23 July), the International Wine & Spirit Competition released the list of full winners for spirits for 2015. Here is the list of 'gold outstanding' and 'gold' winners for Scotch whisky.


just the Winners - International Wine & Spirit Competition 2015: Fruit Spirits, Gin, Liqueurs, Rum, Soju, Tequila, Vermouth, Vodka 23 Jul 2015

Column: just the Winners

Earlier today (23 July), the International Wine & Spirit Competition released the list of full winners for spirits for 2015. Here is the list of 'gold outstanding' and 'gold' winners for Fruit Spirits, Gin, Liqueurs, Rum, Soju, Tequila, Vermouth and Vodka.


just the Winners - International Wine & Spirit Competition 2015: Absinthe, Aquavit, Armagnac, Brandy, Calvados, Cognac 23 Jul 2015

Column: just the Winners

Earlier today (23 July), the International Wine & Spirit Competition released the list of full winners for spirits for 2015. Here is the list of 'gold outstanding' and 'gold' winners for Absinthe, Aquavit, Armagnac, Brandy, Calvados and Cognac.


just the Facts - Empresa Brasileira de Bebidas e Alimentos 23 Jul 2015

Column: just the Facts

Earlier today, Britvic announced the purchase of Brazilian soft drinks company Empresa Brasileira de Bebidas e Alimentos (EBBA).


just On Call - US price/mix focus drives US growth for Coca-Cola Co 22 Jul 2015

Column: just On Call

The Coca-Cola Co has said smaller pack sizes are driving "a tremendous amount of positive growth" in the US as it looks to drive performance through improving price/mix.


Focus - Coca-Cola Co's H1 & Q2 Performance by Region 22 Jul 2015

Column: Focus

Earlier today (22 July), The Coca-Cola Co reported a 3.3% slip in sales in its second quarter. Here, just-drinks takes a look at how each region has performed for the soft drinks giant in both the three months and six months to the end of June:


Product Launch - Quintessential Brands' Thomas Dakin Gin 22 Jul 2015

Column: The Launch Pad - Product Launches

Quintessential Brands has released a gin named after what it claims is the founder of the world’s oldest gin distillers in 1761.


Product Launch - Malones Whiskey Co's Vardys Moonshine 22 Jul 2015

Column: The Launch Pad - Product Launches

Malones Whiskey Co has rolled out two new ready-to-serve variants under its Vardys Moonshine brand in the UK and Ireland.


Product Launch - Bacardi's Bacardi Tangerine 21 Jul 2015

Column: The Launch Pad - Product Launches

Bacardi has added a further extension to its flavoured rum portfolio in the US.


just On Call - Remy Martin dodges China's volatile stock market 21 Jul 2015

Column: just On Call

Recent stock market volatility in China has not impacted consumer demand for Cognac, according to Remy Cointreau CFO Luca Marotta.


Remy Cointreau's Q1 Performance by Region, Brand - Focus 21 Jul 2015

Column: Focus

In a trading update earlier today, Remy Cointreau posted a near-4% lift in reported sales. Here, just-drinks takes a closer look at the company's sales performance by region and brand in the three months to the end of June.


Bacardi's Banks Buy: Are Big Spirits Companies Failing to Innovate? - Comment 21 Jul 2015

Column: Comment - Spirits - A Word with Woodard

Earlier this month, Bacardi announced its purchase of Banks, a Mauritius-based range of rums. Why would a company whose name is synonymous with the rum category - almost transcends it - buy a rum brand? Richard Woodard investigates.


just the Preview - The Coca-Cola Co's Q2 21 Jul 2015

Column: just the Preview

The Coca-Cola Co will report its first-half and second-quarter results tomorrow (22 July). Here, just-drinks takes a look at the group's highs and lows in the three months to the end of June.


just the Preview - SABMiller's Q1 20 Jul 2015

Column: just the Preview

SABMiller will release a first-quarter trading update on Thursday (23 July). Here, just-drinks looks back at the beer producer's activities in the three months to the end of June.

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