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Research in Focus - How Can 100% Juice Stay Strong in the Gulf States? 23 Sep 2014

Column: Research in Focus

Last year, the Middle East and Africa (MENA) accounted for just 8% of total juice volumes. Yet, this unremarkable position in the global juice category belies a very strong regional growth story, with high single-digit growth in the region’s most important national markets.


Comment - Soft Drinks & Bottled Water - 2014 to be Groundhog Year for Western Europe 23 Sep 2014

Column: Comment - Soft Drinks & Water - A Bit of Corbett

The markets of Western Europe have long been the engine for soft drinks companies, generating steady returns and providing a dependable working environment. But, the global economic downturn has hit the region hard. Richard Corbett surveys the wreckage.


Product Launch - GLOBAL: Pernod Ricard's The Glenlivet Winchester Collection 23 Sep 2014

Column: The Launch Pad - Product Launches

Pernod Ricard has launched a series of 50-year-old single malt expressions under its The Glenlivet Scotch whisky brand.


Product Launch – UK: Beam Suntory's The Ardmore Legacy 18 Sep 2014

Column: The Launch Pad - Product Launches

Beam Suntory is lining up the launch of a new core expression of its Ardmore single malt.


Editor's Viewpoint - Wine in the UK: Tell Us Something We Don't Know 18 Sep 2014

Column: Editor's Viewpoint

Yesterday afternoon, here in London, the UK's Wine and Spirit Trade Association hosted its annual conference. Headlining the show was Sir John Hegarty, co-founder of the Bartle Bogle Hegarty advertising agency and best known for creating the Levi 501 ads and the 'Vorsprung Durch Technik' tagline for Audi.


Product Launch - US: Gruppo Campari's Espolon Anejo 18 Sep 2014

Column: The Launch Pad - Product Launches

The US arm of Campari has released an anejo extension of Espolon Tequila in US.


Comment - Spirits - Scottish Independence and the Scotch Whisky Industry 18 Sep 2014

Column: Comment - Spirits - Buxton: Banging the Dram

The time is finally here: Today, Scotland decides. Will The Union remain or is Scotland set to declare its independence from the UK? With the country taking to the polls, Ian Buxton takes one final look at what the result of the vote will mean for the Scotch whisky industry.


Product Launch - GLOBAL: Moet Hennessy's Hennessy Edition Particuliere 17 Sep 2014

Column: The Launch Pad - Product Launches

Moet Hennessy is set to release Edition Particuliere, a super high-end Cognac that contains eaux-de-vie that is over 100 years old.


Product Launch - INDIA: SABMiller's Miller Ace 17 Sep 2014

Column: The Launch Pad - Product Launches

The Indian division of SABMiller has released an extension of its Miller beer brand in the country.


Product Launch - US: Lucas Bols' Bols Pumpkin Spice 17 Sep 2014

Column: The Launch Pad - Product Launches

Lucas Bols has launched a pumpkin spice variant of its Bols liqueur brand for autumn in the US.


Product Launch - US: Berry Bros & Rudd's The Glenrothes 1992 Vintage 17 Sep 2014

Column: The Launch Pad - Product Launches

Berry Bros & Rudd has lined up the second edition of the 1992 Glenrothes single malt in the US.


Product Launch - US: Beam Suntory's Pinnacle CranApple Vodka 16 Sep 2014

Column: The Launch Pad - Product Launches

Beam Suntory has launched a new cranberry and apple flavoured variant of its Pinnacle vodka brand for the US autumn.


Focus - Government, Industry want Minimum Alcohol Pricing in Scotland 16 Sep 2014

Column: Focus

Although the Scottish Government's initiative to put a minimum unit pricing (MUP) on alcohol has been referred to the European Court of Justice, some members of Scotland's alcohol industry are backing the initiative to tackle alcohol harm in the country.


Comment - Wine - Can the New World Learn a Lesson from the Old? 16 Sep 2014

Column: Comment - Wine - The Losh Cause

This month, Chris Losh turns his attention to Chile, a wine-producing nation that could be on the cusp of something big, provided it looks to the past to help model its future.


Product Launch - GLOBAL: Diageo's Special Releases 2014 16 Sep 2014

Column: The Launch Pad - Product Launches

Diageo has released full details of its annual line of special release single malt Scotch whiskies.


Product Launch - US: Brown-Forman's Southern Comfort Gingerbread Spice 15 Sep 2014

Column: The Launch Pad - Product Launches

Brown-Forman is launching a gingerbread spice variant of its liqueur brand Southern Comfort in the US.


Product Launch - GLOBAL: Patron Spirits' Patron Citrónge Lime 15 Sep 2014

Column: The Launch Pad - Product Launches

Patron Spirits has released a lime-flavoured extension of its Patrón Citrónge liqueur brand.


Editor's Viewpoint – Heineken's 'No' Cuts SABMiller Options as Anheuser-Busch InBev Looms Large 15 Sep 2014

Column: Editor's Viewpoint

Heineken's announcement earlier today of an approach by SABMiller confirms what some observers have warned in recent months: The 'Mega-Merger' is most definitely on.


International Scientific Forum on Alcohol Research Critique 147: Association of Alcohol Intake with Different Types of Breast Cancer 11 Sep 2014

Column: Critiques from the International Scientific Forum on Alcohol Research

The study concerned is based on a large number of women participating in a clinical trial (enhanced screening for certain cancers versus routine care) focusing on prostate, lung, colorectal, and ovarian cancer.


Product Launch - US: Heaven Hill Distilleries' Parker’s Heritage Collection 2014 11 Sep 2014

Column: The Launch Pad - Product Launches

Heaven Hill Distilleries has announced the release of this year's iteration of its Parker's Heritage Collection.


Editor's Viewpoint - Guinness: A Great Day for St James's Gate 10 Sep 2014

Column: Editor's Viewpoint

Today's official opening of the new Guinness production facility at the brand's St James's Gate site in the centre of Dublin stands in marked contrast to how the plot's future looked less than ten years ago. It is refreshing to see – for whatever reason - a plc the size of Diageo bowing to a brand's provenance, even if such nods are a rarity these days.


Product Launch - UK: Douglas Laing & Co's Timorous Beastie 10 Sep 2014

Column: The Launch Pad - Product Launches

Douglas Laing & Co is set to release a Highland “vatted” malt in the UK.


Product Launch - US: Yaguara Cachaça 10 Sep 2014

Column: The Launch Pad - Product Launches

The Camargo family from Brazil has partnered with UK entrepreneur Hamilton Lowe to launch its Yaguara cachaça in the US.


Product Launch - TRAVEL RETAIL: Beam Suntory's Courvoisier Extravagance 10 Sep 2014

Column: The Launch Pad - Product Launches

Beam Suntory has launched an extension of its Courvoisier Cognac brand in the Travel Retail channel.


Product Launch - US: Crimson Wine Group's Luminary 9 Sep 2014

Column: The Launch Pad - Product Launches

Crimson Wine Group has rolled out a US wine that has been sourced from vines grown in the states of California and Washington.


Editor's Viewpoint - William Grant & Sons' Move for Drambuie: It Had to be You 9 Sep 2014

Column: Editor's Viewpoint

While it was a predictable bit of business, William Grant & Sons' purchase of Drambuie – announced yesterday – still carries a slight element of surprise to it for me.


Product Launch - GLOBAL: Pernod Ricard's The Glenlivet Nadurra First Fill Selection 9 Sep 2014

Column: The Launch Pad - Product Launches

Pernod Ricard has lined up the launch of the second Nàdurra expression for The Glenlivet single malt Scotch whisky brand through its Chivas Brothers division.


Comment - Soft Drinks & Water - Russia in Turmoil 9 Sep 2014

Column: Comment - Soft Drinks & Water - What Does Ray Say?

Ray Rowlands of Drinksinfo Ltd takes a look at the changing face of the Russian beverage market and reviews the impact of the current economic and political situation on the country’s demand for soft drinks.


Product Launch - US: Diageo's Ciroc Pineapple 8 Sep 2014

Column: The Launch Pad - Product Launches

Diageo has launched a fifth flavoured variant of its Sean Combs-backed vodka brand Ciroc.


Product Launch - GLOBAL: William Grant & Sons' The Balvenie Fifty 8 Sep 2014

Column: The Launch Pad - Product Launches

William Grant & Sons has released two limited-edition 50-year-old expressions of its The Balvenie single malt Scotch whisky.

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