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just the Facts

The key facts behind the latest news stories.



just the Facts - Casa Noble Tequila 13 Aug 2014

Earlier today, Constellation Brands announced it is branching out into Tequila with the acquisition of Casa Noble . Here just-drinks takes a more detailed look at the brand:


just the Facts - Diageo in the US 30 May 2014

Yesterday (29 May), Diageo announced its intention to spend US$115m on a new whiskey distillery in the US. Here, we look at the company's existing production footprint in the country.


just The Facts - Drambuie 22 May 2014

The owner of Drambuie today (22 May) confirmed that the liqueur is up for sale. Here, just-drinks takes a closer look at the brand.


just The Facts - Carlsberg's Tuborg brand 19 May 2014

Carlsberg today launched a new campaign for its Tuborg beer as it targets 18- to 22-year-olds, particularly in Eastern Europe. Here's just-drinks takes a look at the lager brand and its position in the global market.


just the Facts - Emperador Inc 9 May 2014

After months of speculation, a buyer for Scotch whisky producer Whyte & Mackay finally emerged today (9 May). Philippines-based Emperador Inc has agreed to acquire the business from Diageo-controlled United Spirits for GBP430m (US$729m). Here, just-drinks offers a more detailed look at Emperador:


just the Facts - Kenwood Vineyards 24 Apr 2014

Earlier today (24 April), Pernod Ricard announced its intention to acquire Kenwood Vineyards in the US. Here's a look at some facts and figures on Kenwood.


just the Facts - Top 10 Australian Wine Export Markets by Volume, Value 16 Apr 2014

Earlier today (16 April) Wine Australia released a report on category exports in the 12 months to the end of March. Here we detail the top 10 markets by volume and value and how they performed:


just the Facts - Ireland's Whiskey Distilleries 9 Apr 2014

Earlier today, the Irish Whiskey Association came into being. Here, courtesy of the new trade body, is a map of Ireland's whiskey distilleries.


just the Facts - Pernod Ricard's Becherovka 3 Apr 2014

Earlier this week, reports broke that Pernod Ricard is looking to sell its Becherovka Czech liqueur brand. Here's a list of facts about Becherovka.


just the Facts - Top US Craft Brewers in 2013 31 Mar 2014

Earlier today (31 March), US trade body The Brewers Association released a list of the largest craft brewers in the country in volume terms. Here is a list of the top 50.


just the Facts - Top US Brewers in 2013 31 Mar 2014

Earlier today (31 March), US trade body The Brewers Association released a list of the largest brewers in the country in volume terms.


just the Facts - Spirits Acquisition Multiples, 2001 to Present Day 16 Jan 2014

Eyebrows rose earlier this week at the US$16bn that Suntory is set to pay for Beam Inc. At 20 times the company's EBITDA, the transaction is at the more expensive end of the scale. Here, courtesy of analysts at Nomura, we list the multiples of spirits purchases this Century.


just the Facts – Casks from the Cooperage 15 Jan 2014

Greetings from Jerez in southern Spain, the home of the Sherry industry. I'm here with Edrington to learn about the importance of Sherry casks to the producers of Scotch whisky.


just the Facts - Budejovicky Budvar 30 Oct 2013

This week, just-drinks is in Czech, visiting Budejovicky Budvar. Ahead of an interview with the brewer's general director, which will run next week, here are some facts about the firm, its home town, its facilities, and its brands.


just the Facts - Tilaknagar Industries 8 Aug 2013

Earlier this week, Tilaknagar Industries posted its Q1 results. At the same time, local reports suggested that Suntory and Pernod Ricard are both considering making a move to buy a 15% to 20% stake in the Indian spirits firm.


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