The best views and opinions in beverage industry publishing, all in one place, from just-drinks's monthly columnists and in-house experts.
By: James Wilmore | 16 May 2013
It was always a case of when, not if: Anheuser-Busch InBev has finally launched its Stella Artois cider off-shoot, Cidre, into the US market this week.
By: Andy Morton | 13 May 2013
Gruppo Campari's CEO, Bob Kunze-Concewitz, went a little off-piste in a conference call with analysts today (13 May).
By: Olly Wehring | 8 May 2013
The writing has been on the wall for a while now for the London International Wine Fair. And, yesterday, the event's organisers, Brintex, confirmed what many had long expected: The wine fair is down-grading in both focus and size.
By: Ray Rowlands | 8 May 2013
Ray Rowlands of Drinksinfo Ltd considers some of the product innovations that have shaped the US cola market following news of the pending launch of an omega-3 variant.
By: Olly Wehring | 7 May 2013
Like a royal's obituary, I could have penned this item about Paul Walsh's departure from Diageo quite some time ago. After all, it has been widely known in industry circles for the better part of two years that Walsh was going to call time on his tenure either this year or next.
By: Olly Wehring | 3 May 2013
Yesterday evening, the Worshipful Company of Distillers hosted a debate in London about gin. Up for discussion was the question: “Gin: A tortuous history with a brilliant future?”
By: Olly Wehring | 3 May 2013
The headlines today (3 May) may suggest that minimum unit pricing is on its way in Scotland. But, for those in our industry who oppose the proposal, there's no need to panic yet. There's still a way to go.
By: Chris Losh | 2 May 2013
Whether global warming is fact or fantasy, the wine world is hit hard whenever temperatures don't behave themselves. To mitigate such circumstances, some producers are looking to lesser-known regions - such as Tasmania - for future grape growth. Chris Losh digs deeper.
By: Olly Wehring | 30 April 2013
I can't remember precisely when I first saw the BRIC acronym. Indeed, with only ten years' experience of the drinks industry, it seems to be have been around longer than I have. I can remember, however, how the four markets were heralded as the next big things for the global drinks industry.
By: Larry Nelson | 29 April 2013
This month, Larry Nelson has spotted a flaw in the drinks industry's regulation of its own products.
By: Andy Morton | 29 April 2013
By: Richard Corbett | 23 April 2013
By: Ray Rowlands | 9 April 2013
By: Andy Morton | 8 April 2013
By: Olly Wehring | 5 April 2013
By: Chris Losh | 4 April 2013
By: James Wilmore | 3 April 2013
By: Chris Mercer | 2 April 2013
By: James Wilmore | 28 March 2013
By: Ian Buxton | 25 March 2013
By: Richard Corbett | 21 March 2013
By: James Wilmore | 21 March 2013
By: Andy Morton | 19 March 2013
By: Larry Nelson | 19 March 2013
By: Olly Wehring | 19 March 2013
By: Ray Rowlands | 14 March 2013
By: James Wilmore | 12 March 2013
By: Chris Mercer | 12 March 2013
By: Andy Morton | 11 March 2013
By: Chris Losh | 7 March 2013