The best views and opinions in beverage industry publishing, all in one place, from just-drinks's monthly columnists and in-house experts.
By: Andy Morton | 6 December 2013
Southern Comfort's marketers like to take their branding cues from the brand's spiritual homeland, New Orleans.
By: Richard Corbett | 27 November 2013
This month, Richard Corbett looks at the changing role of the convenience store when it comes to soft drinks and bottled water sales.
By: James Wilmore | 26 November 2013
Does Diageo really care that it may have to offload a large chunk of Whyte & Mackay? I have the sneaking suspicion that the firm probably doesn't.
By: Olly Wehring | 25 November 2013
It would seem, then, that Whyte & Mackay is poised to welcome yet another new owner in the months to come.
By: Richard Woodard | 14 November 2013
Category definitions are an on-going minefield in parts of the spirits industry. Gin, rum and Tequila have all suffered from muddled thinking. But none compare to what absinthe has experienced. Here, Richard Woodard wages war on the red-tape wretchedness that surrounds the category
By: Andy Morton | 14 November 2013
You just know the IWSC awards are one of the most prestigious events in the drinks annual calender, not because it is held in the medieval Guildhall, one of London's most striking venues.
By: James Wilmore | 6 November 2013
US soft drinks producers will no doubt be glad to see the back of out-going New York City mayor Michael Bloomberg.
By: Olly Wehring | 6 November 2013
The UK-based among you may have witnessed the Guinness takeover of the ad-break in The Jonathan Ross Show late last month. Reaction to the three-minute mock-talk show has been overwhelmingly grim.
By: Ray Rowlands | 5 November 2013
Following recent reports that PepsiCo is planning to launch a premium water brand in the US, Ray Rowlands of Drinksinfo Ltd takes a look at what arch rival Coca-Cola Co is up to in the country’s bottled water market.
By: Chris Losh | 4 November 2013
Suggestions were made in the world's press last week that wine consumers had a new worry, above the prospect of minimum pricing, making decisions on the best closure and too-high or too-low abv options. Chris Losh looks at how the panic exploded, then considers just how ludicrous the suggestion truly is.
By: James Wilmore | 1 November 2013
By: Olly Wehring | 31 October 2013
By: Ian Buxton | 29 October 2013
By: Olly Wehring | 28 October 2013
By: Andy Morton | 24 October 2013
By: Richard Corbett | 24 October 2013
By: Olly Wehring | 24 October 2013
By: Paul Skehan, director general of SpiritsEurope | 22 October 2013
By: James Wilmore | 21 October 2013
By: Richard Woodard | 15 October 2013
By: Ray Rowlands | 10 October 2013
By: Chris Losh | 8 October 2013
By: Olly Wehring | 8 October 2013
By: Larry Nelson | 3 October 2013
By: Olly Wehring | 26 September 2013
By: Ian Buxton | 25 September 2013
By: Olly Wehring | 23 September 2013
By: James Wilmore | 19 September 2013
By: Richard Corbett | 17 September 2013
By: James Wilmore | 12 September 2013