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Latest Interviews

just-drinks Interview - Bacardi president & CEO 22 Oct 2013

James Wilmore

Last week, just-drinks ran the first part of an exclusive interview with Bacardi's president & CEO, Ed Shirley. Here, in the second and concluding part, Shirley discusses the group's white spirits brands, emerging markets and the importance of promoting cocktail culture.


The just-drinks Interview - Bacardi CEO - Part I 17 Oct 2013

James Wilmore

As a privately-held company, Bacardi has the luxury of only having to disclose to the wider world what it wants to. But, with a long and rich history, the spirits group is keen to talk up the provenance of its brands. Here, in the first of a two-part exclusive interview, Bacardi's president & CEO, Ed Shirley, talks about the benefits of working for a family-owned firm, the opportunities for its brands and the rise of cocktail culture.

Latest News

Bacardi to fight US football team legal action 21 Jul 2014

James Wilmore

Bacardi has said it “firmly disagrees” with claims by American football team the New England Patriots, which is suing the drinks group for an alleged breach of contract.


C&C Group steps down as Portman Group funder 17 Jul 2014

James Wilmore

C&C Group has left UK drinks industry watchdog the Portman Group after three-and-a-half years as a paying member.


Bacardi teams with Monarq Group in Caribbean 16 Jul 2014

Olly Wehring

Latin America distributor Monarq Group has begun handling several of Bacardi's spirits brands in the Caribbean.


TWE appoints new Middle East, Africa TR boss 11 Jul 2014

James Wilmore

Treasury Wine Estates (TWE) has expanded its global Travel Retail team by appointing a new head for its Middle East and Africa (MEA) unit.


Top firms eye progress on alcohol-harm reduction 10 Jul 2014

Andy Morton

The world's biggest alcohol companies have pledged to accelerate work to address alcohol misuse after releasing a joint report described as a “foundation” for progress.

Latest blogs

Think you know the future for rum? Join the club 9 May 2014

Andy Morton

It was the biggest swing in London since the 60s. Presented with the motion “The future for rum lies with connoisseurs not clubbers”, the audience at last night's Worshipful Company of Distillers debate looked odds-on to uphold it, after a pre-event poll showed a majority in its favour.


The just-drinks Weekly Round-Up 16 Dec 2013

James Wilmore

A look at what was hitting the headlines last week

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