The whisk(e)y category in the US – particularly Bourbon - has been stealing a significant march on vodka in recent months, but can this be s...
We've had a reminder this month of the high levels of investment being ploughed into the renaissance of Irish whiskey by emerging players....
Heineken's announcement earlier today of an approach by SABMiller confirms what some observers have warned in recent months: The 'Mega-Merge...
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 marke...
Earlier this year, the Worshipful Company of Distillers held a lively debate in London on the future of rum. Afterwards, just-drinks spoke to Nick Blacknell, Havana Club's international marketing director for Pernod Ricard, to discuss digital, diversity and the debate's motion “The future for rum lies with connoisseurs not clubbers”.
After 18 years in Latin America, Laurent Pillet moved to sub-Saharan Africa in 2011 to head up Pernod Ricard's operations in the region. At the French company's Capital Markets Day this week, just-drinks sat down with Pillet to discuss the past, present and future for Pernod in the region.
Diageo has announced a tie-up with the organiser of the Formula One motor racing season that will see its Johnnie Walker brand become the sport's “Official Whisky”.
Diageo has released full details of its annual line of special release single malt Scotch whiskies.
Both Heineken and SABMiller have declined to comment on reports linking the two brewers to takeover negotiations.
Rising sales of Cognac in the US and sub-Saharan Africa have offset a sharp decline for the category in China, according to latest figures.
Pernod Ricard's UK boss has been elected as the new chairman of the Wine and Spirit Trade Association.
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.
Diageo and Brown-Forman have been at loggerheads the past week over what is best for the Tennessee whiskey category.
Diageo plc - Mergers & Acquisitions (M&A), Partnerships & Al
MarketLine's Company Mergers & Acquisitions (M&A), Partnerships & Alliances and Investments reports offer a comprehensive breakdown of the organic and inorganic growth activity undertaken by an organi...
- Comment - Heineken's 'No' Cuts SABMiller Options
- Scottish Independence and Scotch Whisky
- Irish whiskey eyes a slice of Scotch's global pie
- SABMiller spurned by Heineken: The start of the en
- Can the New World Learn a Lesson from the Old?
- Patron Spirits' Patron Citrónge Lime
- Diageo's Special Releases 2014
- LIVE BLOG: Industry responds to Scotland 'No' vote
- Heineken rejects SABMiller purchase proposal
- Diageo ups Johnnie Walker Formula One presence