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Brown-Forman's Q1 Performance by Region, Brand

Earlier today, Brown-Forman posted its first-quarter results. Here, just-drinks takes a closer look at the company's performance by region a...

just the Facts – The Power 100 2015

Earlier today (10 June), brand valuation consultancy Intangible Business released the results of its latest survey of the world's wine and s...

Brown-Forman sees "upstarts" hamper vodka pricing

Andy Morton | 3 Dec 2014

The CEO of Brown-Forman has flagged the growth of rival vodka “upstarts” such as Tito's Handmade Vodka as driving a “brutally competitive” vodka category in the US.

M&A Watch - Who's in the Running for Altia Corp?

Stefan Kirk | 4 Sep 2014

Earlier this year, the Finnish Government announced plans to privatise Altia Corp, as part of its programme to raise funds for budget spending.

just the Facts – The Power 100 2014

Olly Wehring | 2 Jun 2014

Earlier today (2 June), brand valuation consultancy Intangible Business released the results of its latest survey of the world's wine and spirits brands. Here's a look at 'The Power 100', along with the methodology used to draw up the list.

Brown-Forman's YTD Performance by Region, Brand

Olly Wehring | 5 Mar 2014

Earlier today (5 March), Brown-Forman posted its Q3 and YTD results. Here, just-drinks takes a closer look at the company's performance by region and brand in the nine months to the end of January.

Latest Interviews

Interview - CEO of Brown-Forman - Part II

Ben Cooper | 18 Dec 2012

In the first part of just-drinks' interview with Paul Varga, the CEO of Brown-Forman discussed the company's portfolio and prospects in emerging markets. In this second - and final - part, Varga details the company's take on the mergers & acquisitions scene in the global spirits industry, and the roll of innovation as an alternative to M&A.

Interview - CEO of Brown-Forman

Ben Cooper | 13 Dec 2012

Earlier this year, Ben Cooper met the CEO of Brown-Forman, Paul Varga, in the company's heartland, the US. In the first instalment of this two-part interview, the two look at Brown-Forman's position in the drinks industry, its portfolio of spirits brands and its prospects and ambitions in the emerging markets.

Latest News

Moet Hennessy launches James Bond, Belvedere ad

Andy Morton | 10 Sep 2015

Moët Hennessy has unveiled the first TV ad for its Belvedere vodka partnership with Spectre, the next James Bond movie.

just the week in - Spirits & Wine

Olly Wehring | 12 Jun 2015

Here's a round-up of this week's highlights in the global spirits & wine categories. We are also running similar round-ups for beer and soft drinks & bottled water.

Brown-Forman launches Finlandia vodka campaign

Lucy Britner | 11 Jun 2015

Brown-Forman is set to roll out a global campaign for its Finlandia vodka brand.

Belvedere vodka tie-up over new James Bond film

James Wilmore | 16 Dec 2014

Belvedere will be the latest vodka to be linked with James Bond after brand owner Moët Hennessy signed a tie-up with the makers of 'Spectre', the next film in the franchise.

Brown-Forman eyeing Scotch, Irish whisk(e)y entry?

James Wilmore | 12 Dec 2014

The head of Brown-Forman has hinted at the prospect of the company building its own Scotch or Irish whisk(e)y production facility as an alternative to an acquisition in either category.

Brown-Forman to centralise Europe management ops

Olly Wehring | 27 Sep 2013

Brown-Forman is set to consolidate its management footprint in Europe through a central head office for the region in Amsterdam.

Southern Comfort seeing "dramatic" recovery

James Wilmore | 13 Dec 2012

Southern Comfort is bouncing back for Brown-Forman with a “dramatic improvement” in US sales, the company has said.

Brown-Forman posts healthy H1 as margins improve

Andy Morton | 5 Dec 2012

Brown-Forman has posted a double-digit increase in H1 net profits as volumes gains and price increases saw it raise its full-year outlook.

Brown-Forman seeks spirits acquisitions - analyst

Andy Morton | 1 Oct 2012

Brown-Forman is ready to dip into a US$3bn warchest to fund a whiskey or vodka acquisition, an analyst has said.

Brown-Forman welcomes strong Q1 performance

James Wilmore | 29 Aug 2012

Brown-Forman has hailed a "great start" to its fiscal year, with rising profits helped by price increases in Q1.

Brown-Forman's Finlandia Blackcurrant

Olly Wehring | 1 Jun 2012

Brown-Forman's Finlandia Blackcurrant

Icely Done's Cocktail Sticks

Andy Morton | 11 May 2012

Icely Done's Cocktail Sticks

Brown-Forman set to pay quarterly dividend

Olly Wehring | 25 Jan 2012

Brown-Forman has confirmed details of its latest dividend payment.

Brown-Forman toasts US whisk(e)y boom

Chris Mercer | 9 Dec 2011

Brown-Forman's CEO has voiced his excitement at a resurgent whisk(e)y market in the US, driven by consumers' taste for luxury and innovations around flavour.

Jack Daniel's drives Brown-Forman as H1 figures ri

Chris Mercer | 8 Dec 2011

Jack Daniel's has helped to drive Brown-Forman to rises in sales and profits for the first half of its fiscal year, but could not prevent the group from trimming its full-year guidance.

Brown-Forman's Finlandia Platinum

Olly Wehring | 5 Oct 2011

Brown-Forman's Finlandia Platinum

Finlandia Raspberry & Redberry vodka editorial team | 19 Jul 2011

Brown-Forman's Finlandia Raspberry Vodka, Finlandia Redberry Vodka

Brown-Forman lines up Maximus vodka buy from Altia editorial team | 30 Jun 2011

Brown-Forman has announced its acquisition of the Maximus vodka brand from Altia.

AS Liviko's Viru Valge Black editorial team | 20 Jun 2011

AS Liviko's Viru Valge Black

Concha y Toro completes Fetzer Vineyards buy editorial team | 18 Apr 2011

Vina Concha y Toro has completed the acquisition of Fetzer Vineyards from Brown-Forman for US$238m.

Brown-Forman declares quartery dividend editorial team | 28 Jan 2011

Brown-Forman has announced details of its latest quarterly dividend payment.

Brown-Forman elects director editorial team | 24 Sep 2010

Jack Daniel's whiskey distiller Brown-Forman has elected Bruce Byrnes to its board of directors.

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