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Brown-Forman reported a strong set of YTD results earlier todayFocus - Brown-Forman's YTD Performance by Region, Brand

5 March 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.

just On Call - US vodka hit by "flavour fatigue" - Brown Forman CEO

5 December 2013

Brown-Forman's CEO has said “flavour fatigue” in the US vodka category may be pushing consumers towards Jack Daniel's extensions such as Tennessee Honey.

Focus - Brown-Forman's H1 Performance by Region, Brand

4 December 2013

Today, Brown-Forman posted a rise in sales and profits in its first-half results, helped by the performance of its whiskey brands. Here just-drinks takes a closer look at the company's performance by region and brand in the six months to the end of October.

EUROPE/US: Brown-Forman to centralise Europe management operations

27 September 2013

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

Focus - Brown-Forman's Q1 Performance by Region, Brand

28 August 2013

Brown-Forman reported a slight dip in first-quarter profits today (28 August). Here, just-drinks takes a look at the company's performance by brand and region:

just the Winners - International Spirits Challenge 2013: Brandy, Gin, Liqueurs, Rum, Tequila, Vodka

25 July 2013

Last week, the International Spirits Challenge all of its gold medal and trophy-winning spirits brands for 2013. Here is the list of brandy, gin, liqueurs, rum, tequila and vodka winners.

Focus - Brown-Forman's FY Performance by Region, Brand

5 June 2013

Brown-Forman posted a rise in profits for its fiscal full year today (5 June), with sales in the nine-month period also growing. Here, just-drinks takes a closer look at the company's performance in the period by region and brand.

just the Facts – The Power 100 2013

24 May 2013

Earlier this week, brand valuation consultancy Intangible Business released the results of its latest survey of the world's spirits brands. Here's a look at the top ten, along with the methodology used to draw up 'The Power 100'.

just the Winners - International Spirits Challenge 2013: Gin, vodka, Tequila, liqueurs

26 April 2013

Late last week, the gold medal winners in the gin, vodka, Tequila and liqueurs sub-categories of this year's International Spirits Challenge were announced.

Focus - Brown-Forman's YTD Performance by Region, Brand

6 March 2013

Today (6 March), Brown-Forman posted a rise in profits for its fiscal year-to-date, with sales in the nine-month period growing by 4%. Here, just-drinks takes a closer look at the company's performance in the period by region and brand.

Comment - Spirits - Vodka Can Go Far

22 January 2013

A new year, a new commentator. Taking the baton for white spirits, we welcome back just-drinks' former deputy editor, Chris Mercer, to cast his watchful eye over all things white. This month: Vodka.

GLOBAL: Diageo leads Pernod Ricard in top-end vodka fight - analyst

16 January 2013

Pernod Ricard's super-premium vodkas lack the depth to compete with Diageo's as vodka continues its value boom, an analyst has said.

The just-drinks Interview - Paul Varga, CEO of Brown-Forman - Part II

18 December 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.

The just-drinks Interview - Paul Varga, CEO of Brown-Forman - Part I

13 December 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.

just On Call - Southern Comfort seeing "dramatic" recovery - Brown-Forman

13 December 2012

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

Comment - Brown-Forman brands that have hit the mark

7 December 2012

It has been a strong first-half for Brown-Forman's portfolio of brands, but not all of them have hit the mark. Here, just-drinks takes a look at three that have done the company proud, and one that has blotted the copybook. Or has it?

US: Brown-Forman posts healthy H1 as margins improve

5 December 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.

US: Brown-Forman targets US$3bn spirits acquisitions - analyst

1 October 2012

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

US: Brown-Forman welcomes strong Q1 performance

29 August 2012

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

Product Launch - UK: Brown-Forman's Finlandia Blackcurrant

1 June 2012

Brown-Forman's Finlandia Blackcurrant

Product Launch - UK: Icely Done's Cocktail Sticks

11 May 2012

Icely Done's Cocktail Sticks

US: Brown-Forman set to pay quarterly dividend

25 January 2012

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

just On Call - Brown-Forman toasts US whisk(e)y boom

9 December 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.

US: Jack Daniel's drives Brown-Forman as H1 figures rise

8 December 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.

Product Launch – TRAVEL RETAIL: Brown-Forman's Finlandia Platinum

5 October 2011

Brown-Forman's Finlandia Platinum

Product Launch - US: Brown-Forman's Finlandia Raspberry Vodka, Finlandia Redberry Vodka

19 July 2011

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

US: Brown-Forman lines up Maximus vodka buy from Altia Corporation

30 June 2011

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

Product Launch - ESTONIA: AS Liviko's Viru Valge Black

20 June 2011

AS Liviko's Viru Valge Black

CHILE/US: Concha y Toro completes Fetzer Vineyards buy

18 April 2011

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

In The Spotlight - A Win-Win for Vina Concha y Toro and Brown-Forman?

3 March 2011

Vina Concha y Toro's deal this week to acquire Brown-Forman's Fetzer Vineyards for US$238m has been welcomed by many observers as a good move for both companies. Here, just-drinks brings you the market reaction.

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