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Irish whiskey eyes a slice of Scotch's global pie

We've had a reminder this month of the high levels of investment being ploughed into the renaissance of Irish whiskey by emerging players....

Will Remy come off worse in China Cognac recovery?

China remains a source of much concern for high-end spirits producers, none more so than Remy Cointreau....

Can Absolut's US Headache be Soothed by Elyx?

Late last month, in Pernod Ricard's full-year results, the spirits company flagged a tough time for Absolut vodka. Richard Woodard surveys t...

Pernod believes China potential still 'huge'

Pernod Ricard has quantified its claim that China is showing signs of improvement, but conceded that growth will be driven by the more “affo...

Latest Interviews

just the Answer: Pernod Ricard's Nick Blacknell 14 Jul 2014

Andy Morton

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”.


Interview - Pernod Ricard Sub-Saharan Africa MD 6 Jun 2014

Olly Wehring

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.

Latest News

Drinks firms to tighten up social media practices 1 Oct 2014

James Wilmore

Thirteen leading drinks companies – including Diageo and Anheuser-Busch InBev – have launched a new set of social media guidelines aiming to stop content reaching children.


Diageo's Johnnie Walker hit by Travel Retail slump 30 Sep 2014

Andy Morton

Diageo's Johnnie Walker brand was one of the main losers last year as global Travel Retail trends reversed in Asia-Pacific and volumes fell.


DS Services lines up ex-Pernod Ricard exec as COO 29 Sep 2014

Andy Morton

DS Services of America has appointed a former Pernod Ricard USA executive as its new COO.


just a While Ago - On 26 September in... 26 Sep 2014

Olly Wehring

Here's a look at what was happening on this day in...


Pernod Ricard's Martell Premier Voyage 26 Sep 2014

Andy Morton

Pernod Ricard has opened the order book on a limited edition Martell Cognac that comes with a EUR10,000 price tag.

Latest blogs

Press pack prefer to probe Pernod Ricard in private 28 Aug 2014

Andy Morton

Does Pernod Ricard have something to hide? In a press conference after the release of full-year results today, only a quarter of the 100 minutes were given over to questions from journalists.


Whisky and the Windsors - a right royal pairing 27 May 2014

Andy Morton

The UK's rock star royals Will and Kate are set to give their son George his first taste of Scotch whisky this week. Not literally, of course.

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