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The BRIC Markets - Where are they now? - Comment

Since almost the turn of the Century, it's been all about the BRICs. Brazil, Russia, India and China have spent the last 16 years as the foc...

Spirits in 2015 - just-drinks Review of the Year

With 2015 drawing to a close, just-drinks looks back at the stories that have made the headlines across the global drinks industry. Here, de...


Lucy Britner | 3 Dec 2015

You can't move for mention of Millennials in the drinks industry these days. As a demographic, the Millennial drinker is the golden goose.


Lucy Britner | 12 Nov 2015

The US has long been perceived as the pot of gold at the end of the spirits rainbow. According to figures released by the country's Distilled Spirits Council (DISCUS), earlier this year, the share for spirits in 2014 rose to 35.2% - US$4.2bn - from 34.7% the prior year, marking the fifth consecutive year of growing market share. Despite the attractive figures, for some, finding the end of the rainbow has proved to be a challenge.


Ben Cooper | 30 Oct 2015

Setting an ambitious target and just failing to meet it is surely better than settling for an easy one and romping home with time to spare but, Ben Cooper writes, when setting stretching sustainability targets, companies risk having to admit failure and are judged harshly when they do.


Andy Morton | 23 Oct 2015

It has been more than a year since Cognac makers such as Pernod Ricard stopped estimating how long it will be before their China markets turn around. The downturn has lasted far longer than these companies expected, and yesterday Pernod's CFO Gilles Bogaert risked little when he predicted that this fiscal year in the country is likely to be similar to the previous one.

Latest Interviews

Andy Morton | 21 Jan 2016

With just seven weeks left until the start of ProWein, just-drinks sat down with lead organiser Michael Degan to ask what makes the wine and spirits show one of the biggest draws on the alcohol calendar. Along the way, Degan reveals why the show is unlikely to get much bigger, discusses the possibility of adding beer to the mix and why German rock bands know their Riesling from their Spatburgunder.


Olly Wehring | 4 Dec 2015

In the second part of this week's just-drinks interview, William Grant & Sons' chief commercial officer, Simon Hunt, discusses the growing role played by craft spirits, the group's core markets and future targets, and the thinking that allowed The Glenlivet to overtake Glenfiddich as the world's biggest-selling single malt Scotch whisky brand.

Latest News

Olly Wehring | 1 Feb 2016

Bacardi has filed a Freedom of Information Act request in the US, after the country's authorities granted licence for Pernod Ricard to renew its registration of the Havana Club trademark in the country.


Andy Morton | 29 Jan 2016

Pernod Ricard has agreed to take majority control of German dry-gin brand Monkey 47, from owners Black Forest Distillers.


Olly Wehring | 29 Jan 2016

The UK arm of Pernod Ricard has released a no-age-statement iteration of its Longmorn single malt Scotch whisky in the country.


Olly Wehring | 28 Jan 2016

Pernod Ricard has confirmed to just-drinks that it will not renew its partnership with the Wimbledon tennis tournament in the UK for the Jacob's Creek wine brand.


Lucy Britner | 26 Jan 2016

In a further step to merge its back office operations, Pernod Ricard will consolidate its Ricard and Pernod human resources divisions in France from 1 April.


Andy Morton | 25 Jan 2016

Pernod Ricard's Jacob's Creek Expedition range - Product Launch


Olly Wehring | 19 Jan 2016

Pernod Ricard's Chivas Brothers division has released a no-age statement expression of its Longmorn single malt Scotch brand.


Olly Wehring | 18 Jan 2016

Bacardi has attacked the US authorities for granting licence for Pernod Ricard to renew its registration of the Havana Club trademark in the country, with Bacardi maintaining that it is "the legitimate owner of the brand".


Olly Wehring | 18 Jan 2016

Pernod Ricard's Cuban JV partner has renewed its registration of the Havana Club trademark in the US following the granting of a "specific licence" from the country's Office of Foreign Assets Control.


Olly Wehring | 15 Jan 2016

Pernod Ricard has released a limited edition bottle for its Martell VS Cognac in the UK off-trade.


Andy Morton | 14 Jan 2016

Pernod Ricard has confirmed the discontinuation of its Absolut Amber brand extension, as its replacement, Oak by Absolut, expands into Travel Retail.


Andy Morton | 6 Jan 2016

Millennials in the US are more likely to equate price with quality when buying spirits, part of a wider trend that is seeing them shun mainstream alcohol, a Nielsen report has said.


Andy Morton | 6 Jan 2016

Pernod Ricard has taken over US distribution of its wine aperitif, Lillet, from William Grant & Sons.


Olly Wehring | 16 Dec 2015

The UK arm of Pernod Ricard has launched its latest anti-drink-driving campaign, in association with the Automobile Association, in the country.


Andy Morton | 11 Dec 2015

Diageo has said it wants to fix its malt Scotch "underperformance" in Travel Retail, with plans to lead the category by 2018.


Lucy Britner | 9 Dec 2015

The CEO of Pernod Ricard has said that Millennial consumers will play a major role in the changing landscape for the spirits industry in the years to come.


Andy Morton | 3 Dec 2015

William Grant & Sons has unveiled plans for a multi-million pound capacity upgrade at its Glenfiddich distillery in Speyside.


Andy Morton | 30 Nov 2015

Luxury rum growth may have passed its peak as new figures forecast a severe slowdown over the next five years. 


Andy Morton | 30 Nov 2015

Scotland's oldest working distillery, Glenturret, has teamed up with Inveralmond Brewery to launch a beer aged in whisky casks.


Andy Morton | 16 Nov 2015

Bacardi's Global Travel Retail unit has launched a new John Dewar & Sons' expression that contains whisky aged for a minimum of 30 years. 


Olly Wehring | 13 Nov 2015

Here's a round-up of this week's top stories in the spirits & wine categories. We also have similar round-ups for beer & cider and soft drinks & water.


Lucy Britner | 13 Nov 2015

Pernod Ricard has added Imperial Neon to its Imperial whisky range in Korea. The company described the whisky as "smooth". 

Latest blogs

Andy Morton | 22 Oct 2015

just-drinks is in Cannes this week at the Tax Free World Association show. Here's the second part of Andy Morton's blog, which will keep you up-to-date at one of the most important dates in the Travel Retail calendar.


Andy Morton | 21 Oct 2015

just-drinks is in Cannes this week the Tax Free World Association show. Here's the second part of Andy Morton's blog, which will keep you up-to-date at one of the most important dates in the Travel Retail calendar.

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