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Craft spirits shake-out will be just the beginning

As just-drinks white spirits commentator, Richard Woodard, noted earlier this month, we are experiencing a latter-day Gin Craze. But, here i...

A Wild Geese, Pernod Ricard conspiracy theory?

In our coverage of the legal ruling in favour of Irish whiskey brand The Wild Geese in Australia yesterday, I sensed a conspiracy theory of...

Richard Woodard | 14 Jul 2016

For years, rum was lined up to be the spirits industry's next big thing. And yet, for all the shining promise of the category's mix of heritage, mixability and positive lifestyle cues, that potential has never quite been fully exploited, particularly in the vital US market. Richard Woodard reports.

Lucy Britner | 7 Jul 2016

The world is so accessible now, it is both overwhelming and tedious at the same time. It takes seconds to find out what is happening on the other side of the world. We know what people are eating, what they are wearing and what they are drinking.

Ben Cooper | 30 Jun 2016

Corporate sustainability strategies are about balancing commercial priorities with environmental and social concerns. Ben Cooper asks whether Heineken has struck the right balance with its decision to embrace motorsport sponsorship.

Richard Woodard | 22 Jun 2016

just-drinks, in association with The IWSR, presents this six-part review of the non-Scotch whisky category. In part four, we turn our attention to the major whisk(e)y brands.

Latest Interviews

Lucy Britner | 12 Jul 2016

Since forming in 1978, privately-owned Halewood Wines & Spirits has quietly carved a niche in the UK's beer, wine, spirits and RTD categories, through the Lambrini, Red Square vodka and Crabbie's Alcoholic Ginger Beer brands. However, performance has suffered in the years following founder John Halewood's death. In the first of a two-part interview, group CEO Stewart Hainsworth talks to just-drinks' deputy editor, Lucy Britner, about his vision for the group's future growth as well as Russian oligarchs and the company's recent stake purchase in The Pogues Irish whiskey.

Andy Morton | 23 Feb 2016

It is late afternoon on what has been a long day. But, Mark Reynier, formerly the head of Bruichladdich and now founder of Renegade Spirits, still has the energy to vent his grievances over the Irish whiskey industry he has inhabited for just over a year.

Latest News

James Atkinson | 16 Aug 2016

Pernod Ricard has blocked an attempt by the owner of rum brand Ron Matusalem to trademark the phrase 'Matusalem The Spirit Of Cuba Libre' in Australia.

Lucy Britner | 11 Aug 2016

Pernod Ricard's Irish unit is to invest EUR11m (US$12.3m) in the redevelopment of its Old Jameson Distillery in Dublin, as it looks to capitalise on the growth of Irish whiskey. 

Lucy Britner | 10 Aug 2016

Pernod Ricard has launched the first in a new series of Jameson whiskeys to the US. 

Olly Wehring | 18 Jul 2016

The Wild Geese Irish whiskey brand has hailed the decision of Australia’s Federal Court to find in its favour in a legal wrangle involving Gruppo Campari’s Wild Turkey Bourbon in the country.

Lucy Britner | 6 Jul 2016

Brown-Forman's Jack Daniel's Tennessee Fire brand continues to see declines in the off-premise, according to the latest Nielsen figures published by Cowen & Co. 

Lucy Britner | 6 Jul 2016

Pernod Ricard has announced the sixth city for its Our/Vodka project. 

Andy Morton | 1 Jul 2016

Pernod Ricard is aiming to revitalise its struggling South Korean unit with fresh blood as part of an employee shake-up.

Andy Morton | 29 Jun 2016

The global spirits category is unlikely to see a major M&A deal in the near future, an analyst has said.

Andy Morton | 29 Jun 2016

Pernod Ricard is to close its Morris Winery in Australia before the end of the year.

Lucy Britner | 28 Jun 2016

The head of Pernod Ricard's UK unit, Denis O'Flynn, has decided to leave the company. 

Olly Wehring | 27 Jun 2016

Pernod Ricard has updated the packaging for the flagship iteration of its Beefeater gin brand.

Olly Wehring | 24 Jun 2016

Yesterday, the UK voted to leave the European Union. The result of the referendum fell 52% in favour of the so-called 'Brexit'. We'll keep you up to date throughout the day on drinks industry reaction.

Andy Morton | 20 Jun 2016

A US turnaround for Absolut vodka is helping owner Pernod Ricard climb back to robust sales growth, an analyst has said.

Lucy Britner | 20 Jun 2016

Pernod Ricard has launched a Strawberry Kiwi pre-mixed Malibu drink to the UK market.

Lucy Britner | 17 Jun 2016

Pernod Ricard will roll out several brands in Cuba, as it looks to capitalise on the country's growing tourism trends.

Lucy Britner | 17 Jun 2016

Pernod Ricard has made a raft of managerial changes in Asia and the Americas, following structural modifications in the regions. 

Lucy Britner | 16 Jun 2016

Pernod Ricard has launched its new Mumm Grand Cordon Champagne bottle in the US as it looks to reestablish leadership in the market. 

Olly Wehring | 3 Jun 2016

Pernod Ricard has released a limited edition iteration of its The Glenlivet single malt brand that offers consumers the opportunity to guess its age and flavour profile.

Olly Wehring | 1 Jun 2016

Bacardi is looking to bolster the presence of its version of Havana Club in the US, through a broader roll-out programme and a brand extension.

Lucy Britner | 1 Jun 2016

Pernod Ricard has restructured its Jameson Irish whiskey range and introduced new products as it looks to highlight the brand's wider offering in the category. 

Lucy Britner | 31 May 2016

Pernod Ricard has launched an e-commerce platform for the Malibu rum brand, as it looks to target 18- to 24-year-old consumers in the UK.

Olly Wehring | 23 May 2016

Pernod Ricard has announced the appointment of Ben Gibson as operations director for its European Travel Retail unit, with present incumbent Phil Corfield set to retire.

Latest blogs

Andy Morton | 17 Feb 2016

At a media breakfast in London, Pernod Ricard CEO Alex Ricard gave an interesting response to a question he's no doubt asked a lot.

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.

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