| 22 Jan 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.
| 18 Sep 2012
You'll have seen, I'm sure, the wave upon wave of Diageo-related speculation in recent months regarding the company's relationships with both the owners of Jose Cuervo Tequila and India's United Spirits.
| 18 Oct 2011
This month, just-drinks returns to its two-part extended format for The Wehring Interview. Earlier this month, I enjoyed an hour in the company of Diageo's Asia Pacific president, Gilbert Ghostine. I say enjoyed; I wasn't at my best to start.
| 28 Aug 2009
Yesterday (27 August), Diageo reported its full-year results. Although the company managed to hit its full-year guidance, the group's warning that this year will be tough suggests that Diageo has its work cut out in fiscal 2010. Speaking exclusively to just-drinks yesterday afternoon, group CEO Paul Walsh talks about the trials and tribulations of the past 12 months – including, of course, the ongoing row in Scotland.
| 4 Nov 2014
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| 11 Mar 2014
Suntory Holdings has declined to comment on another media report linking it to a stake purchase in India's second-largest spirits producer, Radico Khaitan.
| 22 Oct 2013
Spirits producer Radico Khaitan is preparing to spin off its Indian Made Foreign Liquor (IMFL) business as a subsidiary and seek foreign investment in the unit, according to local reports.
| 3 Sep 2013
Suntory Holdings has declined to comment on a report it is in talks to buy a 26% stake in India's second-largest spirits producer, Radico Khaitan.
| 26 Feb 2013
Radico Khaitan has lined up a management restructure following the recent departure of its long-serving chief operating office.
| 7 Jun 2012
Radico Khaitan has confirmed that it will pull out of its Indian partnership with Diageo, leaving the UK-based company with control of the venture.
| 6 Jun 2012
Suntory Holdings subsidiary Suntory Beverage & Food Asia is planning to produce beverages in India, a spokesperson has told just-drinks.
| 9 Feb 2012
Diageo has not ruled out future partnerships in India, but has professed to being “happy” with its presence in the burgeoning spirits market.
| 8 Feb 2012
Radico Khaitan has said that India's spirits market should expand by 10% every year up to 2015, after the group reported higher sales and profits in the first nine months of its fiscal year.
| 22 Dec 2011
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| 9 Nov 2011
Strong consumer demand for premium spirits in India has driven Radico Khaitan to increases in both sales and profits for the first half of its fiscal year.
| 23 Sep 2011
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| 21 Sep 2011
Diageo has confirmed to just-drinks that it intends to “wind down” its joint venture in India with Radico Khaitan.
| 7 Sep 2011
Diageo has declined to comment on a report out of India that says the drinks giant will re-enter the market for domestically-produced whisk(e)y in order to boost scale in the country.
| 8 Aug 2011
Diageo has ended a distribution deal with family-owned Sun Tan Trading Co in India as part of a strategy to bring operations in-house.
| 25 Jul 2011
Radico Khaitan has said that it will have cash available for expansion, despite paying out to redeem the remainder of its foreign currency convertible bonds.
| 14 Jul 2011
Diageo has maintained that it expects big things from India going forward, despite not having secured a distribution partner in the country.
| 12 Apr 2011
Diageo has declined to comment on reports out of India that it is in talks with Mohan Meakin over mutually beneficial opportunities in the country.
| 7 Apr 2011
Radico Khaitan has signed a deal to market and sell Suntory's Japanese whiskies in India.
| 1 Feb 2011
India's second largest spirits group, Radico Khaitan, has reported a leap in net profits in its fiscal third quarter with strong demand for key brands.
| 22 Dec 2010
A subsidiary of India's NV Group, NV Distilleries & Breweries, is to launch Belvedere's Sobieski vodka in India in April 2011, the company has confirmed to just-drinks.
| 22 Dec 2010
India's Radico Khaitan is reported to be closing in on tie-ups with some unnamed international drinks companies.
| 5 Nov 2010
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| 2 Nov 2010
Radico Khaitan is in talks with international drinks companies with a view to importing and distributing new brands in the firm's native India.
| 25 Aug 2010
Diageo is set to report its full-year results tomorrow (26 August). Here, just-drinks takes a look at the highs and lows for Diageo in the six months to the end of June.
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