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just the Facts – The Power 100 2015

Earlier today (10 June), brand valuation consultancy Intangible Business released the results of its latest survey of the world's wine and s...

just On Call - Gruppo Campari’s taste for flavour

The head of Gruppo Campari has said bourbon brand Wild Turkey is not destined for a plethora of flavour extensions....


Top Wine & Spirits Trends in the Last Ten Years

Stuart Whitwell at Intangible Business | 10 Jun 2015

Earlier today, brand valuation consultancy Intangible Business released the results of its latest survey of the world's wine and spirits brands. In this excerpt from the full report, which can be downloaded here, the company considers the consumer trends that have shaped the wine and spirits categories in the last ten years.


Campari’s Q1 Performance by Region, Brand

Richard Woodard | 12 May 2015

Earlier today (12 May), Gruppo Campari announced its first quarter results, including a 73% hike in pre-tax profits and a 13% sales increase. Here, we take a look at the figures for the quarter by region and brand:


Campari's H1 Performance by Region, Brand

Olly Wehring | 5 Aug 2014

Earlier today, Gruppo Campari announced its half-year results, with a stronger second quarter propping a poor Q1. Here, just-drinks takes a look at the group's results by region and brand:


just the Facts – The Power 100 2014

Olly Wehring | 2 Jun 2014

Earlier today (2 June), brand valuation consultancy Intangible Business released the results of its latest survey of the world's wine and spirits brands. Here's a look at 'The Power 100', along with the methodology used to draw up the list.

Latest Interviews

The just-drinks interview – Campari

just-drinks.com editorial team | 21 May 2009

Having not made a major acquisition for a couple of years, Campari was back in the spotlight last month when it acquired Wild Turkey Bourbon from Pernod Ricard. Campari CEO Bob Kunze-Concewitz spoke with Olly Wehring about the acquisition, the progress of other brands, including Skyy Vodka and Glen Grant Scotch whisky, and the impact of the recession.


The just-drinks interview - Skyy Spirits

just-drinks.com editorial team | 19 Aug 2008

Gloomy talk of a global economic slowdown have so far failed to dilute growth in the US vodka category. One of the better known contenders in the segment – if only for its ocean blue-coloured bottle – is Skyy vodka. In this month's just-drinks interview, Olly Wehring grills the president & CEO of Skyy Spirits, Gerry Ruvo, over the rise of the company's namesake vodka brand, what the future holds for the Campari-owned unit, and how much longer vodka's moment in the US sun can last.

Latest News

Skyy Infusions Texas Grapefruit, Pacific Blueberry

Olly Wehring | 8 Jan 2015

Campari has readied another two variants from its Skyy Infusions flavoured vodka range.


Campari unveils US$43m Wild Turkey packaging site

James Wilmore | 11 Sep 2013

Gruppo Campari has raised the curtain on a new US$43m packaging facility at its Wild Turkey distillery in the US to meet growing global demand for its spirit brands.


Campari unveils Skyy Americas Cup bottle

Andy Morton | 25 Jun 2013

Gruppo Campari has launched a limited-edition Skyy Vodka bottle to mark its sponsorship of Emirates Team New Zealand in the America's Cup.


Campari unveils Skyy Vodka bikini bottle

Andy Morton | 23 May 2013

Campari has teamed up with swimwear label L*Space to launch a limited-edition bottle for its Skyy Vodka brand.


Campari launches Moscato vodka push

Andy Morton | 21 May 2013

Campari has unveiled the TV campaign behind its latest flavoured vodka, Skyy Infusions Moscato Grape.


Campari targets vodka demand with Skyy parties

Andy Morton | 12 Mar 2013

Gruppo Campari has extended a “multi-million rand” advertising campaign behind its Skyy brand in South Africa.


Campari's Skyy Infusions Moscato Grape

Andy Morton | 12 Mar 2013

Campari's Skyy Infusions Moscato Grape


Campari's Skyy Infusions Wild Strawberry

Olly Wehring | 5 Feb 2013

Campari's Skyy Infusions Wild Strawberry


Campari creates MD position for NA operations

Olly Wehring | 26 Nov 2012

The North American arm of Gruppo Campari has created the new role of managing director, and poached the head of Jose Cuervo International to assume the position.


Campari launches Lascelles deMercado offer

Andy Morton | 9 Nov 2012

Gruppo Campari has launched a US$414.8m offer to take full control of Lascelles deMercado & Co, parent company of the Appleton Estate and Wray & Nephew rum brands.


Campari enters rum with Lascelles deMercado buy

Olly Wehring | 3 Sep 2012

Gruppo Campari has lined up the third largest purchase in its history, with the acquisition of majority control of Lascelles deMercado & Co, parent company of the Appleton Estate and Wray & Nephew rum brands.


Campari looks to Wild Turkey for Skyy's growth

Andy Morton | 3 Aug 2012

Gruppo Campari wants its Skyy Vodka brand to repeat the international success of stable-mate Wild Turkey, the group's boss said today (3 August).


Gruppo Campari sees Americas drive H1 numbers

Andy Morton | 3 Aug 2012

Gruppo Campari has maintained its steady start to 2012 with single-digit rises across sales and profits in the first half of the year.


just the Round-Up - The week in drinks

Olly Wehring | 3 Aug 2012

The top ten stories published on just-drinks last week:


Skyy tips hat to Texas with Lone Star vodka

Andy Morton | 27 Jun 2012

Gruppo Campari has launched a Lone Star edition of its Skyy Vodka bottle in honour of the US state of Texas.


Campari America gets distribution for McClelland's

Andy Morton | 30 May 2012

Morrison Bowmore Distillers (MBD) has granted Campari America exclusive US import and distribution rights for its McClelland's Scotch whisky range.


Remix's Remix Cocktails

Andy Morton | 17 May 2012

Remix's Remix Cocktails


Beam won't shake up vodka - Campari

Andy Morton | 15 May 2012

Beam Inc's buyout of Pinnacle will not affect the US vodka market in the short term because the brand's flavour line is already too deep, according to the head of Gruppo Campari.


Q1 figures stay black for Gruppo Campari

Andy Morton | 15 May 2012

Gruppo Campari has said it remains "cautiously optimistic" for the full year, after posting slight rises in first-quarter sales and profits.


Campari America signs up with DISCUS

Michelle Russell | 22 Mar 2012

Campari America has joined the Distilled Spirits Council of the US (DISCUS).


just the Round-Up - The week in drinks

Olly Wehring | 16 Mar 2012

The top ten stories published on just-drinks last week:


Gruppo Campari avoids US vodka price war

James Wilmore | 12 Mar 2012

The boss of Gruppo Campari has defended the company's decision not to offer discounts on its Skyy vodka brand in the US, despite competitors going "lower and lower”.

Latest blogs

The just-drinks Weekly Round-Up

Olly Wehring | 18 Nov 2014

Here's a round-up of the big stories on just-drinks last week, featuring Carlsberg, SABMiller, Campari, Monster Beverage Corp and the Australian wine industry.

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