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Focus - Diageo's Q1 Results 15 Oct 2010

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Diageo released its results for the three months to the end of September this week. Here's a closer look at the numbers and the reactions they prompted


Focus - The Future for Grupo Modelo 12 Oct 2010

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The likelihood of Mexico's Grupo Modelo selling up in the future has oft been discussed of late. With Anheuser-Busch InBev accounting for a 50% non-controlling stake in the brewer of Corona, many in the industry find it hard to believe the brewing giant is altogether comfortable in not holding Modelo as a whole. Yet, as Ivan Castano finds out, there are many other runes to be considered when looking into Modelo's future.


Spotlight - Grupo Modelo picks Molson Coors over Anheuser-Busch InBev in UK 7 Oct 2010

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Molson Coors secured Modelo's hand for the distribution of Corona in the UK this week. The move surprised many, who expected Anheuser-Busch Inbev to be the front-runner.


Round-Up - Coca-Cola Co's move for Coca-Cola Enterprises 5 Oct 2010

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The Coca-Cola Co completed its takeover of the North America operations of its major bottler, Coca-Cola Enterprises. Here's a round-up of our coverage of the transaction.


Focus - The Battle Over HR 5034 29 Sep 2010

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The row in the US over the Comprehensive Alcohol Regulatory Effectiveness (CARE) Act is front of mind, with the bill being heard today (29 September). Here's a round-up of just-drinks coverage of the controversial proposals


Round-Up - The Trials and Tribulations of Belvédère 22 Sep 2010

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France-based Belvédère Group has spent the last year juggling its debt, while looking for a suitor to buy its Marie Brizard unit. Here's the back-story and the latest


Round-Up - Carlsberg's Capital Markets Day 16 Sep 2010

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Carlsberg invited a boatload of media and analysts to Copenhagen this week to discuss the brewer's markets. just-drinks was on the boat.


Barclays Back-To-School Conference 2010 8 Sep 2010

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Here, we bring together reports from the two-day conference which concludes today (8 September).


Focus - Pernod's Full-Year Results 2 Sep 2010

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A full round-up of just-drinks' coverage of Pernod Ricard's full-year results, announced earlier today (2 September).


Focus - AmBev's Venezuelan Aims 31 Aug 2010

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AmBev is attempting to turn around its troubled Venezuela business and gain greater share of the country's important beer market by signing a merger deal with Cerveceria Regional. Here, just-drinks exmaines the move.


Focus - Diageo's FY Results 26 Aug 2010

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A round-up of all just-drinks' coverage of Diageo's full-year figures.


Spotlight - The 'Battle' for Foster's Group 23 Aug 2010

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A bid has finally been made for Foster's Treasury Wine Estates division. The Australian company, however, has rejected the offer. Is this just the beginning?


Focus - Russia's Colourful Beer Market 18 Aug 2010

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Russia's beer market has generated way more than its fair share of headlines in 2010. Here's why.


Focus - Carlsberg's H1 Results 17 Aug 2010

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Everything you need to dissect Carlsberg's figures for the first six months of 2010


Focus - Anheuser-Busch InBev's H1 Results 12 Aug 2010

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A full round-up of our coverage of Anheuser-Busch InBev's latest set of figures.


Comment - Soft Drinks & Water - The Brits in the US: Innocent yes, Lucozade no? 10 Aug 2010

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The Brits, it seems, have been coming to the US ever since Paul Revere warned the people of Massachusetts that an army was about to stop the American Revolution. Today, can they secure a foothold in the US when it comes to soft drinks? Annette Farr thinks yes. And no.


Focus - Drinkaware in the UK 5 Aug 2010

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Over the past two years, the name Drinkaware has become a familiar feature on drinks labels in the UK. Drinkaware’s chief executive Chris Sorek spoke with Ben Cooper about what the industry-sponsored alcohol education charity does.


Comment - Wine - Spirits Cousins Put Wine To Shame 3 Aug 2010

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Our resident wine columnist Chris Losh has had his eyes opened. All it took was to put the wine and the spirits industry in the same room, and compare and contrast. Guess who lost?


Comment - Beer - A Letter from America 29 Jul 2010

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Larry Nelson has been back in his native US this month. Whilst it's been nice to be home, he saw some trending that suggests the country that was once open to all is now looking inward when it comes to beer. The land of opportunity does not see this as a problem, though.


Comment - Spirits - Hine-Sight's Fine Sight 27 Jul 2010

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It must be madness, but Richard Woodard is in buying mood. Considering the state of the world's finances, his timing could be well off. But only Hine-sight will show whether he is a genius or a fool...


just the Answer - Australian Vintage 22 Jul 2010

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Earlier today (22 July), Australian Vintage confirmed the permanent appointment of Neil McGuigan as its CEO. To commemorate this, we are running a special just the Answer, taken from our meeting with McGuigan earlier this year.


Focus - Alcohol and the UK Coalition Government 20 Jul 2010

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The new UK coalition government has already announced plans to reform alcohol taxation and ban below-cost sales. But, as industry awaits to hear its plans for alcohol labelling, recent remarks by health secretary Andrew Lansley on public health and the role industry has to play in health education will have been listened to acutely.


just the Answer - Southern Comfort 15 Jul 2010

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Southern Comfort, which is inextricably linked with New Orleans, has sat in Brown-Forman's stable for over 40 years now, and has been the recent subject of a makeover. In this month's just the Answer, Olly Wehring talks to the brand's global marketing director about past performance, future opportunities and the danger of over-extending.


Comment - Soft Drinks & Water - Time to Make Hay for Bottled Water 13 Jul 2010

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After six disappointing summers, the UK is finally enjoying a healthy - and long overdue - dose of sunshine. A perfect time, then, for the bottled water companies to make hay, yes? Sadly, Annette Farr feels, this opportunity may be passing them by.


Comment - Wine - When Montana Becomes Brancott Estate 8 Jul 2010

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Last month, Pernod Ricard announced that it will change the name of its New Zealand wine brand Montana to Brancott Estate. What does the move say about today's wine consumer, and what chances does Pernod have of getting the change through smoothly? Chris Losh considers.


June 2010 Management Briefing - The BRICM Markets 7 Jul 2010

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This month's management briefing for just-drinks' subscribers looks at the developing markets of Brazil, Russia, India, China and Mexico.


The just-drinks Interview - Chivas Brothers 1 Jul 2010

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While our paths have crossed on an almost monthly basis over the last six years, just-drinks has never interviewed the chairman and CEO of Pernod Ricard's Chivas Brothers unit, Christian Porta. So, when Olly Wehring was invited to the official opening of The Glenlivet's distillery extension last month, he took the opportunity to finally pin Porta down for a chat on all things Chivas.


Comment - Spirits - The Glenlivet: Bad Luck or Good Judgement? 29 Jun 2010

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Last month, Pernod Ricard officially opened a distillery expansion for The Glenlivet. Considering the global economic landscape, was this bad luck, or will it prove to be good judgement? Richard Woodard considers.


Comment - Beer - Progressive Beer Duty 25 Jun 2010

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In 2002, here in the UK, the then-Labour government introduced Progressive Beer Duty to encourage the creation of small brewing interests in the country. Eight years on, however, and this incentive could be on the verge of eating itself. In this month's beer feature, Larry Nelson looks at the problem and considers the possible solutions.


Focus - German RTD Tax Research 22 Jun 2010

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Research from Germany published recently suggests that placing higher taxation on RTDs has been ineffective in reducing alcohol consumption among underage drinkers. Advocates for the spirits sector have long believed taxing spirits at a higher rate from beer and wine is unjustifiable and the new research adds grist to their mill. Ben Cooper reports

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