Round-Up - Remy Cointreau's YTD Results

Remy Cointreau released its third-quarter and nine-month financial results in January. Here is a full round up of just-drinks' coverage of the numbers.

Comment - Wine - Losh's Chris-tal Ball: 2015 - Part I

As we brave the dawn of 2015, Chris Losh presents his annual look at what he expects will shape the wine landscape in the year ahead. Or not.

just the Answer - Sebastian Aguirre, Concha y Toro Marketing Director for Premium Wines

This week, editor Olly Wehring has been travelling through the winelands of Chile with the country's biggest wine producer, Concha y Toro. While there, he met Sebastian Aguirre, the company's marketing director for premium wines, to delve deeper i...

The just-drinks Interview - Con Constandis, Pernod Ricard Asia Travel Retail managing director

The international spirits segment is undergoing a sea-change in Asia, from Cognac declines in China to Scotch weakness in South Korea. Those effects may be less severe in the Travel Retail channel but, as Pernod Ricard's Asia Travel Retail MD, Con...

Global vodka insights - market forecasts, product innovation and consumer trends research

This report forecasts that the global vodka category will return to growth, expecting sales to peak at just over 500m cases in 2016, before undergoing a "slight downward correction". In retail value terms, the Americas saw sales rise in 2013 by 1%...

Beverage Industry Insights

Comment - Carlsberg's Russian Reboot

That, in just the space of two days, Carlsberg has announced both a pay freeze and the closure of two Russian breweries, speaks volumes abou...

Comment - Spirits - Where Next for Scotch Whisky?

The Scotch whisky category appears to have hit a tipping point. What does the future look like for the until-recently booming category? Ian...

US spirits pricing went "a little high" - Diageo

Diageo has conceded that it raised the prices of some of its more mainstream brands in the US too quickly, leading to slowing spirits sales...

Focus - Diageo's H1 Results by Region, Brand

Earlier today, Diageo issued its half-year results for the six months to the end of December. Here, just-drinks, takes a look at the figures...

Sports Sponsorship in the Spotlight

Sponsorship of sporting events by alcohol companies is once again under intense scrutiny, across a number of countries, and pressure on poli...

just the Preview - Diageo Q2 & H1

Tomorrow, Diageo will release the results from its half-year, and the three months to the end of December. Here, we take a look at the main...


Focus - Britvic's Q1 Performance by Region 27 Jan 15

Britvic announced flat sales in Q1 results today, as competition in the UK remained strong. Here, just-drinks takes a closer look at the company's performance by region.


just the Facts - Top 20 US Beers by Value, Volume 26 Jan 15

New figures show the top-selling beers in the US off-trade in 2014.

Thought Leaders

Just A Look Around Bacardi Distillery

just-drinks takes you on a private tour of Casa Bacardi, San Juan, Puerto Rico. Set in 127 arces of lan...

FREE Global Cachaca Insights summary report

just-drinks and The IWSR have published a review of the global Cachaca category. Featuring action...

FREE Global Scotch Insights summary report

just-drinks has teamed up with The IWSR to create a global review of the Scotch category with mean...

Drinks Industry News

BrewDog agrees Stone Brewing Co tie-up

James Wilmore | 29 Jan 15

BrewDog has launched its own import and distribution unit and kicked it off by signing an exclusive deal to handle Stone Brewing Co's beers in the UK.


Carlsberg shuts two Russian breweries

Andy Morton | 29 Jan 15

Carlsberg is to close two of its ten Russian breweries with the loss of up to 600 jobs.


Diageo H1 sales flatline as Q2 improves

Olly Wehring | 29 Jan 15

Diageo has reported a slight improvement in its fiscal second quarter, as falling sales in Q1 levelled, but profits in the company's half year struggled.

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Beverage Industry Interviews

just the Answer - Sebastian Aguirre, Concha y Toro Marketing Director for Premium Wines 23 Jan 15

Olly Wehring

This week, editor Olly Wehring has been travelling through the winelands of Chile with the country's biggest wine producer, Concha y Toro. While there, he met Sebastian Aguirre, the company's marketing director for premium wines, to delve deeper into CyT's biggest brand, Casillero del Diablo.


The just-drinks Interview - Con Constandis, Pernod Ricard Asia Travel Retail managing director 7 Jan 15

Andy Morton

The international spirits segment is undergoing a sea-change in Asia, from Cognac declines in China to Scotch weakness in South Korea. Those effects may be less severe in the Travel Retail channel but, as Pernod Ricard's Asia Travel Retail MD, Con Constandis, tells just-drinks, there is still plenty to keep the sector busy, from protests in Hong Kong to margin-squeezing airport operators. Not to mention lazy journalists...


The just-drinks Interview - Panos Sarantopoulos, CEO of Remy Cointreau's liqueurs & spirits unit 3 Dec 14

Richard Woodard

Earlier this year, Panos Sarantopoulos was promoted by Remy Cointreau to head up its liqueurs & spirits division. Late last month, Richard Woodard travelled to France to meet him.

just-drinks Blog

At Coca-Cola Co, it's not just the head count that's getting smaller

Andy Morton | 29 Jan 15

The Coca-Cola Co is in the middle of a major restructuring plan, affecting jobs around the world. The company is also downsizing its packaging.


Scotch is great, says Scotch Whisky Association

Olly Wehring | 28 Jan 15

To support the release of its latest report, entitled ‘The Economic Impact of Scotch Whisky Production in the UK’, trade body The Scotch Whisky Association has released this video, highlighting the size, scale and importance of the Scotch industry.


Polish vodkas prove their worth in Ukraine

Andy Morton | 26 Jan 15

One, perhaps minor, consequence of the conflict in Ukraine appears to be a fall in sales of Russian vodka in the country.

Beverage Hot Issues

Round-Up - Remy Cointreau's YTD Results

Remy Cointreau released its third-quarter and nine-month financial results in January. Here is a full round up of just-drinks' coverage of the numbers.

Round-Up - Constellation Brands Q3 & YTD Results

Constellation Brands released its third-quarter and nine-month financial results in early January. Here is a full round up of just-drinks' coverage of the numbers

Round-Up - Brown-Forman's H1 Results

In November, Brown-Forman released its first-half results for fiscal 2014/15. Here's the full round-up of just-drinks' coverage.

Round-Up - Coca-Cola Beverages Africa

In November, SABMiller, The Coca-Cola Co and Coca-Cola Sabco agreed to form the tenth largest bottler, Coca-Cola Beverages Africa. Here is a round-up of just-drinks' coverage.

Drinks Market Research

Global RTD/RTS insights - market forecasts, product innovation and consumer

Global RTD/RTS insights - market forecasts, product innovation and consumer trends research

This latest global insights title reports that the RTDs (or pre-mixed) drinks sector has maintained its global momentum. The top two markets for RTDs, the US and Japan, both showed healthy growth in 2013, improving by 14m cases and 8.4m cases respectively. This all-new report aims to deliver the most vital category data, insights, forecasts and strategic drivers in an easy-to-use package. The very latest market forecast data and brand market shares for RTDs are provided, offering a short-form, visual view of the most important and interesting markets for the coming five years... Read more

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Tequila Market in the APAC Region 2015-2019

Published: January 2015 - ($2500.00)


Wine in South Africa

Published: September 2014 - ($350.00)


Global Alcoholic Drinks

Published: September 2014 - ($350.00)


Drinking Milk Products: Developing a Two-tier Growth Strategy for Success

Published: December 2014 - ($1200.00)


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