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just the Ten - Editor's Viewpoints of 2014 19 Dec 14

James Wilmore

With the end of the year looming, just-drinks is running a series of 'Top Tens of the Year' in the run-up to Christmas. Here are the ten most read comment pieces by just-drinks' editor, Olly Wehring, in 2014.


Sustainability in Wine - Part IV: England and the Climate Change Dividend 18 Dec 14

Ben Cooper

In the final part of his look at sustainability in the wine sector, Ben Cooper heads to England to look at the country's wine production growth prospects. Could the country be an indirect beneficiary of climate change?


Sustainability in Wine - Part III: Dealing with Drought in California 18 Dec 14

Ben Cooper

In the third of our four-part look at sustainability in the wine category, Ben Cooper considers the drought that has affected California's winelands for the last three years.


CCE is taking Coca-Cola Life Europe-widejust On Call - Coca-Cola Enterprises shows faith in Coca-Cola Life with full launch 18 Dec 14

Andy Morton

Coca-Cola Enterprises (CCE) is to roll out Coca-Cola Life across all of its European territories after a test launch.


News of the deal to begin normalising relations between the US and Cuba broke yesterday Editor's Viewpoint - Cuba-US Normalisation: Bacardi, Pernod Ricard both Winners? 18 Dec 14

Olly Wehring

The announcement late yesterday that Cuba and the US have started on the road to normalised relations will be of particular interest to two spirits companies – one evicted from its home by the revolution, the other a co-owner of a rum because of the revolution.


Herejust the Ten - Top Comment Pieces of 2014 18 Dec 14

Olly Wehring

With the end of the year looming, just-drinks is running a series of 'Top Tens of the Year' in the run-up to Christmas. Here are the ten most read comment pieces on just-drinks in 2014.


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Round-Up - Brown-FormanRound-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.

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Andy MortonLatest blog entry: Putin's Coca-Cola dig misses the mark 19 Dec 2014

Andy Morton

The Coca-Cola Co has had its fair share of critics this year, from health campaigners to investor David Winters, who this week called for CEO Muhtar Kent to be replaced.


Sustainability in Drinks Sustainability in Drinks

Every month, Ben Cooper casts his eye over sustainability efforts in the global drinks industry.


Editor Editor's Viewpoint

The just-drinks leader, written by the just-drinks leader.


Critiques from the International Scientific Forum on Alcohol Research Critiques from the International Scientific Forum on Alcohol Research

The International Scientific Forum on Alcohol Research hosts forums that look at research conducted around the world on the relationship between alcohol consumption and health.


just Five Years Ago just Five Years Ago

Every month we look back at what was making the headlines five years ago. What happened? Why? And, where are they now?


Round-Up - The ICAP Digest Round-Up - The ICAP Digest

Once a month, the International Center for Alcohol Policies (ICAP), which covers alcohol policies worldwide, will look at what's going on in-market to promote a responsible role for alcohol in society.


just the Winners just the Winners

just-drinks brings you the winners of the main awards in the global drinks industry.


Round-Up - New Product Development in the Global Drinks Industry Round-Up - New Product Development in the Global Drinks Industry

Every month, Tom Vierhile from Datamonitor considers the latest NPD in drinks.


Comment - Beer - Nelson Comment - Beer - Nelson's Column

The editor of Brewers' Guardian, Larry Nelson, provides his monthly take on the latest developments in the beer category.


Comment - Spirits - Buxton: Banging the Dram Comment - Spirits - Buxton: Banging the Dram

Augmenting our spirits coverage, Ian Buxton will be casting his eye over the brown side of the sector on a monthly basis.


Comment - Soft Drinks & Water - A Bit of Corbett Comment - Soft Drinks & Water - A Bit of Corbett

Each month, Richard Corbett casts his eye over the soft drinks & water categories.


The Launch Pad - Product Launches The Launch Pad - Product Launches

Here's where we bring together all of the product launches covered on just-drinks.


Comment - Soft Drinks & Water - What Does Ray Say? Comment - Soft Drinks & Water - What Does Ray Say?

Ray Rowlands from market research firm DrinksInfo gives his monthly view on the latest issues affecting the soft drinks & water categories


just On Call just On Call

We report back from drinks companies' conference calls post-results announcement.


just the Preview just the Preview

What to look out for, ahead of company results.


The just-drinks Interview The just-drinks Interview

Every month, just-drinks gives a drinks executive a grilling.


just the Facts just the Facts

The key facts behind the latest news stories.


In the Spotlight In the Spotlight

Who's reporting what on the latest issues in the drinks industry.


Research in Focus Research in Focus

A look at the latest research, available in the just-drinks store.


Focus Focus

A deeper consideration of the issues making the headlines on just-drinks.


just the Answer just the Answer

Once a month, we put a drinks executive on the spot with a bout of quick-fire questions.


Comment - Wine - The Losh Cause Comment - Wine - The Losh Cause

Chris Losh looks at the latest issues affecting the global wine industry.


Comment - Spirits - A Word with Woodard Comment - Spirits - A Word with Woodard

Resident columnist and spirits know-it-all Richard Woodard provides his monthly take on the latest in the global white spirits industry.

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