The most popular items among just-drinks subscribers this week

The most popular items among just-drinks' subscribers this week

Here are the ten most viewed, subscriber-only items on just-drinks this week:

10. just the Preview - Constellation Brands Q2 & H1

Constellation Brands will report its second-quarter and half-year results on Thursday (3 October). Here just-drinks takes a look at the group's highs and lows in the three months to the end of August.

9. FRANCE: Oaktree Capital offloads 38% stake in Belvedere

Oaktree Capital Management has relinquished its entire stake in French drinks group Belvédère.

8. US: Carlsberg, Constellation Brands cancel Somersby distribution deal

Carlsberg is on the look-out for a new distributor for its Somersby cider brand in the US after “mutually” agreeing to end its relationship with current distributor Crown Imports.

7. just The Facts - Constellation Brands Half-Year Results

Earlier today (3 October), Constellation Brands released its half-year and Q2 results. With the company completing the full takeover of its Crown Imports beer JV in June, the figures were skewed heavily versus the corresponding period a year earlier. Here, we look a little closer at Constellation's performance

6. just On Call - Constellation Brands eyes draught beer opportunity

Constellation Brands has said that it has a major opportunity to up its beer brands – such as Modelo Especial - on draught in the US, as it is “underpenetrated” in the format.

5. Comment - Beer - Who's Big in Craft Beer

The performance of the craft beer sub-category dominates the brewing headlines.  Larry Nelson takes an in-depth look at the numbers and details Boston Beer Co's position as the driving force for craft in the US.

4. Analysis - Alternative Funding in the Drinks Industry: What are Your Options?

As with nearly everything else it’s done, Brewdog’s recent fundraising initiative has been somewhat unusual. While inviting the public to invest in the company through its “Equity for Punks” scheme may be working for the creators of a beer called Tactical Nuclear Penguin, this kind of alternative funding isn’t suitable for everyone.

3. Round-Up - NPD: Hard Cider Looking to Move Beyond Niche Status in 2014

Tom Vierhile considers the rise of cider - specifically, hard cider - in many markets around the world.

2. just Five Years Ago: Safety Fears Over Energy Drinks Bubble Up

Around five years ago this week, a group of US-based scientists called on all energy drinks producers to include warning labels highlighting the amount of caffeine contained in their products.

1. just the Answer - Casa Silva MD Mario Pablo Silva

Family-owned Chilean wine company Casa Silva has been producing wine from the country's Colchagua Valley on-and-off since 1892. But, beyond the company's history, it has one eye firmly on the future. just-drinks sat down with the group's 44 year-old managing director, Mario Pablo Silva

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