The week in drinks

The week in drinks

The top ten stories published on just-drinks this week.

AdVini has one eye on acquisition opportunities in France during a period of consolidation in the country's wine industry.

Diageo is launching a new marketing campaign for Johnnie Walker Scotch whisky in seven markets, including Brazil and crisis-hit Greece.

PepsiCo has appointed Enderson Guimaraes as its president of global operations.

StarBev is working to launch its Staropramen lager in 15 new markets, the brewer's CEO has told just-drinks.

Pernod Ricard-controlled Corby Distilleries has agreed to sell a raft of non-core spirits brands and a production facility in Canada to Sazerac Co for US$32.9m.

SABMiller's move for Foster's Group has been given the green light by the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission.

The UK division of Pernod Ricard has confirmed details of its replacement MD.

Heineken has made two executive appointments at its US division, with one moving across from Diageo and the other joining from Nielsen.

The former chairman and CEO of Brown-Forman, Owsley Brown II, has died.

Consumers across Europe are consuming less beer, putting pressure on big brewers amid tough economic conditions. Here, just-drinks brings you stats on how per capita consumption has changed in each country between 2008 and 2010.