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Will Remy come off worse in China Cognac recovery?

China remains a source of much concern for high-end spirits producers, none more so than Remy Cointreau....

United Spirits' short-term pain, but future rosy

Finally, after a near four-month delay United Spirits reported its full-year results today....

just Five Years Ago: A-B InBev sells Oriental

Private-equity firm Kohlberg Kravis Roberts (KKR) was revealed in May to have had a bid for Treasury Wine Estates knocked back....

Cognac plays the waiting game in China

When Cognac producers were beginning to realise the full impact of falling demand in China last year, Pernod Ricard's MD of finance, Gilles...

Latest Interviews

Interview - ProWine China 6 May 2014

Andy Morton

Later this year, Shanghai will host the second ProWine China, a sister event to Düsseldorf's ProWein. Here, just-drinks' Andy Morton speaks to head organiser Marius Berlemann to find out how preparations are going for the November show.


The just-drinks interview – Vijay Mallya, Part II 18 Nov 2008

just-drinks.com editorial team

Vijay Mallya, owner of the UB Group, sits astride an enormous business empire which includes some of the largest drinks operations in one of the world’s most exciting emerging markets. In the second part of this month’s just-drinks interview, Mallya spoke with Olly Wehring about his companies’ activities in the Indian beers and spirits sectors, and the exciting opportunities ahead for the country’s fledgling wine market.

Latest News

SPI to roll out Stolichnaya variants in India 16 Sep 2014

Rojita Tiwari

The SPI Group has confirmed plans to roll out two flavoured variants of its Stolichnaya vodka brand in India.


Boreal Water Collection agrees Soho Corp tie-up 15 Sep 2014

James Wilmore

Boreal Water Collection, the US private label bottled water firm, has agreed a US$24m deal with Soho Corp to supply the Chinese firm's domestic market.


Three United Spirits' directors to step down 11 Sep 2014

James Wilmore

Diageo has confirmed that three of United Spirits' independent directors are to leave the company's board.


Tito's Handmade Vodka hits Thailand 10 Sep 2014

Olly Wehring

Tito’s Handmade Vodka has extended the export presence for its namesake brand to include Thailand.


United Spirits sees US$742.7m FY net losses 4 Sep 2014

James Wilmore

United Spirits has reported full-year net losses of INR44.9bn (US$742.7m), partly due to a significant writedown from the sale of its Whyte & Mackay business.


Johnnie Walker House has Travel Retail debut 2 Sep 2014

Rojita Tiwari

Diageo has extended its Johnnie Walker House experience to the global Travel Retail sector by launching the concept at Mumbai airport today, with another set to open in Taiwan.

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