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Is Brown-Forman doing a Jack Daniel's in Ireland?

At the official ground-breaking ceremony for Brown-Forman's Slane Castle Irish whiskey distillery this week, the talk among a few of the gue...

Focus - Stock Spirits' H1 Performance by Region

Stock Spirits posted a sharp drop in first half sales and profits today as Poland continued to underperform. Here just-drinks takes a look a...

Focus - Carlsberg's H1 Performance by Region

Earlier today, Carlsberg reported its first-half results, posting a near-12% slide in operating profits and a 4% drop in beer volumes. Here,...

Carlsberg's Q2 & H1 - just the Preview

Carlsberg will release its H1 results on Wednesday. Here, just-drinks takes a look at the company's highs and lows in the three months to th...

Latest Interviews

Martell's CEO & chairman, Philippe Guettat 6 May 2015

Andy Morton

Pernod Ricard's Cognac unit, Maison Martell, is about to celebrate its 300th anniversary. just-drinks caught up with Philippe Guettat, Martell's CEO & chairman, to discuss how the party preparations are going, why China demand is at a crossroads and what lies ahead for the unit in Africa.

just the Answer: Funkin's CEO, Andrew King 23 Mar 2015

Andy Morton

Cocktail mixers and syrups firm Funkin is now part of the AG Barr portfolio after the closure of a multi-million deal last month. Here, Funkin CEO Andrew King explains how he can help Barr grow its on-trade presence, why Angola is a new focus for cocktails and what he has planned for Irn Bru.

Latest News

Tesco pulls several Carlsberg SKUs in UK 5 Oct 2015

Lucy Britner

Supermarket giant Tesco has announced it will pull "a number of" brand Carlsberg SKUs from its shelves in the UK. 

Marie Brizard targets FY profits leap 5 Oct 2015

Lucy Britner

Marie Brizard Wine & Spirits has reduced net losses by 71% in the six months to 30 June 2015, compared to the same period in 2014. 

Inver House Distillers posts FY profits leap 5 Oct 2015

Andy Morton

Inver House Distillers marked its 50th year with a solid jump in full-year profits, led by growth for its core single malt Scotch whiskies.

Diageo secures Xerox Corp CFO as finance head 5 Oct 2015

Olly Wehring

Diageo has appointed Kathryn Mikells as its new CFO as present incumbent Deirdre Mahlan heads to North America.

TFWA World Exhibition still on despite floods 5 Oct 2015

Olly Wehring

This month's Tax Free World Association exhibition is set to go on in spite of severe flooding in and around its host town of Cannes in the south of France, over the weekend.

NPD - Glenmorangie ‘A Midwinter Night's Dram' 5 Oct 2015

Olly Wehring

Moet Hennessy has released a limited edition extension of its Glenmorangie single malt brand, exclusively in the UK.

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