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Wine in the UK: Tell Us Something We Don't Know

Yesterday afternoon, here in London, the UK's Wine and Spirit Trade Association hosted its annual conference. Headlining the show was Sir Jo...

Wines of the Beautiful South Ups its Game

Triple-region wine show The Beautiful South kicked off in London yesterday, with a different feel and look to last year's inaugural event....

Guinness: A Great Day for St James's Gate

Today's official opening of the new Guinness production facility at the brand's St James's Gate site in the centre of Dublin stands in marke...

just The Preview - Pernod Ricard's Q4 & FY

Pernod Ricard will report its quarter four and full-year numbers on Thursday. Here, just-drinks takes a look at what the Paris-headquartered...

Latest Interviews

Interview - Bacardi global marketing boss, whisky 19 Aug 2014

James Wilmore

Bacardi is embarking on an ambitious mission to launch an array of new single malt Scotch whiskies from its five Speyside distilleries. Here, just-drinks' deputy editor, James Wilmore, talks to Stephen Marshall, the man behind the project.


The just-drinks Interview - Portman Group CEO 23 May 2014

James Wilmore

Henry Ashworth has faced plenty of challenges since taking the reins at the Portman Group in 2011. Dealing with the fall-out from decisions by the group's independent complaints panel and the ever-agitating UK health lobby means life is rarely dull. Here, Ashworth talks to just-drinks' deputy editor James Wilmore about the watchdog's work, and a certain Scottish brewer.

Latest News

LIVE BLOG: Industry responds to Scotland 'No' vote 19 Sep 2014

James Wilmore

Scotland has voted to stay in the United Kingdom. The 'No' campaign received 55% of votes, compared to 45% of voters in favour of independence. Follow live round-up of reaction from the drinks industry here:


Bacardi lifts curtain on Bombay Sapphire distiller 19 Sep 2014

James Wilmore

Bacardi is set to open its new Bombay Sapphire distillery in the UK to the public next month after a delay.


Heineken begins hunt for CFO 19 Sep 2014

Olly Wehring

Heineken has announced plans to replace its CFO next year but has stopped short of confirming his departure.


Wines of the Beautiful South visitor numbers up 19 Sep 2014

James Wilmore

Wines of the Beautiful South, the triple-region UK wine tasting event, saw its visitor numbers rise by 7.3% on the previous year and will return in 2016 after a year off, organisers have said.


Chapel Down raises nearly GBP3m from crowd-funding 19 Sep 2014

James Wilmore

Chapel Down, the English wine producer and brewer, has raised nearly GBP3m (US$4.9m) in ten days from a crowd-funding project.


Shortage of Burgundy contributes to exports dip 18 Sep 2014

Stuart Todd

Burgundy growers suffered a 12% slump in export volumes in the first seven months of this year, latest figures show.

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