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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

CAMRA announces Tim Page as new CEO 29 Sep 2014

James Wilmore

The Campaign for Real Ale (CAMRA), the UK consumer group, has appointed a new chief executive, three months after the previous incumbent stepped down.


Quintessential Brands changes MD at Essential unit 29 Sep 2014

James Wilmore

Quintessential Brands has appointed a former PepsiCo and Cott Corp executive as the new head of its Essential Drinks Co unit.


Product Launch - Woodland Radicle Brands' Xilli 26 Sep 2014

Andy Morton

UK company Woodland Radicle Brands is to launch Xilli (pronounced Chilli), a spirit drink infused with a blend of cayenne peppers, habanero chillies and Tequila.


Cask ale leads the way in UK on-trade - figures 25 Sep 2014

Melissa Cole

Cask ale in the UK has outperformed the rest of the on-trade beer market for the sixth consecutive year, according to recent research.


Dalyac replaces Boulaire as Laurent-Perrier chair 25 Sep 2014

Olly Wehring

Laurent-Perrier has confirmed that Michel Boulaire is to step down as chairman, with Stéphane Dalyac moving in to replace him.


Shepherd Neame FY profits hit record 25 Sep 2014

James Wilmore

Shepherd Neame, the UK brewer and pub operator, has reported a “record” year for operating profits helped by strong growth from its brewing operations.

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