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The Brexit shoot-out begins - Comment

Yesterday, UK Prime Minister Theresa May invoked Article 50 of the European Union's constitution, formally beginning the two-year process by...

Heineken's new range foreshadows craft's future

With just over 20% of the country's total beer market value, the craft category in the US is ahead of the global curve....

Moderation - a golden opportunity for beer

'Dry January' may be over for another year, but the concept continues to divide opinion. While some will be feeling proud of their achieveme...

Britvic FY 2015/16 results by region - Focus

Today, Britvic posted a rise in its full-year sales and profits, boosted by the integration of Brazilian soft drinks producer Empresa Brasil...

Latest Interviews

Interview, Wemyss Malts MD William Wemyss 10 Apr 2017

Lucy Britner

Late last month, Wemyss Malts announced plans to move its Darnley's gin production to its own, newly-created facility in Scotland. The gin, which launched in 2010, is currently produced at Thames Distillers in London.  At the same time, the firm announced that it has dropped 'View' from the brand name and rolled out fresh packaging as well as a Navy Strength version of its Spiced Gin brand. just-drinks sat down with Wemyss Malts founder and managing director William Wemyss in Edinburgh to find out why being "made in Scotland" is important.

Interview Berry Bros & Rudd CEO Dan Jago - Part II 24 Feb 2017

Olly Wehring

Former Tesco wine director Dan Jago took over as CEO at UK-based Berry Bros & Rudd in 2015 and has since overseen a period of overhaul at the near-320-year-old wine and spirits group. Late last month, just-drinks met up with Jago at BBR's London headquarters. In part I of the interview, Jago discussed new changes to the company. In part II, the CEO talks about how he has no desire to chase the Millennial market, and reveals what keeps him awake at night.

Latest News

Gin boom continues for Brockmans as sales surge 28 Apr 2017

Andy Morton

Brockmans has posted a sharp lift in full-year sales, as the UK gin producer increases its footprint at home and abroad.

BrewDog moves into spirits with LoneWolf launch 27 Apr 2017

Andy Morton

BrewDog has unveiled details of its spirits venture, LoneWolf, which comprises a gin and a vodka as the Scottish craft brewer expands beyond the beer category.

Twisted Halo's Twisted Halo - NPD 27 Apr 2017

Andy Morton

New UK producer Twisted Halo has launched a low-calorie alcoholic RTD.

Nichols braced for currency squeeze in 2017 26 Apr 2017

Olly Wehring

First-quarter sales for UK soft drinks group Nichols were "in line" with expectations, but currency-related pressures are set to take their toll in 2017.

Tesco puts first Chinese wine on its UK shelves 26 Apr 2017

Andy Morton

Tesco is to sell a Chinese wine for the first time in its UK stores, in a move it says could "open the doors" for wine-making in China.

Portman Group heads to Tesco for new chief exec 25 Apr 2017

Olly Wehring

The Portman Group has recruited the head of EU & international government relations at Tesco to become its next CEO.

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