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Focus - Heineken's Q3 Performance by Region

Earlier today, Heineken reported a 1.7% decrease in Q3 sales. Here, just-drinks takes a closer look at the group's performance by region in...

Focus - Remy Cointreau's H1 Performance by Brand

Remy Cointreau today reported a drop in first-half sales after another weak showing in China. Here, just-drinks takes a closer look at the c...

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....

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

A-B InBev YTD profits rise, but Russia drags on Q3 31 Oct 2014

James Wilmore

Anheuser-Busch InBev has reported a solid rise in nine-month net profits and sales, but third-quarter volumes were held back by Russia.


Bumper Provence harvest to relieve supply pressure 31 Oct 2014

Stuart Todd

The 2014 harvest in France's Provence wine-growing region will see a rise of around 11% on last year, relieving supply pressures in serving strong domestic and export markets, according to a trade body.


United Spirits seals Whyte & Mackay sale 31 Oct 2014

James Wilmore

United Spirits, the Diageo-controlled Indian drinks firm, has today completed the sale of Whyte & Mackay to Emperador Inc for GBP430m (US$729m) after clearing regulatory hurdles.


UK brewers 'open-minded' to calorie info on labels 31 Oct 2014

James Wilmore

UK brewers are “open-minded” about including calorie information on brands, according to a trade group, after a fresh call from health lobbyists.


Brewers relaunch UK beer campaign - video 30 Oct 2014

James Wilmore

Brewers in the UK are relaunching the 'Let There Be Beer' campaign under a fresh banner, including a new TV ad as part of a GBP10m (US$16m) spend.


Pimm's No. 6 Vodka Cup to return 30 Oct 2014

James Wilmore

Diageo has announced plans to reinstate its Pimm's variant 'No. 6 Vodka Cup' in the UK after public complaints over its delisting.

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