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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....

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...

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

Product Launch - Lactalis' Lactel Sportéus 20 Oct 2014

Stuart Todd

Lactalis, the French dairy group, has launched a sports drink variant of its milk brand Lactel for post-exercise occasions.


SPI Group brings Baltic footprint together 20 Oct 2014

Olly Wehring

SPI Group has consolidated its presence in the Baltic states with the creation of Amber Beverage Group, a holding company based in the region.


Greene King set to up Spirit Pub Co takeover offer 20 Oct 2014

James Wilmore

Greene King, the UK brewer and pub operator, has indicated it will raise its takeover offer for Spirit Pub Co, which would subsequently recommend a revised bid to its shareholders.


Diageo puts Beckham centre stage in Haig Club ad 17 Oct 2014

Andy Morton

Diageo has unveiled the first TV ad for its David Beckham-backed single grain Scotch whisky, Haig Club.


Moët Hennessy unveils first Travel Retail outlet 17 Oct 2014

Joe Bates

Moët Hennessy has opened its first permanent airport store, at Paris Charles de Gaulle airport, in collaboration with Aéroports de Paris and French duty-free operator Ls Travel Retail.


Irish industry welcomes duty freeze 17 Oct 2014

James Wilmore

Drinks producers in Ireland have welcomed a freeze on alcohol duties, but warned that current levels remain “uncompetitive” and urged the government to reverse previous hikes.

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