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Comment - How to Target Cognac's Mok Generation?

You might not know international superstar Karen Mok, but I do. I used to wake up to her every morning....

Will Tequila Learn from Scotch Whisky's Mistakes?

Despite the market split, the Tequila category is on the cusp of its own boomtime. But, the positioning of the mixto sector compared to 100%...

Currency woes fail to devalue SABMiller's FY

Like many recent results, SABMiller's full-year release yesterday was heavily overshadowed by foreign currency fluctuations....

China's beer & flavoured alcoholic beverage market

Rabobank has released a report on the Chinese alcohol market that predicts huge growth in flavoured alcoholic beverages as demand for tradit...

Latest Interviews

Martell's CEO & chairman, Philippe Guettat 6 May 2015

Andy Morton

Pernod Ricard's Cognac unit, Maison Martell, is about to celebrate its 300th anniversary. just-drinks caught up with Philippe Guettat, Martell's CEO & chairman, to discuss how the party preparations are going, why China demand is at a crossroads and what lies ahead for the unit in Africa.

Interview: Casella's marketing & export manager 21 Apr 2015

James Wilmore

Casella Family Brands hit the acquisition trail late last year when it snapped up Barossa Valley producer Peter Lehmann Wines for AUD57m (US$49.8m). Here, just-drinks talks to the Australian firm's global marketing & export sales manager, Libby Nutt, about the plans ahead for the brand and Casella's star performer Yellow Tail.

Latest News

Roust takes on Bushmills distribution in Russia 29 May 15

Andy Morton

Roust Inc, the owner of Russian Standard vodka, is to take over distribution of Casa Cuervo's Bushmills Irish Whiskey in Russia.

Coca-Cola to end Coke Light production in Russia 28 May 15

Andy Morton

The Coca-Cola Co is to phase out Coke Light in Russia and replace it with the newly-launched Coke Zero.

Climate change hitting India's wine industry 19 May 15

Olly Wehring

The head of Sula Vineyards has warned that rising temperatures and unreliable rainfall is affecting the Indian company's wine production.

Diageo opens Johnnie Walker House in Singapore 18 May 15

Lucy Britner

Diageo and DFS Group have opened the latest Johnnie Walker-dedicated retail outlet, in Singapore Changi Terminal 3.

Coca-Cola HBC praises "solid" Q1 15 May 15

Olly Wehring

Coca-Cola HBC has posted Q1 sales that were in line with expectations, although its emerging markets performance struggled in the period.

Profits slip in FY, as ForEx hampers SABMiller 13 May 15

Olly Wehring

SABMiller has flagged the impact of "adverse" ForEx movements as hitting the bottom line in its most recent fiscal year.

Latest blogs

Polish vodkas prove their worth in Ukraine 26 Jan 15

Andy Morton

One, perhaps minor, consequence of the conflict in Ukraine appears to be a fall in sales of Russian vodka in the country.

Putin's Coca-Cola dig misses the mark 19 Dec 14

Andy Morton

The Coca-Cola Co has had its fair share of critics this year, from health campaigners to investor David Winters, who this week called for CEO Muhtar Kent to be replaced.

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