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Comment - How Hand-Made is Tito's Handmade Vodka?

The rise of 'craft' continues, with new spirits brands riding the wave in the US. One such overnight success in Tito's Handmade Vodka, which...

Comment - Red Bull Doesn't Give You Actual Wings

Following the news that Red Bull will have to drop its “Red Bull gives you wings” tagline in the US due to misleading advertising, Ray Rowla...

Analysis - SABMiller sharpens its female focus

Nick Fell, SABMiller’s group marketing director, freely admits that there are many parts of the world where beer advertising is “offensive t...

Bacardi Seeks Own History at Bombay Sapphire Home

It started with a fire in 2006 at the Quintessential Brands-owned distillery in Warrington, where Bombay Sapphire was previously made. A bla...

Latest Interviews

just the Answer: Australian Vintage's CEO 17 Jul 2014

James Wilmore

Neil McGuigan, Australian Vintage's CEO, is not a man short of words. The affable, 55 year-old Aussie, who has been in charge for four years and is part of the family that started the company, is happy to tell it like it is on most subjects. Here, just-drinks' deputy editor, James Wilmore, talks to McGuigan about the state of the global wine market, the company's plans to get back into the US and the on-going tribulations at rival Treasury Wine Estates

just the Answer: Pernod Ricard's Nick Blacknell 14 Jul 2014

Andy Morton

Earlier this year, the Worshipful Company of Distillers held a lively debate in London on the future of rum. Afterwards, just-drinks spoke to Nick Blacknell, Havana Club's international marketing director for Pernod Ricard, to discuss digital, diversity and the debate's motion “The future for rum lies with connoisseurs not clubbers”.

Latest News

William Grant & Sons unveils new Glenfiddich logo 23 Oct 14

Andy Morton

William Grant & Sons has redesigned its Glenfiddich stag logo as part of an overhaul of the Scotch brand's packaging and labelling.

Bacardi unveils Europe push for Martini - video 23 Oct 14

Andy Morton

Bacardi is launching a “multi-million euro” campaign for its Martini brand across Europe.

Molson Coors unveils Carling British Cider rebrand 21 Oct 14

Andy Morton

Molson Coors' UK division has overhauled the packaging for its Carling British Cider less than two years after the brand was launched.

Diageo puts Beckham centre stage in Haig Club ad 17 Oct 14

Andy Morton

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

Bordeaux producers launch global ad campaign 17 Oct 14

James Wilmore

The Bordeaux Wine Council (CIVB) has released details of its first global ad campaign for the region.

Coca-Cola Co unveils Taylor Swift Diet Coke TV ad 16 Oct 14

James Wilmore

The Coca-Cola Co is launching the latest TV push for Diet Coke in the US, starring brand ambassador Taylor Swift.

Latest blogs

Strongbow over ice? Heineken hits up the ghost of Magners past 3 Oct 14

James Wilmore

Is Heineken hoping to repeat the trick that shot Magners to fame with its new Strongbow campaign in the US?

C&C Group thinks it's all over... it's not yet 8 Aug 14

Andy Morton

Last week C&C Group wasn't best pleased when Polish advertising laws banned it from using it Magners logo on Celtic Football Club's kit for the team's Champions League qualifying match against Legia Warsaw.

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