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Latest Interviews

Interview - Constellation International's GM 3 Apr 2014

Andy Morton

At ProWein 2014, Andy Morton sat down with Constellation's international general manager Philip Kingston to talk about its expanding global ambitions including a new tie-up in China for its Robert Mondavi brand.

Interview - Sierra Nevada's Ken Grossman 25 Mar 2014

James Wilmore

Last week, we ran the first part of an interview with Sierra Nevada Brewing Co founder Ken Grossman. Here, in part two, the Californian craft brewing icon discusses big brewers' attempts to capitalise on the segment's success and how craft consumers are reacting to cans.

Latest News

SodaStream in buyout talks - report 25 Jul 14

Andy Morton

SodaStream is in talks with an investment firm keen to take the company private in a US$828m deal, according to a media report.

Australian Vintage to sell Yaldara winery 25 Jul 14

James Wilmore

Australian Vintage is selling its Barossa Valley winery Yaldara to Chinese-owned 1847 Winery for AUD15.5m (US$14.6m).

Napa winery Quixote sold to Chinese firm 24 Jul 14

James Wilmore

California winery Quixote has been sold to Chinese firm Jinta Vineyards & Winery, according to local reports.

Allied Blenders restarts chase for Tilaknagar 22 Jul 14

Kevin Jacobs

Allied Blenders & Distillers and Tilaknagar Industries have reopened talks over a potential merger, just-drinks has learnt.

William Grant silent on Drambuie bid talk 22 Jul 14

Andy Morton

William Grant & Sons has stayed quiet on speculation that it is one of a handful of companies looking to buy Scotch whisky liqueur brand Drambuie.

Diageo faces public consultation over W&M sale 22 Jul 14

James Wilmore

The UK's competition authority has signalled it is happy with Emperador Inc as the buyer of Diageo-controlled Whyte & Mackay (W&M), but is awaiting the result of a public consultation before making a final ruling.

Latest blogs

Sammy Davis Jnr, Bill Murray offer Suntory ad heritage 14 Jan 14

James Wilmore

Will Suntory's US$16bn move to buy Beam see a change in how the Bourbon producer's brands are advertised?

The just-drinks Weekly Round-Up 13 Jan 14

James Wilmore

A look at what was hitting the headlines last week...

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