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Preview: Tax Free World Association Exhibition '14

There should be a celebratory atmosphere in Cannes when this year’s TFWA World Exhibition kicks off on Sunday (26 October). After all, it’s...

Focus - Pernod Ricard's Q1 sales by brand

Earlier today, Pernod Ricard announced a 1% rise in sales in the three months to the end of September. Here's a look at the performance of t...

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...

Analysis - Remy's Cognac "dead-cat bounce"

An analyst has said that Cognac is headed for a “dead-cat bounce” in the next six months as the current downward trends reverse into a sligh...

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.


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

Whisky downturn slows Diageo's Scotch spend 24 Oct 14

Olly Wehring

The downturn in sales of Scotch globally has prompted Diageo to slow the pace of its whisky production expansion in Scotland, just-drinks has learned.


just a While Ago - On 24 October in... 24 Oct 14

Olly Wehring

Here's a look at what was happening on this day in...


just the Week in - Spirits & Wine 24 Oct 14

Olly Wehring

Here's a round-up of this week's highlights in the global spirits & wine categories. We are also running similar round-ups for beer and soft drinks & bottled water.


Rhubarb & Ginger Edinburgh Gin Liqueur 24 Oct 14

Andy Morton

Spencerfield Spirit Co has added another flavour to its Edinburgh Gin liqueur range.


La Martiniquaise-Bardinet's Poliakov Vodka Vanilla 24 Oct 14

Andy Morton

La Martiniquaise-Bardinet has launched a new Poliakov flavour as it overhauls the vodka brand's flavoured portfolio to combat “flavour fatigue”.


just a While Ago - On 23 October in... 23 Oct 14

Olly Wehring

Here's a look at what was happening on this day in...

Latest blogs

Flavour stick "ages whisk(e)y three years in 24 hours" 20 Oct 14

Andy Morton

Whisk(e)y companies spend a lot of money and effort ageing their products for that premium taste.


The just-drinks Weekly Round-Up 13 Oct 14

Olly Wehring

Here's a round-up of the big stories on just-drinks last week, featuring PepsiCo, SABMiller, the Scotch whisky category and the US wine market.

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