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Comment - Another One Bites Bacardi's Dust

One of the things I noticed quite early into my career covering drinks was just how many so-called 'industry veterans' there are. One of my...

Brown-Forman reaching out to Russia - CEO

Brown-Forman is trying to open talks with a regional Russian authority that reportedly confiscated some Jack Daniel's products over health f...

Brown-Forman's Q1 Performance by Region, Brand

Earlier today, Brown-Forman posted its Q1 results. Here, just-drinks takes a closer look at the company's performance by region and brand in...

ISFAR Critique 145

While numerous prospective epidemiologic studies have provided evidence that light-to-moderate amounts of alcohol reduce the risk of dementi...

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

just the Research 27 Aug 14

Ellie Morgan

Here's a run-down of some of the top research reports currently available in the just-drinks research store:


Brown-Forman upbeat on full-year despite slower Q1 27 Aug 14

Olly Wehring

Brown-Forman is targeting a mid to high single-digit increase in full-year sales, although the first quarter saw sales growth slow.


ABD takes 50% rights for Mansion House, Savoy Club 27 Aug 14

James Wilmore

Allied Blenders & Distillers (ABD) has acquired 50% ownership rights for Mansion House brandy and Savoy Club whiskey in south Asia, according to local reports.


Bacardi announces CFO switch 27 Aug 14

James Wilmore

Bacardi has appointed a new chief financial officer as the current incumbent has left the firm after less than two years in the role.


United Spirits aims to sign-off delayed results 26 Aug 14

James Wilmore

United Spirits, the Diageo-controlled drinks firm, is set to hold a board meeting next week in a bid to approve the unit's delayed full-year financial results.


Distell FY boosted by weak rand 26 Aug 14

James Wilmore

Strong sales in its export markets and a weak South African rand has helped Distell deliver a double-digit rise in full-year revenue.

Latest blogs

The just-drinks Weekly Round-Up 26 Aug 14

Olly Wehring

Here's a round-up of the top stories on just-drinks last week, featuring Carlsberg, Heineken, Coca-Cola Amatil, California's winelands and Cognac.


The just-drinks Weekly Round-Up 18 Aug 14

Olly Wehring

Here's a round-up of the top stories on just-drinks last week, featuring The Coca-Cola Co and Monster Beverage Corp, Constellation Brands, Anheuser-Busch InBev and Australia's wine producers.

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