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ISFAR Critique 166

A recent study evaluated the relation of alcohol consumption and the pattern of drinking with self-reports of suicidal ideation and suicidal...

just the Preview - Constellation Brands Q1

Constellation Brands will announce its first-quarter results on Wednesday (1 July). Here, just-drinks looks back at the wine, beer and spiri...

Focus - Edrington's FY Performance by Brand

Edrington today reported a drop in FY sales and profits. Here, just-drinks takes a closer look at the company's performance by brand in the...

Sustainability in Drinks - Sugar: A Shared Priorit

Within the sustainable sourcing challenge for food and drinks producers, the focus on sugarcane is set to increase substantially over the co...

Latest Interviews

Interview - Valora Trade Beverages 1 Jun 2015

Olly Wehring

This week, we speak to Jens Bernardo Helmbaek, commercial manager at Nordic wine & spirit distributor, and just-drinks subscriber, Valora Trade Beverages.


Interview - Illva Saronno CEO Augusto Reina 28 May 2015

Lucy Britner

At almost 75 years old, Augusto Reina could be taking it easy on an Italian beach somewhere. Instead, he's suited, booted and every bit the man in charge. Fresh from a trip to Ireland to check on the progress of his company's joint venture, the Walsh Distillery, he's sitting in his Florio Marsala winery on the north-west coast of Sicily, ready for the big launch: Disaronno Riserva.

Latest News

Bacardi buys Banks rum 7 Jul 15

Andy Morton

Bacardi has expanded its rum portfolio with the acquisition of Banks, a “super-premium” range that sells just 6,000 cases a year. The company announced the transaction today but did not release financial details.


just a While Ago - On 7 July in... 7 Jul 15

Olly Wehring

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


Diageo turns to W Ice in South Korea 7 Jul 15

Andy Morton

Diageo's South Korea unit is pinning its hopes on a new blended Scotch innovation as consumers move away from the whisky category.


Heineken snaps up United Spirits' final UB slice 7 Jul 15

Andy Morton

Heineken has bought United Spirits' remaining stake in India's United Breweries (UB) for INR8.72bn (US$137.2m).


NPD - William Grant's Kininvie Special Release #1 7 Jul 15

Andy Morton

William Grant & Sons is to launch a new Kininvie single malt that uses the first liquid to be produced at the 25-year-old distillery.


NPD - Piedmont Distillers' Midnight Moon Peach 7 Jul 15

Lucy Britner

Midnight Moon Peach joins Piedmont Distillers's line-up of Moonshines, including raspberry, apple pie and blackberry flavours.

Latest blogs

Ol' blue eyes has a new excuse for drinking 6 Jul 15

Lucy Britner

Frank Sinatra liked a drink. He was famous for it.


How a visit to the dentist helped Muthar Kent get ahead in business 26 Jun 15

Andy Morton

Want to know how to make it to the top of the beverage business? According to Muhtar Kent, it's all about the networking.

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