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Five years ago this week, French wine and spirits group Belvédère was embroiled in legal proceedings with creditors over the amount of debt...
The announcement late yesterday that Cuba and the US have started on the road to normalised relations will be of particular interest to two...
It's that time of year when just-drinks takes a look back at the past 12 months. Here, in part three of our final management briefing of the...
How are big, corporate companies tackling the global trend for all things craft? Watching the larger players across all drinks categories de...
Earlier this year, Panos Sarantopoulos was promoted by Remy Cointreau to head up its liqueurs & spirits division. Late last month, Richard Woodard travelled to France to meet him.
Dmitry Ivanov was appointed global category director for rums at Bacardi in 2012. Earlier this month, editor Olly Wehring travelled to Puerto Rico to speak to him about the company's flagship white rum brand, where it went wrong in the past and Bacardi's hopes for its broader rum range going forward.
Well, that was 2014. We're taking a well-earned break here at just-drinks to enjoy the seasonal festivities.
Tequila exports are forecast to continue growing next year after new estimates showed they passed the US$1bn mark for the first time in 2014.
An Indian state that proposed a complete alcohol ban within ten years is to water down its plans after an industry backlash, according to reports.
Gruppo Campari has agreed deals to sell its liqueur brand Limoncetta di Sorrento and the pharmaceutical unit of its J Wray & Nephew business for a total of around EUR19m (US$23m).
Chivas Brothers, Pernod Ricard's Scotch whisky unit, has secured planning permission to expand its Glenlivet distillery.
Sparkling wine continues to be the star performer in the UK off- and on-trade in 2014, while the flavoured vodka category has endured mixed fortunes, according to latest figures.
The UK health lobby is always very vocal on alcohol at this time of year, predictably so, and this year is no different.
Experimentation has long been a watchword in the Scotch whisky industry. It is what has given consumers the huge range of ageing options, from refill hogsheads to virgin oak to Sherry butts.
- Review of the Year 2014 - Part V: Wine
- Review of the Year 2014 - Part IV: Spirits
- just Five Years Ago - Belvedere Group's Bumpy Ride
- Cuba-US Normalisation: Bacardi, Pernod Winners?
- Sustainability in Wine - Part IV
- Campari to bag EUR19m with "non-core" assets sale
- Pernod wins consent for Glenlivet upgrade
- Pernod agrees Caribe Cooler sale to Grupo Bepensa
- Tequila set for export boost after record 2014
- Thailand pulls back from New Year alcohol ban