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Irish whiskey eyes a slice of Scotch's global pie

We've had a reminder this month of the high levels of investment being ploughed into the renaissance of Irish whiskey by emerging players....

ISFAR Critique 147

The study concerned is based on a large number of women participating in a clinical trial (enhanced screening for certain cancers versus rou...

Will Remy come off worse in China Cognac recovery?

China remains a source of much concern for high-end spirits producers, none more so than Remy Cointreau....

William Grant and Drambuie: It Had to be You

While it was a predictable bit of business, William Grant & Sons' purchase of Drambuie – announced yesterday – still carries a slight elemen...

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 a While Ago - On 15 September in... 15 Sep 14

Olly Wehring

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


Brown-Forman's Southern Comfort Gingerbread Spice 15 Sep 14

James Wilmore

Brown-Forman is launching a gingerbread spice variant of its liqueur brand Southern Comfort in the US.


Patron Spirits' Patron Citrónge Lime 15 Sep 14

Olly Wehring

Patron Spirits has released a lime-flavoured extension of its Patrón Citrónge liqueur brand.


just the Week in - Spirits & Wine 12 Sep 14

Olly Wehring

Here's the 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.


Scottish leader speaks out over Scotch whisky 12 Sep 14

James Wilmore

Scotland’s First Minister has claimed the country's major whisky producers are “big enough to look after themselves” if voters opt for independence.


Cognac sees US, Africa offset China woes 12 Sep 14

James Wilmore

Rising sales of Cognac in the US and sub-Saharan Africa have offset a sharp decline for the category in China, according to latest figures.

Latest blogs

The just-drinks Weekly Round-Up 15 Sep 14

Olly Wehring

Here's a round-up of the top stories on just-drinks last week, featuring William Grant & Sons, the Southern hemisphere's winemakers, SABMiller and Heineken, and Coke Light.


The just-drinks Weekly Round-Up 8 Sep 14

Olly Wehring

Here's a round-up of the top stories on just-drinks last week, featuring Pernod Ricard, The Coca-Cola Co, SABMiller's new Scotch whisky and Santa Rita Estates.

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