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Brown-Forman's Russian glass half-full

The CFO of Brown-Forman has offered hope to Russia's alcohol market, claiming that the company is "doing pretty well" in the challenging cou...

Brown-Forman's YTD Performance by Region, Brand

Today, Brown-Forman posted its YTD and Q3 results. Here, just-drinks takes a closer look at the company's performance by region and brand in...

Beckham, Diageo and the Allure of the VIP Pop-Up

On Sunday night, ex-footballer and modern-day whisky impresario David Beckham held a party in central London....

just The Preview - Brown-Forman Q3 & YTD

On Wednesday, Brown-Forman will report its third-quarter and year-to-date results. Here, just-drinks takes a look at the company's performan...

Latest Interviews

Interview - Beam Suntory's EMEA head - part II 4 Mar 2015

James Wilmore

In the second part of just-drinks' interview with Beam Suntory's Europe, Middle East & Africa head, Albert Baladi talks about the company's gin presence, the Africa opportunity and the Travel Retail landscape.


Interview - Beam Suntory's EMEA president 2 Mar 2015

James Wilmore

Formed just under a year ago, Beam Suntory is a “global whisk(e)y powerhouse,” in the words of Albert Baladi, the unit's Europe, Middle East & Africa (EMEA) head. But, how have things progressed since Suntory's $16bn takeover of Beam Inc? What brands and regions are shining bright and where are the emerging opportunities? Here, just-drinks catches up with Baladi for his take on the present and the future for Beam Suntory.

Latest News

just a Look Around - Havana Club Distillery -video 5 Mar 15

James Wilmore

Last week, just-drinks was given a tour of Havana Club's San José distillery as part of a five-day trip as guests of the company. Here, Sergio Valdez, Havana Club's export manager, provides the commentary:


Pernod Ricard's Absolut Honey 5 Mar 15

Olly Wehring

Pernod Ricard has released a Travel Retail-only flavour extension of its Absolut vodka brand.


Molson Coors refreshes UK wholesale unit identity 5 Mar 15

James Wilmore

Molson Coors is rebooting its UK on-trade wholesale business with a new identity in a bid to become the market leader.


just a While Ago - On 5 March in... 5 Mar 15

Olly Wehring

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


just a While Ago - On 4 March in... 4 Mar 15

Olly Wehring

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


DISCUS on hunt for new CEO as Cressy plans exit 4 Mar 15

James Wilmore

The Distilled Spirits Council of the United States (DISCUS) is to start a search for a new CEO as the current incumbent is stepping down at the end of this year.

Latest blogs

Pernod Ricard's Havanista remains poised to capitalise post-embargo 27 Feb 15

James Wilmore

Spotted in Havana this week – a healthy stock of Pernod Ricard's Havanista rum.


Does Oscar glory beckon for 'Mr Heineken'? 23 Feb 15

Andy Morton

Alcohol always has a big presence at the Oscars, albeit mostly in a supporting role.

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