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Concha y Toro's Q2 by region, brand - Focus

Late yesterday, Chilean wine company Concha y Toro reported a healthy boost in sales and profits. Here, just-drinks takes a closer look at t...

A step forward in alcohol research? ISFAR 191

Observational epidemiologic studies relating alcohol consumption to health and disease have been remarkably consistent over many decades: li...

How Treasury is rewriting the rule book - Comment

For years, they said it couldn't be done. In wine, the theory goes, if you're playing a volume game then you can't all of a sudden make the...

TWE's FY Performance by Region - Focus

Today, Treasury Wine Estates (TWE) said its full-year net profits more than doubled, with net sales jumping by 20%. Here, just-drinks takes...

Latest Interviews

Interview, Halewood CEO Stewart Hainsworth 12 Jul 2016

Lucy Britner

Since forming in 1978, privately-owned Halewood Wines & Spirits has quietly carved a niche in the UK's beer, wine, spirits and RTD categories, through the Lambrini, Red Square vodka and Crabbie's Alcoholic Ginger Beer brands. However, performance has suffered in the years following founder John Halewood's death. In the first of a two-part interview, group CEO Stewart Hainsworth talks to just-drinks' deputy editor, Lucy Britner, about his vision for the group's future growth as well as Russian oligarchs and the company's recent stake purchase in The Pogues Irish whiskey.


Brexit Interview - Rabobank beverages analyst 8 Jul 2016

Olly Wehring

Earlier today, Rabobank published a note looking at the likely effects on the drinks industry of the UK’s decision to leave the European Union. Francoise Sonneville, senior analyst for beverages at Rabobank and the note's author, spoke to just-drinks yesterday.

Latest News

This week in spirits & wine 26 Aug 16

Lucy Britner

Here's a round-up of this week's top stories in the spirits & wine categories. We also have similar round-ups for beer & cider and soft drinks & water.


Concha y Toro sees H1 profits, sales jump - result 26 Aug 16

Lucy Britner

Concha y Toro has hailed a strong first half of 2016 as it toasts success across the board. 


UK's low-risk drinking guide "fails common sense" 26 Aug 16

Lucy Britner

Alcohol trade bodies in the UK have said the government's safe-drinking guidelines fail to provide consumers with a complete picture. 


Vignobles Foncalieu L’Instant Sud wine range - NPD 25 Aug 16

Olly Wehring

Languedoc wine cooperative Les Vignobles Foncalieu has readied the launch of three new wines in the UK under the L’Instant Sud brand.


Conviviality launches tech to capture wine trends 25 Aug 16

Lucy Britner

UK drinks company Conviviality has launched a tool to capture on-premise wine trends, through wine arm Bibendum. 


South Africa wine value growth outpaces volumes 24 Aug 16

Andy Morton

South African packaged wine exports are surging in value despite volumes declines, suggesting that consumers are spending more on premium lines, new figures show.

Latest blogs

Your company's homepage on just-drinks 4 Jul 16

Olly Wehring

Who do you work for? I ask, merely to draw your attention to just-drinks’ company pages.


Badet Clement celebrates 20 years, and a new type of French consumer 3 Jun 16

Andy Morton

Just-drinks in is the French wine making region of Languedoc for the 20th anniversary of Badet Clement, one of France's most active wine brand owners.

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