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just Five Years Ago - The Birth of Accolade Wines

Five years ago this month, Constellation Brands spoke publicly about its plans for its Australian wine business....

ISFAR Critique 151

Excessive maternal alcohol consumption during pregnancy (especially among women with alcohol dependency) is known to markedly increase the r...

Fading Recovery, Fresh Risks and Hidden Potential

Fresh geopolitical, macroeconomic and legislative headwinds are hitting emerging markets once hailed as the engine securing the global alcoh...

just the Facts - Australian wine in China

Yesterday it emerged that China is to drop duty on imports of Australian wine after the two countries signed a new free trade agreement. Her...

Latest Interviews

Interview: Distell Vineyards & Estates' CEO 20 Nov 2014

Olly Wehring

Earlier this year, South African multi-category drinks producer Distell set up a unit specifically for its higher-end wine portfolio. The CEO of Distell Vineyards & Estates, Carina Gous, spoke to just-drinks earlier this year about the new division, its plans abroad and the prospects for the broader South African wine category going forward.


Interview - WoSA chief executive 25 Sep 2014

James Wilmore

Siobhan Thompson joined Wines of South Africa 11 months ago after joining from drinks firm Distell. just-drinks deputy editor James Wilmore talks to Thompson about the challenges she has faced in 2014 and the opportunities for South African wine in Asia and the rest of Africa.

Latest News

just the Week in - Spirits & Wine 21 Nov 14

Olly Wehring

Here's a 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.


just a While Ago - On 21 November in... 21 Nov 14

Olly Wehring

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


just a While Ago - On 20 November in... 20 Nov 14

Olly Wehring

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


Beer declines slow in US on-trade - figures 20 Nov 14

Andy Morton

Beer volumes declines in the US on-trade slowed slightly last month but the category continued to lose share to wines and spirits, latest figures show.


Treasury Wine Estates pulls out of LWF 2015 19 Nov 14

James Wilmore

Treasury Wine Estates (TWE) has confirmed to just-drinks that it will not be exhibiting at next year's London Wine Fair (LWF).


just a While Ago - On 19 November in... 19 Nov 14

Olly Wehring

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

Latest blogs

The answer to our prayers - Christmas corporate gift packs 18 Nov 14

Andy Morton

A new survey released today reveals that while 50% of UK workers would choose alcohol as a Christmas present from their employees, just 7% would opt for a charity donation sent on their behalf.


The just-drinks Weekly Round-Up 18 Nov 14

Olly Wehring

Here's a round-up of the big stories on just-drinks last week, featuring Carlsberg, SABMiller, Campari, Monster Beverage Corp and the Australian wine industry.

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