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Wine consumption and its health effects

A recent review article appearing in Food & Function, a publication of the Royal Society of Chemistry in the UK, presents a summary of evide...

Remy Cointreau's Q1 performance by brand, region

Earlier today, Remy Cointreau posted flat sales for the three months to the end of June. Here, just-drinks takes a closer look at the compan...

How to Brexit-proof your beverage company - Focus

Earlier today, Rabobank released a report on what it predicts will be the effects on global beverage companies of the UK's exit from the Eur...

Alcohol wanes, soft drinks await - Consumer Trends

There has always been demand for non-alcoholic drinks for adults, but the adult soft drinks segment – and its consumers – are changing. Ben...

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

Lucas Bols, De Kuyper, Herman Jansen save Cooymans 26 Jul 16

Olly Wehring

Lucas Bols, De Kuyper Royal Distillers and Herman Jansen have agreed the carve-up of drinks producer Distilleerderij Cooymans and the wine operations of Delcave/NCK.

Australia’s wines "not cutting through" in UK 25 Jul 16

James Atkinson

UK consumers still perceive Australian wine to be homogenous and dominated by big brands, according to the CEO of Berry Bros & Rudd.

TWE ups UK Castello di Gabbiano footprint 25 Jul 16

Andy Morton

Treasury Wine Estates is to ramp up the UK distribution of its Castello di Gabbiano Italian wine portfolio after signing an on-premise deal with Molson Coors.

Vranken-Pommery post H1 Champagne sales dip 25 Jul 16

Andy Morton

Vranken-Pommery Monopole has declined to issue a full-year forecast as still wine growth propped up falling Champagne sales in the first six months of the year.

This week's top spirits & wine coverage 22 Jul 16

Olly Wehring

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.

Diageo's India wine unit launches new expression 22 Jul 16

Rojita Tiwari

The wine arm of India's United Spirits has launched its first new product since the unit came under Diageo control.

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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