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Alcohol and the risk of developing diabetes

Prospective cohort studies for decades have tended to show that the risk of developing Type II diabetes mellitus is reduced among moderate d...

Is time right for TWE to move for Diageo's wines?

It’s hard to believe now, but when Diageo acquired Seagram’s wine operations in late-2000, it was seen as a real opportunity; exciting even....

Constellation Brands H1 results - Preview

Constellation Brands will announce its half-year and second-quarter results on Wednesday (7 October)....

The new Johnnie Walker ad and today's consumers

Another day, another new advertising campaign. Naturally it’s the biggest/best/furthest-reaching/boldest/most innovative (delete as appropri...

Latest Interviews

Making consumers the centre of your business 6 Oct 2015

Lucy Britner

Earlier this year, Pernod Ricard outlined plans to shift the "heart" of its business from its brands to its consumers. Speaking at his first of the company's annual Capital Markets Day briefings, new CEO Alex Ricard told analysts and journalists that consumers "don't think in categories" any more. But, what does this consumer-centralisation mean, and how does a company go about it? One of Pernod's executive team charged with implementing changes is global business development director Conor McQuaid. just-drinks spoke to McQuaid to get a better idea of Pernod's consumer-centric company strategy.

Interview - Valora Trade Beverages 1 Jun 2015

Olly Wehring

This week, we speak to Jens Bernardo Helmbaek, commercial manager at Nordic wine & spirit distributor, and just-drinks subscriber, Valora Trade Beverages.

Latest News

Treasury starts phase two of savings programme 8 Oct 15

Lucy Britner

Treasury Wine Estates has entered the second phase of its supply chain optimisation programme that should bring in an annual saving of around AUD50m (US$36m) by fiscal-2020.

New-look Conviviality closes Matthew Clark buy 8 Oct 15

Andy Morton

Conviviality Retail has changed its name as it completes the purchase of UK on-trade distributor Matthew Clark.

Constellation H1 kicks on with Q2 sales lift 7 Oct 15

Olly Wehring

Constellation Brands has seen its sales in the second quarter accelerate, leading to a top-line increase in the half-year.

Younger consumers willing to spend more on wine 7 Oct 15

Lucy Britner

Younger, affluent Canadians are more involved in consuming wine and are willing to spend more on the average bottle, according to a report from Wine Intelligence.

Asia-Pacific drinks co's hopeful as TPP secured 6 Oct 15

Keith Nuthall

Drinks exporters in the Asia-Pacific region are awaiting the details of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) trade deal, which was successfully concluded yesterday.

US spirits trade welcomes TPP agreement 6 Oct 15

Lucy Britner

The US spirits trade has welcomed the conclusion of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) trade deal this week.

Latest blogs

And, then he goes and spoils it all by saying something stupid like “I'm thinking of buying SABMiller” 28 Sep 15

Olly Wehring

Part of my lot on just-drinks is to nail down senior executives within our industry – the more senior the better. I've enjoyed interviewing many of the CEOs within our ranks, but one that I have never been able to get to is Anheuser-Busch InBev's Carlos Brito.

A good book and a glass of wine - Keeping marketing simple 24 Sep 15

Lucy Britner

Sometimes, it's the simple things in life that are the most satisfying. Like a good book and a decent glass of wine...

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