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This weeks top reports in the just-drinks research storejust the Research

24 April 2014

Here's a run-down of some of the top research reports currently available in the just-drinks research store:

Focus - Pernod Ricard's YTD Performance by Region, Brand

24 April 2014

Earlier today (24 April), Pernod Ricard released its nine-month sales results. Here is a closer look at the company's performance by region and by brand.

just the Facts - Kenwood Vineyards

24 April 2014

Earlier today (24 April), Pernod Ricard announced its intention to acquire Kenwood Vineyards in the US. Here's a look at some facts and figures on Kenwood.

US: Pernod Ricard expands, renews distribution tie-ups

24 April 2014

Pernod Ricard is expanding its distribution tie-up in the US with Southern Wine & Spirits (SWS) and has renewed a separate deal with Republic National Distributing Company (RNDC).

FRANCE: Nine-month sales slide, but Pernod Ricard FY profits still set to rise

24 April 2014

Pernod Ricard has reported a continued slide in sales for the first nine months of its fiscal year, but has confirmed its full-year operating profits guidance.

FRANCE/US: Pernod Ricard snaps up Kenwood Vineyards

24 April 2014

Pernod Ricard has lined up the purchase of Kenwood Vineyards in the US.

FRANCE: Provence rosé exports rise in 2013 - figures

23 April 2014

Exports of AOC rosé wines from France's Provence region increased last year by 15% on 2012 to 14m bottles, according to recent figures.

International Scientific Forum on Alcohol Research Critique 138: Under-Reporting of Alcohol Intake Affects the Relation of Alcohol to the Risk of Cancer

23 April 2014

Epidemiologists are often faced with reported adverse health effects of alcohol among subjects reporting very low levels of consumption, levels that physiologically should not cause diseases such as cancer.

UK: BBPA fury after alcohol cancer ad complaint rejected - video

23 April 2014

The British Beer & Pub Association (BBPA) has said it is “extremely disappointed” after the UK's advertising authorities dismissed complaints about an “alarmist” ad linking alcohol consumption to cancer.

Focus - The Nuances of ‘Responsible Drinking’ - SpiritsEurope DG

23 April 2014

For an industry body, passing on the message that consumers may want to buy less of your product may seem suicidal. Yet this is what SpiritsEurope is attempting to do with the concept of 'responsible drinking'.

Analysis - Buying British: Foreign Interest in the UK Drinks Market

22 April 2014

M&A activity across the UK food and beverage (F&B) sector is on the up with deal volumes having increased for two consecutive quarters.

Product Launch - GLOBAL: Quinta Nova N. S. Carmo's Grainha Exclusivo White 2012

22 April 2014

Portuguese vineyard Quinta Nova has launched a new wine that combines Semillon and Moscatel Galego grapes.

US: Diageo agrees import deal for Chateau Minuty roses

22 April 2014

Diageo's US wine unit has agreed a deal to become the exclusive importer for a portfolio of rosés from Provence's Chateau Minuty.

just the Research

17 April 2014

Here's a run-down of some of the top research reports currently available in the just-drinks research store:

Analysis - Diageo dips in Q3 as China still chokes

17 April 2014

“Disappointing” was how one analyst group described Diageo's trading update today. That sentiment has since been reflected on the London Stock Exchange.

just For Subscribers - The week in drinks

17 April 2014

Here are the ten most viewed, subscriber-only items on just-drinks this week:

just the Round-Up - The week in drinks

17 April 2014

The top ten stories published on just-drinks this week:

GLOBAL: Diageo YTD sales flat as Asia issues bite

17 April 2014

Diageo has reported flat nine-month sales and a drop in volumes as problems in Asian markets took their toll.

FRANCE: Remy Cointreau issues new warning as profits fall set to deepen

17 April 2014

Remy Cointreau has warned that full-year operating profits are to plunge by between 35% and 40% as its sales continue to be hit by anti-gifting measures in China.

just the Facts - Top 10 Australian Wine Export Markets by Volume, Value

16 April 2014

Earlier today (16 April) Wine Australia released a report on category exports in the 12 months to the end of March. Here we detail the top 10 markets by volume and value and how they performed:

AUS: Wine export FY volumes, sales slip as US demand weakens - figures

16 April 2014

Export volumes of Australian wine fell by 6% in the last year, but the average value of wine being shipped rose slightly, latest figures reveal.

Product Launch - GLOBAL: Pernod Ricard's St Hugo Vetus Purum range

16 April 2014

Pernod Ricard has announced details of a new "super-premium" range being launched under its Australian wine label St Hugo.

US: Ardagh Group to sell Anchor Glass to private equity fund

16 April 2014

KPS Capital Partners, a US private equity fund, is to buy glassware firm Anchor Glass after its owner Ardagh agreed to sell the unit to settle US anti-trust regulators' concerns over a separate deal.

US: Treasury Wine Estates appoints new Beringer brand chief

16 April 2014

Treasury Wine Estates (TWE) has recruited a former E&J Gallo and Heinz executive to take responsibility for its Beringer wine brand domestically and globally.

FRANCE: Moet Hennessy acquires Burgundy's Clos des Lambrays estate

15 April 2014

Moët Hennessy has lined up the purchase of grand cru de côte-de-nuits Clos des Lambrays.

UK: Alcohol consumption down 18% since 2004 - figures

15 April 2014

UK alcohol consumption continued to fall last year, equating to an 18% drop since 2004, latest figures show.

Editor's Viewpoint - Appointing a CEO: Age Ain't Nothin' But a Number

14 April 2014

How long is a satisfactory term for a CEO? Of course, there's two answers to this question: One if the company is publicly-listed, the other if it's a privately-held firm. Then, of course, there is the small matter of how the company – irrespective of ownership structure – is performing.

GLOBAL: South African bulk wine needs new markets to repeat 2013 boom - study

14 April 2014

South Africa's bulk wine producers are likely to have to find new markets this year as competition in Europe intensifies, according to a new report.

UK: Accolade Wines links with Mandela movie for Kumala push

14 April 2014

Accolade Wines' has launched a UK marketing campaign for its South African brand Kumala tied to the DVD release of Nelson Mandela movie “Long Walk to Freedom”.

US: Allan Brothers lines up Sagemoor Vineyards buy

14 April 2014

Sagemoor Vineyards, one of Washington state's most well-known commercial wine operations, is set to be acquired by fruit growing firm Allan Brothers for an undisclosed sum.

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