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The homebrewing revival continues in the UK - and evidence has come that even the supermarket chains are taking it semi-seriously.
Does Pernod Ricard have something to hide? In a press conference after the release of full-year results today, only a quarter of the 100 minutes were given over to questions from journalists.
Here's a round-up of the top stories on just-drinks last week, featuring Carlsberg, Heineken, Coca-Cola Amatil, California's winelands and Cognac.
The Coca-Cola Co's Keurig Cold machine won't be out until next year. But co-developer Keurig Green Mountain has given us a taste with the unveiling this weekend of another at-home beverage platform, the Keurig 2.0.
It's a bank holiday here in the UK on Monday (25 August). just-drinks' team will be taking a well-earned lie down.
Poland is hardly noted for its cider consumption, but all this could be about to change.
Here's a brave move by the folk from Camerata at Paulie's in Houston: a wine-related parody of Summer Nights from Grease.
Here's a round-up of the top stories on just-drinks last week, featuring The Coca-Cola Co and Monster Beverage Corp, Constellation Brands, Anheuser-Busch InBev and Australia's wine producers.
UK brewer Timothy Taylor is back in the headlines after winning 'Champion Beer of Britain' at the Great British Beer Festival (GBBF) today.
Here's a round-up of the top stories on just-drinks last week, featuring Guinness, Campari, Vitaminwater and Treasury Wine Estates.
Last week C&C Group wasn't best pleased when Polish advertising laws banned it from using it Magners logo on Celtic Football Club's kit for the team's Champions League qualifying match against Legia Warsaw.
Some readers will remember back in April that I ran the London Marathon. Those are the readers that I pestered for sponsorship, of course.
Last week, Bloomberg ran a wide-ranging interview with Coca-Cola's North American head Sandy Douglas that focussed on the company's battles against the health lobby. As that particular fight is already well documented, it was the article's insights into Coca-Cola's next generation home-carbonation platform, the Keurig Cold, that were much more revealing.
Here's a round-up of the top stories on just-drinks last week, featuring Anheuser-Busch InBev, Diageo, SodaStream and the environmental challenges facing the wine industry.
Do you have a water source in your garden? By which, I mean a spring, rather than an outside tap.
Here's a round-up of the top stories on just-drinks last week, featuring PepsiCo and Coca-Cola Co, Castel, Molson Coors and the cachaca sector.
There was a big focus on supermarkets and their Scotch offerings this week when a couple of own-brand malts scooped top awards at the International Wines and Spirits Competition (IWSC).
You can't seem to move at the moment for news of US craft brewers expanding.
Here's a round-up of the top stories on just-drinks last week, featuring Coca-Cola Life, Australian Vintage, Pernod Ricard and BrewDog.
Beer consumption in Germany - already pretty impressive - will undoubtedly have enjoyed a spike following celebrations over the nation's FIFA World Cup win.
Last night, The Coca-Cola Co's UK division celebrated moving in to its stylish new central London headquarters with a barbecue on its roof-top terrace.
Here are some of the top stories from just-drinks last week, featuring PepsiCo, San Miguel Corp, Stock Spirits and William Grant & Sons.
I'd imagine the term "hippie" is rarely used in a positive way in business circles.
Peter Hardee claims he drinks Henry Westons Vintage Cider because it's just like himself - “nice and mature”.
It has been about two years since Heineken sponsored the 23rd James Bond movie, Skyfall. Remember when the brewer scored a huge marketing coup by arranging a scene in which the British super spy takes a break from saving the world with a cold glass of Heineken lager?
Part of a sainted tradition or a waste of a perfectly good whisky? That was the question some may have been asking when Queen Elizabeth II launched the Royal Navy's newest vessel in Scotland today (4 July).
Insomniac radio listeners may have heard me on the BBC World Service this morning, discussing the launch of baijiu in the US.
Check out this infographic courtesy of FinancesOnline.com, which looks at the state of beer brands and prices around the world.
I predicted that the Molson Canadian beer fridge marketing concept had legs - and so it is proving.
The FIFA World Cup has thrown up plenty of intriguing battles - and tonight's last 16 encounter between the USA and Belgium is no exception.
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