Blog: Olly WehringCoca-Cola to the (Football) Rescue

Olly Wehring | 24 June 2010

All the talk in the UK yesterday (23 June) morning revolved around how people were going to get to watch England's crunch World Cup match against Slovenia in the afternoon.

A vital 90 minutes of football taking place during the working day – how on earth could one wangle this?

Thanks, then, must go to Coca-Cola GB for inviting me to watch the game with them at the South African High Commission in London.

It's still work, thank you very much.


SABMiller's last word

Today is SABMiller's final day. Some time this evening, Brussel's time, the second-biggest brewer in the world will be subsumed into the biggest, creating a beer behemoth of unprecedented proportions....


"Buy a Mountain Dew and enjoy it"

No, this is not PepsiCo's new ad slogan for its Mountain Dew brand....


Did Alibaba's 9.9 Global Wine and Spirits Festival flop?

Major wine players flocked to China ready for online giant Alibaba's 9.9 Global Wine and Spirits Festival, which took place on 9 September....


Is Vietnam about to curb late-night drinking?

In May, Heineken's CEO, Jean-François van Boxmeer, called Vietnam the "poster child" for international beer thanks to strong demographics and growing demand....

just-drinks homepage

Forgot your password?