Blog: Olly WehringThe just-drinks Weekly Round-Up

Olly Wehring | 21 October 2013

On just-drinks last week:

just-drinks is in Cannes this week, at the annual TFWA World Exhibition for the travel retail channel. Take a look here for our preview of the event and, if you’re down on the Riviera, drop us a line to arrange a meet-up.

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