just-drinks.com authors and correspondents

Olly WehringOlly Wehring

After 11 years of doing he doesn't know what, Olly Wehring's “Eureka!” moment arrived in 2003, when he decided to retrain as a journalist. Following several freelance stints at such hallowed publi...

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Andy MortonAndy Morton

Andy Morton started out in journalism in Glasgow, where he wrestled in mashed potato and wrote about Highland cows. Tiring of the high-brow, he travelled the world working as an itinerant sub-editor in cities includi...

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Thandie SibandaThandie Sibanda

Thandie is just-drinks’ reporter, joining the site in May 2019. A Solent University graduate with a BA in Journalism Studies, she spent four years as a journalist prior to joining just-drinks. As a keen...

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Lucy BritnerLucy Britner

Freelance writer Lucy Britner reports on the soft drinks category for just-drinks. Having been just-drinks' deputy editor between 2015 and 2019, Lucy covered the drinks industry for other publications for ten...

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Ben CooperBen Cooper

Ben Cooper is just-drinks' sustainable business editor and specialises in business ethics, corporate social responsibility, policy issues and sustainability. He holds MAs from Cambridge University and the U...

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Chris LoshChris Losh

Chris Losh has been writing about drinks for 15 years and still doesn’t wear a tweed jacket. He has edited Wine and Spirit International and Wine Magazine. He has written columns for just-drinks for ten years a...

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Ian ShackletonIan Shackleton

After qualifying as an accountant and spending a few years in the drinks industry, Ian spent over 25 years as a beverages analyst working for major banks in London. He covered companies not just in Europe but across the...

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Laura FosterLaura Foster

Drinks journalist Laura Foster fell into the drinks industry in 2006 and hasn't been able to get back up ever since. In 2013, Laura won the Alan Lodge International Young Spirits Writer of the Year award and has...

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Neil RidleyNeil Ridley

Neil has been writing professionally in the spirits industry for over a decade. His book, Distilled, co-authored by Joel Harrison, is now the biggest selling pan-spirits book globally, translated into 14 languages. H...

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Richard WoodardRichard Woodard

A trained newspaper journalist, Richard Woodard was editor of the drinks trade magazine Wine & Spirit International from 2000 to 2005, responsible for writing, commissioning and producing a broad range of business-r...

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Stephen BeaumontStephen Beaumont

Stephen Beaumont has been covering the global brewing industry for three decades. During that time, he has written literally thousands of articles and columns for publications ranging from Playboy to The Globe and Mail...

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Alex Smith


Andrew Pearl, Profitero


Andy Coyne


Andy Morton & Katy Askew


Andy Morton & Lucy Britner


Bart Watson, chief economist for the Brewers Association


Callum Tyndall at GlobalData


Cameron Worth


Canadean


Carmen Paun


Catherine Krol at Euromonitor International


Datamonitor


David Burrows


David Leggett


Dean Best


Diana Yordanova


Ellen Daniel


Eric Sampers, global brand director for English gins, Chivas Bros


Eugene Vorotnikov


EurActiv


Euromonitor International


Glen Brasington, marketing director – strategy, business development & services at Chivas Brothers


Gustavo Gasparian


Hannah Abdulla


Helen Arnold


Hope Lee, senior analyst at Euromonitor International


Howard Telford, head of soft drinks at Euromonitor International


Ian Buxton


International Scientific Forum on Alcohol Research


Jagdish Kumar


James Atkinson


James Jordan


Jason Warner, North Europe president, Anheuser-Busch InBev


Jen Draper, head of marketing for Global Brands


Jeremy Cunnington at Euromonitor International


Joe Baker at GlobalData


Joe Bates


Joel Harrison


John Mohler at Ipsos


John Shepherd


Jonathan Buxton, partner and head of Consumer & Retail, Cavendish Corporate Finance


just-drinks.com editorial team


Katy Askew


Keith Nuthall


Kevin Jacobs


Liz Newmark


Lucy Britner & Olly Wehring


Matthew Barry, beverages analyst, Euromonitor International


Matthew Elliott, senior political advisor at Shore Capital


Max Warner, Chivas brand ambassador


Michael Hughes, lead analyst at Canadean


Michelle Russell


Mike Chiswell


Mini Pant Zachariah


Nidal Ramini, head of brand advocacy at Brown-Forman Northern Europe


Nigel Huddleston


Pete Brown


Peter Saunders


Plimsoll Publishing


Rachel England


Raghavendra Verma


Ray Rowlands


Reka Haros


Richard Corbett


Richard Parker, principal analyst at GlobalData


Richard Siddle


Rojita Tiwari


Rosie Lintott at GlobalData


Samuel Okocha


Sean Clinton


Simon Harvey


Simon Warburton


Sophia Holliday, global innovations & trend consultant at The IWSR


Sophie Chadwick, account director at Peppermint Soda


Spiros Malandrakis at Euromonitor International


Stuart Todd


Stuart Whitwell at Intangible Business


Sumit Chopra


The IARD editorial team


The IWSR


Tom Vierhile, Innovation Insights Director at GlobalData


Victor Martino


Wine & Spirits Daily



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