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Olly Wehring

Olly WehringBiography

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 publications as the Sunday Times Travel Magazine, Retail Week and The Daily Mirror, Olly boarded the good ship just-drinks in October 2003 as news editor.

Within only two years, he had moved up to the position of editor – a role he has assumed ever since.

Olly likes working for just-drinks, and likes drinks.

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just-drinks speaks to Montanya Distillers CEO Karen Hoskinjust-drinks speaks to Montanya Distillers CEO Karen Hoskin

In October, the co-founder & CEO of Montanya Distillers was in London for the city's annual Rum Week and Rumfest. Karen Hoskin found time to meet with just-drinks to tell the story of Constellation Brand's stake purchase in July.

Articles by Olly Wehring

If you read only one thing... - This week's must-reads on just-drinks 15 November 2019

Here's a look at the biggest stories and the best content from just-drinks this week.


Campari Group has been in acquisitive mood in recent monthsCampari Group readies French distribution purchase 15 November 2019

Campari Group has lined up the latest acquisition in its ongoing shopping spree, this time in France.


The launch of Hendrick's Absinthe coincides with the brand's 20th anniversaryWilliam Grant & Sons' Hendrick's breaks out of gin with absinthe brand extension - just-drinks comments 14 November 2019

William Grant & Sons has extended its Hendrick's brand beyond the gin category for the first time, launching an absinthe in the UK.


Ketel One campaign rolls out worldwide - video 14 November 2019

Diageo has extended the latest marketing activation for its Ketel One vodka brand beyond the US, with the push now set to go global.


How has Craft Brew Alliance performed in YTD 2019? - results data 13 November 2019

Craft Brew Alliance has hailed a slight lift in third-quarter depletions, although the group's sales in the three months came in down by low single digits.


The Fiorucci pack of Ciroc White Grape vodka is a limited editionDiageo's releases Fiorucci-designed bottle for Ciroc White Grape 13 November 2019

Diageo has teamed up with bottle personalisation company Inkd to create the latest limited edition pack in the UK for its recently-launched White Grape expression of Ciroc vodka.


Brand Heineken will be the official beer of UEFA Euro 2020, replacing Carlsberg, which sponsored the tournament in 2016Heineken replaces Carlsberg as UEFA Euro sponsor for 2020 tournament 13 November 2019

Heineken has strengthened its presence in European football, with its namesake beer replacing Carlsberg as the 'official beer' of the next UEFA Euro tournament.


The Island Rum Co owns the Black Tears spiced rum brand, with AzCuba producing the liquidAnother Cuban rum JV takes shape as AzCuba, The Island Rum Co firm up relationship 12 November 2019

Grupo Azucarero and The Island Rum Co have strengthened their Cuban rum partnership through a worldwide joint-venture.


The pineapple variant is the third in Signature Brands’ Agnes Arber gin portfolioSignature Brands’ Agnes Arber Pineapple gin - Product Launch 12 November 2019

UK brand owner and distributor Signature Brands has added a full-strength, pineapple-flavoured variant to its Agnes Arber gin portfolio.


How has Monster Beverage Corp performed in YTD 2019? - results data - just-drinks comments 11 November 2019

Advance stocking in the US ahead of a price increase has helped boost sales for Monster Beverage Corp in the third quarter.




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