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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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Articles by Olly Wehring

Craft spirits more about brand stories than M&A for Diageo 3 September 2015

The growth of the craft spirits segment is pushing larger producers to review how they connect with consumers rather than look to purchase new-entrant brands, according to the head of innovation at Diageo.

Is there a future for Minimum Unit Pricing in Europe?Minimum unit pricing fails to get European backing 3 September 2015

Minimum unit pricing on alcohol should only be permitted in European countries if all other measures cannot deal with the issue of public health, according to the Advocate General of the European Court of Justice.

The Glenlivet has pushed Glenfiddich into the second spotPernod Ricard's The Glenlivet leapfrogs William Grant & Sons' Glenfiddich to top single malt pile 3 September 2015

William Grant & Sons has confirmed to just-drinks that its Glenfiddich brand has been overtaken by Pernod Ricard's The Glenlivet as the world's biggest-selling single malt Scotch whisky brand.

Scotland still keen on minimum unit pricing - First Minister 3 September 2015

The Scottish Government has reiterated its preference for the introduction of minimum unit pricing (MUP) on alcohol and has joined drinks organisation's in welcoming today's opinion from the European Court of Justice's advocate general.

William Grant & Sons continues with Glenfiddich refresh 3 September 2015

William Grant & Sons has continued with its global refresh of the packaging for its Glenfiddich single malt Scotch whisky range.

Charles Wells confirms CEO switch as group integration kicks on 3 September 2015

UK brewer and pub operator Charles Wells is to split its CEO and chairman roles, with incumbent Paul Wells set to hold the latter.

The recent devaluation in China has affected currencies in other emerging markets, according to Pernod Ricard“New normal” sees Pernod Ricard target premium over prestige in China 2 September 2015

The international spirits category in China has embarked on a “new normal”, according to Pernod Ricard, with lower-priced offerings set to drive future growth.

The US accounts for around 40% of AbsolutPernod Ricard keen to stem Absolut US declines 2 September 2015

Pernod Ricard has admitted that it needs to improve its marketing of Absolut in the US to connect with Millenial consumers as craft vodka continues to take share.

Product Launch - BenRiach's Batch 12 single casks 2 September 2015

BenRiach has released nine expressions in its Batch 12 single cask range.

Casillero del Diablo is Concha y ToroConcha y Toro's H1 performance - Focus 1 September 2015

Late last week, Concha y Toro released its results for the first half of 2015. Here, we take a closer look at the company's performance in the period.

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