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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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Michael Clarke is due to stand down as Treasury Wine Estates' CEO in SeptemberTreasury Wine Estates' Penfolds demerger - Seriously, what is the point? - comment 8 April 2020

In announcing the initial conclusions of a recent business review, Treasury Wine Estates today prompted the very simple question: Why?

SpiritsEurope represents 31 national trade associations in 24 countries"There's a link between Brexit, the tariff war and COVID-19" - just-drinks speaks to SpiritsEurope director general Ulrich Adam - CORONAVIRUS SPECIAL 8 April 2020

In the drinks industry, the coronavirus pandemic has turned the spotlight on to trade associations, with members searching frantically for answers to their many questions. In our latest coronavirus special interview, just-drinks hears from Ulrich Adam, director general of SpiritsEurope, who discusses how his organisation is coping with COVID-19.

Constellation Brands owns the Mexican beer brand Corona in the USConstellation Brands upbeat on US beer supplies despite Mexico brewing ban 8 April 2020

Constellation Brands has taken unspecified steps to avoid an "irreversible impact" to its brewing operations in Mexico.

South Africa's wine producers can now restart their exportsSouth African wine exports get green light after coronavirus ban relaxed 8 April 2020

Wine producers in South Africa have received a further concession from the country's Government, with wine exports being reinstated.

COVID-19, a new illness caused by a coronavirus, was first reported in the Chinese city of WuhanCoronavirus COVID-19 and the global drinks industry - just-drinks timeline - FREE TO ACCESS 7 April 2020

Here's a timeline of the effect the coronavirus COVID-19 crisis is having on the global drinks industry:

Diageo drops Petrus Boonekamp bitters in Italy 7 April 2020

Diageo has confirmed to just-drinks the divestment of Italian bitters brand Petrus Boonekamp.

Distell put some of its wine assets up for sale last monthjust-drinks' Mergers & Acquisitions database - March 2020 - FREE TO ACCESS 6 April 2020

Here, just-drinks consolidates the M&A activity in the global drinks industry during March, a month that saw Constellation Brands close the book on its craft beer folly, PepsiCo up the energy drinks stakes and Pernod Ricard complete a bit of shopping before COVID-19 closed the shops.

Amber Beverage Group has high hopes for its Cosmopolitan Diva sparkling wine range in FinlandAmber Beverage Group upbeat on Finland's off-premise, recruits distributor 6 April 2020

Amber Beverage Group has secured Beverage Partners Finland as its distributor in the Nordic country.

How has Constellation Brands performed in fiscal-2020? - results data 3 April 2020

Constellation Brands enjoyed a final flourish in its latest fiscal full-year, the last before the effects of the coronavirus pandemic will hit.

Constellation Brands reported its results for fiscal-2020 this weekIf you read only one thing... - This week's must-reads on just-drinks 3 April 2020

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

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