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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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If you read only one thing... - This week's must-reads on just-drinks 7 December 2018

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


The Guinness Six Nations kicks off on 1 FebruaryGuinness takes headline sponsorship of rugby union's Six Nations 7 December 2018

Diageo has strengthened the relationship between Guinness and the sport of rugby union, with the brand set to become the headline sponsor of the northern hemisphere Six Nations tournament next year.


Constellation's investment unit will target female-founded drinks companiesConstellation Brands to raise female profile with targeted investment push 7 December 2018

Constellation Brands has invested in two female-founded drinks brands, Austin Cocktails and Vivify Beverages, as the group launches an investment programme aimed at businesswomen.


Treasury Wine Estates has appointed a new general manager for its Global Travel Retail operationsTreasury Wine Estates appoints Simon Carter as GTR GM 7 December 2018

Treasury Wine Estates has promoted internally for a new GM of its Global Travel Retail operations.


China and Australia signed a Free Trade Agreement in 2015Why Australia will be the wine to watch in China in 2019 - Analysis 6 December 2018

Australia's wine producers will be looking forward to 2019, as wine tariff rates in China, the industry's largest export market, hit the maximum benefit next year from the Free Trade Agreement signed three years ago.


The limited edition Label 5 bottle was designed by Beirut-based Rami MouallemLabel 5 blended Scotch to release world-wide limited bottle design 6 December 2018

The next owner of Cutty Sark, La Martiniquaise-Bardinet, has lined up a limited edition bottle for one of its other blended Scotch whisky brands, Label 5.


Launched last year, Jagermeister Manifest is now available in Europe's GTR channelJagermeister ups Manifest presence in Global Travel Retail 6 December 2018

Mast-Jägermeister is expanding the footprint of its namesake liqueur brand's Manifest extension into the Global Travel Retail channel in Europe.


Heineken has made a craft play in SpainHeineken buys into Spain's La Cibeles craft brewer 5 December 2018

Heineken has bought majority control of Spanish craft brewer La Cibeles.


Newer drinks brands chip at consumer loyalty to established players - survey 4 December 2018

Established alcohol brands need to change their marketing mindset, recent research has warned, as newer entrants increase their appeal to consumers.


Teeling's three-strong Irish whiskey portfolio will be handled in the UK by Maverick DrinksAnheuser-Busch InBev makes Bacardi connection as Maverick Drinks teams up with Teeling in the UK 4 December 2018

Anheuser-Busch InBev's Maverick Drinks has been lined up as the UK distributor for Teeling, the Irish whiskey producer part-owned by Bacardi.




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