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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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This week's soft drinks & bottled water coverage on just-drinksThis week in soft drinks & bottled water, featuring Coca-Cola Co's Share-a-Coke close shave, the return of ginger ale and Anheuser-Busch's Hiball, Alta Palla purchase 21 July 2017

Here's a round-up of this week's top stories from the global soft drinks & bottled water categories. Click the links to see our round-ups for beer & cider and spirits & wine.

This week's beer and cider coverage on just-drinksThis week in beer & cider, featuring the end of craft, Molson Coors' five-year performance trends and New Belgium Brewing's new CEO 21 July 2017

Here's a round-up of this week's top stories from the global beer & cider categories. Click the links to see our round-ups for soft drinks & bottled water and spirits & wine.

Arca Continental broke into the south-west of The US earlier this yearIncreased US presence sees Arca Continental sales soar in H1 - results 21 July 2017

Arca Continental has seen its recent US footprint boost give a lift to sales in both the second quarter of 2017 and the year-to-date.

This week's spirits & wine coverage on just-drinksThis week in spirits & wine, featuring Vermouth's resurgence, Remy Cointreau's latest results and just-drinks' special report into the bulk wine market 21 July 2017

Here's a round-up of this week's top stories from the global spirits & wine categories. Click the links to see our round-ups for beer & cider and soft drinks & bottled water.

Remy Cointreau first-quarter fiscal-2018 - results data 20 July 2017

In mid-July, Remy Cointreau released a trading update for the first quarter of its fiscal-2018. Sales in the three months to the end of June increased by 8% year-on-year, with the group's Remy Martin posting a "remarkable" 18.7% jump in value sales. Here, just-drinks takes a closer look at the company's performance by reporting division in the quarter.

How much of Remy Cointreau's turnaround under CEO Valérie Chapoulaud Floquet is down to the Remy Martin marque?Has history taught Remy Cointreau nothing? - Editor's Viewpoint 20 July 2017

We've all marvelled at Remy Cointreau's turnaround since the days of what we termed its Bain de Sang just over three years ago. After the bottom fell out of the Cognac market in China in 2013, we watched with consternation as group CEO Frédéric Pflanz fell on his sword in early-2014, only to be followed less than three weeks later by Remy Martin head Patrick Piana.

The Remy Martin stable had a Remy Martin shines as Remy Cointreau hails "excellent" Q1 - trading update 20 July 2017

Remy Cointreau has posted an 8% lift in its first-quarter sales, in what the group has described as an "excellent start to the year".

Foley Family Wines takes over US distribution for Lucien Albrecht 20 July 2017

French wine company Lucien Albrecht has switched US importers, plumping for Foley Family Wines.

Anheuser-Busch prods MillerCoors with Marisa Miller-fronted Natural Light ad - video 19 July 2017

The US division of Anheuser-Busch InBev has recruited model Marisa Miller for an online activation that pokes fun at its main rival in the country MillerCoors.

New Bardstown Bourbon Co board member John Mack was CEO of Morgan Stanley CEO between 2005 and 2009Ex-Morgan Stanley chief John Mack joins Bardstown Bourbon Co 19 July 2017

Bardstown Bourbon Co has added a former CEO of Morgan Stanley to its board of directors.

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