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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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Don Melchor 2017 will be released next monthConcha y Toro gives Don Melchor brand its independence 16 September 2019

Viña Concha y Toro has granted 'independent winery' status for its high-end Don Melchor wine brand.

Asahi's European shopping spree has prompted a redrawing of operations in the regionAsahi Group redraws beer structure in Europe, international 13 September 2019

Asahi Group has confirmed to just-drinks its intention to create two new divisions covering its European and international operations.

If you read only one thing... - This week's must-reads on just-drinks 13 September 2019

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

The latest promotion for wines from the Cotes du Rhone in France was announced earlier this yearCotes du Rhone trade body readies wine festival European tour 13 September 2019

The trade association for winemakers in France's Côtes du Rhône region has arranged a travelling wine event for consumers across three European countries.

The Macallan Fine & Rare 1979 single malt Scotch whiskyEdrington's The Macallan Fine & Rare 1979 single malt - Product Launch 13 September 2019

Edrington has added a 40-year-old iteration of The Macallan to the single malt brand's Fine & Rare line of bottlings.

Craft Brew Alliance acquired Kona Brewing Co in a merger deal in 2010Challenges hit Craft Brew Alliance as Kona stock issues team with hard seltzers to squeeze forecasts 9 September 2019

Craft Brew Alliance has been struggling to keep up with demand for the Kona beer brand in the US, as pressure from the hard seltzer segment has calso ontributed to pessimistic predictions for the coming months.

Bardstown Bourbon Co was founded in 2014Bardstown Bourbon Co CEO David Mandell makes way for Mark Erwin 9 September 2019

The CEO of Bardstown Bourbon Co, David Mandell, is set to leave the craft spirits company after five years at the helm.

If you read only one thing... - This week's must-reads on just-drinks 6 September 2019

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

Altia has bought into glögg mulled wine producer Von Elk Co, owner of the Glöet brandAltia ups glögg mulled wine presence with Von Elk Co deal 6 September 2019

Altia has acquired a stake in Finnish glögg producer Von Elk Co.

Distell CEO Richard Rushton spoke to just-drinks following the release of full-year numbers for fiscal-2019"The world has changed dramatically" - just-drinks speaks to Distell Group CEO Richard Rushton about fiscal-2019 5 September 2019

Late last week, South Africa's Distell Group reported a 9.4% lift in sales from the 12 months to the end of June. Following the results announcement, just-drinks caught up with the multi-category company's CEO, Richard Rushton.

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