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Craft spirits shake-out will be just the beginning - Comment 23 Aug 2016

Column: Comment - Spirits - Buxton: Banging the Dram

As just-drinks white spirits commentator, Richard Woodard, noted earlier this month, we are experiencing a latter-day Gin Craze. But, here in the 21st Century, this is no Hogarthian excess: This boom in small batch spirits is a further manifestation of the global development of craft distilling. Far from slowing down, the craft distilling movement appears to be gathering pace and attracting ever greater interest from consumers and industry giants.


Takara Shuzo's Tomatin Scotch whisky limited editions - Product Launch 23 Aug 2016

Column: The Launch Pad - Product Launches

Takara Shuzo has lined up three limited edition releases from its Scotch whisky distillery Tomatin.


How Treasury Wine Estates is rewriting the rule book - Editor's Viewpoint 22 Aug 2016

Column: Editor's Viewpoint

For years, they said it couldn't be done. In wine, the theory goes, if you're playing a volume game then you can't all of a sudden make the switch to a value-focussed strategy. And, for a long time, they were right: Talk in recent years of getting consumers to trade up their wine choices has fallen on deaf ears. Within the space of just two years, however, Treasury Wine Estates has proved the theory wrong.


Sapporo’s Sapporo Premium Black - Product Launch 22 Aug 2016

Column: The Launch Pad - Product Launches

Sapporo has lined up a US-specific dark lager under its namesake beer brand.


Diageo brands need "fixing and nurturing" - Treasury Wine Estates CEO 22 Aug 2016

Column: just On Call

The CEO of Treasury Wine Estates has said the company has had to "reset" the recently-purchased Diageo wine brands, as it moves to increase margins and move away from loss-leading deals. 


Treasury Wine Estates' FY Performance by Region - Focus 18 Aug 2016

Column: Focus

Today, Treasury Wine Estates (TWE) said its full-year net profits more than doubled, with net sales jumping by 20%. Here, just-drinks takes a closer look at the Australian-headquartered company's performance by region:


Brick Brewing Co's Seagram Farmhouse Cider - Product Launch 18 Aug 2016

Column: The Launch Pad - Product Launches

Brick Brewing has announced the release of Farmhouse Cider, under its Seagram brand. The company said the product is preservative and gluten free. 


Drinkable yogurt - The next great packaged drinks opportunity? - NPD round-up 18 Aug 2016

Column: Round-Up - New Product Development in the Global Drinks Industry

Drinkable yogurt has always been the poor stepchild of cup yogurt. Makers of yogurt have generally chosen to spend their time and resources on opportunities in cup yogurt rather than pursue the beverage opportunity. But, there are signs that this is changing, as top yogurt brands are opening the innovation spigot in yogurt drinks.


TBG & Co's The Glover 18 year old - Product Launch 17 Aug 2016

Column: The Launch Pad - Product Launches

TBG & Co has rolled out the latest expression of The Glover Scotch whiskey, a blend of whisky from Scottish distilleries and Hanyu whisky from Japan.


Distell's Three Ships 10 Year Old whisky - Product Launch 17 Aug 2016

Column: The Launch Pad - Product Launches

Distell has announced the release of a 10-year-old South African whisky, which carries a 2005 vintage statement.


Number One Drinks Company Japan's Ki No Bi gin - Product Launch 17 Aug 2016

Column: The Launch Pad - Product Launches

Number One Drinks Co Japan will launch the first product from its newly-licensed Kyoto Distillery this October.


Carlsberg's H1 results by region - Focus 17 Aug 2016

Column: Focus

Earlier today, Carlsberg reported its first-half results, posting a 25% boost in net profits. Here, we look at the company’s performance during the six-month period by region. All figures are organic. 


Milestone Brands' Dulce Vida Tequilas - Product Launch 16 Aug 2016

Column: The Launch Pad - Product Launches

Milestone Brands has announced its first NPD from Dulce Vida since it acquired the business. The company has launched 35% abv Dulce Vida Lime Tequila and Dulce Vida Grapefruit Tequila as well as 40% abv Blanco, Reposado and Añejo.


St Peter's Brewery's St Peter's Without alcohol-free beer - Product Launch 16 Aug 2016

Column: The Launch Pad - Product Launches

The UK's St Peter's Brewery has launched alcohol-free beer St Peter's Without, the result of a GBP1m (US$1.3m), three-year investment in a new production process.


Boston Beer Co's Angry Orchard Easy Apple - Product Launch 16 Aug 2016

Column: The Launch Pad - Product Launches

Boston Beer Co has released a less sweet cider to the US market. Easy Apple will join the company's core range. 


Has Diet Coke passed its sell-by date? - Comment 16 Aug 2016

Column: Comment - Soft Drinks & Water - A Bit of Corbett

This month, soft drinks commentator Richard Corbett looks at Coca-Cola's most successful brand extension and ponders its relevance in today's soft drinks arena.


New Belgium Brewing's four new releases - Product Launch 16 Aug 2016

Column: The Launch Pad - Product Launches

New Belgium Brewing has lined up four new beers in time for Autumn. The beers are Pumpkick, Le Terroir, Bretta IPA and Fruit Fly.


Carlsberg Q2/H1 2016 results - Preview 15 Aug 2016

Column: just the Preview

On Wednesday, Carlsberg will announce its second-quarter and half-year results. Here, just-drinks looks at the brewer's activities in the three months to the end of June.


Carlsberg's Jacobsen Export 1874 - Product Launch 12 Aug 2016

Column: The Launch Pad - Product Launches

Carlsberg's craft brewery Jacobsen Brewhouse will release a limited edition lager in tribute to Hans Christian Andersen later this month. 


Alcohol intake during middle age and later atherosclerosis - International Scientific Forum on Alcohol Research Critique 190 11 Aug 2016

Column: Critiques from the International Scientific Forum on Alcohol Research

Carotid artery disease can be estimated by ultrasound from the thickness of the wall of the arteries (recorded as carotid artery intima/medial thickness, cIMT) and by evidence of atherosclerotic plaques within the carotid arteries. The association between alcohol intake and such lesions is unclear, as some studies show a positive association with cIMT and/or plaques while others show no association. 


How to verify a gin boom - Comment 11 Aug 2016

Column: Comment - Spirits - A Word with Woodard

There is a definite scent of juniper in the air. But how long will it last? Richard Woodard takes a closer look at the rise and rise of gin. 


William Grant & Sons' Tullamore Dew 14- and 18-year olds - Product Launch 10 Aug 2016

Column: The Launch Pad - Product Launches

William Grant & Sons has launched 14- and 18-year-old Tullamore Dew Irish whiskies on a limited release.


Lucozade Ribena Suntory's Ribena Minis - Product Launch 10 Aug 2016

Column: The Launch Pad - Product Launches

Lucozade Ribena Suntory will launch 20cl and 25cl resealable Ribena bottles in a bid to avoid spillage.


Moorhouse’s Brewery and New Order's Stray Dog beer - Product Launch 10 Aug 2016

Column: The Launch Pad - Product Launches

Northern England brewery Moorhouse’s has added New Order to the growing roster of UK music acts that have launched their own beers.


Numero Ocho's Puerta del Aire 2016 Tequila - Product Launch 10 Aug 2016

Column: The Launch Pad - Product Launches

Numero Ocho has released a 2016 vintage from a single estate in Tequila.


PepsiCo's SoBe flavours - Product Launch 9 Aug 2016

Column: The Launch Pad - Product Launches

PepsiCo has rolled out two new flavours of SoBe in celebration of the brand's 21st birthday.


What does the future hold for bottled water? - Comment 9 Aug 2016

Column: Comment - Soft Drinks & Water - What Does Ray Say?

Bottled water looks set to overtake soda as the number one soft drink choice in the US. Here, Ray Rowlands examines how the global bottled water market has developed and how it will continue to evolve.


How has The Coca-Cola Co helped Monster Beverage Corp's global presence? - Focus 9 Aug 2016

Column: Focus

When Monster Beverage Corp offloaded a minority share to The Coca-Cola Co last year, one of the main benefits forecast was enlarged access to the soft drinks giant's unparalleled global distribution network. 


Stock Spirits H1 results - Preview 9 Aug 2016

Column: just the Preview

Tomorrow, Stock Spirits will release its interim results for the first six months of the year. Here, just-drinks takes a closer look at the company's performance in the three months to 30 June. 


Fever-Tree's Madagascan Cola - Product Launch 8 Aug 2016

Column: The Launch Pad - Product Launches

Fever-Tree has added a Madagascan Cola to its line-up of mixers.

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