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Sazerac Co makes Irish whiskey play with Michael Collins purchase

9 Oct 2015

The Sazerac Co has added another Irish whiskey to its stable, through the purchase of the Michael Collins brand.

Beam Suntory CMO Kevin George to stand down

9 Oct 2015

Beam Suntory has confirmed that its chief marketing officer, Kevin George, is set to leave the company later this year.

Product Launch - Beam Suntory's Laphroaig Cairdeas 2015

8 Oct 2015

Beam Suntory has launched an anniversary edition of its Laphroaig Cairdeas Scotch whiskey as the brand celebrates its 200th year.

Product Launch - Beam Suntory's Hibiki Japanese Harmony Master’s Select

7 Oct 2015

Beam Suntory's global travel retail division has launched a Master's Select version of its Hibiki Japanese Harmony whisky. 

Southern Wine & Spirits creates Beam Suntory education role

6 Oct 2015

US distributor Southern Wine & Spirits of America has created a national director of education role for its Beam Suntory portfolio.

Beam Suntory unveils Jim Beam tourist attraction in Louisville

2 Oct 2015

Beam Suntory has opened its Jim Beam Urban Stillhouse tourist site in Louisville, Kentucky.

This week in spirits & wine, featuring Edrington, Jamieson Ranch Vineyards and Campari

25 Sep 2015

Here's a round-up of this week's top stories in the spirits & wine categories. We also have similar round-ups for beer and soft drinks & water.

What does 'luxury' mean to Millennials? - Comment

23 Sep 2015

At Beam Suntory's big reveal for Courvoisier in Paris, it became clear that more and more brands are on a quest for authenticity, in order to reach that all-important Millennial consumer. The latest brand alignment sees Courvoisier back in Paris, where it was the toast of the Golden Age and the drink enjoyed at the opening of the Eiffel Tower in 1889.

Beam Suntory targets number two spot for Courvoisier

23 Sep 2015

Beam Suntory has said it aims to make Courvoisier the second biggest-selling Cognac brand in the world with the help of its new marketing campaign.

Does your brand speak to Generation Z? How to inspire loyalty in the new ‘me’ generation - Analysis

17 Sep 2015

There was a time when bars served beer in any old pint glass, fathers had their one brand of whisk(e)y and consumer feedback was received by post. Now, branded glassware is a given, no one wants to drink what their parents did and social media posts can go viral in minutes. In today's crowded market place, how do you get consumers to be loyal to your brand?

Jim Beam partners with Snapchat

16 Sep 2015

Beam Suntory's Bourbon brand Jim Beam has claimed to be the first whiskey to use the Snapchat app for marketing efforts.

just the week in Spirits and Wine

11 Sep 2015

Here's a round-up of this week's highlights in the global spirits & wine categories. We are also running similar round-ups for beer and soft drinks & bottled water.

Product Launch - Beam Suntory's Laphroaig 32 Year Old

11 Sep 2015

Beam Suntory has launched another Laphroaig expression to commemorate the Islay whisky's 200th anniversary.

Beam Suntory confirms Laphroaig 18-year-old withdrawal as stocks run dry

10 Sep 2015

Beam Suntory has pulled its Laphroaig 18-year-old after running out of liquid.

Product Launch - The Tomatin Distillery Co's The Antiquary 35 Year Old

10 Sep 2015

The Tomatin Distillery Co has launched a 35-year-old blended Scotch whisky under its brand The Antiquary.

Diageo's Johnnie Walker plummets out of IWSR's top spirits list

7 Sep 2015

LVMH's Hennessy Cognac has taken top spot in the IWSR's 2014 World Class Brands as previous chart-topper Diageo's Johnnie Walker dropped to 34th.

Product Launch - Beam Suntory's Laphroaig 16-Year-Old

7 Sep 2015

Beam Suntory is launching a 16-year-old Laphroaig to celebrate the Islay whisky's 200th anniversary.

just the week in Spirits and Wine

4 Sep 2015

Here's a round-up of this week's highlights in the global spirits & wine categories. We are also running similar round-ups for beer and soft drinks & bottled water.

Beam Suntory silent on Spanish brandy sale report

4 Sep 2015

Beam Suntory has declined to comment on claims that it is lining up a sale of its Spanish brandies.

Japan follows in Scotch whisky's footsteps - but where does that leave consumers? - Comment

27 Aug 2015

The Scotch whisky industry has enjoyed many a boom and suffered many a bust and reports suggest Japanese whisky is following in its footsteps.

Beam Suntory sees off final labelling lawsuit

25 Aug 2015

A series of lawsuits over Beam Suntory's Bourbon labelling has ended after a judge threw the last remaining one out of court.

Untapped premiumisation offers spirits growth potential - Research in Focus

24 Aug 2015

Premiumisation has been such a critical trend and driver in the spirits sector that it is hard to imagine there are sectors where it has so far been under-exploited. However, a new report from The IWSR and just drinks suggests there are a number of spirits categories that still remain under-premiumised.

Focus - Coca-Cola Amatil's H1 Performance by Region and Sector

21 Aug 2015

Today, Coca-Cola Amatil (CCA) reported its first-half results for 2015, revealing a slight increase in profits and sales. Here, just-drinks takes a closer look at the Sydney-based company's performance in the six-month period, by region and sector.

just the week - in Spirits and Wine

21 Aug 2015

Here's a round-up of this week's highlights in the global spirits & wine categories. We are also running similar round-ups for beer and soft drinks & bottled water.

Product Launch - Beam Suntory's Bowmore Mizunara Cask Finish

21 Aug 2015

Beam Suntory's Islay whisky distillery, Bowmore, has launched a no-age-statement expression matured in casks made from mizunara, a Japanese oak.

Focus - Stock Spirits' H1 Performance by Region

20 Aug 2015

Stock Spirits posted a sharp drop in first half sales and profits today as Poland continued to underperform. Here just-drinks takes a look at the figures for each of the group's regions:

Beam Suntory creates US general manager role

17 Aug 2015

Beam Suntory has appointed Greg Hughes to the newly-created role of general manager for the US.

just the week in - Spirits and Wine

14 Aug 2015

Here's a round-up of this week's highlights in the global spirits & wine categories. We are also running similar round-ups for beer and soft drinks & bottled water.

Bourbon surge gives Beam Suntory H1 boost

11 Aug 2015

Beam Suntory has posted a 58% sales boost in the first half of the year as its US Bourbon portfolio increased volumes.

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4 Aug 2015

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