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Brown-Forman's Q2 & H1 2018 results - Preview

Ahead of the release on Wednesday of Brown-Forman's results for the second quarter and first half of its fiscal-2018, here's a look at the e...

As Irish whiskey comes of age, so do its problems

It takes three years and a day for a whiskey in Ireland to mature long enough to be officially categorised as an Irish whiskey....

Richard Woodard | 24 Oct 2017

Following on from just-drinks' analysis of Brown-Forman's performance over the last five years, spirits commentator Richard Woodard considers the takeaways for the wider spirits industry.

Nidal Ramini, the head of brand advocacy at Brown-Forman's northern Europe division, takes a closer look at the relationship between drinks companies and the hugely-important on-premise channel.

Ian Shackleton | 10 Oct 2017

just-drinks' resident analyst returns. This month, Ian Shackleton believes he has picked out a gem in the US spirits category. He also looks at one possible root to growth for Coca-Cola Hellenic, while bemoaning the sad demise of the Annual General Meeting.

Ben Cooper | 9 Oct 2017

In the second part of this month's Sustainability Spotlight, Ben Cooper continues his review of the findings from a new report from Ceres on water stewardship, which identifies the leaders and the laggards in the beverage sector, as well as flags the issues that require particular attention.

Latest Interviews

Olly Wehring | 7 Dec 2017

In November, just-drinks grabbed some time with the CEO of the drinks industry-funded International Alliance for Responsible Drinking, Henry Ashworth. The first part of our resultant interview, which can be found here, saw Ashworth explain what the organisation does and how it defines success. Here, in part two, we discuss IARD's relationship with the World Health Organisation and tackle the thorny issue of pricing as a tool in responsible drinking's arsenal.

Andy Morton | 23 Feb 2016

It is late afternoon on what has been a long day. But, Mark Reynier, formerly the head of Bruichladdich and now founder of Renegade Spirits, still has the energy to vent his grievances over the Irish whiskey industry he has inhabited for just over a year.

Latest News

Lucy Britner | 18 Jan 2018

Brown-Forman has released a range of bitters, tinctures and syrups under its Old Forester Bourbon brand as it looks to further align with the cocktail occasion in the US market.

Lucy Britner | 3 Jan 2018

Brown-Forman has rolled out new livery for its Old Forester Bourbon whiskey to the UK market. 

Andy Morton | 7 Dec 2017

Brown-Forman has welcomed imminent changes to the US tax code, saying they will make the company more competitive on the global stage.

Andy Morton | 6 Dec 2017

Double-digit sales jumps for Brown-Forman's most expensive whiskies added lustre to a first-half performance that was driven by solid growth in the core Jack Daniel's portfolio.

Andy Morton | 6 Dec 2017

Brown-Forman has launched its Jack Daniel’s Tennessee Rye in the UK just weeks after the whiskey was released nation-wide in the US.

Lucy Britner | 1 Dec 2017

Brown-Forman has released a 21-year-old whisky from its BenRiach distillery that has been aged in four different types of cask.

Lucy Britner | 29 Nov 2017

Brown-Forman's Glenglassaugh distillery has released Batch 3 of its rare cask series. 

Olly Wehring | 24 Nov 2017

Brown-Forman is lining up a 30-year-old iteration of its recently-acquired BenRiach single malt Scotch brand.

Lucy Britner | 10 Nov 2017

Brown-Forman has released an "old style" peated port wood whisky from its The GlenDronach distillery. 

Lucy Britner | 6 Nov 2017

Brown-Forman has lined up the first release of wood-finished whiskies from its Glenglassaugh distillery.

Lucy Britner | 26 Oct 2017

Brown-Forman has entered into a mutli-brand, multi-year sponsorship deal with the Kentucky Derby and racetrack Churchill Downs, as it looks to strengthen its ties with the event.

Andy Morton | 23 Oct 2017

Brown-Forman is bringing the Day of the Dead festival to the UK in a new push for El Jimador Tequila.

Andy Morton | 12 Oct 2017

Brown-Forman has appointed Jeremy Shepherd as its next UK manager.

Andy Morton | 28 Sep 2017

Brown-Forman has appointed its first COO in five years, with Lawson Whiting stepping into the role.

Olly Wehring | 27 Sep 2017

Brown-Forman has released details of the 12th annual limited edition iteration from Woodford Reserve's Master's Collection series.

Olly Wehring | 15 Sep 2017

Brown-Forman has announced a sizeable investment in one of its cooperages in the US, although a raft of jobs will be cut due to the modernisation.

Olly Wehring | 11 Sep 2017

The International Alliance for Responsible Drinking has released its fourth annual Producers’ Commitments progress report.

Lucy Britner | 11 Sep 2017

Brown-Forman has lined up the release of new Woodford Reserve pack designs to the UK market. 

Olly Wehring | 11 Sep 2017

Brown-Forman is set to begin operations at its Slane Irish Whiskey distillery in the coming days.

Lucy Britner | 6 Sep 2017

Brown-Forman has announced the national roll out of its Jack Daniel’s Tennessee Rye brand to the US market. 

Lucy Britner | 31 Aug 2017

The CEO of Brown-Forman has reported a period of stabilisation in its emerging markets, as the performance of the group's reporting division continued to improve in the latest quarter.

Lucy Britner | 31 Aug 2017

Brown-Forman has released seven cask bottlings from its BenRiach Distillery in Scotland.

Latest blogs

Andy Morton | 20 Mar 2014

Diageo and Brown-Forman have been at loggerheads the past week over what is best for the Tennessee whiskey category.

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