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How will the coming years treat the gin segment?

As the global gin bandwagon rolls on, growth is set to continue in the vast majority of markets around the world – although the US is yet to...

Why spirits firms are willing to pay for potential

This month, spirits columnist Richard Woodard takes a closer look at why the world's largest spirits firms are investing in relatively small...

Olly Wehring | 8 May 2018

In early-May, Campari Group reported its results for the first quarter of 2018. Here, just-drinks takes an in-depth look at the company's performance in the three months to the end of March.

Ian Buxton | 4 Jul 2017

It's been one of the success stories of the Century so far. Spirits commentator Ian Buxton looks at US whiskey to see if an end to the category's explosive growth will break anytime soon.

Olly Wehring | 27 Feb 2017

Ahead of the release tomorrow of Gruppo Campari's results for the fourth quarter and the 12 months of 2016, here's a look at the events that shaped the three months to the end of December for the Milan-headquartered group.

Olly Wehring | 3 Mar 2016

Like the Cognac segment's issues in China, or Anheuser-Busch InBev's desire to rule the brewing world, or Coca-Cola Co's attempts to surf the healthier beverage wave, Campari's troubles in recent years have been a story that has written itself.

Latest Interviews

Andy Morton | 8 Feb 2018

Last month, just-drinks sat down with Campari Group CEO Bob Kunze-Concewitz during a visit to the new Appleton Estate visitors centre to discuss the rum category. While we had him, Kunze-Concewitz broached a number of other subjects including Campari's M&A ambitions, the overheated Irish whiskey category and why a ban on plastic straws may not be the way to solve waste issues.

Olly Wehring | 30 Mar 2015

This week, we speak to the founder of wine and spirits management consultancy Artisan Source, and just-drinks subscriber, Martin Jones.

Latest News

Andy Morton | 28 Aug 2018

Campari Group has launched an activation that hides a cocktail bar inside an art installation.

Lucy Britner | 18 Apr 2018

Campari Group's US unit has rolled out a new campaign for its namesake aperitif brand as it looks to capitalise on the growing popularity of the Negroni cocktail in the market.

Olly Wehring | 16 Apr 2018

Campari Group has lined up a GTR-exclusive brand extension of its namesake bitter aperitif.

Olly Wehring | 27 Feb 2018

Campari Group has maintained its growth levels for sales last year, with the top-line rising by just over 6% in 2017.

Andy Morton | 8 Feb 2018

Campari Group CEO Bob Kunze-Concewitz has played down the attraction of Irish whiskey, claiming the sector is awash with new entrants while offering poor growth prospects outside of its two biggest brands.

Andy Morton | 30 Jan 2018

Campari Group has launched a new Red Diaries film for its namesake spirits brand, as it enters the second year of activation for the campaign that replaced the long-standing Campari calendar. 

Olly Wehring | 30 May 2017

The UK unit of Campari has rolled out its Crodino non-alcoholic aperitif in the market.

Andy Morton | 10 May 2017

Campari's Q1 results, released yesterday, were strong enough on their own terms. But the quarter was given a little extra pop, thanks to the benevolence of an unlikely source - the Italian tax authorities.

Andy Morton | 9 May 2017

Gruppo Campari's sales and profits jumped in Q1 as its acquisition of Grand Marnier boosted an already solid quarter. 

Andy Morton | 31 Jan 2017

Gruppo Campari has joined Beam Suntory in expanding its ties with US distributor Southern Glazer’s Wine & Spirits.

Lucy Britner | 24 Jan 2017

Gruppo Campari has unveiled a new marketing initiative for its namesake brand as it looks to move away from the Campari Calendar. 

Lucy Britner | 4 Oct 2016

Gruppo Campari has launched a limited edition label for its namesake brand, as it looks to highlight Campari's use in a Negroni cocktail.

Andy Morton | 3 Aug 2016

Gruppo Campari's CEO has warned that Wild Turkey's honey extensions are dragging down performance for the otherwise fast-growing Bourbon brand.

Lucy Britner | 23 Jun 2016

Gruppo Campari's UK unit has revamped the white rum and coconut brand Koko Kanu as it looks to attract 'urbanite' drinkers. 

Lucy Britner | 6 Apr 2016

Remy Cointreau has been the most successful spirits company in converting its social media activity into sales, according to analysts at Societe Generale.

Olly Wehring | 14 Mar 2016

Gruppo Campari has declined to comment on a report linking it to a move for Marnier-Lapostolle's global distribution operations.

Andy Morton | 15 Dec 2015

Gruppo Campari has launched new additions to its Cinzano 1757 range, a bianco and a dry.

Lucy Britner | 20 Nov 2015

Diageo's Australia unit has confirmed the appointment of Simon Tamke to the role of commercial director.

Olly Wehring | 6 Nov 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 & cider and soft drinks & water.

Olly Wehring | 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.

Olly Wehring | 22 Sep 2015

Campari has recruited a senior Diageo executive to head up its operations in Australia, New Zealand and the Pacific Islands.

Andy Morton | 21 Sep 2015

Jimmy Russell, the founder of Wild Turkey, and his son Eddie have teamed up with Campari America again to release a new rye whiskey in the US.

Latest blogs

Andy Morton | 6 Oct 2015

just-drinks is in Berlin this week for Bar Convent Berlin. Here's the first part of Andy Morton's daily blog, which will keep you up-to-date at one of Europe's most important dates in the alcohol industry's calendar.

Lucy Britner | 14 May 2015

Commuting in London is a drag. It’s overcrowded, sweaty and rarely goes to plan. In fact, it’s enough to turn a person to drink.

Company research

Davide Campari-Milano S.p.A. - Strategy, SWOT and Corporate Finance Report

Davide Campari-Milano S.p.A. - Strategy, SWOT and Corporate

Davide Campari-Milano S.p.A. - Strategy, SWOT and Corporate Finance Report, is a source of comprehensive company data and information. The report covers the company's structure, operation, SWOT analys...

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Success Case Study: Aperol in the UK - Remaking the traditional Italian "aperitivo moment" for a young UK audience

Success Case Study: Aperol in the UK - Remaking the traditio

Cocktail culture has experienced a continuing internationalization, with beverages and their related indigenous consumption occasions and rituals finding homes aboard among consumers looking for new e...

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Country Profile: Spirits in Italy

Country Profile: Spirits in Italy

The Italian spirits sector is led by the liqueurs category in value terms, whereas the specialty spirits category leads in volume terms in 2017. On-trade transactions accounted for the leading share i...

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