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What can the spirits industry learn from Pernod?

Following on from just-drinks' analysis of Pernod Ricard's performance over the last five years, spirits commentator Richard Woodard conside...

Ten takeaways from the Global Drinks Forum - Pt 1

The Global Drinks Forum in Berlin this October hosted 11 presentations from all corners of the drinks industry. Talks at the day-long intern...


Richard Woodard | 8 Nov 2017

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


Richard Siddle | 8 Nov 2017

In late-July, Diageo released its full-year results for fiscal-2017. The group saw its sales in the 12 months to the end of June rise by 4% in organic terms on the year-prior. Here, just-drinks considers Diageo's performance over the past five years.


Andy Morton | 8 Nov 2017

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


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.

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.


Olly Wehring | 9 Oct 2017

Earlier today, Diageo announced plans to invest GBP35m (US$46m) in reopening two of its Scotch whisky distilleries that have been closed for 34 years. Work is set to begin on the Port Ellen and Brora sites - Port Ellen still houses a maltings unit, while Brora is next to Diageo's Clynelish distillery - in the coming months, ahead of becoming operational by 2020. Shortly after the announcement, just-drinks spoke to the group's head of whisky outreach, Nick Morgan, about the news.

Latest News

Lucy Britner | 17 Jan 2018

Diageo has refused to be drawn on reports that the company, which makes the Johnnie Walker blended Scotch whisky brand, is planning a product under the 'Jane Walker' name. 


Andy Morton | 15 Jan 2018

Diageo is moving deeper into the UK on-demand delivery market through a new partnership with Uber's food courier service, UberEats.


Lucy Britner | 12 Jan 2018

The UK's Prime Minister has outlined plans to crack down on plastics and introduce more water fountains, as part of the Government's pledge to eliminate avoidable plastic waste.


Olly Wehring | 10 Jan 2018

Diageo has launched the next expression in the Blenders’ Batch range from Johnnie Walker.


Olly Wehring | 8 Jan 2018

Diageo has confirmed its intention to run the consumer-facing International Scotch Day again this year.


Lucy Britner | 3 Jan 2018

Diageo has withdrawn its entire advertising presence from social media app Snapchat, after the UK's advertising watchdog banned a Captain Morgan rum campaign for appealing to under-age drinkers.


Andy Morton | 21 Dec 2017

Diageo has launched a cocktail-making app on Amazaon's Alexa platform to join a growing number of alcohol producers using the voice-enabled technology.


Lucy Britner | 21 Dec 2017

Diageo's Global Travel Retail unit has lined up a limited edition Chinese New Year design for its Johnnie Walker Blue Label blended Scotch brand. 


Andy Morton | 18 Dec 2017

Diageo has teamed up with vloggers and other social media personalities to push its global responsible drinking message of less but better.


Lucy Britner | 18 Dec 2017

Diageo has released a Canadian whisky under its Orphan Barrel Whiskey Distilling Co brand. 


Lucy Britner | 14 Dec 2017

Diageo has set a new goal for its Johnnie Walker #JoinThePact responsible drinking activation, as it looks to get 50m consumers to pledge never to drink and drive.


Andy Morton | 14 Dec 2017

Diageo has reportedly said the loss of EU trade deals through Brexit would be "unwelcome, but... manageable".


Lucy Britner | 12 Dec 2017

Diageo has launched a range of special edition packs for its Johnnie Walker Scotch whisky brand, in collaboration street artist Tristan Eaton. 


Lucy Britner | 12 Dec 2017

Diageo's Global Travel Retail division has opened a Johnnie Walker store at Miami International airport. 


Olly Wehring | 30 Nov 2017

Diageo has quelled speculation that it has moved to slow its production of Scotch whisky, in light of the UK's vote to leave the European Union last year.


Olly Wehring | 30 Nov 2017

Diageo’s Reserve division has released details of a new range of blended Scotch whiskies under the Johnnie Walker umbrella, all of which will include liquid from at least one distillery each that is no longer in operation.


Lucy Britner | 28 Nov 2017

Diageo has announced the next chapter in the 'We're Open' marketing campaign for its Smirnoff vodka brand.


Andy Morton | 24 Nov 2017

Diageo has pulled all of its advertising from YouTube after an investigation found ads for its spirits brands appearing alongside footage deemed inappropriate for and exploitative of children.


Lucy Britner | 24 Nov 2017

Diageo has discontinued one of its American whiskey brands, following allegations against brand partner and film director Brett Ratner.


Lucy Britner | 14 Nov 2017

Diageo has launched a responsible drinking campaign under its Haig Club whisky brand, fronted by Haig Club business partner David Beckham. 


Andy Morton | 9 Nov 2017

Diageo is to give a full-time berth in its Lagavulin portfolio to an eight-year-old iteration of the single malt Scotch whisky brand from Islay.


Lucy Britner | 24 Oct 2017

Diageo's Korean unit has launched a lower-abv whisky-based product as it looks to dominate the lower abv segment in the market.

Latest blogs

Andy Morton | 27 Apr 2017

Paul Walsh just can't stay away from the drinks industry.


Andy Morton | 21 Oct 2015

just-drinks is in Cannes this week the Tax Free World Association show. Here's the second part of Andy Morton's blog, which will keep you up-to-date at one of the most important dates in the Travel Retail calendar.

Company research

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