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just the Round-up - The week in drinks

25 Mar 2011

The top ten stories published on just-drinks this week:

UK: Constellation Europe, E&J Gallo Winery snub LIWF again

24 Mar 2011

Constellation Wines Australia & Europe and E&J Gallo Winery will again stay away from the London International Wine Fair (LIWF) this year, although organisers have highlighted several new arrivals.

AUS: Foster's Group in supermarket beer spat - reports

23 Mar 2011

Foster's Group has withheld beer from two of Australia's largest retailers, Coles and Woolworth's, over a price dispute, according to reports.

Comment - Soothing Voices from SABMiller and Coca-Cola Amatil for Pacific Beverages

22 Mar 2011

It would appear that SABMiller's troops have been ordered to stand down for the time being. Developments in Australia yesterday (21 March), regarding the brewer's Pacific Beverages joint venture with Coca-Cola Amatil, would suggest that SABMiller won't be making a move for Foster's Group's brewing division any time soon.

Comment - Soft Drinks & Water - Aussies Rule? Think Again

22 Mar 2011

The recent attempt by Asahi Breweries of Japan to buy P&N Beverages has led Ray Rowlands of Drinksinfo Ltd to delve into the bedrock of the current ownership status of Australia’s beverage industry with some startling results.

AUS/UK: SABMiller calms Pacific Beverages demise talk

21 Mar 2011

SABMiller has reiterated its commitment to the Pacific Beverages joint venture it operates in Australia with Coca-Cola Amatil.

AUS: Beam Global Spirits & Wine partners with Coca-Cola Amatil, whither Pacific Beverages?

21 Mar 2011

Beam Global Spirits & Wine has shifted its sales and distribution tie-up in Australia with Pacific Beverages to one of the venture's joint-owners, Coca-Cola Amatil.

just the Round-up - The week in drinks

18 Mar 2011

The top ten stories published on just-drinks this week:

AUS: Foster's Group to hold demerger vote

17 Mar 2011

Foster's Group has set a date for shareholders to vote on its plan to demerge its wine and beer businesses.

GLOBAL: Foster's Group appoints Treasury Wine Estates CFO

15 Mar 2011

Foster’s Group has continued the preparations for its pending demerger with the appointment of a CFO for its wine unit.

just the Round-up - The week in drinks

25 Feb 2011

The top ten stories published on just-drinks this week:

Comment - Beer - Marketing For All: A Guide

24 Feb 2011

The list of commentators on just-drinks just keeps on growing. Earlier this week, we unveiled Ray Rowlands, who will look at soft drinks & water. Next up, we welcome Pete Brown, a renowned blogger on all things beer whose knowledge of the brewing industry sets him in good stead to cast his eye over the brewing landscape. Pete starts his journey with just-drinks with a marketing moan, though.

just On Call: Coca-Cola Amatil says "no change" to SABMiller JV

23 Feb 2011

Coca-Cola Amatil (CCA) has denied that its joint-venture with brewer SABMiller is close to ending, pending a possible takeover bid by SABMiller for Foster's' Australian beer arm.

just the Answer – CHAMP MD, John Haddock

18 Feb 2011

Late last year, Constellation Brands sold off a wealth of non-US operations to Australia-based private equity group, CHAMP. Earlier this week, just-drinks managed to grab some time with the company's managing director, John Haddock to ask him what it bought, why, and what it's going to do next.

just the Round-up - The week in drinks

18 Feb 2011

The top ten stories published on just-drinks this week:

Comment - Foster's Group chills beer sale talk?

16 Feb 2011

It was supposed to symbolise the starting gun for a bid battle, but Foster's Group's half-year results may have fired a blank.

AUS: Foster's Group H1 takes weather beating, demerger date set

15 Feb 2011

Foster's Group has posted a marked dip in net profits in its fiscal first half, and has confirmed specific plans for its long-mooted demerger.

just the Preview – Foster's Group H1

14 Feb 2011

Foster's Group is set to report its second quarter and half-year results tomorrow (15 February). Here, just-drinks takes a look at the highs and lows for Foster's over its second fiscal quarter, the final three months of calendar 2010.

JAPAN - Asahi Breweries FY profits rise, quells Foster's beer talk

8 Feb 2011

Asahi Breweries has reported a solid rise in full-year profits, but the Japanese brewer's president has dampened speculation that the group will bid for Foster's Group's Australian beer arm.

Comment - Should Wine and Public Companies Mix?

8 Feb 2011

Can you match wine with public companies? That's the debate flourishing in the world's vineyards, following Constellation Brands' knock-down sale of its overseas wine operations.

UK: Wine Australia ready to change tack

7 Feb 2011

Wine Australia is preparing to adapt its marketing strategy in the UK following pressure from leading producers, including Fosters' Group's Treasury Wine Estates and Australian Vintage.

just the Round-up - The week in drinks

4 Feb 2011

The top ten stories published on just-drinks this week:

UK: GBP200,000 giveaway launched by Wolf Blass

3 Feb 2011

Foster's Group's wine unit, Treasury Wine Estates, has lined up a cash giveaway promotion for its Wolf Blass brand in the UK.

UK: Foster's Group quits Wine Australia in UK

1 Feb 2011

Foster's Group's wine arm, Treasury Wine Estates, has withdrawn funding from trade body Wine Australia in the UK, its largest export market.

AUS/NZ: Lion Nathan backs call for alcohol health warnings

31 Jan 2011

Australia's second largest brewer, Kirin Holdings-owned Lion Nathan, has backed calls for alcoholic drinks labels to carry health warnings in the country, following the publication of a Government review.

CANADA/US: Beringer Vineyards adds four more years to PGA Tour tie-up

31 Jan 2011

Beringer Vineyards is extending its sponsorship deal with the PGA Tour in the US and Canada for a further four years.

just the Round-up - The week in drinks

28 Jan 2011

The top ten stories published on just-drinks this week:

AUS/NZ: Foster's Group confirms Rapaura Vintners deal

28 Jan 2011

Foster's Group has confirmed that it has raised its stake in New Zealand-based Rapaura Vintners to 50%.

AUS: Foster's Group ups stake in Rapaura Vintners - report

27 Jan 2011

Foster's Group's wine arm, Treasury Wine Estates, has reportedly increased its stake in privately-held New Zealand wine producer Rapaura Vintners.

AUS: Foster's Group shares jump on SABMiller talk

24 Jan 2011

Foster's Group's share price has spiked following fresh reports that SABMiller is working on a takeover offer for its Australian beer business, Carlton & United Breweries.

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