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Focus - The Risks of Acquisitions

Drinks giant Diageo has been in the news recently after discrepancies were found in the results of United Spirits, an Indian spirits company...

Why Didn't Diageo Act Sooner on Mallya?

It's not every day that one can accuse the world's biggest spirits producer of being a bit stupid, but my peers in India are making hay toda...

Pernod Ricard's reasons to be cheerful

The end of the tough times is on the horizon for Pernod Ricard, finally, with one analyst claiming the company has five reasons to be upbeat...

United Spirits' short-term pain, but future rosy

Finally, after a near four-month delay United Spirits reported its full-year results today....

Latest Interviews

Interview - CEO of Brown-Forman - Part II 18 Dec 2012

Ben Cooper

In the first part of just-drinks' interview with Paul Varga, the CEO of Brown-Forman discussed the company's portfolio and prospects in emerging markets. In this second - and final - part, Varga details the company's take on the mergers & acquisitions scene in the global spirits industry, and the roll of innovation as an alternative to M&A.


The just-drinks Interview - Whyte & Mackay 21 Jan 2010

just-drinks.com editorial team

In the first just-drinks interview of 2010, we sit down with John Beard, CEO of Whyte & Mackay, and ask him about his first nine months in the hotseat, his company's relationship with its Indian owners and where he sees opportunity for growth going forward. Go on, take a guess.

Latest News

Diageo creates USL unit to oversee own brands 2 Jun 2015

Andy Morton

Diageo's India MD has moved to United Spirits to head up a new luxury unit at the Diageo-controlled company.


just the week in - Spirits & Wine 29 May 2015

Olly Wehring

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.


Diageo silent on United Spirits inspection 29 May 2015

Andy Morton

Diageo has declined to comment on an Indian government investigation into United Spirit's books as fresh reports emerge over the subsidiary’s chairman, Vijay Mallya, and alleged loans made from the unit.


Emperador overhauls Whyte & Mackay labels 18 May 2015

Lucy Britner

Emperador Inc has unveiled the first label redesign in nine years for its Whyte & Mackay blended Scotch whisky brand.


just the week in - Spirits & Wine 1 May 2015

Olly Wehring

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.

Company research

Global Spirits

Global Spirits

Spirits in Global industry profile provides top-line qualitative and quantitative summary information including: market size (value and volume 2009-13, and forecast to 2018). The profile also contains...

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Spirits in Asia-Pacific

Spirits in Asia-Pacific

Spirits in Asia-Pacific industry profile provides top-line qualitative and quantitative summary information including: market size (value and volume 2009-13, and forecast to 2018). The profile also co...

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Spirits in India

Spirits in India

Spirits in India industry profile provides top-line qualitative and quantitative summary information including: market size (value and volume 2009-13, and forecast to 2018). The profile also contains...

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