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Can Absolut's US Headache be Soothed by Elyx?

Late last month, in Pernod Ricard's full-year results, the spirits company flagged a tough time for Absolut vodka. Richard Woodard surveys t...

just The Preview - Diageo's FY preliminaries

On Thursday, Diageo will report its preliminary full-year results. Here just-drinks takes a look at how the group has fared in its final qua...

Will Diageo's United Spirits buy raise spirits?

As expected, Diageo has stepped up its bid to take majority control of India’s United Spirits Ltd (USL). The UK-headquartered company has la...

Campari CEO silent on Whyte & Mackay bid

Gruppo Campari's CEO has sidestepped questions over a possible swoop for Whyte & Mackay (W&M), insisting the company will first focus on ass...

Latest Interviews

Interview: Gonzalez Byass’ CEO 25 Nov 2014

Olly Wehring

Jorge Grosse has been CEO of González Byass since mid-2006. Earlier this year, just-drink editor Olly Wehring met him in London to discuss Sherry, casks and the firm's moves to diversify its portfolio.


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.

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Product Launch - Whyte & Mackay Jura 1984 Vintage 17 Nov 2014

James Wilmore

Whyte & Mackay, the Scotch whisky unit of Emperador Inc, has released a limited-edition version of its Jura brand in recognition of author George Orwell.

Company research

Emperador’s acquisition of Whyte & Mackay

Emperador’s acquisition of Whyte & Mackay

This profile brings together all of just-drinks' coverage of the major developments in Emperador’s acquisition of Whyte & Mackay. All of just-drinks' coverage is presented in this easy-reference doc...

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The IWSR Company Profile 2014 – Alliance Global

The IWSR Company Profile 2014 – Alliance Global

Analyses of the leading companies in the alcohol industry...

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Global Spirits Market: Merger and Acquisitions May 2014

Global Spirits Market: Merger and Acquisitions May 2014

Synopsis The report provides a review of the mergers and acquisitions (M&As), partnering deals, and agreements entered into by companies active in the global spirits market during May 2014. Summary U...

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