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Comment - Spirits - Searching for the Next Johnnie Walker

20 Aug 2013

This month, Ian Buxton runs the rule over Diageo's recently-announced spirits start-up support programme.

US: SPI Group ends travel retail deal with William Grant & Sons

20 Aug 2013

SPI Group is to hand distribution of its Stolichnaya range in the US travel retail channel to Chase International, further severing ties with current distributor William Grant & Sons.

Product Launch - TRAVEL RETAIL: William Grant & Sons' Tullamore Dew 14 Year Old Single Malt Sherry Cask Finish

15 Aug 2013

William Grant & Sons' Tullamore Dew 14 Year Old Single Malt Sherry Cask Finish

just the Preview – Gruppo Campari Q2 & H1

5 Aug 2013

Tomorrow, (6 August), Gruppo Campari will report its second-quarter and first-half results. Here, just-drinks takes a look at how the Milan-headquartered company has fared in the three months to the end of June.

Product Launch - TRAVEL RETAIL: William Grant & Sons' The Balvenie Triple Cask range

30 Jul 2013

William Grant & Sons' The Balvenie Triple Cask range

just the Winners - International Spirits Challenge 2013: Scotch Whisky

25 Jul 2013

Last week, the International Spirits Challenge announced the full list of gold medal and trophy-winning spirits brands for 2013. Here is the list of Scotch whisky winners.

just the Winners - International Spirits Challenge 2013: Non-Scotch Whisk(e)y

25 Jul 2013

Last week, the International Spirits Challenge announced the full list of gold medal and trophy-winning spirits brands for 2013. Here is the list of world whisk(e)y winners.

just the Winners - International Wine & Spirit Competition 2013: The Trophy Winners

24 Jul 2013

Earlier today (24 July), the International Wine & Spirit Competition released the list of full winners for spirits for 2013. Here is the list of trophy winners, and the nominees for spirits producer categories.

just the Winners - International Wine & Spirit Competition 2013: Vodka, Whisk(e)y

24 Jul 2013

Earlier today (24 July), the International Wine & Spirit Competition released the list of full winners for spirits for 2013. Here is the list of 'gold outstanding' and 'gold'' winners for vodka and non-Scotch whisk(e)y.

just the Winners - International Wine & Spirit Competition 2013: Scotch Whisky and Other Spirits

24 Jul 2013

Earlier today (24 July), the International Wine & Spirit Competition released the list of full winners for spirits for 2013. Here is the list of 'gold outstanding' and 'gold'' winners for Scotch whisky and other spirits.

FRANCE: SPI Group signs Stolichnaya deal with Baron Philippe de Rothschild

9 Jul 2013

SPI Group is distributing its Stolichnaya vodka portfolio in France through Baron Philippe de Rothschild.

just the Round-Up - The week in drinks

5 Jul 2013

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

CZECH/SLOVAKIA: William Grant switches Stock Spirits for Remy Cointreau

3 Jul 2013

William Grant & Sons is set to switch the distribution of its Tullamore Dew Irish whiskey brand in Czech and Slovakia from Stock Spirits to Remy Cointreau.

Research in Focus - Challenges Facing Diageo in Spirits

1 Jul 2013

In a recently-published global briefing 'Diageo in Spirits', Euromonitor International’s senior alcoholic drinks analyst Jeremy Cunnington takes a look at what are the challenges facing Diageo in spirits as the new CEO Ivan Menezes takes charge.

S AFRICA: Beckmanns bump Diageo, Heineken JV for Jose Cuervo distribution

1 Jul 2013

Edward Snell & Co has replaced Diageo and Heineken's South African joint venture as the distributor of the Jose Cuervo Tequila portfolio across the Southern African region.

Comment - Spirits - Cognac/Brandy: East is East

21 Jun 2013

A recent bout of activity in the Cognac region - from investment to divestment - suggests lively times ahead for the brandy and Cognac category. Ian Buxton looks at the headlines, and sees his eye being drawn east, not only for future growth, but also for future Cognac players.

Product Launch - TRAVEL RETAIL: William Grant & Sons' Glenfiddich Cask of Dreams

19 Jun 2013

William Grant & Sons' Glenfiddich Cask of Dreams

Comment - Tariko Looks to Raise the Standard with CEDC Takeover

11 Jun 2013

Russian Standard is now the world's second largest vodka producer after finally getting full control of Central European Distribution Corp (CEDC). But how will it handle the troubled group and where will in benefit? Chris Mercer investigates.

just the Facts - World's Top 20 Most Valuable Drinks Brands

11 Jun 2013

A study, conducted by brand valuation agency Brand Finance, has ranked the world's biggest drinks brands by their value. We've compiled the top 20 into a table below:

just the Round-Up - The week in drinks

31 May 2013

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

UK: William Grant & Sons expands Solerno launch

31 May 2013

William Grant & Sons has launched its Sicilian blood orange liqueur, Solerno, in the UK.

GLOBAL: William Grant & Sons confirms "no direct replacement" after EMEA head quits

29 May 2013

William Grant & Sons' Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) MD has quit the company and is not being directly replaced.

just the Facts – The Power 100 2013

24 May 2013

Earlier this week, brand valuation consultancy Intangible Business released the results of its latest survey of the world's spirits brands. Here's a look at the top ten, along with the methodology used to draw up 'The Power 100'.

LIWF 2013 - UK: New guild puts gin on the agenda

21 May 2013

The head of a new UK trade body for gin has said that the spirit requires its own representation, because it is “more complex” than vodka.

Product Launch - UK: John Distilleries' Paul John Brilliance, Edited Indian whiskies

15 May 2013

John Distilleries' Paul John Brilliance, Edited Indian whiskies

Comment - Campari's CEO and the 'mystery' vodka brand

13 May 2013

Gruppo Campari's CEO, Bob Kunze-Concewitz, went a little off-piste in a conference call with analysts today (13 May).

Comment - Wehring's Way - There's No Geeing Up Gin

3 May 2013

Yesterday evening, the Worshipful Company of Distillers hosted a debate in London about gin. Up for discussion was the question: “Gin: A tortuous history with a brilliant future?”

US: Wirtz Beverage Group unveils brokerage tie-up with Johnson Brothers

2 May 2013

Wirtz Beverage Group has teamed up with Johnson Brothers to form a spirits brokerage partnership for Iowa.

just the Round-Up - The week in drinks

19 Apr 2013

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

just Five Years Ago: Beam keeps powder dry after losing race for Absolut

17 Apr 2013

It was five years ago this week that Beam Global Spirits & Wine – as Beam Inc was then known – started to come to terms with Pernod Ricard's last-minute grab of takeover target Vin & Sprit and the Absolut vodka brand at the end of March, 2008.

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