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Molson Coors lines up Vizzy hard seltzer for 2020 launch

Molson Coors is to launch a hard seltzer that contains anti-oxidants as part of a new strategy to expand beyond the beer category....

Mast-Jagermeister adds Taste Tours to investment portfolio

Mast-Jagermeister has bought into another start-up, this time taking a stake in Germany's Taste Tours....

Constellation Brands CFO to head up Canopy Growth as cannabis beverages revealed

Constellation Brands' CFO is to lead cannabis partner Canopy Growth, the companies said, as they unveiled their first THC and CBD beverage r...

Accolade Wines poaches from Treasury Wine Estates for new European marketing director

Accolade Wines has unveiled a new European marketing director after the previous appointment left to join Moet Hennessy in South Africa....

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Pernod Ricard switches marketing directors in UK 10 Dec 2019

Olly Wehring

The UK division of Pernod Ricard has appointed a new marketing director following the departure of Philip Ainsworth earlier this year.


Finally, proof the UK gin boom is over - Analysis 10 Dec 2019

Andy Morton

It's a question often asked - is the UK gin boom over? According to one analyst, for the first time we can answer with a definitive 'yes'.


Nestle Waters eyes 100% recycled bottles for Buxton in UK 10 Dec 2019

Lucy Britner

Nestle Waters has said all bottles for its UK water brand Buxton will be made of 100% recycled PET by 2021.


Molson Coors lines up Vizzy hard seltzer for 2020 launch 10 Dec 2019

Andy Morton

Molson Coors is to launch a hard seltzer that contains anti-oxidants as part of a new strategy to expand beyond the beer category.


The Who’s Roger Daltrey launches Champagne brand 10 Dec 2019

Lucy Britner

The Who’s frontman has given his name to a Champagne, in celebration of the band’s 50th anniversary as well as a forthcoming world tour and residency in Las Vegas.


Beam Suntory teams with Heinemann for Maker's Mark GTR first 10 Dec 2019

Olly Wehring

Beam Suntory has partnered with Heinemann to create an exclusive expression from Maker's Mark's Private Select line of bottlings.


Diageo rolls out US Smirnoff Ice gifting activation 10 Dec 2019

Lucy Britner

Diageo has created a tongue-in-cheek holiday campaign for its Smirnoff Ice RTD brand in the US.


William Grant & Sons lines up Lunar New Year Glenfiddich pack 10 Dec 2019

Lucy Britner

William Grant & Sons has released details of a limited edition design for its Glenfiddich 18 Year Old single malt, as the company looks to capitalise on the Lunar New Year and gifting season.


Bacardi's Aberfeldy 40 Year Old single cask Scotch whisky - Product Launch 10 Dec 2019

Lucy Britner

Bacardi’s Aberfeldy distillery has lined up three casks of 40-year-old single malt, as part of a ‘hand-bottling’ experience at the Highland distillery.


Mast-Jagermeister adds Taste Tours to investment portfolio 9 Dec 2019

Olly Wehring

Mast-Jagermeister has bought into another start-up, this time taking a stake in Germany's Taste Tours.


Mast-Jagermeister signs new NHL sponsorship deal 9 Dec 2019

Andy Morton

Mast-Jagermeister has extended the sponsorship arrangement between its namesake liqueur brand and the US National Hockey League.


Corby Spirit & Wine teams up with public transport in Toronto this New Year's 9 Dec 2019

Olly Wehring

Pernod Ricard's Canadian affiliate is set to once again cover the cost of travel on Toronto's public transport system on New Year's Eve.


Asahi Group to buy vending machine business Advend - report 9 Dec 2019

Andy Morton

Asahi Group is reportedly planning to increase the number of its vending machines in Singapore and Malaysia to 10,000, through the acquisition of vending machine operator Advend.


Coca-Cola European Partners spends US$26m on UK bag-in-box line 9 Dec 2019

Andy Morton

Coca-Cola European Partners has opened a GBP20m (US$26m) bag-in-box production line at one of its facilities in the UK.


Pernod Ricard returns to online talk show activation for Martell - video 9 Dec 2019

Olly Wehring

Pernod Ricard has broadcast the second "interactive talk show" for its Martell Cognac brand.


Constellation Brands CFO to head up Canopy Growth as cannabis beverages revealed 9 Dec 2019

Andy Morton

Constellation Brands' CFO is to lead cannabis partner Canopy Growth, the companies said, as they unveiled their first THC and CBD beverage ranges.


Diageo readies for Australia director departure to Accolade Wines 9 Dec 2019

Olly Wehring

Diageo has found a replacement within its organisation to replace the departing commercial director in Australia.


Kingsland Drinks to import Indian bulk wine in UK restaurant venture 9 Dec 2019

Andy Morton

UK wine maker Kingsland Drinks is to import bulk wine from India as part of a new joint venture targeting the UK restaurant trade.


Accolade Wines poaches from Treasury Wine Estates for new European marketing director 9 Dec 2019

Andy Morton

Accolade Wines has unveiled a new European marketing director after the previous appointment left to join Moet Hennessy in South Africa.


Nestle Waters launches Perrier Artxtra cans 6 Dec 2019

Thandie Sibanda

Nestle Waters has partnered with Los-Angeles-based visual artist team Dabsmyla to create limited-edition packaging for Perrier water cans.


Union talks continue as Anheuser-Busch InBev Belgium blockade ends 6 Dec 2019

Andy Morton

Anheuser-Busch InBev is in talks with unions after staff staging a blockade of breweries in Belgium returned to work


Grain & Barrel Spirits partners Dixie Vodka with NASCAR 6 Dec 2019

Andy Morton

Grain & Barrel Spirits has signed a sponsorship deal with NASCAR for its Dixie Vodka brand.


SipCozy alcohol-free hemp-infused rose wine - Product Launch 6 Dec 2019

Olly Wehring

SipCozy has released a de-alcoholised hemp-infused rosé in the US under its namesake brand name.


B Wise Vineyards snaps up Sonoma neighbour Amapola Creek 6 Dec 2019

Olly Wehring

B Wise Vineyards has acquired one of its peers in California, Amapola Creek Vineyards & Winery.


If you read only one thing... - This week's must-reads on just-drinks 6 Dec 2019

Olly Wehring

Here's a look at the biggest stories and the best content from just-drinks this week.


Greenhouse returns as PepsiCo targets food & drink start-ups in North America 6 Dec 2019

Olly Wehring

PepsiCo has kicked off the second round of its entrepreneur-focused funding project in North America, with a total of US$300,00 set aside for successful businesses.


The Coca-Cola Co joins NASCAR elite tier as Monster Beverage Corp moves aside 6 Dec 2019

Andy Morton

The Coca-Cola Co has taken over from partner Monster Beverage Corp as a lead sponsor of NASCAR as the motor sport organisation overhauls its sponsorship system.


The Coca-Cola Co unveils light-up Star Wars bottles - video 6 Dec 2019

Andy Morton

The Coca-Cola Co has activated its Star Wars sponsorship agreement with the launch of special-edition Coke Zero bottles that light up.


Diageo to fuel on-tap cocktail trend with Tipplesworth acquisition 5 Dec 2019

Andy Morton

Diageo has bought a UK draught cocktail producer, targeting trends for mixed drinks in high-footfall venues.


How did Brown-Forman perform in H1 fiscal-2020? - results data 5 Dec 2019

Olly Wehring

A healthy second quarter has boosted Brown-Forman's performance in the first half of the group's fiscal-2020.


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