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Constellation Brands slashes wine sale price to EJ Gallo after brands edged out

Constellation Brands has knocked more than half-a-billion dollars off the price of its wine divestment to E&J Gallo after regulators forced...

Growth for craft beer volumes in US static at 4% - figures

US volumes growth for craft beer is set to remain in the low single digits next year, new figures have shown....

Diageo eyes video game potential as gamers grow up

Diageo is poised to follow Anheuser-Busch InBev and The Coca-Cola Co into the US video game and e-sports arena, as the average age of gamers...

Mast-Jagermeister prepares global packaging revamp for Jagermeister

Jagermeister is set to benefit from a packaging redesign, with the liqueur brand decreasing its use of the colour green in favour of orange....

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Constellation Brands slashes wine sale price to EJ Gallo after brands edged out 12 Dec 2019

Andy Morton

Constellation Brands has knocked more than half-a-billion dollars off the price of its wine divestment to E&J Gallo after regulators forced the company to exclude three brands from the deal.


Pernod Ricard’s Royal Salute 52 Year Old Single Cask Finish - Product Launch 12 Dec 2019

Lucy Britner

Pernod Ricard has released a 52-year-old whisky under the Royal Salute brand as part of the new Time Series collection.


Distilled Spirits Council hails new US, Canada, Mexico trade agreement 12 Dec 2019

Andy Morton

The Distilled Spirits Council has applauded a move towards a new trade deal in North America.


The Coca-Cola Co lines up AR holiday campaign 12 Dec 2019

Lucy Britner

The Coca-Cola Co has rolled out an augmented reality campaign in time for the festive season.


William Grant & Sons’ Discarded Banana Peel Rum - Product Launch 12 Dec 2019

Lucy Britner

William Grant & Sons has added a new product to its sustainability-focused Discarded Spirits Co line up.


Molson Coors unveils Blue Moon brewery upgrade as taprooms flourish 12 Dec 2019

Lucy Britner

Molson Coors is to up capacity at its Blue Moon pilot brewery in Denver by 50% to meet growing demand at its taprooms.


Competition commission raises cider concerns over Asahi's Australian expansion 12 Dec 2019

Andy Morton

Australia's competition watchdogs have warned that Asahi's takeover of Anheuser-Busch InBev's operations in the country will put two-thirds of the cider market in the hands of just one company.


Anheuser-Busch InBev hits out at cannabis market as "pure" CBD teas launch 12 Dec 2019

Andy Morton

Anheuser-Busch InBev's cannabis joint-venture has attacked products in Canada's CBD beverage category that it claims contain "significant" levels of THC.


Ron La Hechicera's The Muscat Experiment - Product Launch 11 Dec 2019

Andy Morton

Colombian rum bodega La Hechicera has launched the first in a new series of rums set to roll out annually.


The soft drinks category in 2019 - just-drinks' Review of the Year, Part II - FREE TO ACCESS 11 Dec 2019

Lucy Britner

As the year draws to a close, just-drinks takes a look back at the stories that have made the headlines across the global drinks industry over the last 12 months. Here, Lucy Britner picks out the highs and lows for the soft drinks category.


Mast-Jagermeister prepares global packaging revamp for Jagermeister 11 Dec 2019

Olly Wehring

Jagermeister is set to benefit from a packaging redesign, with the liqueur brand decreasing its use of the colour green in favour of orange.


Growth for craft beer volumes in US static at 4% - figures 11 Dec 2019

Andy Morton

US volumes growth for craft beer is set to remain in the low single digits next year, new figures have shown.


William Grant & Sons joins International Alliance for Responsible Drinking 11 Dec 2019

Andy Morton

William Grant & Sons has become the 12th member of the alcohol-industry-funded International Alliance for Responsible Drinking.


Lively year continues for Amber Beverage Group with Mountain Spirits stake buy in Austria 11 Dec 2019

Olly Wehring

Amber Beverage Group has acquired control of Austrian drinks distributor and wholesaler Mountain Spirits.


Diageo eyes video game potential as gamers grow up 11 Dec 2019

Andy Morton

Diageo is poised to follow Anheuser-Busch InBev and The Coca-Cola Co into the US video game and e-sports arena, as the average age of gamers rises well above global legal drinking ages.


Bacardi pushes Aberfeldy with Hot Toddy syrups line 11 Dec 2019

Olly Wehring

Bacardi has partnered with UK cocktail collective World of Zing to release three syrups designed to be mixed with the 12-year-old expression of its Aberfeldy single malt Scotch whisky to make a Hot Toddy.


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.


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