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US craft distillers frozen out as tariffs block European trade - FREE TO READ 21 Jan 2020

Andy Morton

US craft distillers are being blocked from exporting to Europe as tariffs put pressure on large and small operators alike, the head of a US spirits trade group has told just-drinks.

The Coca-Cola Co silent on Coca-Cola with Coffee US launch 21 Jan 2020

Andy Morton

The Coca-Cola Co has declined to comment on a social media claim that the group is readying the release of a three-strong range of Coca-Cola-branded RTD coffees in the US.

France, US avert Champagne tariff threat in Trump talks - report 21 Jan 2020

Andy Morton

The threat of US tariffs on Champagne has been postponed after discussions between Donald Trump and French president Emmanuel Macron, according to a report.

Greenall's taps fitness trend in 'gin yoga' push 21 Jan 2020

Andy Morton

Quintessential Brands Group has lined up a gin and yoga activation in partnership with UK pub group Greene King.

UK health group calls for RTDs to follow sugar tax rules 21 Jan 2020

Andy Morton

A UK pressure group that backed the country's sugar tax has turned its sights on pre-mixed drinks.

Where you should invest in 2020, what's the worst ever beer deal and why Vimto could be a 2020 no-no - The just-drinks Analyst 23 Jan 2020

Ian Shackleton

In his first just-drinks outing of 2020, in-house analyst Ian Shackleton shares his drinks stock tip, flags what could be the worst beer transaction of all-time and considers what could be a tough 12 months for one of the UK's more curious soft drinks players.

Yalumba’s Wild Ferments wines - Product Launch 21 Jan 2020

Lucy Britner

Australian wine firm Yalumba has launched a range of four wines made using wild yeast.

'Whassup' returns in Canada for Budweiser, Uber Super Bowl tie-up - video 21 Jan 2020

Olly Wehring

The Canadian division of Anheuser-Busch has lined up this year's Super Bowl advert for Budweiser in the country, with the 'Whassup' tagline set for a rerun.

Camus Cognac CMO Jean-Dominque Andreu steps down 21 Jan 2020

Lucy Britner

Cognac producer Camus has announced the departure of its chief marketing officer.

Broadland Wineries switches to Broadland Drinks amid innovation push 21 Jan 2020

Lucy Britner

UK-based Broadland Wineries has announced plans to change its name to Broadland Drinks, as it looks to reflect changes in the business.

Ceder’s founders ready CBD alcohol-free spirit – just-drinks EXCLUSIVE 20 Jan 2020

Lucy Britner

The founders of a Pernod Ricard-backed alcohol-free spirits brand have revealed plans to launch a non-alcoholic CBD spirit.

Cash rolls in for Amber Beverage Group with US$30m loan line-up 20 Jan 2020

Olly Wehring

Amber Beverage Group's shopping spree is set to continue into 2020 following the securing of a loan facility worth almost US$30m.

BlackRock expands Treasury Wine Estates stake 20 Jan 2020

Andy Morton

US investment group BlackRock has upped its stake in Treasury Wine Estates.

Search begins for next CEO at C&C Group as Stephen Glancey steps aside 20 Jan 2020

Olly Wehring

C&C Group is on the hunt for a new CEO after Stephen Glancey announced his intention to retire.

Fever-Tree UK sales slip prompts gin fears 20 Jan 2020

Andy Morton

Sales in the UK declined last year for Fever-Tree, on the back of weak consumer confidence over Christmas, the mixer and tonic manufacturer has said.

Belu names Natalie Campbell chief executive 20 Jan 2020

Lucy Britner

UK bottled water company Belu has lined up a new chief executive.

Mark Wahlberg-backed AQUAhydrate lines up aluminium bottles 20 Jan 2020

Lucy Britner

Alkaline water brand AQUAhydrate has rolled out aluminium packaging, as the company looks towards a more renewable future.

Washington State Wine reports UK growth 20 Jan 2020

Lucy Britner

The trade organisation for Washington State wines has reported a boost in exports to the UK market.

Champagne Bollinger extends England Rugby tie-up 20 Jan 2020

Lucy Britner

Champagne Bollinger has extended its partnership with England Rugby for another five years.

Tenjaku Japanese whisky makes US debut 20 Jan 2020

Lucy Britner

Japanese whisky brand Tenjaku has launched in the US market.

Champagne Lanson starts 2020 with GTR executive change 17 Jan 2020

Olly Wehring

Champagne Lanson has confirmed a switch in its Global Travel Retail operations, with Olivier de la Giraudière leaving the company after 15 years.

Stoli Group creates chief commercial officer post for Canada, US 17 Jan 2020

Richard Woodard

Stoli Group has appointed former Jackson Family Wines and Regal Wine Co executive Jonathan Hollister to fill the newly-created role of chief commercial officer.

"Great anxiety" for US distillers as tariff rows rumble on - FREE TO READ 17 Jan 2020

Richard Woodard

The Trump administration's "bold" approach to international trade could help resolve the tariff dispute impacting spirits producers on both sides of the Atlantic, according to the CEO of the Distilled Spirits Council.

If you read only one thing... - This week's must-reads on just-drinks 17 Jan 2020

Olly Wehring

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

Villa Maria CEO quits after just a year - just-drinks EXCLUSIVE 17 Jan 2020

Olly Wehring

Villa Maria Estate has confirmed to just-drinks that its previous CEO left the company last year.

"US craft distillers are saying their calls aren't being returned" - just-drinks speaks to Distilled Spirits Council CEO Chris Swonger - Part II 21 Jan 2020

Olly Wehring

We have more from the Distilled Spirits Council! Following on from part one last week, the second part of our interview with DISCUS CEO Chris Swonger looks at the craft spirits segment in the US and updates us on what's keeping the trade association busy on the home front.

Will 2020 see Campari Group back on the M&A hunt? - analysis 17 Jan 2020

Richard Woodard

The time could be ripe for Campari Group to make another major acquisition, with the company able to call on a possible war chest of up to EUR4bn (US$4.4bn), according to a recent client note.

The Coca-Cola Co unveils creatine-based Powerade Ultra 17 Jan 2020

Andy Morton

The Coca-Cola Co is to launch a variant of Powerade containing creatine as the company ramps up its sports drink portfolio.

Latitude Beverage's Wheel Horse rye whiskey - Product Launch 17 Jan 2020

Olly Wehring

Latitude Beverage is readying the release of the first batch of a rye whiskey produced in Kentucky.

What's coming up in beer in 2020? - Predictions for the Year Ahead - comment 21 Jan 2020

Stephen Beaumont

Our category previews of the year ahead continue. Here's beer expert Stephen Beaumont with his take on what will shape the brewing industry over the next 12 months.





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