The most popular items among just-drinks subscribers this week

The most popular items among just-drinks' subscribers this week

Here are the ten most viewed, subscriber-only items on just-drinks this week:

10. Analysis - Anheuser-Busch InBev expected to grow Brazil volumes again by 2014

Anheuser-Busch InBev's volumes performance in Brazil should improve in the second half of this year and grow again in 2014, according to an analyst.

9. Comment - Beer - When Self-Regulation Goes Wrong

This month, Larry Nelson has spotted a flaw in the drinks industry's regulation of its own products.

8. Analysis - Cott Corp must wait for EBITDA growth

Cott Corp will have to wait until next year for its earnings to start heading north again, an analyst has warned.

7. just On Call - Maker's Mark abv storm behind sales spike - Beam CEO

Beam Inc's much-criticised decision to lower Maker's Mark's abv pushed the brand's sales growth to unsustainable levels, the firm's CEO has said.

6. Analysis - Spirits wholesalers in US check their optimism - survey

The number of spirits wholesalers in the US who are optimistic about the future has fallen in the last three months, according to a recent survey.

5. Analysis - Developed markets good, but Brazil, India, China bad for Beam Inc

While the developed markets of the 'west' are still proving fruitful for Beam Inc, many of the major emerging markets are set to drag on the company's performance this year, an analyst has warned.

4. just the Facts - Global Per Capita Beer Consumption

Here, courtesy of a note from Stifel earlier today (29 April), is a chart listing the levels of per capita beer consumption around the world in 2011.

3. just the Answer - Treasury Wine Estates' EMEA & Global Travel Retail MD, Andrew Carter

After nearly 20 years of working in the beer and spirits categories, Andrew Carter pitched up at Treasury Wine Estates (TWE) last year charged with leading the group's Europe, Middle East and Asia region. Travel Retail also falls under his remit. So, how's he finding the challenge? just-drinks' deputy editor, James Wilmore, caught up with him at ProWein in late-March.

2. Comment - Wehring's Way - Brazil: A(nother) Headache from the BRIC Wall

I can't remember precisely when I first saw the BRIC acronym. Indeed, with only ten years' experience of the drinks industry, it seems to be have been around longer than I have. I can remember, however, how the four markets were heralded as the next big things for the global drinks industry.

1. Comment - Wine - Feeling Hot, Hot, Hot

Whether global warming is fact or fantasy, the wine world is hit hard whenever temperatures don't behave themselves. To mitigate such circumstances, some producers are looking to lesser-known regions - such as Tasmania - for future grape growth. Chris Losh digs deeper.