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The just-drinks analyst returns...

Rounding off his first full year with us, just-drinks resident analyst Ian Shackleton prepares for Christmas with a look at recent developme...

We need to talk about moderate drinking

A recently-released publication from the American Society of Clinical Oncology attempted to describe the relation between alcohol consumptio...

Ten takeaways from the Global Drinks Forum - Pt 2

The Global Drinks Forum in Berlin last month hosted 11 presentations from all corners of the drinks industry. Talks at the day-long internat...

2017 has been the most dramatic year for wine

As 2017  draws to a close, Chris Losh looks back at a year that will go down in history as a major turning point for the global wine industr...

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"It's a slightly false choice to say that it is us or Jameson" - Interview, William Grant & Sons CEO Simon Hunt and Tullamore Dew global brand director Caspar MacRae 1 Nov 2017

Andy Morton

Last month, William Grant & Sons opened a new grain distillery and bottling plant at its Tullamore Dew site. The ceremony, held on a rainswept afternoon in central Ireland, was one of the final stages in William Grant's Irish whiskey venture, launched when it bought the Tullamore Dew brand in 2010.

"You could argue that we are stupid to sell in Travel Retail; for us it is the right environment" - Interview, Edrington MD for Global Travel Retail, Igor Boyadjian 10 Oct 2017

Andy Morton

In early-October, Edrington officially unveiled its new Global Travel Retail range for its The Macallan single malt Scotch whisky brand. The Macallan Quest Collection differs from its predecessor, the 1824 range, by having four SKUs instead of three. At the Tax Free World Association exhibition in Cannes, just-drinks sat down with Edrington's MD for GTR, Igor Boyadjian to discuss the reasons for the four tiers, why Edrington could exit the GTR channel and how digital is expected to transform transactions.

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Hartwall gives Original Long Drink Kimi Räikkönen push in Japan 22 Nov 2017

Olly Wehring

Hartwall has released the latest television advert in Japan for its namesake Original Long Drink RTD, featuring brand ambassador and F1 driver Kimi Räikkönen.

Maison Villevert relaunches G'Vine Nouaison gin 22 Nov 2017

Lucy Britner

Cognac-headquartered drinks firm Maison Villevert has changed the recipe and packaging for its G'Vine Nouaison gin brand.

Premium beer driving growth in Vietnam, craft on the rise - research 21 Nov 2017

Lucy Britner

Premium beer consumption in Vietnam has more than doubled over the past five years, according to recently-released research. 

Illva Saronno gives Disaronno global TV push - video 21 Nov 2017

Olly Wehring

Illva Saronno has released details of a global television advert for its Disaronno liqueur brand.

International Wine & Spirit Competition 2017 - The Trophy Winners, Achievement, Business, Packaging & Retail 20 Nov 2017

Olly Wehring

Last week, the International Wine & Spirit Competition rounded off its 2017 awards. Here are the competition's achievement, business, packaging and retail trophy winners for this year.

International Wine & Spirit Competition 2017 - The Trophy Winners, Wine 20 Nov 2017

Olly Wehring

Last week, the International Wine & Spirit Competition rounded off its 2017 awards. Here are the competition's wine trophy winners for this year.

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