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A-B InBev - getting ready for Heineken in China?

Today's reports on Anheuser-Busch InBev in Asia have focused on the brewer's debt pile. But, could the potential launch of an IPO in the reg...

Australia - the wine to watch in China in 2019

Australia's wine producers will be looking forward to 2019, as wine tariff rates in China, the industry's largest export market, hit the max...

just-drinks thinks - Tmall's market research deal

Will there come a time when companies know more than we know ourselves about what we want? If Alibaba's latest move is anything to go by, it...

Why wine producers won't have China their own way

Fresh off the plane after a trip to China, just-drinks' wine commentator, Chris Losh, brings us his take on the category in the country and...

Latest Interviews

"The mainstream part of our wine portfolio is incredibly important for Africa" - just-drinks meets Distell CEO Richard Rushton - Part I 3 Jan 2019

Olly Wehring

In late-November, just-drinks met up with the CEO of Distell at the IWSC awards dinner in London. As guests filed into the banqueting hall, Richard Rushton took a pre-meal grilling from editor Olly Wehring. In part one of this exclusive, two-part interview, we consider Distell's place in the drinks industry, the group's over-reliance on South Africa and its aspirations for Africa and beyond.

"More Chinese people like wine - they want to know more about it" - Interview, Alan's Wines & Spirits chairman Alan Wang 12 Jun 2017

Andy Morton

Alan Wang is the founder of Alan's Wines & Spirits, which has 86 off-premise sites across China. just-drinks sat down with him during the 2017 China Food & Drinks Fair in Chengdu, where he spoke about the changing face of the Chinese consumer and reveals what he looks for in wine before allowing it on his shelves.

Latest News

How did Concha y Toro perform in 2018? - results data 19 Mar 2019

Olly Wehring

A healthier final quarter for Concha y Toro has failed to stop the Chile-based group post stagnant sales from the 12 months of 2018.

Distell pulls Nederburg name from South African wine auction - ProWein 2019 18 Mar 2019

Andy Morton

Distell is to drop the Nederburg name from the South African wine brand's 44-year-old Nederburg Auction.

United Breweries to launch Heineken 0.0 in India - reports 15 Mar 2019

Andy Morton

Heineken’s Indian partner is to launch is non-alcoholic Heineken 0.0 lager in India, according to a report

How did Jose Cuervo perform in 2018? - results data 4 Mar 2019

Olly Wehring

An impressive end to the year has helped Jose Cuervo post a high-single-digit lift in sales for the 12 months of 2018.

Carlsberg takes stake in Chinese craft brewer Jing-A 4 Mar 2019

Lucy Britner

Carlsberg has acquired a minority stake in a Beijing craft brewery.

Jose Cuervo’s 2019 Reserva de la Familia - Product Launch 4 Mar 2019

Olly Wehring

Jose Cuervo has released details of this year's iteration of its namesake Tequila brand's Reserva de la Familia extension.

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