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China spirit - How Diageo reinflated baijiu, II

In a visit to the home of Diageo's Chinese spirit brand, Shuijingfang, news & insights editor Andy Morton looks back at the fall - and subse...

China spirit - How Diageo got burned by baijiu, I

In a visit to the home of Diageo's Chinese spirit brand, Shuijingfang, news & insights editor Andy Morton looks back at the fall - and subse...

Pernod's mood darkens over India - Analysis

If it's not one thing then it's another. Such is the way of the global drinks market....

How will India's road liquor ban affect alcohol?

The Indian drinks industry was described as "shocked". And, certainly, the decision by the Supreme Court last Friday to uphold a ban on liqu...

Latest Interviews

"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.


"A lot of companies are just selling labels in China" - Interview, Concha y Toro's CEO for Asia, Cristian Lopez 23 Mar 2016

Andy Morton

Ask a Chinese person about Chile and they will immediately mention one thing - cherries. The country is famous in China for its red cherries, which people see as wholesome and healthy. Chilean wine, however, is quickly catching up in the recognition stakes. According to Wines of Chile, exports to China increased by 47% last year, and the country now ranks as the third-biggest market for bottled Chilean wine.

Latest News

Fifth Generation debuts Tito's Handmade Vodka in Africa 13 Nov 2017

Andy Morton

The owner of Tito's Handmade Vodka, Fifth Generation, is to launch the brand in Africa as the company continues to up its international footprint.


Carlsberg "still negotiating" Habeco deal in Vietnam - CEO 6 Nov 2017

Lucy Britner

The CEO of Carlsberg has said the firm is still working on a deal to increase its stake in Vietnam's state-controlled Hanoi Beer Alcohol & Beverage Corp (Habeco).


San Miguel unveils share-swap deal to merge alcohol and food units 6 Nov 2017

Andy Morton

San Miguel Corp is to merge its beer and spirits units into its Pure Foods division.


Baijiu back on track as Kweichow Moutai YTD 2017 sales, profits leap - results 3 Nov 2017

Andy Morton

China's leading baijiu producer, Kweichow Moutai, has boosted nine-month profits by 60% as the Chinese white spirit market continues to recover.


Walsh Whiskey signs Taiwan distribution deal 3 Nov 2017

Andy Morton

Irish whiskey distiller Walsh Whiskey is to enter the Taiwanese market for the first time after signing a distribution deal.


SPI Group wins Brazil fight over Stolichnaya trademark 3 Nov 2017

Andy Morton

SPI Group has claimed a victory in its ongoing battle over ownership of the Stolichnaya trademark.

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