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How Germany's rock stars help the wine industry - Interview, ProWein head Michael Degan 21 Jan 2016

With just seven weeks left until the start of ProWein, just-drinks sat down with lead organiser Michael Degan to ask what makes the wine and spirits show one of the biggest draws on the alcohol calendar. Along the way, Degan reveals why the show is unlikely to get much bigger, discusses the possibility of adding beer to the mix and why German rock bands know their Riesling from their Spatburgunder.


The changing face of the global on-trade - Interview, co-founder of Bar Convent Berlin, Helmut Adam 9 Oct 2015

Bar Convent Berlin wrapped up on Wednesday, with record numbers of visitors and exhibitors to the on-trade show. just-drinks sat down with co-founder Helmut Adam to find out what changes the show's new partnership with Reed Exhibitions has brought and how alcohol companies are raising brand awareness in cocktail bars around the world.


Comment - Coca-Cola Co's German Bottling For Sale: So What? 19 Mar 2014

The Coca-Cola system was all over the Consumer Analyst Group Europe conference in London this week. As well as The Coca-Cola Co itself, we also had presentations from Coca-Cola HBC, Coca-Cola Enterprises (CCE) and Coca-Cola Icecek.


Analysis - Campari and the Aperol "headache" 14 Mar 2014

Campari's full-year results yesterday were a mixed bag. The US and Russia performed well for the wine, spirits and soft drinks maker while Western Europe was disappointing.


Comment - Coca-Cola Enterprises Bides Its Time Over Germany Buy 16 Sep 2011

Coca-Cola Enterprises' (CCE) anticipated purchase of The Coca-Cola Co's German operations has become the subject of much speculation amongst industry observers over the last 18 months about both the opportunities from and the sticking points behind a potential deal.

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Henkell Freixenet blames merger for 2019 sales dip - results 28 May 2020

Henkell Freixenet has posted a slight decline in sales from the 12 months of last year as the wine and spirits group consolidated its merger with Spanish sparkling wine producer Freixenet.


Pernod Ricard secures full control of Monkey 47 gin 26 Mar 2020

Pernod Ricard has upped its majority holding in Monkey 47, taking full ownership of the German high-end gin brand.


Axe falls on ProWein 2020 5 Mar 2020

Trade show ProWein has been cancelled and will not return until next year, organisers have said.


Jurgen Klopp switches sides, from Warsteiner to Erdinger Weissbrau 5 Mar 2020

Erdinger Weissbrau has recruited German football manager Jürgen Klopp as an ambassador for its wheat beer portfolio.


William Grant & Sons to launch Germany distribution arm 2 Mar 2020

Glenfiddich owner William Grant & Sons is to open its own distribution unit in Germany.


ProWein postponed as coronavirus outbreak spreads 29 Feb 2020

Dusseldorf trade show ProWein has been postponed because of an increase in coronavirus cases in Germany.


ProWein 2020 to go ahead "at this stage" 27 Feb 2020

Organisers of next month's ProWein exhibition in Düsseldorf has said it has no plans to cancel or move the event because of the coronavirus.


Krombacher readies pack refresh for lager range in UK 5 Feb 2020

Krombacher has updated the packaging across its namesake range of beers available in the UK.


Jagermeister Cold Brew Coffee set for GTR release 14 Jan 2020

Mast-Jägermeister will roll out the recently-launched coffee-flavoured extension of its namesake liqueur brand in the Global Travel Retail channel.


MBG Group to distribute Cutty Sark in Germany - Scotch whisky in Germany data 6 Jan 2020

La Martiniquaise-Bardinet has selected MBG Group to handle distribution of its Cutty Sark blended Scotch whisky in Germany.