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How Reh Kenderman reacted when COVID upended Black Tower relaunch - focus 20 Jul 2020

The coronavirus changed many plans, not least in the world's marketing departments.


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.

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Carlsberg Group agrees Wernesgruner Brewery purchase from Bitburger Braugruppe 12 Oct 2020

Carlsberg Group is to buy German beer brand Wernesgrüner from Bitburger Braugruppe.


COVID prompts extended ProWein in 2021 8 Oct 2020

Wine and spirits trade exhibition ProWein will be extended from three to five days next year, in order to manage visitor flows and comply with COVID-19 hygiene and distancing rules.


Pernod Ricard turns Japanese for Monkey 47 Distiller’s Cut 2020 28 Sep 2020

The latest annual limited edition bottling from Pernod Ricard's Monkey 47 gin brand has been announced this week, with a Japanese influence reigning over the iteration.


German rye whiskey Stork Club looks to Europe & US through export partnership 15 Sep 2020

German distiller Stork Club is looking to broaden its footprint through a tie-up with export agency Proof Strength.


Black Labels Co’s Maluma collagen protein drinks - Product Launch 2 Sep 2020

German beverage producer Black Labels Co has launched a three-strong line of collagen protein drinks.


Diageo's Distill Ventures acquires minority stake in Rheinland Distillers 19 Aug 2020

Diageo incubator Distill Ventures has taken a minority holding in German gin distiller Rheinland Distillers, a step that could lead to full ownership.


BrauBeviale 2020 is on, as anti-COVID measures introduced 14 Jul 2020

This year's BrauBeviale trade show is set to go ahead, with organisers adhering to industry calls for the three-day event to proceed.


Jagermeister to sport limited-edition label to help on-premise 9 Jun 2020

Mast-Jagermeister is lining up a limited edition label for its namesake liqueur brand as part of the German company's support for the ailing on-premise channel.


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.