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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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MBG Group's 9 Mile granite rock-filtered vodka - Product Launch 17 Jul 2019

German multi-category company MBG Group is returning to the vodka category after a nine-year absence, with the release of a "super-premium" expression.

DEK Berlin’s Cafeahaus Goldbrew flavoured RTD coffee - Product Launch 8 Jul 2019

DEK Berlin’s Cafeahaus has boosted its coffee portfolio with the release of a flavoured Goldbrew cold-brew coffee range.

Protégé International readies Irish whiskey entry in "competitive" Germany - Irish whiskey in Germany data 28 Jun 2019

Protégé International has lined up the expansion of its The Wild Geese range of Irish and Caribbean spirits expressions into Germany, through a tie-up with a distributor in the country.

Mast-Jagermeister invests in festival app Woov 19 Jun 2019

Mast-Jagermeister has backed a Dutch festival app through its incubator unit.

Beam Suntory to handle De Kuyper brands in Germany 12 Jun 2019

Beam Suntory and De Kuyper Royal Distillers have extended their distribution partnership into Germany.

Danone rides coffee trend with Volvic Coffee launch 3 Jun 2019

Danone has become the latest company to launch a coffee-flavoured soft drink range with the release of Volvic Coffee in Germany.

Bacardi to use Alexa for free rum sample campaign 30 Apr 2019

Consumers in Germany will be able to order free samples of Bacardi's namesake rum through voice-activated virtual assistants such as Amazon's Alexa.

BrewDog acquires Stone Brewing's Berlin brewery amid Brexit uncertainty 5 Apr 2019

UK-based BrewDog has purchased Stone Brewing's brewery and taproom in Berlin as the company looks to protect itself from uncertainty surrounding Brexit.

Henkell Freixenet gives Henkell sparkling wine brand a makeover 29 Mar 2019

Henkell Freixenet has updated the logo for its Henkell German sparkling wine brand.

The MBG Group's Salitos Cerveza lager - Product Launch 20 Mar 2019

The MBG Group has added an original variant to its Salitos flavoured lager brand in its domestic market.