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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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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.

Templeton Rye Spirits enters Germany 13 Mar 2019

Templeton Rye has signed a distribution deal in Germany, marking its entry into the market.

Jagermeister ups Manifest presence in Global Travel Retail 6 Dec 2018

Mast-Jägermeister is expanding the footprint of its namesake liqueur brand's Manifest extension into the Global Travel Retail channel in Europe.

PepsiCo plans 'traffic light' labelling trials across Europe 28 Nov 2018

PepsiCo is to launch trials of 'traffic light' nutrition labels in more markets in Europe.

Henkell & Co to become Henkell Freixenet 27 Nov 2018

Henkell & Co is to change its name to Henkell Freixenet to mark its majority purchase of Spanish sparkling wine maker Freixenet.

Oetker Group to buy 60% stake in Belvini wine trading platform 18 Oct 2018

German conglomerate Oetker Group has lined up the purchase of a majority stake in wine trading platform Belvini for an undisclosed sum.

Cooleo’s Cooleo Series double-layer wine bottles - Product Launch 5 Jul 2018

Germany-based Cooleo has unveiled what is claimed to be the world’s first double-layer wine bottle, designed to provide a chilled glass of wine, whatever the outside temperature.

Mast-Jägermeister takes share in Gin Sul 4 Jul 2018

Mast-Jägermeister has become a shareholder in Germany's Gin Sul brand.

Henkell & Co sees sales rise in 2017 - results 30 Apr 2018

German sparkling wine group Henkell & Co has underlined recent M&A activity with a 6% increase in organic sales for 2017.

ProWein exhibitors, visitors hit new highs - ProWein 2018 23 Mar 2018

ProWein has announced an increase in both exhibitor and visitor numbers at the year's Düsseldorf show.