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Arca Continental's FY 2016 - Focus

Late last week, Arca Continental reported its full-year results, revealing a strong rise in sales and profits. Here, just-drinks takes a clo...

Chile's wine future burned by wild fires - Comment

Wild fires hit the Chilean - and then global - headlines earlier this month. The subsequent damage to some of the country's vineyards may ha...

Heineken’s Brazil play – Analysis

The Brazilian beer market may be able to claim Kirin Holdings as a victim in the coming weeks, but the likelihood of Heineken stepping in to...

Brazil puts better-for-you beverages to the test

Alll eyes are on Brazil at the moment as the country gears up for the Rio Olympics. Euromonitor International's senior beverage analyst, Hop...

Latest Interviews

just the Answer - Havana Club International's MD, Jerome Cottin-Bizonne 8 Apr 2015

James Wilmore

Being based in the Cuban capital of Havana has its benefits, such as having a swimming pool in front of your office. But, for Jérôme Cottin-Bizonne, head of Havana Club International, the JV between Pernod Ricard and the Cuban government, there's little time to relax as the rum brand gears up for global growth. Here, the 41 year-old executive sits down with just-drinks' deputy editor, James Wilmore.


just the Answer - Sebastian Aguirre, Concha y Toro Marketing Director for Premium Wines 23 Jan 2015

Olly Wehring

This week, editor Olly Wehring has been travelling through the winelands of Chile with the country's biggest wine producer, Concha y Toro. While there, he met Sebastian Aguirre, the company's marketing director for premium wines, to delve deeper into CyT's biggest brand, Casillero del Diablo.

Latest News

Jose Cuervo owner Becle posts H1 2017 volumes drop after price increase - results 26 Jul 2017

Andy Morton

Becle, the owner of Jose Cuervo Tequila has said it remains confident for the full year despite a first-half volumes drop that hit the top and bottom lines.


Increased US presence sees Arca Continental sales soar in H1 - results 21 Jul 2017

Olly Wehring

Arca Continental has seen its recent US footprint boost give a lift to sales in both the second quarter of 2017 and the year-to-date.


Yantai Changyu Pioneer Wine Co forms Chilean JV ahead of vineyard swoop - report 1 Jun 2017

Andy Morton

Chinese wine producer Yantai Changyu Pioneer Wine Co is to buy three Chilean vineyards in a new joint venture, a report has said.


Heineken seals Brasil Kirin buy 1 Jun 2017

Andy Morton

Heineken has completed its EUR664m (US$744m) acquisition of Kirin's struggling Brazilian operations.


Diageo lines up expansion of Tequila operations 31 May 2017

Lucy Britner

Diageo's Mexican unit has announced expansion plans for its Tequila business, as well as a new logistics facility in the country.


Coca-Cola FEMSA steps away from US bottling deal 17 May 2017

Lucy Britner

Coca-Cola FEMSA has decided not to pursue the acquisition of certain bottler territories in the US market. 

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