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Is the pisco breakthrough on its way? - analysis

Earlier this year, just-drinks visited an array of pisco producers in Chile, on a trip organised by trade association Pisco Chile. From smal...

How will Diageo change Cuban rum?

Last year, I spoke to Juan Gonzalez, the head of Cuba's state-owned rum company, Cuba Ron. It was one of the most entertaining afternoons of...

Brazil on its way back, but not in a hurry

Brazil's economic recovery, its slowest in two decades, may be hampered by a fragile job market, high interest rates and the strength of the...

Cuervo 2017 - results data

In late-February, Cuervo released its results for the 12 months of 2017. Sales in the year came in 6.4% up compared to 2016, on flat volumes...

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

Anheuser-Busch InBev halts Mexican brewing after coronavirus ruling 3 Apr 2020

Olly Wehring

Anheuser-Busch InBev is to cease brewing operations in Mexico, after the country's authorities deemed beer production as non-essential.


Constellation Brands weighs up brewery options as third Mexican site draws public complaints 25 Mar 2020

Olly Wehring

Constellation Brands is considering alternative locations for its third brewery in Mexico after a public consultation opposed plans to build a facility in the state of Baja California.


How did Concha y Toro perform in 2019? - results data 18 Mar 2020

Olly Wehring

Concha y Toro has retained its mid-single-digit sales growth for the full-year, despite social unrest in its home market during the final quarter.


Bacardi's Tequila Cazadores Añejo Cristalino - Product Launch - Tequila in the US data 13 Mar 2020

Olly Wehring

Bacardi has added a new expression to its Cazadores Tequila portfolio.


Heineken to expand production as Brazil battle heats up 10 Mar 2020

Andy Morton

Heineken is to increase capacity at one of its breweries in Brazil as the company ramps up competition in the country with Anheuser-Busch InBev.


Destileria Serralles readies packaging makeover for Don Q rum 9 Mar 2020

Olly Wehring

Destilería Serrallés has revamped the look of its flagship Don Q Puerto Rican rum brand.



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