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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...

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...

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

Can Q4 make up for Concha y Toro's flat sales in 2018? - results data 16 Nov 2018

Olly Wehring

A second consecutive quarter of flatlining sales sees Concha y Toro hoping for an uptick in the final three months of 2018.

Heineken launches updated brand identity for Sol 2 Nov 2018

Andy Morton

Heineken has unveiled a new global marketing drive for its Sol beer that ties the brand to its Mexican heritage.

Will Cuervo start to focus its future efforts on non-Tequila spirits? - results data 29 Oct 2018

Olly Wehring

Cuervo is continuing to battle with declining sales from its namesake Tequila roster, although its other spirits brands helped the group to a low-double-digit rise in its top-line during the third quarter of 2018.

CEO switch at Arca Continental as Francisco Garza Egloff calls time 22 Aug 2018

Olly Wehring

Arca Continental has confirmed a change of CEO, with Francisco Garza Egloff set to retire at the start of next year.

Millennials driving wine growth in Brazil - figures 25 Jul 2018

Richard Woodard

Brazil’s wine market is at an "inflection point", with growth fuelled by demand from millennials, online shopping channels and better distribution, according to a new report.

Pernod Ricard lines up Cuba price rise for Havana Club 12 Jul 2018

Andy Morton

Pernod Ricard is to raise the price of its Havana Club portfolio in Cuba by as much as 15%, the rum brand's first increase in the country in years.

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