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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...

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...

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

Coca-Cola FEMSA shutters Ciudad Altamirano site amid security concerns 3 Apr 2018

Lucy Britner

Coca-Cola FEMSA has announced the indefinite closure of one of its Mexican plants as it looks to protect employees. 


Constellation Brands invests US$900m in Obregon Brewery capacity upgrade 21 Mar 2018

Andy Morton

Constellation Brands is to increase capacity at the Obregon Brewery in Mexico with a near US$1bn investment.


Fifth Generation drops VinoTeca for BLN in push for Mexican gains 2 Mar 2018

Olly Wehring

Fifth Generation has switched distributors for Tito’s Handmade Vodka in the "very important" market of Mexico.


Second-half sales leap rescues Cuervo in FY 2017 - results 28 Feb 2018

Olly Wehring

A strong end to the year has helped Cuervo deliver a mid-single-digit lift in its top-line in 2017.


Heineken opens seventh Mexico brewery 28 Feb 2018

Lucy Britner

Heineken has opened a seventh brewery in Mexico, this time in Meoqui, Chihuahua.


Pernod Ricard takes full control of Avion Spirits Tequila venture 17 Jan 2018

Olly Wehring

The US division of Pernod Ricard has sucked up the outstanding 16% of Avion Spirits, completing the buyout of its partner in the Tequila venture.



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