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Preview - Coca-Cola Co's Q4 & FY

The Coca-Cola Co will report its full-year results tomorrow. Here, just-drinks takes a look at the company's highs and lows in the three mon...

Stagnant wine growth a concern for Constellation

The main takeaway from Constellation Brands' full-year results yesterday was the continuing strength of its beer business....

Craft beer "opens window" for Constellation Brands

Constellation Brands is upping its focus on beer in cans after craft brewers premiumised the format, the company's CEO has said....

Will Brown-Forman prosper from vodka decline?

If the spirits story of the last 40 years has been vodka's ascent to domination, are we now witnessing a whiskey fightback?...

Latest Interviews

Interview - Angel's Share Brands 2 Apr 2015

Andy Morton

Bacardi has entered the Bourbon market, following its purchase of Angel's Share Brands and its Louisville Distilling Co subsidiary this week. just-drinks spoke to the company's co-founder and chief innovation officer, Wes Henderson, about future plans, Bourbon consolidation and why some companies may be going too far in flavour innovation.

Interview - Dogfish Head president 26 Nov 2014

James Wilmore

Sam Calagione, founder of Dogfish Head Brewery, is one of the figureheads of the US craft beer scene. The Delaware-based firm's tagline is "Off-centred ales for off-centred people". Here Calagione, also a TV star, explains Dogfish's future plans, his attitude to the big brewers and why US craft brewery closures are inevitable.

Latest News

Remy Cointreau US head to step down 20 Apr 2015

Andy Morton

The chief of Remy Cointreau's US division is to leave after 18 years with the company.

DPSG snaps up Bai Brands stake 17 Apr 2015

Andy Morton

Dr Pepper Snapple Group (DPSG) has bought a minority stake in Bai 5-owner Bai Brands for US$15m.

Elysian brewer departs in wake of A-B InBev deal 15 Apr 2015

Andy Morton

The head brewer of craft brewer Elysian has left the company days after it was fully acquired by Anheuser-Busch InBev.

Widmer Brothers in US$10m brewery expansion 15 Apr 2015

Richard Woodard

Craft brewer Widmer Brothers is planning the US$10m expansion of its brewery in Portland, Oregon, following a leap in demand for its beers.

Bebida Beverage responds to FDA warning 15 Apr 2015

Andy Morton

Bebida Beverage Co has said it is ready to comply with the US Food & Drug Administration after a recent warning, but added that some of the contentions may have been "caught up in semantics".

Deutsch Family signs distribution deal 15 Apr 2015

Andy Morton

Deutsch Family Wine & Spirits, which imports Australian brand Yellow Tail into the US, has signed a five-year deal distribution deal with Glazer's across eight states

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