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Can Bai deliver for Dr Pepper Snapple Group?

In the notes that followed Dr Pepper Snapple Group's Q3 & YTD 2017 conference call, analysts expressed disappointment, calling Bai's perform...

California wages wine wars on all fronts

This month, wine commentator Chris Losh heads to California and discovers a wine region buoyed by healthy figures but weighed down by matter...

Millennials not the only fruit for Absolut

The saga of Absolut's travails in the US continues, with the mooted recovery in the Pernod Ricard-owned vodka brand's fortunes proving more...

Can Samuel Adams Boston Lager transcend craft?

It's not often that senior executives publicly express disappointment at their company's results. Last week's statement from Boston Beer Co,...

Latest Interviews

"Craft beer is starting to redefine the base that it was once counter to" - Interview, Andy Thomas, Craft Brew Alliance CEO - Part II 18 Oct 2016

Lucy Britner

In part two of our interview with Craft Brew Alliance’s CEO, we talk to Andy Thomas about the state of the craft beer market, how CBA fits into it and where the category is headed.

What next for Lucas Bols? - Interview with CEO Huub van Doorne 21 Sep 2015

Andy Morton

Lucas Bols has seen a lot of changes recently. Earlier this month, just-drinks spoke to CEO Huub van Doorne about the company's IPO earlier this year, as well as the increasingly-crowded US spirits market and how best to target China's new cocktail culture.

Latest News

SodaStream ramps up US Fruit Drops rollout 21 Nov 2017

Lucy Britner

SodaStream has announced national off-premise distribution for its Fruit Drops flavour essences range in the US market.

Breakthru Beverage Group, Republic National Distributing Co open to synergies ahead of merger - just-drinks exclusive 21 Nov 2017

Olly Wehring

Republic National Distributing Co has not ruled out job cuts in relation to its planned merger with fellow US alcohol distributor Breakthru Beverage Group.

Moet Hennessy ups California footprint with Colgin Cellars stake buy 21 Nov 2017

Olly Wehring

Moet Hennessy has expanded its presence in California’s wine lands, taking majority control of Napa Valley’s Colgin Cellars.

Casa Cuervo's The Sexton Single Malt Irish Whiskey - Product Launch 21 Nov 2017

Lucy Britner

Casa Cuervo's Proximo unit has launched a single malt Irish whiskey brand exclusive to the US market. 

Breakthru Beverage Group, Republic National Distributing Co poised to merge 20 Nov 2017

Olly Wehring

The consolidatory trend within US alcohol distribution has hit another high, with the second- and third-largest distributors in the country looking to merge.

Gruppo Campari lines up Appleton Estate rum push at JFK airport 20 Nov 2017

Lucy Britner

Gruppo Campari has launched a Travel Retail campaign for its Appleton Estate rum brand, at New York's JFK airport. 

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