Latest Insights

2017 for AB InBev and Constellation - Focus 8 Dec 2016

Following a recent panel discussion, CLSA analyst Caroline Levy outlined the current state and future opportunities for Constellation Brands and Anheuser-Busch InBev in the US market.

Brown-Forman's H1 performance by region, brand 7 Dec 2016

Earlier today, Brown-Forman posted its first-half results for fiscal-2017. Here, just-drinks takes a closer look at the company's performance by region and brand in the six months to the end of October.

Interview - Loch Lomond GTR head Andre de Almeida 6 Dec 2016

Andre de Almeida had been William Grant & Sons' director for European Travel Retail for four years when he decided earlier this year to take up the role of Global Travel Retail head at Scotch whisky specialists Loch Lomond Group. That was in July, and now the Brazilian-born de Almeida, who moved to Scotland when he was 15, faces one of the biggest challenges of his career - establishing Loch Lomond as a player in the GTR channel.

Has Millennial-mania drowned out elder consumers? 6 Dec 2016

Over-60s are not only healthier, wealthier and living longer and more active lives than their predecessors, they are also more politically engaged. Ben Cooper examines why looking afresh at the seniors market chimes with recent momentous political events.

Diageo NA head on Trump, Millennials, Bourbon 6 Dec 2016

Late last week, Diageo's North America president, Deirdre Mahlan, hosted a conference call with analysts. Having spent just over a year in the role, Mahlan offered some insight into the company's largest and most profitable region. Here, just-drinks picks out some key points from the call.

Latest News

Coca-Cola CEO Muhtar Kent set to stand down 9 Dec 2016

The CEO of The Coca-Cola Co, Muhtar Kent, has announced his intention to step down for the role early next year.

just-drinks' top spirits & wine articles this week 9 Dec 2016

Here's a round-up of this week's top stories in the spirits & wine categories. We have similar round-ups for beer & cider and soft drinks & water.

just-drinks top soft drinks articles this week 9 Dec 2016

Here's a round-up of this week's top stories in the global soft drinks & bottled water categories. We have similar round-ups for beer & cider and spirits & wine.

just-drink's top beer & cider articles this week 9 Dec 2016

Here's a round-up of this week's top stories in the global beer & cider categories. We have similar round-ups for soft drinks & bottled water and spirits & wine.

Pernod lines up Bourbon return with Smooth Ambler 9 Dec 2016

Pernod Ricard is set to re-enter the Bourbon market, through the purchase of a majority share in West Virginia-based Smooth Ambler Spirits Co.

Rossi D'Asagio targets GTR with 5cl Sambuca 9 Dec 2016

Rossi D’Asiago has added a 5cl version of its Antica Sambuca Classic to the brand’s offering, as it looks to boost sales in the Global Travel Retail channel.

Coca-Cola Co director Buffet calls time 9 Dec 2016

The Coca-Cola Co has announced a retirement from its board and the appointment of four new officers.

Brown-Forman's barrel sales take Scotch hit 8 Dec 2016

The CEO of Brown-Forman has said a 'soft' blended Scotch whisky market has lead to a decrease in sales of the company's used barrels.

La Martiniquaise rolls out Label 5 street art pack 8 Dec 2016

French drinks company La Martiniquaise has released a limited run of 'City Edition' bottle designs for its Label 5 blended Scotch whisky brand.

Brown-Forman sees Q2 numbers slow the slide 7 Dec 2016

A slightly-improved performance in the second quarter of this year has failed to return Brown-Forman's top- or bottom-line to growth in its first half.

Latest blogs

Situation Vacant - Must love whisk(e)y 8 Dec 2016

Do you like whisk(e)y? And, I mean, really like whisk(e)y? Are you at a loose end in the first half of 2017? If so, then I've found just the job for you.

SABMiller's last word 10 Oct 2016

Today is SABMiller's final day. Some time this evening, Brussel's time, the second-biggest brewer in the world will be subsumed into the biggest, creating a beer behemoth of unprecedented proportions.

"Buy a Mountain Dew and enjoy it" 30 Sep 2016

No, this is not PepsiCo's new ad slogan for its Mountain Dew brand.