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The Bulk Wine Market - special report - Part II 25 Jul 2017

Bulk wine accounts for 80% of the global wine market but its inner workings remain a mystery to many. In a two-part special, just-drinks lifts the lid on the channel to discover what makes it tick. In Part II, Andy Morton talks to some of bulk wine's major players and asks why it is more important than ever.


What is Refresco buying from Cott Corp? - Focus 25 Jul 2017

Earlier today, Cott Corp agreed to offload its traditional beverage manufacturing business, known as Cott Beverages, to Refresco in a deal worth US$1.25bn.


The Bulk Wine Market - just-drinks special report 20 Jul 2017

Bulk wine accounts for around 80% of the global wine market, but its inner workings remain a mystery to many. In a two-part special report, just-drinks lifts the lid on the channel to discover what makes it tick and why it is more important than ever. In part one, news & insights editor Andy Morton goes inside one of France's top bulk suppliers and tracks bulk wine's journey from tasting room to bottling plants around the world.


Remy Cointreau first-quarter fiscal-2018 - data 20 Jul 2017

In mid-July, Remy Cointreau released a trading update for the first quarter of its fiscal-2018. Sales in the three months to the end of June increased by 8% year-on-year, with the group's Remy Martin posting a "remarkable" 18.7% jump in value sales. Here, just-drinks takes a closer look at the company's performance by reporting division in the quarter.


Has history taught Remy Cointreau nothing? 20 Jul 2017

We've all marvelled at Remy Cointreau's turnaround since the days of what we termed its Bain de Sang just over three years ago. After the bottom fell out of the Cognac market in China in 2013, we watched with consternation as group CEO Frédéric Pflanz fell on his sword in early-2014, only to be followed less than three weeks later by Remy Martin head Patrick Piana.

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Anheuser-Busch InBev's Q2 2017 results - Preview 25 Jul 2017

Ahead of the release on Thursday of Anheuser-Busch InBev's second-quarter 2017 results, here's a look at the events that shaped the three months to the end of June for the company.


Fever-Tree growth continues as H1 profits double 25 Jul 2017

UK mixers producer Fever-Tree has continued its growth surge by more than doubling profits in the first half of the year.


Inchmoan 12 year old & Inchmoan Vintage 1992 -NPD 25 Jul 2017

Loch Lomond Group has released two new single malts from its Loch Lomond Distillery.


Cott Corp to sell Cott Beverages to Refresco 25 Jul 2017

Cott Corp has agreed to offload its traditional beverage manufacturing business, known as Cott Beverages, to Refresco in a deal worth US$1.25bn.


The Coca-Cola Co's Q2 2017 results - Preview 24 Jul 2017

Ahead of the release on Wednesday of The Coca-Cola Co's second-quarter 2017 results, here's a look at the events that shaped the three months to the end of June for the company.


This week's soft drinks coverage on just-drinks 21 Jul 2017

Here's a round-up of this week's top stories from the global soft drinks & bottled water categories. Click the links to see our round-ups for beer & cider and spirits & wine.


Selling luxury is expensive - Remy analysis 21 Jul 2017

Remy Cointreau's first quarter fiscal-2018 trading update yesterday marked an "excellent start to the year" for the French firm. 


This week's beer & cider coverage on just-drinks 21 Jul 2017

Here's a round-up of this week's top stories from the global beer & cider categories. Click the links to see our round-ups for soft drinks & bottled water and spirits & wine.


Bacardi's Martini Riserva Speciale Bitter - NPD 21 Jul 2017

Bacardi has release a bitters under its Martini Riserva Speciale vermouth brand. The product launched last night at Tales of the Cocktail in New orleans. It is said to be inspired by the original 1872 Martini bitter recipe.  


This week's spirits & wine coverage on just-drinks 21 Jul 2017

Here's a round-up of this week's top stories from the global spirits & wine categories. Click the links to see our round-ups for beer & cider and soft drinks & bottled water.

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Budweiser races to stock Mars bars 16 Mar 2017

For those people looking to the Red Planet as shining utopia away from all things earth, look away now.


When life gives you lemons, make soap 9 Feb 2017

Bacardi's 42 Below vodka brand has found a novel way to use the lemons left over from cocktail-making: Turn them into liquid soap.


Accolade Wines and a giant of the tennis world 12 Dec 2016

Earlier this month, I was most-kindly invited by Accolade Wines to visit the Royal Albert Hall in London. The reason? They wanted to see a tennis great in action, and then give them a guided tour through their Anakena wine portfolio.