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California wages wine wars on all fronts 13 Jul 2017

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


Dr Pepper Snapple Group Q1 2017 sales performance 27 Apr 2017

Yesterday, Dr Pepper Snapple Group reported its results for the first three months of 2017. The company saw its sales rise slightly in the first quarter, although profits were hit by the US$1.7bn purchase in November of Bai Brands. Here's a breakdown of DPSG's sales on a by-reporting-segment basis.


Millennials not the only fruit for Absolut 4 Apr 2017

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 elusive than the company had hoped. Are Millennials to blame? Richard Woodard reports.


The US craft beer sector 2009-2016 - data 30 Mar 2017

Earlier this week, US trade body the Brewers Association released its craft beer volumes and sales figures in the country for 2016. Here, just-drinks provides an overview of the craft beer sector in the US over the past few years.


Top US Craft Brewers in 2016 - The facts 17 Mar 2017

Earlier this week, US trade body The Brewers Association released its chart listing the largest craft brewers in the country in volume terms. Here is the top 50.

Latest News

Coca-Cola makes meal-kit entry with Chef'd tie-up 21 Jul 2017

The Coca-Cola Co has entered the meal-kit sector in a new partnership with US recipe-and-ingredient delivery service Chef’d.


AB InBev makes energy drink, sparkling water play 20 Jul 2017

Anheuser-Busch InBev's US unit has acquired two energy drinks and sparkling water firms in the country, as it looks to increase its presence in non-alcoholic beverages.


Constellation board adds Susan Somersille Johnson 20 Jul 2017

Constellation Brands has elected Susan Somersille Johnson to its board of directors. 


Foley takes over Lucien Albrecht US distribution 20 Jul 2017

French wine company Lucien Albrecht has switched US importers, plumping for Foley Family Wines.


PepsiCo paves way for Crystal Pepsi relaunch 20 Jul 2017

PepsiCo is to hold a multi-city "90s throwback" tour starring Salt-N-Pepa in the lead up to the relaunch of Crystal Pepsi.


Heaven Hill's 2017 Parker’s Heritage bottling -NPD 20 Jul 2017

Heaven Hill Distillery has announced the 2017 bottling of its Parker's Heritage Collection. The 11-year-old single barrel Bourbon will begin shipping in September.


AB uses Marisa Miller to prod MillerCoors 19 Jul 2017

The US division of Anheuser-Busch InBev has recruited model Marisa Miller for an online activation that pokes fun at its main rival in the country MillerCoors.


Ex-Morgan Stanley chief joins Bardstown Bourbon Co 19 Jul 2017

Bardstown Bourbon Co has added a former CEO of Morgan Stanley to its board of directors.


Ted Danson pushes Smirnoff in new US activation 19 Jul 2017

Diageo has recruited actor Ted Danson to front a series of online adverts for Smirnoff in the US.


Heineken names US Beverage specialties importer 19 Jul 2017

Heineken's Americas Export division has appointed US Beverage (USB) to import several of its local brands to the US market. 

Latest blogs

Anheuser-Busch InBev execs have a dream - a US$350m-sized one 15 Nov 2016

Ever wondered what fuels Anheuser-Busch InBev's acquisitional drive? Is it naked ambition? Faith? The good of mankind?


Anheuser-Busch InBev's Bud Light ad pull shows not all campaigns can win 31 Oct 2016

Anheuser-Busch InBev is reportedly calling a halt to its Seth Rogan and Amy Schumer Bud Light campaign in the US.


Queues are forming for latest (Jim Beam) Apple product 9 Sep 2016

Move over iPhone 7 headphones-gate, there is a new Apple product causing a stir. Or a shake. Or just a shot.