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Has industry gained a greater say on Brexit?

Predictions that last week's UK General Election would be all about Brexit turned out to be inaccurate, but it is without doubt the issue do...

The soft drinks opportunity from a hard Brexit

It's coming up to a year since the UK shocked itself - and Europe - by voting to leave the European Union. Article 50 has now been triggered...

The Brexit shoot-out begins - Comment

Yesterday, UK Prime Minister Theresa May invoked Article 50 of the European Union's constitution, formally beginning the two-year process by...

Heineken's new range foreshadows craft's future

With just over 20% of the country's total beer market value, the craft category in the US is ahead of the global curve....

Latest Interviews

Interview, Wemyss Malts MD William Wemyss 10 Apr 2017

Lucy Britner

Late last month, Wemyss Malts announced plans to move its Darnley's gin production to its own, newly-created facility in Scotland. The gin, which launched in 2010, is currently produced at Thames Distillers in London.  At the same time, the firm announced that it has dropped 'View' from the brand name and rolled out fresh packaging as well as a Navy Strength version of its Spiced Gin brand. just-drinks sat down with Wemyss Malts founder and managing director William Wemyss in Edinburgh to find out why being "made in Scotland" is important.

Interview Berry Bros & Rudd CEO Dan Jago - Part II 24 Feb 2017

Olly Wehring

Former Tesco wine director Dan Jago took over as CEO at UK-based Berry Bros & Rudd in 2015 and has since overseen a period of overhaul at the near-320-year-old wine and spirits group. Late last month, just-drinks met up with Jago at BBR's London headquarters. In part I of the interview, Jago discussed new changes to the company. In part II, the CEO talks about how he has no desire to chase the Millennial market, and reveals what keeps him awake at night.

Latest News

One Eyed Spirits’ Tom of Finland Vodka - NPD 28 Jun 2017

Andy Morton

Finnish spirits producer One Eyed Spirits has launched a vodka that marks the life of Finnish artist and gay icon Touko Laaksonen.

Kold Group’s Kalosa Natural Spritz - NPD 28 Jun 2017

Andy Morton

UK drinks producer Kold Group has launched two sparkling pre-mix drinks under the brand name Kalosa Natural Spritz.

C&C Group adds 33cl format to Magners portfolio 28 Jun 2017

Andy Morton

C&C Group has launched Magners cider in a 33cl can format for the first time in the UK.

Bacardi lines up Grey Goose Travel Retail campaign 28 Jun 2017

Lucy Britner

Bacardi's Global Travel Retail unit has launched a summer campaign for its Grey Goose vodka brand at Paris's Charles de Gaulle airport. 

Heineken ready to trim Punch Taverns pub footprint 27 Jun 2017

Andy Morton

Heineken has offered to sell some of the UK pubs it is set to acquire from Punch Taverns in a bid to appease regulators.

MBWS to handle Duval-Leroy Champagne in France 27 Jun 2017

Lucy Britner

Marie Brizard Wine & Spirits is to distribute Champagne brand Duval-Leroy in the French modern trade. 

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