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What a 'no-deal' Brexit would look like for drinks

As Brexit Day draws ever closer, the negotiations between the UK and the European Union have reached a critical point this week, with the Eu...

Six companies shaking up non-alcoholic drinks

On Saturday, mindful drinking consumer group Club Soda held its Mindful Drinking Festival outside of London for the first time. Just-drinks...

Will the sugar tax story pan out as expected?

Four months on from the arrival of the tax on full-sugar soft drinks in the UK, category commentator Richard Corbett looks at what the numbe...

Who will buy Cutty Sark and Glenturret? - Comment

The opportunity to acquire an established, well-known Scotch whisky brand doesn't come along very often. So, you'll forgive our brown spirit...

Latest Interviews

"We've been around for almost 300 years - we never rush things" - Interview, Aspall Cyder's Henry Chevallier Guild and Molson Coors UK MD Phil Whitehead 8 Jan 2018

Olly Wehring

Over the weekend, Molson Coors announced its purchase of UK cider producer Aspall Cyder. Earlier today, just-drinks spoke to Henry Chevallier Guild, from the family that owned Aspall, and the MD of Molson Coors UK & Ireland, Phil Whitehead.

"When people come to Pinterest, they are at a point where they are interested in a product, service or category" - Interview, Pinterest UK & Ireland country manager Adele Cooper 28 Nov 2017

Lucy Britner

Online pinboard Pinterest is designed to help consumers plan. The platform allows users to 'pin' images for everything from wedding ideas to cocktail recipes. Earlier this year, the site crossed the 200m user mark - with the average age of a user over 18. Earlier this month, just-drinks deputy editor Lucy Britner spoke to the company's UK & Ireland country manager, Adele Cooper, to find out how drinks brand owners can make the most of Pinterest.

Latest News

Oetker Group to buy 60% stake in Belvini wine trading platform 18 Oct 2018

Andy Morton

German conglomerate Oetker Group has lined up the purchase of a majority stake in wine trading platform Belvini for an undisclosed sum.

Halewood Wines & Spirits' John Crabbie & Co 12-Year-Old single malt - Product Launch 18 Oct 2018

Andy Morton

Halewood Wines & Spirits has added a 12-year-old to its John Crabbie Whisky range months after it revealed plans for a new distillery for the Scotch brand.

Lidl's private-label London dry gin, Aquine - Product Launch 17 Oct 2018

Olly Wehring

Supermarket operator Lidl has released a private label Scottish gin brand in the country.

Champagne Castelnau's Extra Brut – Product Launch 17 Oct 2018

Lucy Britner

Champagne Castelnau has added an ultra-dry Champagne to it namesake range as it looks to respond to increased demand for "low dosage" expressions.

Bimber Distillery's The London Classic Rum - Product Launch 16 Oct 2018

Olly Wehring

Bimber Distillery has added to its spirits stable, launching a white rum that has been produced in the UK.

Another Scotch whisky distillery on the way - Ardgowan 16 Oct 2018

Olly Wehring

Ardgowan Distillery has lined up a GBP12m (US$15.8m) investment in the construction of a new Scotch whisky distillery on Scotland's west coast.

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