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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

Brewdog's Hazy Jane - NPD  26 Jun 2017

Lucy Britner

Brewdog has lined up a New England IPA called Hazy Jane. The beer, which is brewed with pale malt, oats and wheat, uses five different US hops. 

Drinkaware to focus on UK's older drinkers 26 Jun 2017

Lucy Britner

UK alcohol education charity Drinkaware has released a new strategy, centred around older consumers. 

Moet & Chandon vending machine - festival debut 26 Jun 2017

Lucy Britner

Moet Hennessy will roll out a vending machine for its Champagne brand Moet & Chandon for the first time at a UK festival.

Thatchers targets UK sport with new TV ad - video 26 Jun 2017

Andy Morton

UK cider producer Thatchers has launched a new TV ad in its home market that will appear alongside some of the Summer's biggest sports events.

Lowlander Beer’s American Pale Ale - NPD 26 Jun 2017

Andy Morton

Lowlander Beer, a Dutch brewer that makes beer with botanicals, has launched an American Pale Ale.

Halewood invests in Sadler’s Brewing Co 23 Jun 2017

Andy Morton

Halewood Wines & Spirits has bought a majority stake in UK brewer Sadler's Brewing Co.

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