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How do changing eating habits affect drinking?

Changing attitudes to meals in the UK are having an impact on the amount of wine consumers drink, recent research suggests....

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...

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

Portmore Rums' Jamaica Cove Black Pineapple Rum 23 Aug 2017

Andy Morton

UK company Portmore Rums has launched its second product, a Jamaican rum flavoured with pineapple.


Treasury hands Finnish distribution to Altia 23 Aug 2017

Olly Wehring

Treasury Wine Estates is to switch distribution partner in Finland, with Altia donning the mantle later this year.


TWE's Tom King to sit on WSTA board 21 Aug 2017

Andy Morton

Treasury Wine Estates’ European head, Tom King, has joined the board of the UK’s Wine and Spirit Trade Association (WSTA).


UK wine consumers broaden reach as price peaks 21 Aug 2017

Olly Wehring

The average price per bottle of wine in the UK has hit a new high, with currency fluctuations following last year’s vote to leave the European Union encouraging consumers to try wines "outside of their comfort zones", according to retailer Majestic Wine.


Fair Pomegranate liqueur - NPD 21 Aug 2017

Olly Wehring

Ethical Wine & Spirits has added a Pomegranate-flavoured extension to its Fair Fairtrade liqueur range.


Tesco adds bread beer Toast Ale to craft range 21 Aug 2017

Andy Morton

UK retail chain Tesco is continuing to expand its craft beer range, with the listing of two new products from the UK's first bread beer maker, Toast Ale.

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