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Coca-Cola Amatil FY 2016 - results data

Earlier this week, Coca-Cola Amatil issued its results for 2016. The group saw its 12-month sales rise by just over 1%, with net profits on...

How India's demonetisation has affected Pernod

In November, the Indian Government passed reforms withdrawing the INR500 (US$7.40) and INR1,000 notes as legal tender in the country. The sn...

Pernod Ricard's H1 performance by region, brand

Earlier today, Pernod Ricard reported results for the first half of its fiscal-2017. Group sales rose by 4% in the six months to the end of...

The Vodka Category - Everything you need to know

As part of our Spirits Essentials series, just-drinks and The IWSR present a comprehensive guide to the vodka category. Sourced from the joi...

Latest Interviews

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.


Interview Berry Bros & Rudd CEO Dan Jago - Part I 21 Feb 2017

Olly Wehring

In August 2015, UK-based Berry Bros & Rudd appointed Dan Jago as its CEO. Since then, the former group wine director at Tesco has 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 to learn more about the changes he has introduced.

Latest News

This week in spirits & wine 24 Feb 17

Andy Morton

Here's a round-up of this week's top stories in the global beer & cider categories. We have similar round-ups for soft drinks & bottled water and spirits & wine.


UK gin exports set for landmark year 24 Feb 17

Andy Morton

UK gin exports are expected to smash through the GBP500m (US$627m) mark this year as booming growth pushes the spirit to record highs.


Diageo faces US$68m payout after SAP court loss 24 Feb 17

Andy Morton

Diageo has said it is reviewing its options after it lost a court battle with a software supplier over a GBP54.5m (US$68m) bill.


Pernod Ricard's Method and Madness Irish whiskey 23 Feb 17

Lucy Britner

Pernod Ricard's Irish Distillers division has released a range of "experimental super premium whiskeys" from its Midleton distillery in Ireland. 


Bacardi takes stake in Ilegal Mezcal 23 Feb 17

Lucy Britner

Bacardi has purchased a minority interest in mezcal producer Ilegal as the brand looks to expand its distribution footprint in the US. 


Wm Grant names Victor Jerez business director 23 Feb 17

Lucy Britner

William Grant & Sons has appointed Victor Jerez to the role of group business development director, effective 1 March 2017.

Latest blogs

When life gives you lemons, make soap 9 Feb 17

Lucy Britner

Bacardi's 42 Below vodka brand has found a novel way to use the lemons left over from cocktail-making: Turn them into liquid soap.


Angostura advertises the news 12 Dec 16

Lucy Britner

Most of the time, changes at the top of a company present themselves in press releases, stock exchange filings or responses from a spokesperson.

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