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This month, former beverage analyst Ian Shackleton takes a long, hard look at marketing spend in the digital world, a better-than-expected r...

What can the spirits industry learn from Remy?

Following on from just-drinks' analysis of Remy Cointreau's performance over the last five years, spirits commentator Ian Buxton considers t...

Drinks brands that are getting social media right

Social media has become an integral part of marketing for most brands, and it works particularly well for drinks, both soft and alcoholic. H...

Sustainability and the on-premise - trends

Sustainability in the on-premise started with outlawing the plastic straw. Now, it is evolving into a much bigger concept, thanks to industr...

Latest Interviews

Interview - Diageo CEO Ivan Menezes 27 Jul 2017

Lucy Britner

Following today's full-year 2017 results, just-drinks spoke to Diageo CEO Ivan Menezes about regional challenges, product innovation and acquisition strategy.


Interview, Global Spirits owner Eugen Chernyak 27 Jun 2017

Lucy Britner

Last month, just-drinks was a guest of Ukrainian drinks group Global Spirits. The tour took in the company’s Cognac distillery, Shustov, in Odessa as well as the Khortytsa vodka facility in Zaporizhia. just-drinks sat down with Global Spirits’ founder & owner, Eugen Chernyak, to talk about his firm’s US ambitions, the ongoing battle to preserve Ukrainian 'Cognac' and the importance of quality.

Latest News

Fair Pomegranate liqueur - NPD 21 Aug 17

Olly Wehring

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


Loch Lomond heads into Nordic Travel Retail 21 Aug 17

Olly Wehring

Loch Lomond Group is set to extend its Scandinavian presence beyond Sweden and into the broader Nordic travel retail channel.


TWE's Tom King to sit on WSTA board 21 Aug 17

Andy Morton

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


Moet Hennessy’s Ardbeg An Oa - NPD 21 Aug 17

Olly Wehring

Moet Hennessy has lined up the first addition for ten years to the core line of its Ardbeg Scotch whisky brand.


Diageo overhauls Captain Morgan bottles in US 21 Aug 17

Andy Morton

Diageo has unveiled a new US bottle for its Captain Morgan rum range.


Strike threat averted as Pernod settles dispute 18 Aug 17

Andy Morton

Pernod Ricard has resolved strike action at one of its Scottish distilleries after agreeing to improved pay conditions.

Latest blogs

AG Barr launches Funkin innovation search 5 Jul 17

Lucy Britner

AG Barr has lined up a Funkin campaign in the UK to find an 'innovation champion'.


The (temporary) return of Paul Walsh to the drinks debate 27 Apr 17

Andy Morton

Paul Walsh just can't stay away from the drinks industry.

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