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Mergers & Acquisitions database - July

Here, just-drinks consolidates the M&A activity in the global drinks industry during July....

Why is gin flattering to deceive in the US? - Comm

Scanning just-drink's NPD section would suggest a new gin brand is launched every day. The segment is the place to be and everyone knows it....

Campari Group H1 2018 results – Preview

On Wednesday, Campari Group will release first-half results for 2018. Here, just-drinks looks back the events that will have shaped the comp...

How grocery featured on Amazon's latest Prime Day

Amazon held its fourth annual Prime Day earlier this month. It again lasted more than a day - 36 hours to be exact - and took in new countri...

Latest Interviews

Campari Group CEO Bob Kunze-Concewitz on vodka's US problem, Forty Creek's upcoming expansion and cannabis hurdles 2 Aug 2018

Andy Morton

Yesterday, Campari Group released its first-half 2018 results, with organic growth coming from all regions. just-drinks spoke to CEO Bob Kunze-Concewitz after the announcement to discuss the challenging US vodka market, a European roll-out for Canadian whisky Forty Creek and why we probably shouldn't expect Campari to dive into the cannabis category any time soon.


Diageo CEO Ivan Menezes on the future of gin, the growth of no-alcohol and the plan to kick-start vodka 26 Jul 2018

Lucy Britner

Earlier today, Diageo released its full-year 2018 results, with growth coming from all regions. just-drinks spoke to CEO Ivan Menezes after the announcement to discuss the challenging vodka market, increasing thirst for no- and low-alcohol drinks and the booming gin category. 

Latest News

This week in spirits & wine, featuring Cognac's record annual sales, Turkey's tariff retaliation and Treasury Wine Estate's results for fiscal-2018 17 Aug 18

Olly Wehring

Here's a round-up of this week's top stories from the global spirits & wine categories. Click the links to view our round-ups for beer & cider and soft drinks & bottled water.


Diageo offers edible straws with RTDs in UK 17 Aug 18

Olly Wehring

Diageo's UK unit has partnered with online retailer 31dover.com to offer a range of edible straws with its pre-mixed range in the country.


Edrington's The Macallan Masters of Photography: Magnum Edition - Product Launch 17 Aug 18

Olly Wehring

Edrington has released the seventh iteration in The Macallan's 'Master of Photography' series, partnering with multiple photographers this time rather than just one.


Bacardi's Aberfeldy Madeira Casks range - Product Launch 16 Aug 18

Andy Morton

Bacardi has launched two new Aberfeldy whiskies finished in Madeira casks.


Global Brands' VK Watermelon - Product Launch 16 Aug 18

Andy Morton

Global Brands has added a Watermelon flavour to its VK range after a public vote.


Constellation Brands ups Canopy Growth stake with US$4bn investment 15 Aug 18

Andy Morton

Constellation Brands has significantly increased its stake in Canopy Growth, sinking a further US$4bn into the Canadian cannabis company.

Latest blogs

Starbucks jumps on gin bandwagon 14 Mar 18

Lucy Britner

Starbucks has become the latest company to tap into the gin craze, with the launch of Starbucks Reserve Gin Barrel-Aged Cold Brew.


Feeling Blue on Monday? Help is at hand 15 Jan 18

Olly Wehring

It may not be scientific, but the third Monday in January has been coined 'Blue Monday' - the most depressing day of the year. Dreamed up in the UK by a psychologist commissioned by a holiday company 14 years ago, there's method in the madness: Lousy weather, post-Christmas blues, last pay-day feels ages ago, next pay-day barely on the horizon...



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