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Pernod Ricard's ambitions in China - Focus

Last week, Pernod Ricard hosted analysts, journalists and investors at its latest Capital Market Day, in China. The company outlined its amb...

The on-premise battle against classic cocktails

Anyone working in the on-premise channel will, no doubt, be aware that Diageo's Reserve World Class cocktail competition is rumbling slowly...

2018's most important trade shows

From London, New York and Düsseldorf to Dubai, China and beyond, here is the just-drinks round up of the biggest trade shows in 2018....

Ten takeaways from the Global Drinks Forum - Pt 2

The Global Drinks Forum in Berlin last month hosted 11 presentations from all corners of the drinks industry. Talks at the day-long internat...

Latest Interviews

"Launching a brand new gin now would be a tough ask" - 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.


"The way to drive dark spirits is to make them accessible. And accessible means mixed" - Interview, Fever-Tree founders Charles Rolls and Tim Warrillow 21 Mar 2017

Lucy Britner

When premium mixers firm Fever-Tree launched its IPO in late-2014, shares were priced at GBP1.34. Today, following the release of 2016's results, Fever-Tree's shares are trading at over GBP15. Late last month, just-drinks sat down with the company's founders, Charles Rolls and Tim Warrillow, who still own 21.8% of the company, to explore the reasons behind Fever-Tree's success.

Latest News

Jawbox Spirits Co's Pineapple & Ginger Gin Liqueur, Rhubarb & Ginger Gin Liqueur - Product Launch 20 Jun 18

Lucy Britner

Jawbox Spirits Co has added two gin liqueurs to its line up. The Northern Ireland-based gin distiller said today that Pineapple & Ginger Gin Liqueur and Rhubarb & Ginger Gin Liqueur will launch in the UK this summer.


On-premise needs to work harder as US Millennials prove tough to entice out - Mintel 7 Jun 18

Richard Woodard

Nearly three in ten younger Millennial consumers in the US drink at home because going out "takes too much effort", according to new research from Mintel.


Alibaba's Tmall lines up 'Future Bar' on-premise concept 25 May 18

Lucy Britner

Alibaba Group's online marketplace will unveil a futuristic on-premise experience at this year's Vinexpo Hong Kong trade show.


Heineken launches Birra Moretti in Blade draught system 25 May 18

Lucy Britner

Heineken's US unit has added Italian beer brand Birra Moretti to its countertop draught system.


Pernod Ricard partners with London Cocktail Week organiser for Absolut Midsommar 23 May 18

Lucy Britner

Pernod Ricard's Absolut unit has lined up a series of on-premise events, in partnership with DrinkUp London, as it looks to bring the brand's Swedish heritage to UK consumers.


Mast-Jägermeister takes high-end Jägermeister expression to the US 18 May 18

Olly Wehring

The US division of Mast-Jägermeister has confirmed its intention to extend the availability across the country of the Manifest extension of its namesake liqueur brand.

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'.


People want to drink beer in cafes 6 May 16

Lucy Britner

The rules have changed. The goal posts have... gone?



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