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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...

Ten takeaways from the Global Drinks Forum - Pt 1

The Global Drinks Forum in Berlin this October hosted 11 presentations from all corners of the drinks industry. Talks at the day-long intern...

Why the time to educate consumers may have arrived

After years of trying - and failing - are the drinks industry's attempts to educate consumers finally falling on open ears? On-premise and s...

How spirits brands can connect with bartenders

Nidal Ramini, the head of brand advocacy at Brown-Forman's northern Europe division, takes a closer look at the relationship between drinks...

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

International Beverage Holdings repackages Caorunn gin 17 Jan 18

Lucy Britner

International Beverage Holdings has lined up a new bottle for its Caorunn gin brand as it looks to make handling easier for bartenders and improve shelf stand out. 


Sri Lanka to lift ban on women buying alcohol  11 Jan 18

Lucy Britner

The Sri Lankan government has announced plans to scrap a 63-year-old law preventing women from purchasing alcohol in the country.


P(our) Symposium moves to larger venue, names 2018 theme 4 Jan 18

Lucy Britner

Global bartender symposium P(our) will return for a third year, this time at a bigger venue. 


SPI's Amber Beverage Group launches Riga Black Balsam in US 13 Dec 17

Lucy Britner

SPI's Baltic unit Amber Beverage Group has rolled out the Riga Black Balsam brand to the US market. 


Treasury Wine Estates sponsors UK's NME Awards with 19 Crimes 21 Nov 17

Lucy Britner

Treasury Wine Estates has announced a tie-up between its 19 Crimes wine brand and music website New Musical Express' awards in London.


Afri Cola sees craft demand drive US distribution  10 Nov 17

Lucy Britner

Germany-based Mineralbrunnen Überkingen-Teinach's cola brand Afri Cola has seen a lift in US distribution after it was re-introduced to the market earlier this year. 

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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