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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

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. 


William Grant & Sons uses Instagram in Drambuie on-premise push 7 Nov 17

Lucy Britner

William Grant & Sons has lined up a global Instagram competition for its Drambuie liqueur as it looks to engage bartenders with the brand. 


SPI Group launches elit vodka Night Edition bottle 31 Oct 17

Lucy Britner

SPI's Stoli Group unit has lined up a light-up bottle for its elit vodka brand, as it looks to further penetrate the nightclub market. 


E&J Gallo brings Apothic Dark to UK market 27 Oct 17

Lucy Britner

E&J Gallo has launched its Apothic Dark wine in the UK market, in an effort to bring new consumers to the Apothic brand. 


Rise of career bartending helps drive cocktail culture - study 19 Oct 17

Lucy Britner

An increase in the status of - and remuneration for - the bartender has helped propel the growth of cocktails, according to a new report.


Bacardi lines up 'Flying Bartender' programme with Virgin Atlantic 19 Oct 17

Lucy Britner

Bacardi's Global Travel Retail unit has strengthened its partnership with Virgin Atlantic, to offer in-flight cocktails, prepared by "world-renowned" bartenders. 

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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