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Alcohol's part in wine's health effects - ISFAR

While epidemiologists have long noted that wine consumers tend to have better health outcomes than consumers of other alcoholic beverages, i...

Why is The Coca-Cola Co moving into alcohol?

Spirits are obviously high at The Coca-Cola Co. As well as delivering a well-received full-year performance last month, the soft drinks make...

just-drinks' Merger & Acquisition database - Feb

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

Responsible drinking issues around the world

Once a month, the drinks industry-funded International Alliance for Responsible Drinking, which covers alcohol policies worldwide, looks at...

Latest Interviews

"Consumers are smarter than ever before - and not just about wine" - just-drinks meets E&J Gallo Winery's GM for EMEA, Paul Sorrentino 14 Mar 2018

Lucy Britner

Earlier this month, Paul Sorrentino, E&J Gallo Winery's general manager for Europe, the Middle East & Africa, came to London for the UK launch of a range of higher-end wine expressions from the group. While in town, he spoke to just-drinks about the new wines, as well as looking at how Gallo finds out what consumers want as well as the future for the Dark Horse brand.

"We have more ideas on the table than the capability to handle them" - just-drinks speaks to Marco Mazzini, global director of Martini sparkling wines at Bacardi 22 Feb 2018

Lucy Britner

In 2016, Marco Mazzini took on the newly-created role of global director for Martini sparkling wines at Bacardi, with a view to creating a new vision for the brand. Here, he tells just-drinks how Martini is evolving and what it's like to work on sparkling wines within what is predominantly a spirits company.

Latest News

This week in spirits & wine, featuring where to look for growth in wine, Henkell & Co's move for Freixenet and just-drinks speaks to E&J Gallo Winery's EMEA chief 16 Mar 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.

UK drinks producers risk rules of origin 'Hard Brexit' - research 16 Mar 18

Olly Wehring

UK drinks companies face the threat of their own 'Hard Brexit', a trade association has warned, if 'rules of origin' agreements between the UK and the European Union aren't treated separately to existing Free Trade Agreements.

E&J Gallo Winery's Apothic Brew - Product Launch 16 Mar 18

Olly Wehring

E&J Gallo Winery has released details of a soon-to-be-released extension of its Apothic wine brand.

French authorities uncover massive AOC Côtes du Rhone wine fraud 16 Mar 18

Stuart Todd

An investigation has uncovered a scam on an industrial scale in France's Rhône Valley, involving a major regional bulk wine-maker and trader.

Henkell & Co set to acquire Freixenet control - just-drinks EXCLUSIVE 15 Mar 18

Olly Wehring

Henkell & Co is poised to announce its purchase of majority control of Spanish Cava producer Freixenet in the coming days, just-drinks understands, almost two years after rumours of an acquisition first surfaced.

"Crisis of trust" batters corporate reputations - research 15 Mar 18

Olly Wehring

The reputations of corporate entities are on the decline for the first time in about ten years, according to a recently-released study.

Latest blogs

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...

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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