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FUTURES - Can the drinks industry be plastic-free?

An increasing number of retailers and suppliers are pledging to go 'plastic-free', but will the industry ever do away with plastic completel...

What will be Pernod Ricard's priorities?

As part of just-drinks' deep-dive into the trends that have driven Pernod Ricard's performance over the past five years, news & insights edi...

Why consumers want more experiential marketing

Flicking through a magazine over the festive break, I happened across an article that was simultaneously fascinating and depressing. Instagr...

Another drinks CEO steps down - But, why?

Barely two weeks into a new year and the drinks industry already has its first CEO departure. With a raft of drinks leaders announcing in 20...

Latest Interviews

"The need to open a bottle 'just to be seen' is going away" - just-drinks meets Piper-Heidsieck Champagne's global executive director, Benoit Collard 7 Jan 2019

Lucy Britner

Late last year, Champagne house Piper-Heidsieck released two expressions under its prestige cuvée brand, Rare. A bottle of Rare Le Secret High Jewellery, which costs around US$150,000, features a precious stone embedded "in the heart of interwoven bands of gold set with 510 diamonds". It was released in partnership with jeweller Mellerio. The second expression, Le Secret Goldsmith, is limited to 1,000 magnums and carries an RRP of around $1,650. Shortly after the launch, just-drinks sat down with Benoit Collard, global executive director for Piper-Heidsieck, to talk about prestige cuvée consumers and what the future holds for Piper-Heidsieck.  


"We've got to be a little different and break some of the moulds" - just-drinks meets Distell CEO Richard Rushton - Part II 4 Jan 2019

Olly Wehring

Late last year, just-drinks spoke to Richard Rushton, CEO of Distell, in London. In part two of our exclusive interview, Rushton tells us about the group's plans outside of Africa and how Distell aims to become a larger player internationally, while also riding the wave in markets closer to home.

Latest News

Treasury Wine Estates COO Robert Foye departs after internal policies breach 21 Jan 19

Olly Wehring

A "breach of internal policies" has prompted the departure of COO Robert Foye from Treasury Wine Estates, less than five years after he joined the group from The Coca-Cola Co.


UK hospitality channel welcomes Government decision to scrap "settled status" fees 21 Jan 19

Lucy Britner

Trade organisations for the UK's on-premise and restaurant industries have welcomed a move by the country's Prime Minister to abandon a plan to charge EU citizens a fee to continue living in the UK after Brexit.


"Cultural shift" in UK as younger consumers drive low-/no-alcohol trend – survey 18 Jan 19

Olly Wehring

Consumers in the UK are changing their attitudes to alcohol, according to a survey this week, with a willingness to reduce alcohol strength becoming increasingly prevalent.


If you read only one thing... - This week's must-reads on just-drinks 18 Jan 19

Olly Wehring

Here's a look at the biggest stories and the best content from just-drinks this week.


Champagne Castelnau names Olivier Legrand as marketing director 18 Jan 19

Lucy Britner

Champagne Castelnau has appointed Olivier Legrand to the role of marketing and communications director.


Mast-Jagermeister teams up with age-verification app to drive online sales 17 Jan 19

Olly Wehring

The UK division of Mast-Jägermeister has partnered with smartphone app creator Yoti to tighten the online age verification of consumers in the country.

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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