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What's coming up in wine in 2018?

This month sees just-drinks let its category commentators loose on the year ahead. Here, Chris Losh tells us how he sees 2018 panning out fo...

just-drinks' Mergers & Acquisitions database - Dec

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

Alcohol and gastric cancer - research

While heavy alcohol intake has regularly been found to increase the risk of upper aero-digestive tract cancers (mouth, tongue, pharynx, lary...

Will cannabis inflict change at Constellation?

It has been the same old growth story for Constellation Brands over the past few years - strong performance in beer outpacing weaker results...

Latest Interviews

"Travel Retail needs to pay for itself, otherwise it's sucking from elsewhere" - Interview, David Wilson, Beam Suntory's MD for Global Travel Retail 13 Dec 2017

Andy Morton

The Global Travel Retail channel is evolving. Recent declines have highlighted problems that look set to dictate GTR's direction over the next few years. Earlier this year, just-drinks' news & insights editor, Andy Morton, sat down with David Wilson, Beam Suntory's MD for Global Travel Retail, to discuss what those problems are and what can be done to overcome them.

"It is for drinks producers to be the most committed partners of governments to tackle the harmful use of alcohol" - Interview, Henry Ashworth, CEO of the International Alliance for Responsible Drinking - Part II 7 Dec 2017

Olly Wehring

In November, just-drinks grabbed some time with the CEO of the drinks industry-funded International Alliance for Responsible Drinking, Henry Ashworth. The first part of our resultant interview, which can be found here, saw Ashworth explain what the organisation does and how it defines success. Here, in part two, we discuss IARD's relationship with the World Health Organisation and tackle the thorny issue of pricing as a tool in responsible drinking's arsenal.

Latest News

RTD segment still strong, but growth set to slow - research 16 Jan 18

Richard Woodard

RTDs remain one of the healthiest and most dynamic beverage sectors, but growth is decelerating as sales soften in the US, according to a new report.

VSPT Wine Group offloads 12.5% stake to China's Yanghe Distillery Co 16 Jan 18

Lucy Britner

Chile's VSPT Wine Group has sold a minority share to a distilled drinks company in China. 

Rioja eyes China growth as 2018 budget inches up 16 Jan 18

Olly Wehring

The trade association for the Rioja wine region in Spain has secured a slight lift in its annual budget, with spend set to increase in China.

Sri Lanka president refuses Government plans to allow women to buy alcohol - report 16 Jan 18

Lucy Britner

The president of Sri Lanka has rejected the Government's attempt to scrap a law in the country that prevents women from buying alcohol.

Vintage Wine Estates continues acquisition trail with Tamarack Cellars buy 16 Jan 18

Lucy Britner

Vintage Wine Estates has added a Washington state winery to its stable in the same month as it completes a deal for several wine brands. 

Francis Ford Coppola Winery announces Sundance, Oscars partnerships 15 Jan 18

Lucy Britner

Francis Ford Coppola Winery has lined up sponsorship deals with two major film events. 

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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