A rookie NFL player scored a touchdown last Sunday, but his Captain Morgan-inspired celebration incurred a penalty and an earful from his coach.
Emperador has completed its purchase of Diageo’s Whyte & Mackay whisky business for £430 million ($726m).
Diageo has bolstered its stake in the luxury Tequila market by acquiring the Don Julio brand from Casa Cuervo in exchange for Irish whiskey Bushmills.
Diageo has postponed its plans to build a new £50 million distillery in Alness, Scotland, due to a “weaker global economic environment.”
Diageo has back-tracked on its plan to discontinue Pimm’s No.6 Vodka Cup after being “flooded” with customer requests.
Diageo has been fined £18,000 after two of its workers suffered from injuries including broken bones and memory loss in falls at its distilleries.
David Beckham and Guy Ritchie have joined forces to create a TV advertising campaign for Diageo’s Haig Club whisky.
Diageo CEO Ivan Menezes has told investors to expect an improved performance this year, despite the company reporting a 1.5% decline in organic net sales for its first quarter.
Vijay Mallya has been re-elected chairman of United Spirits despite being declared a “wilful defaulter” last month.
Diageo will be able to sell bottles of its Explorers’ Club Whisky after signing a licensing agreement with the real-life Explorers’ Club that successfully sued it.
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