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Monday 25 May 2015

Diageo

Ex-Diageo director to launch whisky investment firm

A former Diageo commercial director is to launch a new whisky investment platform having raised more than £1 million through crowdfunding.

Monday, May 18th, 2015 No Comments »

Emperador moves to buy Louis Royer Cognac

Philippines-based spirits producer Emperador will make an offer to buy Cognac maker Louis Royer from Beam Suntory this week.

Tuesday, May 12th, 2015 No Comments »

Diageo selling-off Blossom Hill?

Drinks giant Diageo is reportedly considering offloading part of its wine division including Blossom Hill after being approached by interested buyers.

Tuesday, May 5th, 2015 No Comments »

Former Diageo boss dropped over Tory links

The Confederation of British Industry will not appoint former Diageo boss Paul Walsh as its president because of his links to the Conservative party.

Friday, May 1st, 2015 No Comments »

EU to vote on alcohol calorie labelling

Members of the European Parliament will today vote on whether calorie labelling should be made compulsory on all alcoholic drinks.

Wednesday, April 29th, 2015 No Comments »

Diageo’s battle with Mallya boils over

A battle has erupted between Diageo and Vijay Mallya over his position as chairman of United Spirits, after a report has alleged past financial irregularities in the company’s accounts.

Monday, April 27th, 2015 No Comments »

Buoyant spirits giants leave Diageo glum

The mood music around the world’s major spirits companies is beginning to sound more cheerful. However, Diageo seems less than positive.

Thursday, April 23rd, 2015 No Comments »

Diageo misses the mark in all markets

Diageo has fallen below analysts’ revenue estimates in every region this quarter, as overall sales dropped unexpectedly.

Thursday, April 16th, 2015 No Comments »

ASA rules Guinness tweet ‘not irresponsible’

The Advertising Standards Authority has backed Guinness after one of its tweets was accused of encouraging irresponsible alcohol consumption.

Wednesday, April 15th, 2015 No Comments »

P Diddy takes aim at ‘fast-paced’ millennials

Diageo and US rapper P Diddy have launched a “next level” marketing campaign for Deleón Tequila aimed at a generation of consumers with a “short attention span”.

Tuesday, April 14th, 2015 No Comments »

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