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Saturday 28 November 2015


Mallya clings on to United Spirits chair

Vijay Mallya remains non-executive chairman of United Spirits (USL) as he officiated at yesterday’s delayed annual general meeting of the company.

Wednesday, November 25th, 2015 No Comments »

Diageo sells Bouvet Ladubay

As part of its drive to reduce debt by selling peripheral interests, Diageo has sold its prestigious Saumur house Bouvet Ladubay to the Monmousseau family for an undisclosed sum.

Tuesday, November 24th, 2015 No Comments »

Scottish scientists reduce ‘angel’s share’

A team of scientists at Edinburgh Napier University has received an award for developing a whisky barrel that reduces the share of spirit lost to evaporation, known as the “angel’s share”.

Tuesday, November 24th, 2015 2 Comments »

Diageo unveils ‘weird and wonderful’ whisky arm

Diageo has launched an experimental whisky arm tasked with producing “unorthodox, weird and wonderful whiskies”.

Wednesday, November 18th, 2015 1 Comment »

Mallya ‘about to step down’ from USL

Vijay Mallya is about to step down as chairman of Diageo-controlled United Spirits before what could be an explosive annual meeting on November 24, reports from India claim.

Monday, November 9th, 2015 No Comments »

Diageo continues wine sell-off

Diageo is selling its entire Argentine wine business including its Navarro Correas and San Telmo brands to Gupo Peñaflor, continuing its strategy to offload its wine arm.

Thursday, November 5th, 2015 No Comments »

Guinness goes vegan

Guinness is to become vegan-friendly for the first time in its 256-year history as it ends the use of isinglass – dried fish swim bladders – for the clarification of its beer.

Thursday, November 5th, 2015 No Comments »

Treasury gets approval to acquire Diageo’s wine business

Treasury Wine Estates has been given the go-ahead to acquire the majority of Diageo’s wine business after gaining anti-trust approval in the USA.

Wednesday, November 4th, 2015 No Comments »

D-day set for Vijay Mallya

Shareholders in Diageo-controlled United Spirits Limited (USL) have set a date on which they will decide the fate of company chairman Vijay Mallya.

Monday, November 2nd, 2015 No Comments »

Bushmills sale ‘hurt’, says Diageo NI boss

The boss of drinks giant Diageo’s Northern Ireland arm has said that the sale of the Bushmills Irish whiskey brand last year was beyond his control.

Monday, October 26th, 2015 1 Comment »

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