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Tuesday 23 December 2014

Diageo

Dead spider found in Smirnoff vodka

Diageo has launched an investigation after a dead spider was found floating inside a bottle of Smirnoff vodka.

Thursday, December 18th, 2014 4 Comments »

USL appeals for shareholder approval

India’s biggest spirits group United Spirits is to try again for shareholder approval to produce and market Diageo brands in the subcontinent.

Thursday, December 18th, 2014 No Comments »

Diageo wins trademark battle

A Texas court has ruled in favour of Diageo and against a Canadian whiskey rival in a trademark lawsuit over its Crown Royal brand.

Wednesday, December 17th, 2014 No Comments »

Emerging markets will be key in 2015

The one certainty about 2015 is that a drive by drinks companies to expand into emerging countries will continue.

Monday, December 8th, 2014 No Comments »

Diageo defends Formula 1 sponsorship

Drinks giant Diageo has hit back at critics of its F1 sponsorship, insisting that it presents an “extraordinary opportunity” to promote safe drinking.

Monday, December 8th, 2014 No Comments »

Ex-Diageo boss in line for F1 chair?

Former boss of drinks giant Diageo, Paul Walsh, is thought to be the front-runner to become the next chair of Formula One racing.

Friday, December 5th, 2014 No Comments »

Japan inspires top end Diageo gin

Diageo Reserve has added a new gin to its super-premium portfolio, following the success of a Japanese-themed creation in a recent competition.

Monday, December 1st, 2014 No Comments »

NFL player penalised for Captain pose

A rookie NFL player scored a touchdown last Sunday, but his Captain Morgan-inspired celebration incurred a penalty and an earful from his coach.

Tuesday, November 11th, 2014 No Comments »

Diageo completes sale of Whyte & Mackay

Emperador has completed its purchase of Diageo’s Whyte & Mackay whisky business for £430 million ($726m).

Monday, November 3rd, 2014 No Comments »

Diageo trades Bushmills for Don Julio

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.

Monday, November 3rd, 2014 No Comments »

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