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Diageo claims the packaging of Admiral NelsonCANADA: Diageo takes legal action over Heaven Hill's Admiral Nelson's rum

28 March 2014

Diageo has launched a lawsuit in Canada against Heaven Hill Distilleries, claiming that the packaging for the US group's spiced rum brand Admiral Nelson's is too similar to Captain Morgan.

Editor's Viewpoint - Will Diageo's White Rum Foray Prompt Bacardi Buys?

6 February 2014

The launch of the latest addition to the white rum category will have some folk in Bermuda and Miami in a bit of a flap at the moment, I imagine.

Product Launch - US: Diageo's Captain Morgan White Rum

6 February 2014

Diageo has released a white-spirit version of its Captain Morgan rum brand in the US.

CZECH: Diageo signs distribution deal with Stock Spirits Group

13 November 2013

Diageo has appointed Stock Spirits Group to exclusively distribute its premium brands across Czech.

Focus - Diageo's FY Performance by Region, Brands

31 July 2013

Earlier today (31 July), Diageo posted rising sales and profits for the 12 months to the end of June. Here, just-drinks takes a closer look at the company's performance in the period by region and by brand.

Product Launch - US: Diageo's Captain Morgan Sherry Oak Finished Spiced Rum

25 June 2013

Diageo's Captain Morgan Sherry Oak Finished Spiced Rum

just the Facts – The Power 100 2013

24 May 2013

Earlier this week, brand valuation consultancy Intangible Business released the results of its latest survey of the world's spirits brands. Here's a look at the top ten, along with the methodology used to draw up 'The Power 100'.

Research in Focus - Rum Set to Benefit from its Versatility

10 May 2013

The many facets of rum reflect a versatility that looks set to keep an already growing category moving in the right direction, according to a new report from just-drinks and The IWSR.

Analysis - US spirits volumes down as Diageo suffers

23 April 2013

US spirits volumes fell last month with Diageo's brands the worst hit, according to latest industry figures.

Focus - Diageo's H1 Performance by Category

31 January 2013

Diageo reported healthy first-half numbers earlier today. Here just-drinks takes a look at how each category is performing for the drinks giant:

US: 'Fiscal Cliff' bill keeps Puerto Rico, USVI rum income in the pink

3 January 2013

Rum producers in Puerto Rico and the US Virgin Islands, such as Bacardi and Diageo, will see their spirits continue to benefit from the higher rebate rate of so-called 'cover over' tax in the US for another year.

GLOBAL: Captain Morgan hits 10m cases MAT for Diageo

10 December 2012

Diageo has hailed a new sales record for its Captain Morgan spirits brand.

US: Diageo unveils Maryland site upgrade

13 November 2012

Diageo has announced the completion of a US$50m upgrade to its production and bottling facility in the US state of Maryland.

just the Facts - Diageo in Latin America and the Caribbean

31 October 2012

Next week, Diageo will host its latest investor conference, this time covering Latin America & the Caribbean. Here is an overview of the company's presence in the region.

just The Preview - Diageo Q1

15 October 2012

Diageo releases a Q1 trading statement on Wednesday (17 October). Below, we take a look at the highs and lows for the company in the three months to the end of September.

PUERTO RICO: Diageo defends Serralles contract breach claim

8 October 2012

Diageo has dismissed claims made by Distelleria Serralles that the drinks giant has breached its contract with the Puerto Rico-based rum producer.

just the Round-Up - The week in drinks

14 September 2012

The top ten stories published on just-drinks last week

US/US VIRGIN ISLAND: Diageo's Captain Morgan rum subsidy row rumbles on

11 September 2012

Diageo has moved to defend once again its rum partnership with the US Virgin Islands, after renewed calls for a review of the tie-up that sees it benefit from rebates on some of the rum it sells in the US.

Product Launch - US: Diageo's Captain Morgan Black Spiced Rum

16 April 2012

Diageo's Captain Morgan Black Spiced Rum

UK: "Uncertain" Europe hinders Diageo H1 as LatAm shines

9 February 2012

Diageo remains cautious about its short-term prospects after reporting that economic problems in Europe took the shine off strong global demand for premium Scotch whisky and vodka in the first half of its fiscal year.

just The Preview - Diageo H1 and Q2

7 February 2012

Diageo is set to release its H1 and Q2 results on Thursday (9 February). Below, we take a look at the highs and lows for the company in the three months to the end of December.

Comment - Diageo, Pernod Ricard Ten Years After Seagram

22 December 2011

Ten years on and the legacy of Pernod Ricard and Diageo's carve-up of Seagram is still being felt.

just the Ten - Top Analyses of 2011

21 December 2011

With the end of the year looming, just-drinks is running a series of 'Top Tens of the Year' in the run-up to Christmas.

US: Diageo poised to add to Captain Morgan stable

17 November 2011

Diageo is lining up an extension for its Captain Morgan rum brand in the US.

just the Answer - Irish Distillers international brand development director, Simon Fay

8 November 2011

This month's 'just the Answer' sees Michelle Russell talk to the international brand development director for Irish Distillers, Simon Fay.

Research in Focus - 'The World’s Top Performing Spirits Brands' from The IWSR/just-drinks

19 October 2011

A new report incorporating the IWSR's spirits rankings and a just-drinks readership survey confirms Johnnie Walker’s status as the undisputed global brand leader in the spirits sector but also has some positive findings for brands such as Jack Daniel’s, Absolut and Captain Morgan.

GLOBAL: Diageo, Pernod Ricard dominate list of world's top performing brands

17 October 2011

Diageo and Pernod Ricard have dominated an inaugural list of the world's top performing spirits brands.

UK: Diageo gives pre-mix stable push in UK

13 October 2011

The UK arm of Diageo has launched a consumer campaign for its pre-mix range in the country.

GLOBAL: Diageo, Facebook team up in multi-million dollar deal

19 September 2011

Diageo has announced a multi-million dollar marketing tie-up with Facebook, with a particular focus on emerging markets in Southeast Asia and Brazil.

RUSSIA: Imported spirits gain ground in Russia - figures

15 September 2011

Consumption of imported spirits in Russia grew by 10.6% in 2010 versus 2009, according to a recent report from The IWSR.

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