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.
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.
6 February 2014
Diageo has released a white-spirit version of its Captain Morgan rum brand in the US.
13 November 2013
Diageo has appointed Stock Spirits Group to exclusively distribute its premium brands across Czech.
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.
25 June 2013
Diageo's Captain Morgan Sherry Oak Finished Spiced Rum
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'.
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.
23 April 2013
US spirits volumes fell last month with Diageo's brands the worst hit, according to latest industry figures.
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:
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.
10 December 2012
Diageo has hailed a new sales record for its Captain Morgan spirits brand.
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.
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.
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.
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.
14 September 2012
The top ten stories published on just-drinks last week
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.
16 April 2012
Diageo's Captain Morgan Black Spiced Rum
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.
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.
22 December 2011
Ten years on and the legacy of Pernod Ricard and Diageo's carve-up of Seagram is still being felt.
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.
17 November 2011
Diageo is lining up an extension for its Captain Morgan rum brand in the US.
8 November 2011
This month's 'just the Answer' sees Michelle Russell talk to the international brand development director for Irish Distillers, Simon Fay.
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.
17 October 2011
Diageo and Pernod Ricard have dominated an inaugural list of the world's top performing spirits brands.
13 October 2011
The UK arm of Diageo has launched a consumer campaign for its pre-mix range in the country.
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.
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.