The brown spirits category continues to see segments rise and fall in popularity. This month, Ian Buxton looks at rye, which has surprised m...
Earlier today (10 June), brand valuation consultancy Intangible Business released the results of its latest survey of the world's wine and s...
| 2 Jun 2014
Earlier today (2 June), brand valuation consultancy Intangible Business released the results of its latest survey of the world's wine and spirits brands. Here's a look at 'The Power 100', along with the methodology used to draw up the list.
| 13 Jan 2014
Suntory's proposed US$16bn takeover of Beam Inc is the first publicly-acknowledged attempt to buy the pure-play spirits company since it was formed out of Fortune Brands in 2011. But will it be the first and only chapter in this story?
| 17 Oct 2013
Earlier today (17 October), Diageo posted a 3.1% lift in sales in the three months to the end of September. Here, just-drinks takes a closer look at the company's performance in the period by region.
| 31 Jul 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.
| 27 Apr 2012
Earlier this year, just-drinks sat down with David Gates, the global category director of whisk(e)y at Diageo, to talk about Johnnie Walker, Formula One, Scotch and the other whisk(e)y sub-categories.
| 8 Nov 2011
This month's 'just the Answer' sees Michelle Russell talk to the international brand development director for Irish Distillers, Simon Fay.
| 11 Aug 2015
Rye whiskey volumes have grown more than 500% in the last five years, according to figures from the US Distilled Spirits Council of the United States (DISCUS).
| 11 May 2015
Diageo has released the first blended rye whisky from its Crown Royal Canadian whisky brand.
| 8 Apr 2015
Late last month, the 15th annual San Francisco World Spirits Competition took place. Last week, the list of Best in Show awards was released. Here is part one of the full list of winners.
| 26 Jan 2015
Diageo is aiming to grow five of its smaller brands in the UK after signing new distribution agreements with Marblehead and Catalyst Brands.
| 18 Dec 2014
Diageo has claimed victory in a legal battle with Mexcor over its Crown Royal Canadian whisky brand.
| 7 Jan 2014
Diageo has said it is hoping to “work together” with a union at one its Canadian bottling plants as the threat of a strike looms.
| 22 Nov 2013
Diageo has launched a powerful new anti-drink driving film, tied to its Johnnie Walker brand.
| 21 Nov 2013
Three Diageo brands are set for new campaigns after the group signed a “multi-year” deal with the NBA to be the US basketball league's exclusive spirits partner.
| 20 Nov 2013
Diageo is set to bolster its interest in Bourbon with new premium launches, but the group's CEO has not ruled out acquisitions in the thriving, wider category.
| 4 Nov 2013
Big brands across all alcohol categories in the US have lost combined share in the on-trade this year, with top-selling beers suffering the most as new products have proliferated, according to latest figures.
| 18 Apr 2013
Diageo has highlighted slowing growth in two important emerging markets in its third quarter, but sales in the year-to-date remain in line with expectations.
| 28 Mar 2013
Diageo has launched a lawsuit that accuses a rival of copying the packaging of its Crown Royal Canadian whisky brand.
| 21 Mar 2013
Diageo has distanced itself from entering the 'flavoured' Scotch whisky arena, as Bacardi readies a honey-”infused” expression of its Dewar's Scotch brand.
| 9 Nov 2012
Diageo has launched a maple-flavoured extension to its Crown Royal Canadian whiskey range.
| 7 Jun 2012
Diageo has acquired the Cabin Fever maple-flavoured whisky brand from the Robillard family in the US.
| 17 May 2012
Diageo's Crown Royal XR
| 17 Nov 2011
Diageo is lining up an extension for its Captain Morgan rum brand in the US.
| 8 Nov 2011
Pernod Ricard's Irish Distillers unit has said that it has "tonnes of scope" to grow its Jameson whiskey brand further in the US.
| 19 Sep 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.
| 29 Jul 2011
Diageo's Crown Royal whisky brand is expanding its “Your Name Here” NASCAR promotion in the US to honour “all of the nation's heroes” next year.
| 28 Jun 2010
Diageo has is to sponsor the National Football League's New York Giants and the team's New Meadowlands Stadium in East Rutherford, New Jersey.
| 22 Sep 2009
Beam Global Spirits & Wine has appointed Kevin George as senior vice president and global chief marketing officer.
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