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Fading Recovery, Fresh Risks and Hidden Potential

Fresh geopolitical, macroeconomic and legislative headwinds are hitting emerging markets once hailed as the engine securing the global alcoh...

SABMiller's troubles fuel M&A rumours

SABMiller's weak half-year numbers have inevitably led to renewed speculation around possible M&A activity....

Guinness: A Great Day for St James's Gate

Today's official opening of the new Guinness production facility at the brand's St James's Gate site in the centre of Dublin stands in marke...

The End of the Road for International Beer Brands?

Larry Nelson has been looking at the global brewers' numbers this month, and mulling what their report cards say about the state of internat...

Latest Interviews

The Wehring Interview - Diageo Africa president 10 Jan 2012

Olly Wehring

Late last year, Olly Wehring visited New York with Diageo, and sat down with the company's head of Africa, Nick Blazquez, for an hour. Earlier today (10 January), Diageo completed its purchase of Meta Abo in Ethiopia. Put the two together, and welcome to part one of the first Wehring interview of 2012.


The just-drinks Interview - Diageo's Head of Afric 8 Apr 2010

Michelle Russell

Late last month, Diageo and Heineken officially opened a new brewery in South Africa. Among those attending the opening ceremony were Nick Blazquez, head of Diageo Africa, and Tom de Man, president of Africa and Middle East for Heineken. In a just-drinks African special this month, we have two interviews – the first of which sees Michelle Russell sit down with Blazquez.

Latest News

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just the Week in - Beer 24 Oct 2014

Olly Wehring

Here's a round-up of this week's highlights in the global beer category.


Product Launch - Diageo's Guinness The 1759 23 Oct 2014

James Wilmore

A 9% abv version of Guinness containing peated whisky malt is being launched in the US by Diageo as the first in a series of limited releases for the stout brand.


just a While Ago - On 23 September in... 23 Sep 2014

Olly Wehring

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Latest blogs

Starbucks' new craft - beer-flavoured coffee 26 Sep 2014

Andy Morton

Despite accounting for just a small percentage of overall sales, craft beer is making an impression on the US.


Guinness gaff draws a grin from Diageo's top man 20 Nov 2013

James Wilmore

Four months into his premiership at Diageo, Ivan Menezes, showed that he can cope with the odd curveball thrown at him by media.

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