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Will a Change of Colour Give Guinness a Lift?

Diageo revealed its hand this week over its latest bid to boost declining Guinness sales in the US....

Focus - Diageo's FY Performance by Region, Brand

Today, Diageo reported a drop in full-year profits and sales as problems in emerging markets took their toll. Here just-drinks takes a look...

Comment - Beer - Remembering Graham Mackay

Last month, the chairman and former CEO of SABMiller, Graham Mackay, passed away. Ahead of a memorial service in London later this week, Lar...

Diageo to keep Guinness but some assets could go

Diageo has appeared to rule out selling its Guinness brand, but other “non-core” beer and wine assets could be put on the market, according...

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.

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just For Subscribers - The week in drinks 15 Aug 2014

Olly Wehring

Here are the most viewed, subscriber-only items on just-drinks this week:


Diageo's Guinness Blonde American Lager 6 Aug 2014

Olly Wehring

Diageo will launch a blonde lager extension of its Guinness beer brand in the US.


Diageo bolsters Guinness Grand National tie-up 3 Apr 2014

James Wilmore

Diageo has upped its links with horse racing's annual Grand National Festival by becoming an "official" sponsor.


Diageo veteran Morgan lines up departure 14 Mar 2014

Andy Morton

A long-standing Diageo executive is to exit the company 27 years after he joined its Guinness subsidiary.


Diageo unveils new Guinness TV ad - video 13 Jan 2014

James Wilmore

Diageo is this week launching a new UK TV ad for its Guinness brand as part of its 'Made of More' campaign.

Latest blogs

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.


Cameron's Smirnoff quip: A good idea? 2 Oct 2013

James Wilmore

UK Prime Minister David Cameron used Diageo's Smirnoff brand as a weapon for a spot of political retaliation during his speech at the Conservative Party conference today.

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