7 March 2014
Yesterday morning, I headed into London to attend an event that had been shrouded in secrecy. All I knew was that it concerned Bacardi's Martini brand and - according to the agency - would be “very, very cool”.
16 January 2014
Diageo is spending GBP30m (US$49m) to double production capacity at its Clynelish Distillery as part of a previously announced GBP1bn wider investment in Scotch whisky.
10 January 2014
Diageo has extended the availability of John Walker & Sons Odyssey to the US.
17 December 2013
Diageo is launching a new TV advert for Johnnie Walker Black Label in China this month as part of a bid to appeal to the country’s younger drinkers.
16 December 2013
Diageo has launched a “limited-edition” design for its Johnnie Walker Gold Label Reserve to mark the 30th anniversary of airport retailer Dubai Duty Free.
27 November 2013
Diageo has completed a GBP14m Diageo has completed a GBP14m (US$22.6m) expansion of two malt whisky distilleries as part of its programme to meet global demand for Scotch.of two malt whisky distilleries as part of its programme to meet increased global demand for Scotch.
22 November 2013
Diageo has launched a powerful new anti-drink driving film, tied to its Johnnie Walker brand.
13 November 2013
Diageo has appointed Stock Spirits Group to exclusively distribute its premium brands across Czech.
30 October 2013
Diageo has released a short film with Alfred Dunhill to commemorate the launch of a limited-edition Johnnie Walker Blue Label collection designed by the British menswear company.
29 October 2013
Pernod Ricard and Diageo's Scotch whisky brands continue to post surging volumes growth in the US off-trade, according to the latest AC Nielsen figures.
29 October 2013
Diageo has launched a new bottle for its Johnnie Walker Red Label Scotch whisky brand across travel retail.
23 October 2013
just-drinks continues its management briefing series on environmental sustainability this month, with a focus on the spirits industry. Part one of this four-part briefing considers the broader value chain for spirits producers.
21 October 2013
Diageo's Johnnie Walker Scotch whisky brand strengthened its hold on the global Travel Retail market last year, increasing volumes by 15%, new figures have shown.
18 October 2013
Diageo has confirmed the release of the latest – and last – expression in the 'Trade Routes' series of its Johnnie Walker Explorers' Club Collection travel retail range.
15 October 2013
Diageo has hailed the successful transition of its Meta Abo beer purchase in Ethiopia, and is looking to piggyback some of its international spirits brands on its brewing footprint in the country.
14 October 2013
Diageo is launching a new GBP7.2m (US$11.5m) marketing campaign for Johnnie Walker Red Label in Britain in a bid to attract younger drinkers to the Scotch whisky category.
27 September 2013
Diageo has opened its latest Johnnie Walker House, in South Korea, as the Scotch retail “experience” moves outside of China for the first time.
18 September 2013
Diageo has been too heavily focussed on off-trade distribution in global markets in recent years and took its “foot off the pedal” in the on-trade, a senior company executive has admitted.
5 September 2013
Diageo has unveiled a limited-edition travel retail range of designs for its Johnnie Walker brand featuring skylines of famous cities.
23 August 2013
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21 August 2013
Diageo has expanded the release of Johnnie Walker Scotch whisky variant Platinum Label to the US.
20 August 2013
This month, Ian Buxton runs the rule over Diageo's recently-announced spirits start-up support programme.
9 August 2013
The top ten stories published on just-drinks this week:
6 August 2013
A stuttering Brazil pulled back global travel retail wines & spirits sales last year but the category continued to find strong growth as Africa and the Middle East surged, a new survey has shown.
5 August 2013
Diageo has dismissed a media report suggesting that it is moving the bottling of the Johnnie Walker Scotch whisky brand from Scotland to England.
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 July 2013
Last week, the International Spirits Challenge announced the full list of gold medal and trophy-winning spirits brands for 2013. Here is the list of Scotch whisky winners.
24 July 2013
Earlier today (24 July), the International Wine & Spirit Competition released the list of full winners for spirits for 2013. Here is the list of 'gold outstanding' and 'gold'' winners for Scotch whisky and other spirits.
21 June 2013
A recent bout of activity in the Cognac region - from investment to divestment - suggests lively times ahead for the brandy and Cognac category. Ian Buxton looks at the headlines, and sees his eye being drawn east, not only for future growth, but also for future Cognac players.
19 June 2013
The founder of Scotch association Keepers of the Quaich and creator of brands including Johnny Walker Blue Label and Malibu is to receive an OBE for services to the whisky industry.