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How times have changed for Diageo and Treasury

The timing could have been better, but yesterday's divestment of much of Diageo's wine operations has been mooted for a while. What is ironi...

Is time right for TWE to move for Diageo's wines?

It’s hard to believe now, but when Diageo acquired Seagram’s wine operations in late-2000, it was seen as a real opportunity; exciting even....


Olly Wehring | 10 Jun 2015

Earlier today (10 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.


Andy Morton | 5 May 2015

There was a surprise twist to talk this weekend that Diageo was looking to divest one of its alcohol categories. For once, the rumours concerned its wine portfolio and not its beer brands.


Olly Wehring | 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.


Olly Wehring | 30 May 2014

Yesterday (29 May), Diageo announced its intention to spend US$115m on a new whiskey distillery in the US. Here, we look at the company's existing production footprint in the country.

Latest Interviews

Olly Wehring | 21 May 2013

To coincide with this week's London International Wine Fair, just-drinks managed to secure some time yesterday (20 May) with Dan Jago, the UK and group wine director for Tesco. In the first of this two-part interview, we look at Jago's time in the wine industry, Tesco's relationship with the wine consumer in the UK, and the 'E' word.


In the second part of an exclusive interview with just-drinks, Diageo chief executive Paul Walsh talks to Olly Wehring about the company's recent acquisitions and future acquisition plans.

Latest News

Andy Morton | 9 May 2016

Treasury Wine Estates is to launch Blossom Hill in Australia as it starts to expand distribution of the former Diageo wine brands acquired at the start of the year.


Lucy Britner | 4 Dec 2015

Treasury Wine Estates (TWE) has launched small formats for two of its wine brands in an attempt to cash in on what it claims is a GBP7.5m (US$11.3m) opportunity. 


Olly Wehring | 14 Oct 2015

Diageo has lined up the sale of the bulk of its wine operations - including the Blossom Hill and le Piat d'Or brands - to Treasury Wine Estates.


Olly Wehring | 14 Oct 2014

Here's a look at what was happening on this day in...


James Wilmore | 14 Jul 2014

Diageo has launched a GBP2.1m (US$3.6m) UK ad campaign for Blossom Hill, focussing on the wine brand's new, lighter 'Sun-Kissed' range.


Olly Wehring | 5 Nov 2012

Diageo's Blossom Hill Smooth and Spicy red, Fresh and Juicy white


Olly Wehring | 21 Aug 2012

Baltic Beer Company has confirmed changes of distribution for its Viru beer brand in the UK and the US.


Andy Morton | 4 May 2012

Gruppo Campari is set transfer its UK distribution to Matthew Clark, according to current distributor Cellar Trends.


James Wilmore | 29 Mar 2012

Diageo has launched a GBP1.2m (US$1.9m) Summer advertising campaign in the UK for its Blossom Hill wine brand.


Pernod Ricard is looking to capitalise on Jacob's Creek's position as the official wine brand of the Wimbledon tennis tournament in the UK.


The Blossom Hill Vineyard Collection from Diageo's wine subsidiary, Percy Fox.


Chris Mercer | 22 Feb 2011

E&J Gallo Winery's vice president of marketing has extolled the virtues of family-owned companies in the wine industry.


Pernod Ricard will report results for its fiscal second quarter and first half tomorrow (17 February). Here, just-drinks brings you highlights of the company's news in the three months to the end of December.


Diageo is set to report its second quarter and half-year results tomorrow (10 February). Here, just-drinks takes a look at the highs and lows for Diageo over its second fiscal quarter, the final three months of calendar 2010.


The top ten stories published on just-drinks this week:


Diageo and Pernod Ricard have swapped places at Wimbledon, with Pernod's Jacob's Creek wine brand replacing Diageo's Blossom Hill as the official wine of the tennis tournament.


Diageo has set up a GBP1m (US$1.5m) tennis-based promotional push in the UK for its Blossom Hill wine brand.


Coming up at this year's London International Wine Fair & Distil…


Diageo's wine business in the UK, Percy Fox, has set up an on-trade distribution agreement with Matthew Clark in the country.


Coming up at this year's London International Wine & Spirits Fair…


Diageo's Blossom Hill Californian Pinot Grigio


Casella Wines has switched distribution partners in the UK for the Yellow Tail wine brand, plumping for Diageo's Percy Fox & Co over Off Piste Wines.

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