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Analysis - Rival bids for Beam Inc unlikely

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...

Focus - Diageo's Q1 Sales by Region

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...

Focus - Diageo's FY Performance by Region, Brands

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...

Latest Interviews

Diageo's global category director of whisk(e)y 27 Apr 2012

Olly Wehring

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.


just the Answer - Irish Distillers 8 Nov 2011

Michelle Russell

This month's 'just the Answer' sees Michelle Russell talk to the international brand development director for Irish Distillers, Simon Fay.

Latest News

Diageo bids to avoid bottling plant strike 7 Jan 2014

James Wilmore

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.


Diageo delivers drink driving message in F1 film 22 Nov 2013

Andy Morton

Diageo has launched a powerful new anti-drink driving film, tied to its Johnnie Walker brand.


Diageo brands get marketing push in new NBA tie-up 21 Nov 2013

Andy Morton

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.


Diageo signals move into high-end Bourbon 20 Nov 2013

James Wilmore

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.


Big beer, spirits brands suffer in US on-trade 4 Nov 2013

James Wilmore

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.

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