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Diageo adds pre-mix G&T to Gordon's 0.0%

12 Apr 2021

Diageo is strengthening its alcohol-free armoury with a gin-&-tonic pre-mix variant from Gordon's 0.0% in the UK.

Diageo clears competition inquiry, buys Chase Distillery

2 Mar 2021

Diageo has completed its acquisition of UK spirits producer Chase Distillery after an inquiry into the purchase closed last month.

Diageo's Tanqueray 0.0% - Product Launch

22 Feb 2021

Diageo has added another major spirits brand to the roster of low- and no-alcohol expressions with the launch of Tanqueray 0.0%.

Diageo's Tanqueray Blackcurrant Royale - Product Launch

5 Feb 2021

Diageo has launched a blackcurrant-flavoured version of gin brand Tanqueray in the UK.

"We're not shying off" - just-drinks speaks to Diageo CEO Ivan Menezes

29 Jan 2021

Following on from Diageo's half-year results this week, just-drinks caught up with CEO Ivan Menezes to learn more about the group's 1% rise in sales from the six months to the end of December.

Diageo rides US Tequila high as H1 sales grow - results data

28 Jan 2021

Tequila looks like being the antidote to consumers' COVID woes, with Diageo today reporting a 61% jump in half-year sales from its brands in the category.

Will Diageo earn its gin wings with Aviation? - comment

25 Aug 2020

As the dust starts to settle on Diageo's announced acquisition of Davos Brands and its Aviation American Gin flagship, spirits commentator Richard Woodard surveys the wider gin category and sees Diageo playing catch-up. Will the move for Aviation plug Diageo's gin gap?

Diageo Performance Trends 2016-2020 - results data

19 Aug 2020

In early-August, Diageo posted an 8% decline in sales from the 12 months to the end of June 2020. A 4% top-line lift in the first half of fiscal-2020 was undone by the COVID-hit H2, when sales slumped by 23%. Here, just-drinks considers the group's performance in fiscal-2020 and over the preceding four years.

Diageo pays US$610m to harness Ryan Reynolds' content superpowers - comment

18 Aug 2020

If asked, Diageo would probably claim it owns a number of superheroes already - Johnnie Walker and Smirnoff spring to mind. Now it has one more.

Diageo targets US super-premium gin with Aviation, Davos Brands buy

17 Aug 2020

Diageo has lined up the addition of Aviation American Gin to its high-end gin stable, spending up to US$610m on the brand's privately-held owner, Davos Brands.

What's coming up in white spirits in 2020? - Predictions for the Year Ahead - comment

28 Jan 2020

Rounding off our category previews for the year ahead is Richard Woodard, who runs his customarily expert eye over what we can expect to see in the white spirits space.

Diageo gives Tanqueray pre-Christmas push with new ad - video

6 Nov 2019

In a busy week for its marketing department, Diageo has lined up the latest activation for its Tanqueray gin brand.

Ex-Diageo CEO Paul Walsh resurfaces with Brockmans Gin - just-drinks comments

14 Oct 2019

UK gin producer Brockmans has welcomed a former CEO of Diageo to its board.

Diageo targets on-premise with Tanqueray No. Ten bitters

10 Oct 2019

Diageo has partnered with a Brazilian bartender to create a bitters under its Tanqueray No. Ten gin brand name.

Diageo Performance Trends 2015-2019 - results data

29 Aug 2019

In late-July, Diageo released its full-year results for fiscal-2019. The group saw its sales in the 12 months to the end of June rise by 6.1% in organic terms on the year-prior. Here, just-drinks picks through Diageo's performance over the past five years for the trends set to affect the group, specifically, and the global spirits category, more broadly.

"The US is the one market where we've not seen gin's momentum develop" - Diageo CEO Ivan Menezes talks to just-drinks

25 Jul 2019

Earlier today, Diageo announced its results for the 12 months to the end of June, with mid-single-digit sales increases fast becoming the norm. just-drinks editor Olly Wehring spoke to group CEO Ivan Menezes about the latest figures.

Diageo’s Tanqueray Gin & Tonic and Tanqueray Flor de Sevilla & Tonic - Product Launch

30 May 2019

Diageo has released details of two gin-based RTDs from its Tanqueray London Dry Gin brand.

Why the spirits category should look backwards to move forwards - Comment

16 May 2019

Can the recent reinvention of 'classic serves' help revolutionise dark spirits consumption for a younger, savvier audience in the on-premise? Neil Ridley looks to the past for inspiration.

How has Diageo performed in H1 fiscal-2019? - results data

31 Jan 2019

Diageo has reported a 7.5% rise in group sales for the six months to the end of December, but warned that beneficial phasings during the period would result in lower growth in the current six months.

The spirits category in 2018 - just-drinks' Review of the Year, Part III - FREE TO ACCESS

19 Dec 2018

As the year draws to a close, just-drinks takes a look back at the stories that have made the headlines across the global drinks industry over the last 12 months. Here, deputy editor Lucy Britner picks out the highs and lows for the spirits category.

Diageo Performance Trends 2014-2018 - results data

19 Nov 2018

In late-July, Diageo released its full-year results for fiscal-2018. The group saw its sales in the 12 months to the end of June rise by 5% in organic terms on the year-prior. Here, just-drinks picks through Diageo's performance over the past five years for the trends set to affect the group, specifically, and the global spirits category, more broadly.

What will be Diageo's priorities for the years ahead? - Analysis

19 Nov 2018

As part of just-drinks' deep-dive into the trends that have driven Diageo's performance over the last five years, Richard Woodard considers the areas that will be priorities for the group in the coming years.

Who could buy Brockmans Gin? - What just-drinks thinks

1 Nov 2018

Brockmans Gin is reportedly up for sale, and could be set to go the same way as many of its gin start-up peers, snapped up by international spirits companies keen to jump aboard the gin boom.

Why is gin flattering to deceive in the US? - Comment

6 Aug 2018

Scanning just-drink's NPD section would suggest a new gin brand is launched every day. The segment is the place to be and everyone knows it. Except, it would seem, the Americans among us. Richard Woodard delves deeper into a market that is not performing for gin like pretty much everywhere else is.

Diageo's Tanqueray Lovage - Product Launch

23 May 2018

Diageo has added another variant to its Tanqueray gin brand's range.

Diageo's Tanqueray Flor de Sevilla - Product Launch

4 Apr 2018

Diageo has released a Seville orange gin under its Tanqueray brand. Tanqueray Flor de Sevilla, which is orange in colour, is described as having "tangerine notes and hints of juniper and coriander". 

Diageo's Tanqueray Malacca - Product Launch

21 Mar 2018

Diageo has unearthed the Malacca version of its Tanqueray gin brand, relaunching the variant on a permanent basis in two markets and the Global Travel Retail channel.

Diageo repackages Tanqueray Rangpur, eyes new markets

12 Feb 2018

Diageo has redesigned the Rangpur extension of its Tanqueray gin brand as it looks to expand distribution of the iteration into new markets.

Diageo's Tanqueray & Tonic RTD - Product Launch

31 Jan 2018

Diageo has launched its first pre-mixed gin & tonic featuring the Tanqueray brand.

Diageo's Half Year fiscal-2018 - results data

25 Jan 2018

In late-January, Diageo announced results for the first half of its fiscal-2018. Here, just-drinks takes a closer look at the group's sales performance by region in the six months to the end of December. All figures are on an organic basis.




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