Earlier this week, the UK government set out some grand plans for gin. Environment Secretary Elizabeth Truss said her ambition is to see the...
Fever-Tree’s pre-close trading statement will no doubt be cause for a gin & tonic or two among shareholders: sales in the first half of 2015...
| 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.
| 26 Mar 2015
A storm appears to be brewing in the spirits category and it's a storm borne out of marketing. Can spirits companies settle the terminology tiff before things get out of hand, or is it too late? Ian Buxton investigates.
| 12 Mar 2015
Last week, Diageo announced plans to invest US$400m on its operations in Mexico. While the headlines centred on the company's Don Julio Tequila operations, the country itself is ripe for growth. Richard Woodard investigates.
| 24 Feb 2015
In spirits, the craft segment is making hay, with consumers buying into the category's more artisanal, less global approach. But, where is the line drawn between craft distilling and mass distilling? Ian Buxton investigates.
| 31 Jan 2007
In our first Just the Answer interview of 2007, Dean Best spoke with Nick Blacknell, brand director for Beefeater at Pernod Ricard subsidiary Chivas Brothers, about the company’s ambitious re-launch of the established gin brand it acquired as part of the Allied takeover in 2005.
| 8 Nov 2005
As the largest drinks company in the world and owner of many of the best known and biggest selling spirits brands on the planet, Diageo has an unmatched international profile. In an exclusive interview, Diageo's chief executive, Paul Walsh, talks to Olly Wehring about the company's current performance across a range of markets and his outlook for the future.
| 20 Jul 2015
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| 10 Jun 2015
Tanqueray Bloomsbury gin was inspired by a recipe created by Charles Tanqueray's son, Charles Waugh Tanqueray.
| 19 Feb 2014
Diageo has unveiled an updated bottle design for the No. Ten extension of its Tanqueray gin brand.
| 28 Nov 2013
Diageo's commercial director for Global Travel and Middle East (GTME) is to retire after 36 years with the company.
| 5 Aug 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.
| 18 Apr 2013
Diageo has highlighted slowing growth in two important emerging markets in its third quarter, but sales in the year-to-date remain in line with expectations.
| 13 Mar 2013
Diageo has clarified claims by UK trade union Unite that the drinks giant is not “paying what it is due” in tax in the country.
| 18 Feb 2013
Diageo has launched an online shopping portal, allowing it to sell direct to UK customers for the first time.
| 11 Feb 2013
Diageo's Gordon's Crisp Cucumber gin
| 17 Jan 2013
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| 10 Jul 2012
Diageo has confirmed that its vodka marketing director for Western Europe, Simon Breckon, has left the company, after less than year in the role.
| 5 Mar 2012
UK microdistiller Sipsmith is seeking to develop and capitalise on the niche market for super-premium gin in China.
| 22 Jul 2011
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| 18 Jul 2011
Diageo has launched a global promotional campaign for its Tanqueray London Dry gin brand.
| 15 Dec 2010
Diageo aims to double the size of its business in the Middle East within the next five years by selling more premium drinks in travel retail at the region's key airports.
| 4 Jun 2010
Diageo is to group marketing for its global spirits brands into two new categories as it looks to adapt faster to demand from customers and consumers.
| 25 Jan 2010
Drinks giant Diageo has launched a blog for its Tanqueray gin brand that will include musings from celebrities in the film, fashion, music and art world.
| 13 Oct 2009
Diageo is set to release a trading statement on its first fiscal quarter at the group's Annual General Meeting on Wednesday (14 October).
| 27 Aug 2009
Diageo has warned of a tough 2010 after cost savings helped the drinks giant to hit guidance in its fiscal full-year, despite flat like-for-like sales and a fall in pre-tax profits.
| 13 Jul 2009
Diageo has followed its formation of a joint venture in Japan with a realignment of its distribution in the country.
| 9 Jul 2009
Tanqueray gin is in a similar position to Johnnie Walker Scotch whisky ten years ago, according to Diageo's global gin director, who is overseeing a relaunch of the Tanqueray brand.
| 1 Jul 2009
Diageo is launching its first global advertising campaign for Tanqueray gin, together with a new-look bottle design, as the drinks giant looks to drive a resurgence in the gin market.
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