The new whisky distilleries being built in Scotland
For years a new distillery on the Scottish whisky map was a major event however now, with the market bouyed by global demand, there are several new ventures on the horizon.
Wed Dec 04, 2013
Product Launch - US: Diageo's George Dickel No.1 'Foundation Recipe'
Diageo is continuing its focus on North American whiskey with the launch of a new expression of its George Dickel Tennessee whiskey brand.
Mon Dec 02, 2013
The Motley Fool
Will Brown-Forman Fall Down Against Diageo and Constellation Brands?
But as competition from rivals Diageo becomes ever tougher, the bigger question is whether Brown-Forman can keep earnings growing even if its revenue doesn't climb as fast as its peers' sales.
Shake-up in the vodka market
Vodka sales could be strong in emerging markets as female consumers help shift the mix toward premium brands, forecasts Bernstein Research.
AUS/NZ: Diageo agrees settlement for thalidomide victims
Diageo has agreed what it says is a "fair and equitable" settlement for victims of the drug thalidomide that was distributed by a former subsidiary in Australia and New Zealand.
Australia, NZ thalidomide victims win $81 mln settlement
More than 100 Australian and New Zealand victims of thalidomide have won a A$89 million settlement from the parent of the company that distributed the drug that caused thousands of birth defects around the world.
Fri Nov 29, 2013
In the Spotlight - Diageo's Whyte & Mackay Offer Heads Off UK Watchdogs
One of the spirits industry's longer-running sagas gained an extra chapter this week when Diageo announced that it is willing to sell off a large chunk of Whyte & Mackay .
5 Stocks to Buy and Hold-Forever
Forever is a long time, particularly in the stock market. The Wall Street Journal archives are full of stories of companies that were once the toast of the towna only to fall into irrelevance or bankruptcy.
Thu Nov 28, 2013
Diageo: Talkin' 'bout the next generationa of Guinness drinkers
Diageo's beer innovation head insists the firm needs to strengthen Guinness's premium credentials and 'reframe' the drink for a new generation of drinkers to reignite growth.
Pour Beam Down the Drain and Pick Up Some Diageo Instead
In case you had any doubts, it's official. Diageo , the world's largest spirits maker, will not be buying Beam, Inc. for its bourbon portfolio.
UK: Edrington to up The Macallan capacity with distillery build
Edrington is to build a new GBP100m distillery and visitors centre for The Macallan Scotch whisky brand, which will see a "significant" capacity rise for the single malt.
Wed Nov 27, 2013
UK: Diageo completes capacity upgrade on Elgin distilleries
Diageo has completed a GBP14m Diageo has completed a GBP14m 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.
Tue Nov 26, 2013
The Motley Fool
Diageo No Longer Bellying Up to the Bar
The maker of Johnnie Walker and Guinness does say it may take a nip every now and then, but it feels good about where it finds itself in the market, so it will primarily concentrate on its own brands.
Diageo acquires United Spirits shares worth Rs 472 cr
World's largest spirits maker Diageo Plc, which is in the process of acquiring majority stake in United Spirits, today picked up more than 19 lakh shares of the Vijay Mallya-led distiller for over Rs 472 crore.
Bourbon Sells, and Pricey Bourbon Sells Even Better
In the liquor industry, one of the only things hotter than Kentucky bourbon is super-expensive Kentucky bourbon.
Mon Nov 25, 2013
Oaktree Capital Management Slightly Reduces Position in LSE-listed Stock Spirits Group
Oaktree Capital Management, led by Howard Marks , disclosed slightly reducing its position in its former fully-owned company Stock Spirits Group PLC .
The just-drinks Weekly Round-Up
Just-drinks got up close with Diageo's new CEO, who revealed plans to launch into the high-end Bourbon market .
This Is London
Diageo moots whisky sale to further Indian venture
Drinks giant Diageo has offered to sell the majority of its Whyte & Mackay whisky business to keep alive its push into India's burgeoning spirits market, it emerged today.
Read This Before Investing In Diageo
The reasons for this article are twofold. First, I want to introduce my analysis to Seeking Alpha and in doing so establish some credibility with the community, and second, I want to give investors insight into how Diageo operates, so they can decide on how to invest in it.
Fri Nov 22, 2013
GLOBAL: Diageo delivers drink driving message in Johnnie Walker film - video
US: Diageo brands get marketing push in new NBA tie-up 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.