Diageo news

News |  Spirits & Cocktails

Diageo announces 'world's first' 100% plastic-free spirits bottle

The drinks giant has formed Pulpex Limited to launch a paper-based bottle which will debut with Johnnie Walker in early 2021.

News |  Beer & Cider

Diageo recovery fund goes live in the UK today

The fund is part of the $100m global ‘Raising the Bar’ campaign. In the UK, the move includes support in the form of permanent sanitiser dispense units, medical grade hand sanitiser and a range of PPE for outlets.

News |  People & Places

Diageo funds £80m Covid-19 recovery programme for on-trade

Diageo has launched Raising the Bar, a global initiative to aid pubs and bars as they reopen after lockdown.

News |  Beer & Cider

BBPA launches cross-industry initiative to destroy 70 million pints of spoilt beer and reclaim millions in duty

The British Beer and Pub Association (BBPA) said the platform would be free to use for pubs, bars, restaurants and hotels.

News |  Wine

Diageo Learning for Life launches Virtual Academy

Created and developed by The Springboard Charity, the programme helps hospitality workers continue training during the covid-19 pandemic.

News |  Wine

The drinks industry pulls together to help

With Pernod Ricard’s announcement last week that the company will be donating £250,000 to hospitality charity The Drinks Trust, we take a look at the suppliers and operators trying to help the industry during the coronavirus crisis

News |  People & Places

UPDATE: The distilleries turning booze into hand sanitiser

Distillers all over country are joining the cause to make hand sanitiser amid the coronavirus pandemic.

News |  Spirits & Cocktails

Diageo funds phone helpline for independent businesses

With the raft of emergency measures issued as part of the coronavirus crisis causing confusion, drinks firm Diageo has launched a new information hotline to help on-trade businesses navigate the help available to them.

Podcasts

SipAdvisor: Listen to our first Imbibe podcast

SipAdvisor by Imbibe is our new monthly podcast and our first episode features all-star line-up: the Artesian’s Anna Sebastian; sommelier Jan Konetzki; beer writer Pete Brown; Club Soda’s Laura Willoughby, and ciderologist Gabe Cook.

SipAdvisor special: Natural wine podcast

Following the announcement earlier this year that ‘natural wine’ has been legally recognised in France as Vin méthode nature, our first  podcast special edition is entirely dedicated to the subject.

SipAdvisor: Episode 2

In the second episode of our podcast, we look at what re-opening might look like for the UK’s pubs bars and restaurants – including an interview with on-trade marketing legend Mark McCullough about the 100 Day Playbook, a muse on PPE for hospitality staff, all accompanied by a glass of English fizz for English Wine Week.

News |  Wine

Diageo Learning for Life launches Virtual Academy

Created and developed by The Springboard Charity, the programme helps hospitality workers continue training during the covid-19 pandemic.

News |  Wine

The drinks industry pulls together to help

With Pernod Ricard’s announcement last week that the company will be donating £250,000 to hospitality charity The Drinks Trust, we take a look at the suppliers and operators trying to help the industry during the coronavirus crisis

News |  People & Places

UPDATE: The distilleries turning booze into hand sanitiser

Distillers all over country are joining the cause to make hand sanitiser amid the coronavirus pandemic.

News |  Spirits & Cocktails

Diageo funds phone helpline for independent businesses

With the raft of emergency measures issued as part of the coronavirus crisis causing confusion, drinks firm Diageo has launched a new information hotline to help on-trade businesses navigate the help available to them.

News |  People & Places

Diageo announces range of initiatives to support the UK on-trade during coronavirus

The new measure include £1m to support bartenders, complimentary training, and flexible orders.

News |  Beer & Cider

Will the budget do enough to help bars, pubs and restaurants in the face of coronavirus?

An Imbibe Twitter poll suggests the 63% of the trade think the business rate cuts in yesterday's 2020 Budget would be enough to help bars, pubs and restaurants.

News |  Spirits & Cocktails

Diageo backs cocktails on draft with acquisition of Tipplesworth

Partnership will see Tipplesworth founder Frankie Snobel join the team at Diageo GB.

News |  Spirits & Cocktails

Diageo releases final Game of Thrones single malt

Mortlach 15yo Six Kingdoms is Diageo's final single malt whisky in its Game of Thrones tie-up.

News |  People & Places

Diageo announces range of initiatives to support the UK on-trade during coronavirus

The new measure include £1m to support bartenders, complimentary training, and flexible orders.

News |  Beer & Cider

Will the budget do enough to help bars, pubs and restaurants in the face of coronavirus?

An Imbibe Twitter poll suggests the 63% of the trade think the business rate cuts in yesterday's 2020 Budget would be enough to help bars, pubs and restaurants.

News |  Spirits & Cocktails

Diageo backs cocktails on draft with acquisition of Tipplesworth

Partnership will see Tipplesworth founder Frankie Snobel join the team at Diageo GB.

News |  Spirits & Cocktails

Diageo releases final Game of Thrones single malt

Mortlach 15yo Six Kingdoms is Diageo's final single malt whisky in its Game of Thrones tie-up.