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World Premiere of ‘Engineering a Bold, new, Whisky Experience’

November 4, 2012

LONDON, November 4, 2012 /PRNewswire/ –

New film celebrates game changing collaboration between JOHNNIE WALKER(R)

BLUE LABEL(TM) AND PORSCHE DESIGN STUDIO

To celebrate the JOHNNIE WALKER(R) BLUE LABEL(TM) [http://www.johnniewalker.com ]
Limited Edition Collection design by Porsche Design Studio, JOHNNIE WALKER(R) BLUE
LABEL(TM) today launches a new documentary film
[http://www.youtube.com/jwbluelabelofficial ] that goes behind the scenes to reveal the
making of the new collection. Entitled ‘ENGINEERING A BOLD, NEW, WHISKY EXPERIENCE’
[http://www.youtube.com/jwbluelabelofficial ], the film explores how this game-changing
partnership between two modern day icons was conceived to reveal an exquisite collection
of unrivalled whisky experiences.

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http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20121104/573284 )

The showstopper to the collection, featured in the film, is a limited edition Private
Bar from GBP150,000, perfectly crafted for a bold new whisky experience and available to
only 50 VIPs across the world, with one holding a special place in the exclusive JOHNNIE
WALKER(R) [http://www.johnniewalker.com ] House in Shanghai. Bespoke customisation options
and a personal tasting with Jonathan Driver, JOHNNIE WALKER(R) BLUE LABEL(TM)
[http://www.johnniewalker.com ] brand ambassador, are exclusive to every buyer. The film
features additional covetable items in the collection including the Carton, Chiller, Mini
Cube and Cask Edition(TM); at the centrepiece is the JOHNNIE WALKER(R) BLUE LABEL(TM)
[http://www.johnniewalker.com ] Limited Edition Bottle, a unique take on the iconic bottle
as designed by Porsche Design Studio.

Rudy Paoli, Managing Director, Global Reserve, DIAGEO, said the film would showcase
the modern design and innovative technology that are characteristic of the exclusive
collection: “The film, ‘ENGINEERING A BOLD, NEW, WHISKY EXPERIENCE’
[http://www.youtube.com/jwbluelabelofficial ], will open consumers’ eyes to the depth of
rare design, exquisite craft and exclusive personalisation possibilities which define this
new, super deluxe, collection of whisky experiences.

“When the collection was realised, it became clear that that there were a series of
untold stories of the craftsmanship underpinning this collection and the convergence of
these two iconic luxury brands. Featuring the designers, artisans and experts behind the
collection, the film documents a journey of craft, revolutionising the very principles of
design.”

View the film on the JOHNNIE WALKER(R) BLUE LABEL(TM) [http://www.johnniewalker.com ]
Limited Edition Collection design by Porsche Design Studio Global YouTube Channel:
http://www.youtube.com/jwbluelabelofficial and follow the story at
http://www.facebook.com/JohnnieWalker and at http://www.johnniewalker.com

        Notes to Editors:

        For further press information please contact:
        Mary Mitchell
        Mary.Mitchell@edelman.com
        +44(0)203-047-2108


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SOURCE Diageo


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