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2013-09-27 08:23:42

MANCHESTER, England and SHANGHAI, September 27, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Following the success of the award winning Johnnie Walker Houses in Shanghai and Beijing, creative agency LOVE has now designed a third House for Diageo in Seoul. Just being launched, the super deluxe whisky embassy is described by LOVE in design terms as "The most ambitious Johnnie Walker House to-date". To view the Multimedia News Release, please click:...

2013-09-20 08:22:05

SINGAPORE, September 20, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- JOHNNIE WALKER(R)BLUE LABELTM GALLERY SET TO LIGHT UP WORLD'S KEY AIRPORTS You will no doubt have heard of a message in a bottle but perhaps not a 3D art exhibition in a bottle. This is exactly what JOHNNIE WALKER BLUE LABELTM, the world's leading ultra-premium Scotch whisky, has created in conjunction with some of the most celebrated international contemporary artists and fashion designers. (Photo:...

2012-11-04 08:20:14

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...

2012-10-10 07:24:16

BROMSGROVE, England, October 10, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- A brand new report has revealed that Johnnie Walker retained its position as the leading global spirits brand in 2011. The annual report entitled 'Top Performing Spirits Brands' [http://bit.ly/QR4ow4 ] was recently published for the second time by just-drinks and IWSR. It confirms that out of the 124 brands ranked by volume, value and growth, Diageo owned Johnnie Walker was rated as the clear leader...

2009-09-09 12:18:09

Liquor giant Diageo said a Scottish government task force has failed to find a plan that would rescue 900 jobs at two historic beverage facilities. A company restructuring plan calls for the closure of a Johnny Walker bottling plant in Kilmarnock and a grain distillery in Glasgow, The Scotsman reported Wednesday. The plan provoked a protest march in Kilmarnock with 20,000 people participating. Scottish Finance Secretary John Swinney presented the company with a variety of alternate proposals,...

2008-09-24 06:00:25

By Fiona MacLeod THUNDER clouds rumbled ominously above the tram as it trundled through the streets of Aberdeen. For most four-year-olds, the experience would have been frightening, but for one little boy, it sparked a passion that would last a lifetime. Appearing, as he did, to lack natural fear, it might seem unsurprising that this child grew up to face rooms full of teenagers, as a teacher. But to those in education, to become a headteacher and face an even more daunting crowd -...