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2009-07-07 16:21:00

NORWALK, Conn., July 7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- DRINKiQ.com, Diageo's cutting edge responsible drinking web site, was presented with The Communicator Award as the Most Outstanding Health and Wellness web site by the International Academy of the Visual Arts.

2009-06-17 04:00:00

Company Signs Supply Chain Management Contract and IT Outsourcing Contract Extension FALLS CHURCH, Va., June 17 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- CSC (NYSE: CSC) today announced that it has been selected to design, develop and implement a new worldwide supply chain management solution for Diageo, the world's leading premium alcoholic drinks company that includes brands such as Johnnie Walker, Guinness and Smirnoff.

2009-05-21 11:00:00

"Gentlemen, This is Vodka" to Air on TV for the First Time Ever NEW YORK, May 21 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Ketel One, a super-premium vodka created in Schiedam, Holland, unveils a new advertising campaign, "Gentlemen, This is Vodka." For the first time in the history of the brand, Ketel One will have a national TV platform in addition to larger than life out-of-home and digital advertising.

2009-05-05 23:01:00

VEET(R) kicks off summer with Pop Star, Shontelle NEW YORK, May 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Tonight, Wednesday, May 6th at 7pm, VEET(R), the number one hair depilatory brand in the world, is officially welcoming summer at their Spray On Soiree being held at M2 Ultra Lounge in New York City with a special live performance by VEET(R) Spokes Model, Pop Star, Shontelle.

2009-04-22 14:00:00

Follows $18 Million Investment Announced in 2008 PLAINFIELD, Ill., April 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Diageo (NYSE: DEO), the world's leading spirits, beer and wine company announced today that it is investing $20.2 million to expand its Plainfield, IL bottling facility as demand for ready-to-serve cocktails continues.

2009-04-22 14:55:00

Diageo Employees Across North America Partner with Community Organizations to Promote Environmental Responsibility NORWALK, Conn., April 22 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- As part of its ongoing commitment to the environment, Diageo, the world's leading spirits, wine and beer company, announced today its commitment to a variety of initiatives across North America aimed at celebrating Earth Day.

2009-03-12 13:34:00

Innovative Responsible Drinking Web Site Wins Corporate Social Responsibility "Corporate-Community Partnership" Award NORWALK, Conn., March 12 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ --DRINKiQ.com, Diageo's innovative responsible drinking web site, has been awarded the Corporate Social Responsibility Corporate-Community Award.

2009-03-04 11:15:00

Clearly Original Artists Partner Up to Release Exclusive Singles, Available for Free Download at Smirnoff.com NEW YORK, March 4 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The makers of Smirnoff vodka announced the launch of the second annual Smirnoff Signature Mix Series, a campaign designed to bring together respected artists in the hip hop community to recreate clearly original versions of iconic hip hop songs, with newly-mixed interpretation.

2009-01-05 07:31:20

Professional dancers Maksim Chmerkovskiy and Karina Smirnoff have gotten engaged in Las Vegas, a source told People magazine. Chmerkovskiy and Smirnoff, who are regulars on the U.S. competition series Dancing with the Stars, have been a couple for about six months.

2008-10-23 18:00:17

LINCOLN, Neb., Oct. 23 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Diageo, the world's leading spirits, wine and beer company applauds the Nebraska Liquor Control Commission (NLCC) for adopting a rule that codifies Nebraska's longstanding practice of following federal standards when it comes to classifying beer.

Word of the Day
  • The horn of a unicorn considered as a medical or pharmacological ingredient.
  • A winged horse with a single horn on its head; a winged unicorn.
The word 'alicorn' comes from Italian alicorno, already associated with unicorns and reinterpreted, popularized by Bearing an Hourglass (1984) and other fantasy novels by Piers Anthony.