Diageo goes green with carbon neutral distillery in Kentucky

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Spirits giant Diageo announced Monday that it's going green with its newest whiskey-making venture in the Bluegrass State. Its distillery being built at Lebano...

British company launches NT$18 million recovery fund to help bars, restaurants in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Diageo Taiwan on Monday (June 29) announced Raising the Bar, an NT$18 million (US$610,542) program committed to supporting local bars, pubs, and restaurants as they welcom...

8% of Taiwanese women do not return to work after parental leave, data shows

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As Mother's Day nears in Taiwan, a local women's group is pointing out that discrimination against working mothers is still very real, with 8 percent of women in t...

With Johnson hospitalized, who's who in Britain's Cabinet?

LONDON (AP) — With British Prime Minister Boris Johnson hospitalized in intensive care after contracting the coronavirus, who's left to run the country? A look at the key players in Johnson's Cabinet:...

The first foreign company to win the Golden Safety Award in 30 years!

The Ministry of Transportation and Communications (MOTC) has established the "Golden Safety Award" in 1989 to recognize the units and individuals who have contributed to the promotion of tra...

Celebrities are deep into liquor, wine with their own brands

NEW YORK (AP) — From Kate Hudson’s new vodka to Dylan Sprouse’s Brooklyn-made mead, celebrities with their own brands of spirits and wines can make drink-loving fans happy at the holidays. ...

Diageo to build new whiskey distillery in Kentucky

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Spirits giant Diageo is taking a deeper plunge into bourbon and American whiskey production with plans for a new distillery in Kentucky. The $130 million ventu...

A look at where companies stand on marijuana business

NEW YORK (AP) — When Canada legalized recreational marijuana in October, it emerged as the world leader in the industry — and U.S. companies are scrambling to get in on the action. Uruguay may have be...

The Bardstown Bourbon Company Installs Second 50-Foot Stainless Steel Vendome Still

BARDSTOWN, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Apr 25, 2018--The Bardstown Bourbon Company (“BBCo”) achieved another major milestone today with the installation of its second 50-foot tall, custom made, 36-inch stai...

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___ Powell's bullish outlook on US economy rattles markets WASHINGTON (AP) — New Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell delivered a message Tuesday that wasn't quit...

Jane Walker to replace Johnnie Walker on some scotch bottles

NEW YORK (AP) — It's not the alcohol playing tricks on your eyes: The striding figure on some bottles of Johnnie Walker scotch will be Jane Walker. Liquor maker Diageo says it plans ...

UK's Theatre in Education project launched in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)-- The British Council, the Ministry of Education, and DIAGEO jointly launched the SMASHED project on Tuesday, introducing the "Theatre in Education" to Taiwanese audienc...

Diageo to buy Clooney's tequila brand in $1 billion deal

NEW YORK (AP) — Global liquor behemoth Diageo says it will pay up to $1 billion to buy a tequila brand co-founded by movie star George Clooney. Clooney founded the Casamigos brand fo...

Smirnoff ad winks at Russian meddling probe, Trump

NORWALK, Conn. (AP) — Smirnoff vodka has a new ad campaign that references the investigation into Russian interference in last year's U.S. presidential campaign. Pictures of bus stop...

Indian tycoon Vijay Mallya guilty of disobeying top court

NEW DELHI (AP) — India's top court on Tuesday found wanted tycoon Vijay Mallya guilty of disobeying its order barring him from transferring $40 million to his children. Mallya, who f...