Diageo sold its major wine interests to Treasury Wine Estates

LONDON, 5-1-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — Diageo today announces that it has completed the sale of its major wine interests, the US based Chateau and Estate Wines and the UK based Percy Fox businesses, to Treasury Wine Estates, as announced on 14 October 2015.

ENDS

Contacts:

Investor relations:
Pier Falcione
+44 (0)7786 031 939
investor.relations@diageo.com

Media relations: Kirsty King
+44 (0)7855 808 959
global.press.office@diageo.com

About Diageo
Diageo is a global leader in beverage alcohol with an outstanding collection of brands including Johnnie Walker, Crown Royal, J&B, Buchanan’s and Windsor whiskies, Smirnoff, Cîroc and Ketel One vodkas, Captain Morgan, Baileys, Don Julio, Tanqueray and Guinness.

Diageo is a global company, and our products are sold in more than 180 countries around the world. The company is listed on both the London Stock Exchange (DGE) and the New York Stock Exchange (DEO). For more information about Diageo, our people, our brands, and performance, visit us at www.diageo.com. Visit Diageo’s global responsible drinking resource, www.DRINKiQ.com, for information, initiatives, and ways to share best practice.

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SOURCE: Diageo

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