UNITED STATES
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
WASHINGTON, DC 20549

FORM 6-K

REPORT OF FOREIGN PRIVATE ISSUER
PURSUANT TO RULE 13a-16 OR 15d-16 OF THE
SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934

5 January 2016

Commission File Number:  001-10691

DIAGEO plc
(Translation of registrant’s name into English)


Lakeside Drive, Park Royal, London NW10 7HQ
(Address of principal executive offices)

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4 January 2016
 
 
 
 
 
Diageo completes sale of Chateau and Estate wine brands and Percy Fox                
 
 
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, JεB, 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.
 
 
 
Celebrating life, every day, everywhere.
 
SIGNATURES
 
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned, thereunto duly authorised.
 
   
Diageo plc
   
(Registrant)
     
     
Date: 5 January 2016
By:
/s/ J Nicholls
   
Name: J Nicholls
   
Title: Deputy Secretary