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Coca-Cola Amatil and Beam Suntory To Further Partnership into New Zealand

Coca-Cola Amatil and Beam Suntory To Further Partnership into New Zealand

Coca-Cola Amatil (CCA) and Beam Suntory have announced a new distribution partnership in New Zealand that builds on the companies’ strengthened relationship in Australia. Commencing   on the firs...

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Victorian Wine Industry Welcomes New Strategy

Victorian Wine Industry Welcomes New Strategy

Industry leaders and representatives from Wine Australia met with the Victorian Minister for Agriculture and Regional Development, the Hon. Jaala Pulford, on the 9 th of June to unveil the Victo...

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Taylors Wines Release New St Andrews Vintages

Taylors Wines Release New St Andrews Vintages

In celebration of 125 years since Scottish emigrants planted the first vines in the Clare Valley, Taylors Wines have released new vintages across their St Andrews range. With grapes first pla...

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Fears that Wage Rate Increase Will Damage Small Retailers

Fears that Wage Rate Increase Will Damage Small Retailers

Jos de Bruin, CEO of Master Grocers Australia (MGA), is concerned that the increase to award wage rates by 3.3% will be a direct hit to small retailers. Mr de Bruin said the high cost of runn...

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Wine Descriptions Make Us More Emotional (About Wine)

Wine Descriptions Make Us More Emotional (About Wine)

Wine labels and descriptions thereon, have long been lambasted as the domain of serious wine lovers and derided by everyone else, evoking language not fit for this site. Research by the Universit...

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Adelaide to Host the 2017 Whiskies & Spirits Conference – Asia Pacific

Adelaide to Host the 2017 Whiskies & Spirits Conference – Asia Pacific

Whisky Live Australia is inviting retailers, wholesalers, importers and liquor association members to join in the events at the Whiskies & Spirits Conference – Asia Pacific. To be held at Ade...

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Entries for WCA’s Wine Communicator of the Year are Now Open!

Entries for WCA’s Wine Communicator of the Year are Now Open!

The Wine Council of Australia’s annual Wine Communicator of the Year Awards are back, this year adding two new categories and a new award into the mix.  The awards acknowledge outstanding cont...

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Brown Brothers Trials New Grape Varietal

Brown Brothers Trials New Grape Varietal

Brown Brothers in Milawa, Victoria is in the process of trialling an exciting new grape varietal that has been developed with the Commonwealth Scientific and Industry Research Organisation (CSIRO...

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Viticulture Student Awarded Sydney Royal Wine Scholarship

Viticulture Student Awarded Sydney Royal Wine Scholarship

Charles Sturt University Viticulture student, Hannah McKay, has been awarded the prestigious 2017 Sydney Royal Wine Scholarship. Employed by the iconic winery Vasse Felix in Margaret River, We...

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FAIR Açai Liqueur Now Available in Australia

FAIR Açai Liqueur Now Available in Australia

Noble Spirits is now distributing FAIR’s Açai Liqueur in Australia. Made from handpicked açai berries from the Amazon rainforests and bursting with berry flavour and aroma, i...

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Survey Shows Drinking Habits in Australia Are Improving

Survey Shows Drinking Habits in Australia Are Improving

The peak body for the alcohol industry has welcomed the results from the latest Australian Institute of Health and Welfare National Drug Strategy Household Survey, which shows the drinking habits...

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Three Sides of the Coin: Vintage 2017

Three Sides of the Coin: Vintage 2017

Despite some unpredictable weather, the wine regions of Western Australia, Victoria and South Australia  have once again produced a stellar crop of rich reds and bright whites, particularly ...

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StayinFront & SouthTrade Toast Their New Partnership

StayinFront & SouthTrade Toast Their New Partnership

StayinFront has expanded its footprint in the Australian drinks industry, adding SouthTrade International to its portfolio of clients. SouthTrade - the Australian distributor of brands includi...

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