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Kings Cross Venue First to Gain Trading Extension to 3.30am

Kings Cross Venue First to Gain Trading Extension to 3.30am

Sydney's World Bar has become the first venue in Kings Cross to gain a trading extension until 3.30am, marking the NSW Government's move to relax the state's lock-out laws even in areas of the ci...

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  • Women in drinks Launches Victorian Chapter

    Women in drinks Launches Victorian Chapter

    Women in drinks has received an amazing response to the launch of its Victorian Chapter. Tickets to the inaugural event, to be held next month at Dan Murphy's Alphington offices, sold out within days of being announced. The foc...

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  • Bartenders Get U.G.L.Y. in NSW and ACT

    Bartenders Get U.G.L.Y. in NSW and ACT

    Great news! The fundraising has kicked off all over NSW and the ACT, with bartenders showing their patrons their U.G.L.Y. sides! Throughout October the team at the Tex-Mex diner, El Camino Cantina in The Rocks, is serving up so...

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Diageo World Class announces Aussie Top 20

Diageo World Class announces Aussie Top 20

Diageo World Class has announced Australia’s top 20 finalists for 2018 who will compete in the Australian Grand Final in Sydney on April 23 and 24.

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Heineken Light pulls "racist" ad

Heineken Light pulls "racist" ad

Heineken has apologised after an ad promoting its Heineken Light beer was slammed as racist by a popular rapper.

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SA pubs to open on Good Friday for first time in 100 years

SA pubs to open on Good Friday for first time in 100 years

Following changes to South Australia's liquor laws in November, all pubs in the state are allowed to open on Good Friday.

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How Diageo made RTDs sexy again

How Diageo made RTDs sexy again

Diageo marketing and innovation director Adam Ballesty says the company is bucking Australia's declining alcohol trend, with RTDs leading the charge.

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50,000 bottles of fake Penfolds seized in China

50,000 bottles of fake Penfolds seized in China

Chinese police have busted their second major Penfolds counterfeiting ring in less than six months.

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Aussie winemakers take prosecco fight to Canberra

Aussie winemakers take prosecco fight to Canberra

Wine producers from across Australia hosted an event for Federal Parliamentarians in Canberra last night to showcase prosecco and ensure the rights of local producers are protected.

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Award-winning Champagne now available in Australia

Award-winning Champagne now available in Australia

Lanson Père et Fils NV Brut is now available exclusively through the on-premise and independent retail trades.

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Inquiry told liquor laws destroying live music in Sydney

Inquiry told liquor laws destroying live music in Sydney

A NSW State Parliament inquiry has been told live music is on the verge of extinction in Sydney due to poker machines, restrictive liquor laws and planning rules.

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Brewpack & Stockade announce major expansion plans

Brewpack & Stockade announce major expansion plans

Brewpack and Stockade Brew Co have rebranded as Tribe Breweries, and are embarking on a major expansion program to become one of the largest independent craft brewers in the Austral-Asian region.

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Compensation calls after "catastrophic" CDS impact on small business

Compensation calls after "catastrophic" CDS impact on small business

The NSW Business Chamber is demanding compensation for border retailers who've seen profit losses of up to 30% since the Container Deposit Scheme was introduced.

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Late Tom Angove takes out Best Brandy at 2018 ADSAs

Late Tom Angove takes out Best Brandy at 2018 ADSAs

St Agnes Grand Reserve 40 Year Old XO, distilled by the late Tom Angove four decades ago, has taken out Best Brandy at the 2018 Australian Distilled Spirits Awards.

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The Drinks Industry Show: craft spirits are the new black

The Drinks Industry Show: craft spirits are the new black

Consumers are seeking new delights rather than the old standards, so it’s showtime for craft spirits at the 2018 Drinks Industry Show.

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