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Red Tape Inquiry Hears of Regulatory Nightmare

Red Tape Inquiry Hears of Regulatory Nightmare

A Senate inquiry into red tape has heard that the regulation of the sale,  supply  and taxation of alcohol has become so bad it’s causing people to leave the industry. By Gavin...

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  • Tasmania’s U.G.L.Y. Bartenders Get Innovative

    Tasmania’s U.G.L.Y. Bartenders Get Innovative

    Across Tasmania, there are over 70 registered U.G.L.Y. Bartender of the Year venues with all of them doing a great job raising money for the Leukaemia Foundation. Giving her all to raise funds is Emma Stevens from the Brick Fac...

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SouthTrade adds Mr Black to its portfolio

SouthTrade adds Mr Black to its portfolio

SouthTrade International has announced it will take over exclusive distribution of Australian craft spirit brand Mr Black from Vanguard.

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KKR has second thoughts about Coles Liquor deal

KKR has second thoughts about Coles Liquor deal

Private equity giant KKR has gotten "cold feet" about its joint venture deal with Wesfarmers for the Coles hotel and bottle shop business.

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Bourbon tariffs announced worldwide as trade war begins

Bourbon tariffs announced worldwide as trade war begins

Multiple countries have announced tariffs as high as 40% on American whiskey following the US government's decision to place import duties on metals.

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Could an Irish whiskey shortage be coming?

Could an Irish whiskey shortage be coming?

Irish whiskey king John Teeling says there's not enough aged malt in the country to keep up with demand.

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New chief winemaker appointed at Jacob

New chief winemaker appointed at Jacob's Creek

Jacob’s Creek has appointed of Dan Swincer as its chief winemaker, replacing Ben Bryant who resigned several months ago.

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eBev closes capital raise & hires CEO

eBev closes capital raise & hires CEO

Australian B2B beverage trading platform eBev has announced it has raised its next round of funding and hired a new CEO as it continues its national expansion.

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Take a look inside the latest issue of Drinks Trade

Take a look inside the latest issue of Drinks Trade

Highlights of the May/June issue of Drinks Trade include a look inside The Macallan's new distillery, an interview with drinks icon Gareth Evans and Australia's Top 10 Bottle Shops.

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Millennials prefer to drink at home than go out

Millennials prefer to drink at home than go out

New research from Mintel reveals that almost three in 10 Millennials drink at home because they think it takes too much effort to go out.

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Cocktail mixer sales booming in Australia

Cocktail mixer sales booming in Australia

Cocktail mixer king Finest Call says its sales are up 27% in Australia as high-volume venues capitalise on the booming cocktail segment.

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Coles Liquor focusses on private brands for future growth

Coles Liquor focusses on private brands for future growth

Coles managing director John Durkan has confirmed that "exclusive brand" growth with be a focus for Coles Liquor moving forward.

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Corona builds Melbourne "Wave of Waste" for World Oceans Day

Corona builds Melbourne "Wave of Waste" for World Oceans Day

Corona X Parley have used plastic from nearby beaches to build a “Wave of Waste" in Melbourne's Federation Square to mark World Oceans Day this Friday.

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Soaring power bills force pub to ration heating

Soaring power bills force pub to ration heating

Doyle's Bridge Hotel in Melbourne says it has been forced to ration heating, use a diesel generator and cut staff as its electricity bill skyrockets.

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