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Tyrrell’s Wines Scores a Hat-Trick at Hunter Valley Legends Awards

Tyrrell’s Wines Scores a Hat-Trick at Hunter Valley Legends Awards

One of Australia’s oldest and most respected families of wine scored a hat-trick at the Hunter Valley’s night of nights last Thursday. Tyrrell’s Wines’ Bruce Tyrrell, Mark Richardson and Andrew Pengilly were among joyous recipients of trophies at this year’s Hunter Valley Legends Awards. Fourth generation family member and Managing Director, Bruce Tyrrell, was presented...

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World Class - Top 20 Announcement

World Class - Top 20 Announcement

The Diageo Reserve World Class Competition has named the Top 20 Australian bartenders through to the Grand Final. The successful contenders were selected from over 480 entries and will compete in the next leg of the comp in Sydney on Monday 5 and Tuesday 6 June. To make it through to the Grand Final, bartenders had to enter a drink into one or two of this year's categories - 'Set The Scene' or 'Create ...

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Submissions Open for Annual Melbourne International Wine Competition

Submissions Open for Annual Melbourne International Wine Competition

Sponsored The Melbourne International Wine Competition (MIWC) is now taking submissions for its 2017 event, to be held on 11 June in the heart of Melbourne. Setting itself apart, MIWC puts real trade buyers in the judging seat to evaluate wines by category and actual price. This is a great opportunity for established wines to reconnect with true trade buyers and for new wines to be discovered. ...

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Entries to the Australian drinks Awards Closing Soon

Entries to the Australian drinks Awards Closing Soon

Don't miss out on your chance to win at the 2017 Australian drinks Awards - it's only four weeks until entries close. As the Awards enter their fifth year, the drinks association is gearing up to make them the most exciting and innovative yet.  Entries opened on April 10 and the association has already been impressed with the calibre of submissions received. There's less than a month t...

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Australian Distillers Celebrate San Francisco World Spirits Awards

Australian Distillers Celebrate San Francisco World Spirits Awards

The end of April marked the biggest San Francisco World Spirits Competition in history, with a record 2,100 entries received. Among those triumphant were several of our own distilleries, including Bundaberg, Cape Byron, Beenleigh and Twenty Third Street, which received a total of eleven medals. Launched in 2000, the San Francisco World Spirits Competition has grown to become one of the most i...

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Shavaughn Wells Named a Baron of the Barossa

Shavaughn Wells Named a Baron of the Barossa

Saltram's winemaker Shavaughn Wells was inducted as a Baron of the Barossa at a dinner during the Barossa Vintage Festival last week. She and four others were recognised for their outstanding contribution to the profile of the South Australian wine region. Barons of Barossa was founded by the Wine Fraternity in 1975 to establish a group of influential people from the local industry ...

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Taylors Wines Wins WAWWJ 2016 Wine of the Year

Taylors Wines Wins WAWWJ 2016 Wine of the Year

The World Association of Wine Writers and Journalists (WAWWJ) has awarded Taylors Wines ‘2016 Wine of the Year’ for its 2012 Taylors St Andrews Shiraz. First founded in 1996, WAWWJ represents 80 countries, consisting of 13,500 wine journalists, judges and bloggers. The World Ranking Wines and Spirits (WRWS) is commissioned and evaluated by the WAWWJ every year to develop an internation...

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Australian drinks Awards Entries Open Next Week

Australian drinks Awards Entries Open Next Week

You spoke, and we listened! Following your feedback, we have refreshed the judging and entry criteria for the 2017 Australian drinks Awards.   The result is an award process that will be even more relevant to the drinks industry.   Entries to the Awards open on April 10, so now is the time to ensure your brand is ready. Get a head start by visiting www.australiandrinksawards.com.au and reviewing...

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UK People's Choice Wine Awards Taking Australian Submissions

UK People

The inaugural UK People’s Choice Wine Awards is now open to international wine submissions. It is the only independent national wine awards to be judged by consumers rather than wine experts. Although the profile of the average wine consumer has changed drastically in the last 20 years, the Awards understands that the way wine is marketed is not reflective of those changes. The UK People's Choice Win...

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Apply for the 2017 HostPlus Hospitality Scholarship

Apply for the 2017 HostPlus Hospitality Scholarship

Those aged 22-35 and working in a bar or liquor retail will be able to apply for the annual HostPlus Hospitality Scholarship from next Friday, 31 March. The scholarship gives candidates the opportunity to further their career by providing a trip around the world  to work with some of the best businesses in their sector . The Hostplus Hospitality Scholarship launched in 2014 and has quickly become ...

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