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Participate in the 2017 Australian craft beer survey!

Participate in the 2017 Australian craft beer survey!

Craft beer retailer Beer Cartel has launched their 2017 Australian Craft Beer Survey. The five-minute survey aims to be the most extensive research ever undertaken into the behaviour of craft beer drinkers across Australia. The collected research will build upon last year’s study, which saw 6,500 craft beer enthusiasts take part Australia wide. Richard Kelsey, director of Beer Cartel, says the s...

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Flying Brick 2016 MC Cider

Flying Brick 2016 MC Cider

One of Australia’s fastest growing craft cider brands has released an exciting limited edition cider made with the same method used to create the world’s best Champagnes and sparkling wines. The French Methode Champenoise or MC, which lends its name to this innovative cider and its unique creamy texture, is the process of secondary fermentation in the bottle. Produced in the Bellarine Peninsula, Vic...

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Venue Architecture and Interior Design: The Dos and Don’ts

Venue Architecture and Interior Design: The Dos and Don’ts

Opening a new venue or thinking about refurbishing? Here, Jeremy Bull, principal of Alexander & Co., reveals some of the unforeseen challenges his clients experience when wanting to change a building’s architecture or interior design and how to best manage such a project. Alexander & Co. is one of Sydney’s leading architecture and interior design agencies and has worked with hospitality businesses inc...

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Diageo Acquires George Clooney's Tequila Brand Casamigos

Diageo Acquires George Clooney

Multinational distiller and distributer Diageo has acquired tequila brand Casamigos  for $1.32 billion. The premium brand, co-founded four years ago by Hollywood’s golden boy George Clooney, will be added to Diageo’s ever-growing tequila portfolio, which already includes the likes of Don Julio, DeLeon and Peligroso. Diageo hope the acquisition will strengthen the distributor&rsqu...

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Diageo Reserve Assign First Ever Global Cocktailian

Diageo Reserve Assign First Ever Global Cocktailian

What’s better than being a mixologist? For the answer to that you’d have to ask Lauren Mote, Canadian mixologist, educator and industry advocate, and recently appointed Cocktailian representing the Diageo luxury portfolio (Diageo Reserve). Cristina Diezhandino, managing director of Diageo Reserve, announced the selection of Mote for the newly created role and said, "As an award-winning bart...

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De Bortoli Wines Receive Platinum Sustainability Recognition for The De Bortoli Method

De Bortoli Wines Receive Platinum Sustainability Recognition for The De Bortoli Method

De Bortoli Wines has been awarded NSW’s first Sustainability Advantage Platinum Project. At a ceremony held in Sydney last week, NSW Environment Minister Gabrielle Upton presented the award to the winery in recognition of their efforts in environmental leadership and innovation through ‘The De Bortoli Method’. The system recovers potassium from the winery’s wastewater to pro...

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Alcohol Beverages Australia to Hold Celebration of Industry Dinner

Alcohol Beverages Australia to Hold Celebration of Industry Dinner

Alcohol Beverages Australia (ABA) will be hosting the inaugural Celebration of Industry Dinner this August. The event, to be held in the Great Hall of Parliament House, Canberra, will be a celebration of the history and constant innovations of the alcohol beverages industry. The dinner will give industry specialists, from small business operators to senior executives of Australia’s most established in...

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Handling Online Complaints and Reviews

Handling Online Complaints and Reviews

Business reviews for products or services are one of the most powerful marketing tools available. If you’re going to buy something or go somewhere, the most reliable indicator of value for money is the opinion of someone you trust who’s been there before or as a next best option, the opinion of someone you don’t know but who has used the service recently. By Walter MacCallum , a Director with Aitken Lawy...

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Australian WSET Enrolments Increase and Yalumba Becomes Bronze Corporate Partner

Australian WSET Enrolments Increase and Yalumba Becomes Bronze Corporate Partner

The number of Australian candidates enrolling in the Wine & Spirit Education Trust (WSET) programme has increased 18 per cent in the last 12 months according to Ian Harris, WSET chief executive. Harris also announced today that Yalumba, Australia’s oldest family owned winery, has become a Bronze Corporate Partner, joining Accolade Wines, Australian Vintage, Treasury and Wine Australia at var...

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