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Coca-Cola Auctions Off Iconic Kings Cross Sign

Coca-Cola Auctions Off Iconic Kings Cross Sign

Letters of the iconic Coca-Cola sign in Kings Cross, Sydney have been sold to members of the public in a bid to raise money for the homeless. A total of $100,700 was raised over five days, helping fund projects run by the Wayside Chapel. The Wayside Chapel is a charity that supports people on and around the streets of Kings Cross through programs such as a youth outreach service and community cafes in Kin...

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Byron Bay Brewery Reopens After Three Month Closure

Byron Bay Brewery Reopens After Three Month Closure

Byron Bay Brewery reopened today after closing its doors in July for three month long renovations. The brewery unveiled a new food and beverage menu alongside a refreshed look incorporating wide-open spaces, intimate booth seating, and an impressive beer garden. Once an old piggery, Byron Bay Brewery was started by a couple of locals in 2004, driven by their love for all natural beer. Today the brewery is...

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Diageo Backs Declining RTD Category with $20M Investment

Diageo Backs Declining RTD Category with $20M Investment

Diageo Australia is on a mission to turn the ready-to-drink category around and, in the coming weeks, the company will be rolling out a new range of products through the on and off-premise channels that aim to break the mould of traditional RTDs and prove that this category can offer great tasting, better-for-you products that are lower in sugar and in alcohol. These new products are backed by Diageo's bi...

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Australia First Market for CCA's New Premium Rums

Australia First Market for CCA

Australia is the first market outside of Fiji to receive Coca-Cola Amatil's (CCA) new premium rums, released for the first time on Thursday. Made by CCA's Rum Co of Fiji brand, the new super-premium Ratu and premium Bati rum ranges are made from a blend of globally awarded rums and have been filtered through coconut shell charcoal and matured in specially selected oak barrels. The rums are inspired by Fij...

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TAFE Launches Australia's First Fully Certified Brewing Qualification

TAFE Launches Australia

Members of the industry and public interested in a career in brewing will soon be able to become fully qualified brewers through a new, part-time course launched by Sydney TAFE this month and starting on January 30, 2017. The year-long Certificate III in Microbrewing is the first of its kind in Australia, providing students with a nationally recognised, fully certified brewing qualification. Students...

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Moët & Chandon Unveils the Mini Moët

Moët & Chandon Unveils the Mini Moët

Moët & Chandon has revealed its Mini Moët, a selfishly-sized serving of Moët Impérial that you can enjoy straight from the bottle. The new look 200ml bottle plays on Moet & Chandon’s renowned big formats. The piccolo size of Moët Imperial delivers the same quality Champagne made of chardonnay, pinot noir and pinot meunier. Vibrant intensity of green apple and citrus fruit compliment blond notes of...

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Mr. Black to Host World’s First Espresso Martini Festival

Mr. Black to Host World’s First Espresso Martini Festival

Mr. Black Spirits Co is set to hold the world’s first espresso martini festival later this year. Famous for having one of the best coffee cultures in the world, Melbourne has fittingly been chosen to host the festival on November 5th. Hundreds of attendees are expected to join the celebration of the quintessential cocktail at Melbourne’s Meat Market. Coffee and liqueur lovers alike are welcome, with some ...

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Entries Closing for Wine Communicator Awards

Entries Closing for Wine Communicator Awards

Entries for this year’s Wine Communicator Awards will be coming to a close this Friday, September 16 th . The awards recognise outstanding contribution to, and excellence in, wine communication in all its forms. The 2016 Wine Communicator Awards categories include: Best Published Feature Articles or Wine Column New Wine Writer of the Year Digital Wine Communicator of the Year Best Wine Website...

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CUB Launches Carlton Pale Ale, Pure Blonde Cider and Wild Yak

CUB Launches Carlton Pale Ale, Pure Blonde Cider and Wild Yak

Carlton & United Breweries (CUB) is currently rolling out six new products in Australia. The new products include Carlton Pale Ale, Pure Blonde Cider, Wild Yak Pacific Ale, Bonamy's Apple Cider, Little Green Sweet Apple Cider and Spring Cider Co. and aim to attract new and existing consumers as new opportunities and offers within the beer and cider categories. A number of these new products also offer...

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Jack Daniel’s Celebrates 150th Anniversary with Limited Edition Bottle

Jack Daniel’s Celebrates 150th Anniversary with Limited Edition Bottle

Jack Daniel’s has released a limited edition expression of its popular Tennessee whiskey in celebration of the distillery’s 150 th  anniversary. Master Distiller Jeff Arnett has created a distinctive taste profile for this commemorative whiskey that combines the distillery’s history with modern day craftsmanship. True to the founder, Jasper Newtown ‘Jack’ Daniel, Arnett has created the limited edition exp...

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