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TWE Launches New Wines Under Regional Gems Strategy

TWE Launches New Wines Under Regional Gems Strategy

Treasury Wine Estates (TWE) has released the first set of wines created under its Regional Gems strategy. Announced in February , the strategy aims to promote and strengthen iconic regional wines (regional 'gems'), by concentrating on several of its wineries in Margaret River, Tasmania, Victoria and South Australia. The new releases, The Stag Chardonnay and The Stag Shiraz, have been made by the historic...

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Jack Daniel’s Celebrates its 150th Anniversary

Jack Daniel’s Celebrates its 150th Anniversary

Jack Daniel’s recently sponsored a ten-day pop-up celebration at Melbourne’s Crown Riverwalk. At this one-of-a-kind event, guests raised a toast to the 150th anniversary of the Jack Daniel Distillery in Lynchburg, Tennessee. The Jack Daniel’s Barrel House offered crafted drinks and a taste of good old Southern hospitality alongside an action-packed lineup of live music and entertainment. Visitors were eve...

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Campari to Distribute Grand Marnier from July 1

Campari to Distribute Grand Marnier from July 1

Campari Australia will become the new distributor of Grand Marnier from July 1, following the Group's (Gruppo Campari) acquisition of French parent company, Société des Produits Marnier Lapostolle S.A. ('SPML'). Grand Marnier is currently distributed in Australia through Think Spirits. Campari has asked that trade begin directing all committed outstanding claims to Think Spirits before the July 1 handover...

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Captain Morgan Joins the Manly Fast Ferry

Captain Morgan Joins the Manly Fast Ferry

For a brief stint today, Captain Morgan himself joined the Manly Fast Ferry crew on the Circular Quay to Manly route. Commuters were treated to a number of Captain Morgan cocktails, while Captain Morgan himself was subject to a crash course in modern shipping from the captain and co-owner of the ferry. Captain Morgan the brand is named after the 17 th century Welsh privateer of the Caribbean, Sir Henry M...

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Peter Yealands Honoured with 2016 Kea World Class New Zealand Award

Peter Yealands Honoured with 2016 Kea World Class New Zealand Award

Peter Yealands has been awarded with a 2016 Kea World Class New Zealand Award, New Zealand’s most prestigious individual achievement award. Founder of Yealands Estate Wines in Marlborough, Peter Yealands has become a trailblazer for sustainable wine production. One of his most notable achievements for the future of winemaking was the founding of the world’s first carbon zero winery. Ngapera Riley, Global ...

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Pernod Ricard Seeks Offers for Morris Brand

Pernod Ricard Seeks Offers for Morris Brand

Pernod Ricard Winemakers has announced that it will be closing and selling the Morris of Rutherglen winery and cellar. For the Morris brand itself, the future with Pernod Ricard is also unclear. While there have been reports that Pernod Ricard does not intend to sell the Morris Brand, Claire Haigh, Communications Director at Pernod Ricard, told drinks bulletin that the company is in fact, “open to offer...

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island2island Now Distributing Jefferson's Bourbon

The island2island Beverage Company has announced the addition of Jefferson’s Bourbon to its distribution profile. The deal will see island2island distributing Jefferson's rare bourbons in Australia for a minimum of three years. Jefferson’s Bourbon is known for its small batch bottling and experimental processes. Trey Zoeller, Founder of Jefferson’s Bourbon explained, "We make our bourbon in small batches,...

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Coopers To Reveal its 2016 Extra Strong Vintage Ale

Coopers To Reveal its 2016 Extra Strong Vintage Ale

Coopers will reveal its 2016 Extra Strong Vintage Ale at a launch event on June 28 th 2016. The product release is a highly anticipated event on the radar for beer aficionados, with Coopers Vintage Ales revealed only once a year. This year's ale will be the 16th beer in the Vintage series, established in 1998. Five varieties of hops were used to create this year's ale, resulting in a unique depth of flav...

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New De Bortoli Release: La Bohème The Missing Act

New De Bortoli Release: La Bohème The Missing Act

The Missing Act is the latest release from De Bortoli Wines' popular La Bohème range. Following on from Act One, Two, Three and Four, The Missing Act - in an unusual twist - is an alternative blend of cabernet sauvignon and sangiovese. The new wine has richness, balance, gentle tannins and character; a delightful mix of spicy, blackcurrant notes and flavours of cherries, plums, liquorice and rosemary. La ...

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Daniel Pontifex Memorial Trust and Wine Australia Search for Next Rising Talent

Daniel Pontifex Memorial Trust and Wine Australia Search for Next Rising Talent

The Daniel Pontifex Memorial Trust and Wine Australia are on the look out for the next rising talent from Australia's hospitality industry to award the Daniel Pontifex Scholarship to. The scholarship will give one lucky applicant the opportunity to work in some of London's best restaurants as well as visit a number of wine regions. The scholarship recognises the late Daniel Pontifex, who sadly passed away...

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