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Canadian Club Official Spirit of the Australian Open

Canadian Club Official Spirit of the Australian Open

Canadian Club has announced the continuation of its partnership with the Australian Open as the official spirit and exclusive dark spirit. To celebrate, the Canadian Club Racquet Club will be making it way across the country with NSW and QLD also on the map this year.Last year the activation was placed Last year the activation was placed at Birrarung Marr, the location of the Australian Open Festival. For...

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Good Beer Co and P&O Partner to Save the Reef

Good Beer Co and P&O Partner to Save the Reef

Good Beer Co., Australia’s first social enterprise beer company that donates 50 per cent of profits from its Great Barrier Reef Beer to conserving one of the eight wonders of the world, the Great Barrier Reef, has partnered with P&O Cruises to continue the efforts. P&O Cruises, a regular visitor to the reef, will stock Good Beer Co. Great Barrier Beer, a mid-strength pale ale, and will support the...

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Think Spirits Launches its Own Fig Liqueur

Think Spirits Launches its Own Fig Liqueur

Family-owned Australian distributor of premium spirits and liqueurs Think Spirits has recently launched its own fresh fig liqueur, a landmark event for the company. Esprit de Figues is a brand that the Think Spirits team, lead by Managing Director Patrick Borg, created from scratch. Inspired by Borg’s Mediterranean heritage, Esprit de Figues has been crafted from his mother’s favourite fruit. Upon her mig...

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Sparkling Winemaker Natalie Fryar Launches Own Gin Brand

Sparkling Winemaker Natalie Fryar Launches Own Gin Brand

Natalie Fryar, previously sparkling winemaker for Jansz Tasmania, is now the proud owner of her own gin brand in the southern state. Setting up shop permanently in Tasmania, Fryar has partnered with co-owner and new business partner, Kim Seagram, to launch The Abel Gin Company. Fryar and Seagram are currently making the gin using their own still named Genevive out at Launceston Airport's heritage-listed H...

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Natasha Mooney Launches La Bise Wines

Natasha Mooney Launches La Bise Wines

Natasha Mooney, one of South Australia’s most respected winemakers, has launched her own brand marketed under the name La Bise Wines. Mooney will leave Fox Gordon Wines at the end of November and release her first two products from the Adelaide Hills - a 2016 Pinot Gris and 2014 Tempranillo. Mooney has received a number of awards in her years as a winemaker, including at the 2016 International Wine Challe...

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Brown Brothers Launches New Masterbrand Campaign

Brown Brothers Launches New Masterbrand Campaign

Brown Brothers is challenging consumers to see the colour brown through a different lens with the launch of its Masterbrand campaign. The campaign, entitled ‘Brown Is’, uses a mix of film, digital and out-of-home-media. Fourth generation family member and Winemaker Katherine Brown features in the film, and plays an important role in reminding consumers about tradition, whilst also attempting to bring rel...

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Revival of Rosé at 2016 SIWC

Revival of Rosé at 2016 SIWC

Rosés and sparkling wines proved on-trend this year, with a 52 per cent increase in the entries of these wines at the 2016 Sydney International Wine Competition. New Zealand’s The Ned Pinot Rosé took out the Trophy for Best Still Rosé Wine, and Clover Hill Tasmanian Cuvée NV Rosé the Trophy for Best Australian Sparkling Wine. The debut Pink by Design 2016 Rosé, produced by TV celebrity Graham Norton and I...

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Hobart Brewing Co. Marks Second Anniversary with Colorado IPA

Hobart Brewing Co. Marks Second Anniversary with Colorado IPA

Hobart Brewing Company in Tasmania is celebrating its second anniversary with the release of a Colorado IPA. The big and bold limited edition beer pays tribute to Hobart Brewing Co.'s co-founder and Head Brewer, Scott Overdorf, who learned his craft in the shadows of the Colorado Rockies. Scott moved over to Tasmania and honed his brewing skills at Moo Brew for five years before meeting local beer fanatic...

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eBev Manage Stock and Access Multiple Suppliers on One Platform

eBev Manage Stock and Access Multiple Suppliers on One Platform

Sydney start-up eBev looks to provide hospitality venues with a platform to manage all their wine suppliers. The platform aims to save time and drive efficiency, with features including analysis and industry benchmarking tools to aid its users in managing their beverage programs. The traditional time-consuming task of managing stock and fulfilling beverage orders from multiple suppliers can be replaced ...

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Prue Henschke Awarded AWIWA Viticulturist of the Year

Prue Henschke Awarded AWIWA Viticulturist of the Year

Prue Henschke has been awarded Viticulturist of the Year as part of the 2016 Australian Women in Wine Awards. The award was sponsored by Wine Australia and judged on the contribution of individual viticulturists to their businesses, their use of innovation and/or best practice methods. As viticulturist for the 148 year-old family winery, Henschke manages the 105 hectare vineyard, spanning from Eden Valley...

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