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Arras 2006 Blanc de Blanc is Champion of National Show and Ed Carr Winemaker of the Year

The House of Arras 2006 Blanc de Blanc last night won the Len Evans Memorial Trophy for Champion Wine of the Show at the Dan Murphy's National Wine Show, while on the same evening, House of Arras Chief Winemaker, Ed Carr, was honoured in Adelaide being awarded Winemaker of the Year at the Australian Society of Viticulture and Oenology’s Awards for Excellence. Quite the evening for Accolade. Capping off a ...

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Jack Daniel's Celebrates Sinatra's 100th Anniversary with Limited Edition Release

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This Christmas marks the 100 th anniversary of American music legend and Jack Daniel’s greatest fan, Frank Sinatra. Sinatra was well known by many to have a bottle of Jack Daniel’s with him on stage every night and today the brand considers him as the man responsible for putting the famous Tennessee whiskey into the spotlight worldwide. To honour Sinatra’s birthday, Jack Daniel’s is releasing two incredi...

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Minister for Agriculture Announces New Directors of Australian Grape and Wine Authority

The Minister for Agriculture, Barnaby Joyce, has announced the names of the four new Directors of the Australian Grape and Wine Authority (AGWA). The new directors are Mr. David Dearie, Managing Director of Eastwind Consulting and former CEO of Treasury Wine Estates; Mr. Keith Todd, General Manager Global Operations, Accolade Wines; Ms. Mary Retallack, Managing Director of Retallack Viticulture; and Mr. E...

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U.G.L.Y. in the air!

The Leukaemia Foundation’s 2015 U.G.L.Y. Bartender of the Year competition is well underway in Queensland and a record number of U.G.L.Y. bartenders have registered for the six week U.G.L.Y.-iness campaign which will wrap up in QLD on 14 September 2015 Meanwhile bartenders across the rest of Australia including SA, NT, WA, VIC, TAS & NSW have been busy U.G.L.Y.fying themselves and registering for the...

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YOUR TITLE GOES HERE

ASM Liquor Pty Ltd. (ASM) and Totem Onelove Group have signed an agreement for Vodka O to stand as the official Vodka Partner for Stereosonic 2015. ASM’s Tequila Blu will also feature in VIP bars as the official Tequila for the festival. Nick Mann, Marketing Director, for ASM commented: “This is an extremely exciting partnership for ASM and Vodka O®. Vodka O® is Australian made and owned and it seems righ...

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Peter Gambetta Displays Yalumba Portfolio

Peter Gambetta presented a range of wines from the Yalumba portfolio to wine media at Bistro Moncur in Sydney today, including Heggies, Smith & Hooper, Ringbolt and Yalumba The Cigar and The Menzies. Peter Gambetta joined Yalumba in 2002 and is responsible for making the Rare & Fine collection from the Coonawarra, Yalumba The Menzies Cabernet Sauvignon and its younger sibling The Cigar. “Working w...

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St Agnes Brandy Launches Into Luxury Market With New XO Releases

    St Agnes has launched into the luxury market with the release of two ultra-premium XOs – the XO Imperial 20 Year Old and XO Grand Reserve 40 Year Old.   The two XOs will be officially released 8 August, a date which marks the brand’s 90 th anniversary.   The XOs join the already widely available XO 15 Year Old.   Richard Angove of St Agnes Brandy, says the company is excited ...

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Ski-Area Venues in Mountain of Trouble as OLGR Plans Further Inspection After Serious Breaches

Ski-Area Venues in Mountain of Trouble as OLGR Plans Further Inspection After Serious Breaches

The Office of Liquor, Gaming & Racing (OLGR) has announced plans to conduct more inspections of licensed venues across the Snowy Mountains region for remainder of winter ski season. The increased presence follows after OLGR’s first phase of compliance checks detected a range of serious breaches. Licensed venues across the Snowy region have been cautioned after 12 breaches relating to intoxication and ...

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R U OK? Dinner

Australia’s best and brightest culinary masterminds are joining forces for an extraordinary evening in aid of one of the country’s most unique charities .  The ‘R U OK? Dinner, presented by Merivale’,  will be held on  Tuesday, 8 September  at Sydney’s  Ivy Ballroom,  raising   money for the not-for-profit organisation whose vision is a world where we’re all connected and are protected from suicide. Ticke...

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2015 Barossa Gourmet Weekend

Saskia Beer and Nino Zoccali team up to share their love of quality produce at the 2015 Barossa Gourmet Weekend, Saturday 15 to Sunday 16August. Each year in the third weekend in August, the Barossa comes together to host a feast for the senses celebrating the best of the Barossa food, wine and hospitality. 2015 marks 30 years since the first ever Barossa Gourmet Weekend and Saskia Beer is honouring the a...

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