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Aus wine industry pays price for past failures 4 Feb 2016

This month, Chris Losh turns his attention to the Australian wine industry, and finds a country struggling with scant opportunities and structural problems in its number one export market.

Australia's wine exports 2015-16 - Focus 19 Oct 2015

Asia is emerging as an increasingly attractive and significant destination for Australia’s wine exports, which experienced their strongest period of growth since the peak of 2007 in the 12 months to the end of September.

Focus - CCA's H1 Performance by Region and Sector 21 Aug 2015

Today, Coca-Cola Amatil (CCA) reported its first-half results for 2015, revealing a slight increase in profits and sales. Here, just-drinks takes a closer look at the Sydney-based company's performance in the six-month period, by region and sector.

Interview: Casella's marketing & export manager 21 Apr 2015

Casella Family Brands hit the acquisition trail late last year when it snapped up Barossa Valley producer Peter Lehmann Wines for AUD57m (US$49.8m). Here, just-drinks talks to the Australian firm's global marketing & export sales manager, Libby Nutt, about the plans ahead for the brand and Casella's star performer Yellow Tail.

Focus - TWE's H1 Performance by Region 27 Feb 2015

Today, Treasury Wine Estates reported a sales and operating profits increase in the first six months of its fiscal year, hinting at a turnaround in fortunes for the group. Here, just-drinks takes a closer look at the Australian-headquartered company's performance by region:

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Lion trims Tasmania beer operations 8 Feb 2016

Kirin's Australia unit, Lion, is to move a portion of its brewing operations away from Tasmania, resulting in around 39 job losses. 

The Coca-Cola Co rolls out Fuze Tea to Australia 8 Feb 2016

The Coca-Cola Co's South Pacific unit has launched the Fuze iced tea brand in Australia.

Kirin Lion's Hahn Ultra - NPD 4 Feb 2016

Kirin's Australia unit, Lion, has launched a 0.9% abv beer under its Hahn brand as the company ups it focus on the low- and no-alcohol segment.

Casella Family Brands buys Limestone Coast winery 1 Feb 2016

Yellow Tail owner Casella Family Brands has acquired Howcroft Estate Vineyards, according to local reports. 

Lion calls time on Tap King 25 Jan 2016

Kirin's Australian unit, Lion, has discontinued its draught beer system Tap King in another blow for attempts to induce consumer demand for at-home kegs. 

Pernod's Jacob's Creek Expedition range - NPD 25 Jan 2016

Pernod Ricard's Jacob's Creek Expedition range - Product Launch

Australian wine exports jump in 2015 - figures 21 Jan 2016

Australia's wine exports hit their highest value level for eight years in 2015, according to official figures released earlier today.

Asia to boost H1 profits for Treasury Wine Estates 21 Jan 2016

Treasury Wine Estates has said it expects operating profits for the first six months of its current fiscal year to come in ahead of analyst consensus.

Accolade Wines linked to IPO move 5 Jan 2016

Accolade Wines has declined to comment on Australian reports that owner CHAMP Private Equity is considering an IPO for the company.

Casella buys Australia's Brand's Laira 22 Dec 2015

Yellow Tail winemaker Casella Family Brands (CFB) has continued its premiumisation drive with the acquisition of South Australian winery Brand's Laira from McWilliam's Wines.

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Fridges see cool returns for Treasury Wine Estates 16 Jul 2015

After a 2014 it'll want to forget, Treasury Wine Estates has some good news.