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What the future looks like for Australian wine 21 Mar 2017

Earlier this year, Chris Losh attended an Australian tasting in the UK and got a glimpse of the future for the country's wine producers. Here's what he saw.


Coca-Cola Amatil FY 2016 - results data 22 Feb 2017

Earlier this week, Coca-Cola Amatil issued its results for 2016. The group saw its 12-month sales rise by just over 1%, with net profits on an organic basis increasing by 6%. Here, just-drinks breaks down Coca-Cola Amatil's figures for last year by region.


Treasury Wine Estates CEO - Interview Pt II 15 Feb 2017

Earlier this week, Treasury Wine Estates released its results for the first six months of fiscal-2017. Following the announcement, just-drinks spoke to CEO Michael Clarke and, in this, the second part of our interview, we discuss the performances of TWE's regions and ask Clarke what he has brought to the group since he joined, three years ago.


Treasury Wine Estates H1 2017 by region - results 15 Feb 2017

Earlier this week, Treasury Wine Estates released its first-half results, with sales in the six months jumping by almost 25% and net profits more than doubling to AUD136.2m. Here, just-drinks reviews the group's performance in the first half of fiscal-2017 on a by-region basis.


Treasury Wine Estates CEO - Interview Pt I 14 Feb 2017

Earlier today, Treasury Wine Estates reported another strong set of figures, with half-year sales jumping by almost a quarter and net profits more-than-doubling. Following the release of the results, just-drinks spoke to CEO Michael Clarke about the numbers, and how he has managed to turn around a company that less than three years ago took an impairment charge of almost US$250m.

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Kirin rolls out Lion accelerator programme in Aus 19 Jun 2017

Kirin Breweries' Australian unit, Lion, is offering start-ups in the country AUD50,000 (US$38,000) to help uncover the next disruptive innovation in beer.


Coca-Cola No Sugar to replace Zero in Australia 15 Jun 2017

The Coca-Cola Co is poised to drop the Coke Zero variant in Australia, with Coca-Cola No Sugar set to fill the gap.


Australian craft beer body bans larger brewers 19 May 2017

The trade body for Australia's independent breweries has followed it American counterpart and banned craft brewers that are more than 20% owned by outside interests.


Brown-Forman Aus to handle BenRiach brands 18 May 2017

Brown-Forman's Australian unit is set to take over the distribution of its BenRiach Distillery Co single malt Scotch whisky brands in the country.


Kirin signs China deal for Little Creatures 5 May 2017

Kirin's Australasian subsidiary, Lion, is to take its Little Creatures brand into China for the first time.


Molson Coors extends NBA partnership to Australia 5 May 2017

Molson Coors has announced a multi-year marketing partnership with the National Basketball Association (NBA) in Australia. 


Casella buys Shaw Family Vintners assets 31 Mar 2017

Yellow Tail owner Casella Family Brands has acquired several wine assets in Australia from Shaw Family Vintners. 


AB InBev puts focus on fitness in Pure Blonde ad 16 Mar 2017

Anheuser-Busch InBev's Australian unit, Carlton & United Breweries, is highlighting its Pure Blonde brand's health and fitness credentials in a AUD10m (US$7.7m) marketing push for the low-carb lager.


Coca-Cola Amatil Australia MD steps down 14 Mar 2017

The managing director of Coca-Cola Amatil's Australian Beverages unit is to leave the role.


Coca-Cola Amatil lines up new chair 8 Mar 2017

Coca-Cola Amatil (CCA) has announced the retirement in May of three directors, along with the previously-announced retirement of chairman David Gonski.

Latest blogs

What is Heineken hiding up its sleeve in Australia? 17 Aug 2016

Heineken is gearing up for a product launch in Australia this month. But exactly what the product is, the brewer is not saying.


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.