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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:

Latest News

Carlton & United Breweries strike ends 7 Dec 2016

Carlton & United Breweries has announced an end to disputes with maintenance workers at its Abbotsford brewery in Melbourne. 


Bacardi targets Australia for Bombay Sapphire push 22 Nov 2016

Bacardi's Global Travel Retail unit will roll out its Bombay Sapphire campaign to Sydney airport as it looks to capitalise on Australia's thirst for gin. 


Yeastie Boys sets up Aus JV with Experienceit 21 Nov 2016

New Zealand brewer Yeastie Boys has created a joint venture with Experienceit Beverages in Australia as it looks to establish a brewing and distribution base in the country. 


Asahi's Mist Wood Gin RTDs - Product Launch 17 Nov 2016

Asahi's Australian unit has launched a gin-based RTD brand that targets consumers who don't like tonic. 


Pernod appoints TWE winemaker to Jacob's Creek 15 Nov 2016

Pernod Ricard has poached a head winemaker for its white & sparkling Jacob's Creek wines from Treasury Wine Estates.


Kirin's Lion agrees wine unit sale to Accolade 14 Nov 2016

Lion is to sell its Australian premium wine business, Fine Wine Partners (FWP), to Accolade Wines.


Coca-Cola South Pacific revamps Cascade range 8 Nov 2016

Coca-Cola South Pacific has bolstered its Cascade range as it looks to capitalise on the trend for non-alcoholic adult beverages in Australia. 


Coca-Cola unveils Ginger Coke 31 Oct 2016

The Coca-Cola Co has launched a ginger Coke for the first time as it tries to tempt young adults back into soda with new flavours. 


Diageo unveils new Bundaberg Rum packaging 27 Oct 2016

Diageo has continued investing in Australian rum brand Bundaberg with a packaging overhaul ahead of the Summer.


CCA unveils "quirky" Mount Franklin campaign 24 Oct 2016

Coca-Cola Amatil has launched a summer marketing campaign for bottled water brand Mount Franklin.

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.