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Aus wine industry pays price for past failures

This month, Chris Losh turns his attention to the Australian wine industry, and finds a country struggling with scant opportunities and stru...

Australia's wine exports 2015-16 - Focus

Asia is emerging as an increasingly attractive and significant destination for Australia’s wine exports, which experienced their strongest p...

Focus - CCA's H1 Performance by Region and Sector

Today, Coca-Cola Amatil (CCA) reported its first-half results for 2015, revealing a slight increase in profits and sales. Here, just-drinks...

Focus - TWE's H1 Performance by Region

Today, Treasury Wine Estates reported a sales and operating profits increase in the first six months of its fiscal year, hinting at a turnar...

Latest Interviews

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

James Wilmore

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.


Interview - Te Pa Family Vineyards owner 29 Jul 2014

Andy Morton

The owner of Te Pa Family Vineyards, Haysley MacDonald, and his head wine maker, Liam McElhinney, have been making waves in New Zealand with their fresh approach to wine making. This month, just-drinks met them during a trip to London to hear how their agricultural backgrounds have shaped the business and why consolidation in Marlborough will only go so far.

Latest News

Yealands Family Wines adds 26% to home vineyard 22 Jul 2016

Peter Saunders

Yealands Family Wines has added a further 266 hectares to what is already New Zealand’s largest vineyard.


Casella Family Brands saves Pernod Ricard's Morris 22 Jul 2016

Olly Wehring

Casella Family Brands has acquired Pernod Ricard’s Morris Winery in Australia.


Wild Geese gets Australian nod in Pernod legal row 18 Jul 2016

Olly Wehring

The Wild Geese Irish whiskey brand has hailed the decision of Australia’s Federal Court to find in its favour in a legal wrangle involving Gruppo Campari’s Wild Turkey Bourbon in the country.


China now No. 2 for Australian wine sales 14 Jul 2016

Andy Morton

China has confirmed its position as the biggest growth market for Australian wine as the Asian country leapfrogged the UK to become Australia's No. 2 export destination.


Campari gives Wild Turkey Australia push 11 Jul 2016

Lucy Britner

Gruppo Campari has partnered with Heinemann in Sydney airport to boost the presence of its Wild Turkey Bourbon brand in the Australian market. 


Australian wine warned of Brexit repercussions 6 Jul 2016

James Atkinson

The UK's exit from the European Union could further impact Australia, according to the Winemakers' Federation of Australia (WFA).

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