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No Home Comfort for TWE as Bids Collapse

It's an awkward moment in any relationship, bringing the object of your affections home for the first time....

Private-equity bids "over" - TWE head

The head of Treasury Wine Estates (TWE), which announced earlier today the end of takeover talks with two private-equity groups, has said he...

FIFA effect fizzles out for CCA

Coca-Cola Amatil (CCA) has admitted that its FIFA World Cup marketing failed to deliver expected sales boosts as consumers in Australia suff...

Amatil's H1 Performance by Region, Sector

Earlier today, Coca-Cola Amatil reported its half-year results for 2014, revealing a 15.6% fall in net profits on flat sales. Here, just-dri...

Latest Interviews

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.


just the Answer - Wine Australia 31 Jan 2012

Chris Mercer

In the first just the Answer of 2012, Chris Mercer quizzes Wine Australia's general manager for market development, James Gosper. The two met at at last week's A+ Australian Wine annual tasting in London.

Latest News

Diageo confirms Australia RTD abv drops 25 Nov 2014

Andy Morton

Diageo has lowered the alcohol content on three of its RTD lines in Australia, including a reduction of its flavoured Smirnoff range from 37.5% to 30%.


Asahi to get US$175m in legal settlement 18 Nov 2014

James Wilmore

Asahi Group is to receive NZD220m (US$175m) in compensation after settling a legal dispute with the former owners of its New Zealand unit, Independent Liquor (IL).


Van Damme Coors Light TV campaign to hit Australia 18 Nov 2014

Andy Morton

Actor Jean-Claude Van Damme is to star in a Molson Coors TV marketing campaign in Australia after a successful run in the UK.


Accolade confirms talks to buy Grant Burge Wines 17 Nov 2014

Andy Morton

Accolade Wines is in talks to buy Australian winery Grant Burge Wines, the company has confirmed.


Casella agrees US$50m deal for Peter Lehmann Wines 13 Nov 2014

James Wilmore

Casella Family Brands is set to acquire fellow Australian wine firm Peter Lehmann Wines (PLW).


Treasury Wine Estates to shut South Australia site 10 Nov 2014

James Wilmore

Treasury Wine Estates has said a decision to close one of its wineries in South Australia has been “tough, but necessary”.

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