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What the future looks like for Australian wine

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. Her...

Coca-Cola Amatil FY 2016 - results data

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...

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...

Latest Interviews

Treasury Wine Estates CEO - Interview Pt II 15 Feb 2017

Olly Wehring

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 CEO - Interview Pt I 14 Feb 2017

Olly Wehring

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.

Latest News

Australian craft beer body bans larger brewers 19 May 2017

Andy Morton

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

Lucy Britner

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

Andy Morton

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

Lucy Britner

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


Treasury to offload two NZ vineyards 4 Apr 2017

Olly Wehring

Treasury Wine Estates is looking to divest two vineyards in New Zealand, marking its exit from the country's North Island.


Casella buys Shaw Family Vintners assets 31 Mar 2017

Lucy Britner

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

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