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Why low-alcohol is the next growth opportunity for beer - Comment 24 Sep 2019

Back from his long-haul travels, just-drinks' beer commentator, Stephen Beaumont, believes he has found an untapped growth opportunity for the world's brewers.

"We want to be the number one importer of French wine into Asia" - just-drinks speaks to Treasury Wine Estates CEO Michael Clarke - Part I 16 Aug 2019

Earlier this week, Treasury Wine Estates reported a healthy showing in the 12 months to the end of June, with group sales rising by 12% on the corresponding period a year earlier. just-drinks editor Olly Wehring caught up with group CEO Michael Clarke in a very early-morning call to Australia

"TWE could be an acquirer of other people's wine businesses" - just-drinks speaks to Treasury Wine Estates CEO Michael Clarke - Part II 16 Aug 2019

In part II of an exclusive interview, Treasury Wine Estates CEO Michael Clarke talks to just-drinks editory Olly Wehring about his ambitions in the US, the company's pricing strategy and aborted plans to launch a 19 Crimes whiskey.

Asahi lines up Australian domination at a price that's right - Analysis 19 Jul 2019

If the reason behind Anheuser-Busch InBev offloading CUB are short-term and obvious - the payment of debt - Asahi's purchase of the Australian beer unit is driven by more far-sighted ambitions.

The beer category in Australia - Market & brand data 19 Jul 2019

Earlier today, Anheuser-Busch InBev announced its intention to offload all of the group's operations in Australia to Asahi. Here, with the help of figures from GlobalData, just-drinks looks at the Australian beer market and its growth prospects relative to Asia.

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Australian Vintage's McGuigan Single Batch Project Dry Rosé - Product Launch 15 Oct 2019

Australian Vintage is utilising craft cues for the latest range from its McGuigan Wines brand in the UK.

Starward’s Two-Fold Double Grain whisky rolls out in US 25 Sep 2019

Australian distiller Starward Whisky has launched its second expression in the US.

Lion rolls out temperature-sensitive Kosciuszko cans 25 Sep 2019

Kirin’s Australian unit, Lion, has released new cans for its Kosciuszko Pale Ale that change colour when cooled to the correct serving temperature.

Diageo executive switches to Accolade Wines in Australia, New Zealand 18 Sep 2019

Accolade Wines has poached a Diageo executive to head up its operations in Australia and New Zealand.

Diageo teams with National Rugby League for Australian responsible drinking push - video 16 Sep 2019

Diageo has set up a responsible drinking campaign in Australia, partnering its Bundaberg Rum brand with the country’s National Rugby League

Anheuser-Busch InBev buys kegged, canned wine maker Riot Wine Co 16 Sep 2019

Anheuser-Busch InBev's Australian subsidiary has purchased draught wine producer Riot Wine Co in the country.

Pernod Ricard’s Tea & Wine tea-infused wines - Product Launch 16 Sep 2019

Pernod Ricard has launched a tea-infused wine range, made up of a mix of organic tea leaves blended in wine.

William Grant & Sons’ Sailor Jerry RTD rum range - Product Launch 13 Sep 2019

William Grant & Sons has launched the first new Sailor Jerry product in 19 years, a range of ready-to-drink cans.

Coca-Cola Amatil merges coffee & alcohol unit into regional divisions 9 Sep 2019

Coca-Cola Amatil's coffee & alcohol unit will no longer operate as a stand-alone unit as the company looks to streamline its business.

Accolade Wines offloads Knappstein Winery, mulls Houghton sale 23 Aug 2019

Accolade Wines is considering the sale of another Australian winery after confirming the divestment of Clare Valley's Knappstein Winery.