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Is Treasury Wine Estates setting up Penfolds to be the next Porsche? - comment 7 May 2020

In an attempt to distract himself from all things coronavirus, wine commentator turned to Treasury Wine Estates recent announcement about its Penfolds brand. just-drinks editor Olly Wehring asked of the proposed brand demerger: What is the point? Chris thinks he may have found one.

Treasury Wine Estates' Penfolds demerger - Seriously, what is the point? - comment 8 Apr 2020

In announcing the initial conclusions of a recent business review, Treasury Wine Estates today prompted the very simple question: Why?

Will Australia's bushfires bring on wine industry burn-out? - comment 6 Feb 2020

This year started with Australia dominating the news headlines. Chris Losh considers what the country's bushfire crisis has done - and will continue to do - to Australia's wine producers.

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

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Mark Anthony Brands lines up White Claw launch in Australia 26 May 2020

Mark Anthony Brands is to launch its White Claw hard seltzer brand in Australia after signing a distribution deal with Kirin subsidiary Lion.

Anheuser-Bush InBev's Actual Vodka Seltzer - Product Launch 6 May 2020

Anheuser-Bush InBev is looking to export the success of the US hard seltzer category to Australia with the launch of Actual Vodka Seltzer in the country.

Coca-Cola Amatil Q1 2020 - Sales rise by low single-digits - trading update 17 Apr 2020

Coca-Cola Amatil has released a bullish trading update, flagging its "resilient business model" as being well-placed to weather the coronavirus crisis.

Australian wine exports dip globally, plunge in China in Q1 2020 - figures 16 Apr 2020

The trade association for Australia's wine industry has broken with tradition and issued export figures on a quarterly basis, with the coronavirus pandemic "significantly" affecting the numbers for the first three months of 2020.

Sullivans Cove’s American Oak Refill TD0080 & TD0082 - Product Launch 14 Apr 2020

Sullivans Cove Distillery has released two iterations in its American Oak Refill line of Australian whiskies.

Former Treasury Wine Estates executive to head up Diageo in Australia 8 Apr 2020

Diageo has appointed a former senior executive at Treasury Wines Estates as the new MD of its operations in Australia.

Chase Distillery unveils new Australian distributor 3 Apr 2020

Chase Distillery has appointed Stuart Alexander as its new distributor in Australia. 

Asahi Group nears US$11.3bn Carlton & United Breweries buy with competition approval 1 Apr 2020

Competition watchdogs in Australia have given the green light to the pending Asahi Group purchase of Anheuser-Busch InBev's Carlton & United Breweries (CUB) unit in the country.

William Grant & Sons’ Sailor Jerry Savage Apple - Product Launch 3 Mar 2020

William Grant & Sons has launched a new expression under its Sailor Jerry Spiced Rum brand.

Asahi proposes beer, cider sell-off to smooth Carlton & United Breweries deal concerns 2 Mar 2020

Asahi has offered to sell some Carlton & United Breweries beer and cider operations, including Stella Artois and Beck's, to appease regulators in Australia.