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What the future looks like for Australian wine 21 Mar 2017

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. Here's what he saw.


Coca-Cola Amatil FY 2016 - results data 22 Feb 2017

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 an organic basis increasing by 6%. Here, just-drinks breaks down Coca-Cola Amatil's figures for last year by region.


Treasury Wine Estates CEO - Interview Pt II 15 Feb 2017

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 H1 2017 by region - results 15 Feb 2017

Earlier this week, Treasury Wine Estates released its first-half results, with sales in the six months jumping by almost 25% and net profits more than doubling to AUD136.2m. Here, just-drinks reviews the group's performance in the first half of fiscal-2017 on a by-region basis.


Treasury Wine Estates CEO - Interview Pt I 14 Feb 2017

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.

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Coca-Cola unveils Barista Bros push in Australia 15 Aug 2017

The Coca-Cola Co’s Australasian unit has launched a new ad for its Barista Bros coffee-flavoured milk brand.


Spirits Platform to handle Glenrothes in Aus 7 Aug 2017

The Edrington Group has appointed Spirits Platform to handle its Glenrothes single malt Scotch whisky brand in the Australian market.


Australian Whisky Holdings buys Nant Distillery  7 Aug 2017

Australian Whisky Holdings (AWH) has completed the acquisition of Tasmania's Nant Distillery.


Diageo's Johnnie & Ginger RTD - NPD 28 Jul 2017

Diageo has rolled out a pre-mixed whisky and ginger ale under its Johnnie Walker blended Scotch whisky brand. 


BrewDog names Australia head, explores brew sites 25 Jul 2017

BrewDog has named a lead for its Australian operations as the firm moves closer to opening a brewery in the country. 


Pernod Ricard's Jacob's Creek Prosecco Spritz -NPD 24 Jul 2017

Pernod Ricard has released a Prosecco Spritz in Australia as it looks to capitalise on the popularity of 'aperitivo' drinks.


Kirin denies XXXX brewery closure in Australia 12 Jul 2017

Kirin Breweries' Australian unit, Lion, has hit back at claims its XXXX Brewery in Milton, Queensland is to close. 


CCA hits back after Coca-Cola No Sugar blow 7 Jul 2017

Coca-Cola Amatil has defended its new zero-calorie soda, Coca-Cola No Sugar, after the brand suffered a double distribution blow just weeks after its launch.


Proximo buys Australia's Island2Island distributor 7 Jul 2017

Jose Cuervo-owned Proximo Spirits has purchased Australian distribution firm Island2Island.


Coca-Cola gets interactive with No Sugar campaign 26 Jun 2017

A new Coca-Cola Co sampling programme in Australia is to include an interactive TV advert and an outdoor advertising panel that dispenses free samples when consumers speak to it.

Latest blogs

What is Heineken hiding up its sleeve in Australia? 17 Aug 2016

Heineken is gearing up for a product launch in Australia this month. But exactly what the product is, the brewer is not saying.


Fridges see cool returns for Treasury Wine Estates 16 Jul 2015

After a 2014 it'll want to forget, Treasury Wine Estates has some good news.