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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...

Focus - CCA's H1 Performance by Region and Sector

Today, Coca-Cola Amatil (CCA) reported its first-half results for 2015, revealing a slight increase in profits and sales. Here, just-drinks...

Focus - TWE's H1 Performance by Region

Today, Treasury Wine Estates reported a sales and operating profits increase in the first six months of its fiscal year, hinting at a turnar...

Latest Interviews

Interview: Casella's marketing & export manager 21 Apr 2015

James Wilmore

Casella Family Brands hit the acquisition trail late last year when it snapped up Barossa Valley producer Peter Lehmann Wines for AUD57m (US$49.8m). Here, just-drinks talks to the Australian firm's global marketing & export sales manager, Libby Nutt, about the plans ahead for the brand and Casella's star performer Yellow Tail.


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.

Latest News

Bacardi targets Australia for Bombay Sapphire push 22 Nov 2016

Lucy Britner

Bacardi's Global Travel Retail unit will roll out its Bombay Sapphire campaign to Sydney airport as it looks to capitalise on Australia's thirst for gin. 


Yeastie Boys sets up Aus JV with Experienceit 21 Nov 2016

Lucy Britner

New Zealand brewer Yeastie Boys has created a joint venture with Experienceit Beverages in Australia as it looks to establish a brewing and distribution base in the country. 


Asahi's Mist Wood Gin RTDs - Product Launch 17 Nov 2016

Andy Morton

Asahi's Australian unit has launched a gin-based RTD brand that targets consumers who don't like tonic. 


Pernod appoints TWE winemaker to Jacob's Creek 15 Nov 2016

Andy Morton

Pernod Ricard has poached a head winemaker for its white & sparkling Jacob's Creek wines from Treasury Wine Estates.


Kirin's Lion agrees wine unit sale to Accolade 14 Nov 2016

Andy Morton

Lion is to sell its Australian premium wine business, Fine Wine Partners (FWP), to Accolade Wines.


Coca-Cola South Pacific revamps Cascade range 8 Nov 2016

Lucy Britner

Coca-Cola South Pacific has bolstered its Cascade range as it looks to capitalise on the trend for non-alcoholic adult beverages in Australia. 

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