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Stoli Group’s AC/DC Thunderstruck Tequila- Comment

I have to doff my cap to SPI Group, for its tie-up with Australian rock band AC/DC. The launch this month of AC/DC Thunderstruck Tequila loo...

Why Marlborough is looking to up its game

This month, wine commentator Chris Losh heads to Marlborough in New Zealand, to see how some folk in the wine region are trying to make its...

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...

Latest Interviews

"We know exactly what our plans look like by region for the next five years" - Interview, Michael Clarke, CEO, Treasury Wine Estates - Part 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.


"We have really instilled a discipline within the organisation" - Interview, Michael Clarke, CEO, Treasury Wine Estates - Part 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

Treasury Wine Estates COO Robert Foye departs after internal policies breach 21 Jan 2019

Olly Wehring

A "breach of internal policies" has prompted the departure of COO Robert Foye from Treasury Wine Estates, less than five years after he joined the group from The Coca-Cola Co.


Sydney Beer Co targets first beer at the bar with temperature discounts 16 Jan 2019

Andy Morton

Australian brewer Sydney Beer Co is giving temperature-related discounts to consumers in a bid to be part of their first order at the bar.


Coca-Cola Amatil scraps plastic straws and stirrers 14 Jan 2019

Lucy Britner

Coca-Cola Amatil has become the latest company to cease distribution of single-use plastic straws and stirrers.


Carlton & United Breweries rows back on ring pulls 14 Jan 2019

Lucy Britner

Carlton & United Breweries, the Australian unit of Anheuser-Busch InBev, has admitted the decision introduce ring pulls for Carlton Dry was "wrong".


China drops Australian wine tariffs to zero 3 Jan 2019

Andy Morton

Australian wine exports to China are now tariff free after a clause in the two countries’ free-trade agreement kicked in.


Coca-Cola Amatil's Mount Franklin Kids - Product Launch 20 Dec 2018

Lucy Britner

Coca-Cola Amatil has added a range of flavoured waters to its Mount Franklin spring water brand, as it looks to appeal to young consumers.



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