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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...

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...

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

Underground Spirits looks to Canberra for new packaging design 20 Jul 2018

Andy Morton

Independent Australian distillery Underground Spirits has revamped the packaging of its range of gin and vodka, drawing on its home city of Canberra and the scientific process behind its production.

The Coca-Cola Co to drop Coke Zero in Australia 18 Jul 2018

Andy Morton

Coca-Cola Australia has confirmed it is to phase out Coke Zero from the start of next month.

Pernod Ricard appoints new global marketing head at Winemakers unit 17 Jul 2018

Richard Woodard

Pernod Ricard Winemakers has appointed Darryn Hakof as its global marketing director, replacing Anne Tremsal, who becomes marketing director at Ricard and Pernod in Marseilles.

Davies Foods sells off New Zealand drinks presence to DKSH 11 Jul 2018

Olly Wehring

Davies Foods has offloaded its full drinks portfolio to global "market expansion services provider" DKSH.

Australian Beer Co's Yenda Session - Product Launch 9 Jul 2018

Andy Morton

Australian Beer Co, jointly owned by Casella Wines and Coca-Cola Amatil, has launched a mid-strength addition to its Yenda beer range: Yenda Session.

Coca-Cola Amatil, Coca-Cola South Pacific pledge 20% sugar reduction by 2025 25 Jun 2018

Lucy Britner

Coca-Cola South Pacific and Coca-Cola Amatil will reduce the sugar content across their soft drinks portfolio, as part of an industry-wide pledge announced by the Australian Beverages Council (ABCL).

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