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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

Sazerac Co buys Australia's SouthTrade Int'l 16 Sep 2016

James Atkinson

The Sazerac Co has acquired control of Australian spirits distributor SouthTrade International.


Diageo readies healthier RTD offerings for Austral 16 Sep 2016

James Atkinson

Diageo's Australian unit has announced a AUD20m (US$15m) marketing campaign in support of a new range of healthier RTD products in the country.


AB InBev confirms Filipovic as Australia chief 16 Sep 2016

James Atkinson

Anheuser-Busch InBev has lined up the appointment of Peter Filipovic as head of operations in Australia upon completion of its purchase of SABMiller.


Coca-Cola Amatil rolls out Fiji rums to Australia 16 Sep 2016

Lucy Britner

Coca-Cola Amatil's Fijian rum brands have launched in Australia as the company looks to capitalise on the country's thirst for the spirit. 


Pernod Ricard gives Brancott Estate global revamp 14 Sep 2016

Olly Wehring

Pernod Ricard has unveiled a global packaging update for its New Zealand wine brand, Brancott Estate.


Heineken readies latest airport on-premise outlet 13 Sep 2016

Olly Wehring

Heineken is poised to open its fifth airport bar, in Sydney, Australia.

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