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Treasury Wine Estates in H2 2020 - results preview

On Wednesday, Treasury Wine Estates will announce its fiscal half-year results - the six months to the end of December. Back in August, the...

Australian wine - First COVID, now China - comment

International trade disputes are 'two-a-penny' at the moment and have become a fact of life for brand owners in most beverage categories. Au...

Tariffs risk reversing Australian wine's hard work

Earlier today, China's Ministry of Commerce (MOFCOM) advanced an on-going anti-dumping investigation into Australian wine with the announcem...

Indonesia the wildcard in CCA buy - comment

Over the weekend, Coca-Cola European Partners offered a textbook example of how to turn a crisis to one's advantage. As markets reel from th...

Latest Interviews

"Most people just want to talk about China at the moment!" - just-drinks speaks to Treasury Wine Estates CEO Tim Ford 17 Feb 2021

Olly Wehring

The release today of six-month results provided the opportunity for just-drinks to catch up with Treasury Wine Estates' CEO, Tim Ford. During our London-to-Melbourne call, Ford explains how TWE is benefitting from the COVID pandemic in Europe, is looking to sell off brands in the US, is preparing for a 'new normal' in China and wasn't bluffing - honest! - when the company mulled demerging Penfolds.

"China is certainly a worry" - just-drinks speaks to Treasury Wine Estates CEO Tim Ford 5 Nov 2020

Olly Wehring

Earlier today, Treasury Wine Estates held its AGM. just-drinks took the opportunity to catch up with group CEO Tim Ford to learn more about the latest news out of China and Ford's recent transition into the role, vacated by Mike Clarke earlier this year.

Latest News

Villa Maria's EarthGarden organic wine range - Product Launch 24 Feb 2021

Andy Morton

New Zealand winery Villa Maria has launched its first organic range as part of a wider move into the organic category.

Coca-Cola European Partners set to land Coca-Cola Amatil deal by May 18 Feb 2021

Andy Morton

Coca-Cola European Partners is on course to secure its acquisition of Australasian bottler Coca-Cola Amatil by mid-March.

Treasury Wine Estates prepares for life without China as half-year sales dip - results data 17 Feb 2021

Olly Wehring

Treasury Wine Estates is preparing to factor China's wine market out of the equation as recently-introduced tariffs pulled on improving sales in the second half of 2020.

Treasury Wine Estates unveils California Collection in Penfolds first 17 Feb 2021

Andy Morton

Treasury Wine Estates has launched the first Penfolds wines to use Californian grapes.

Coca-Cola European Partners ups offer as Coca-Cola Amatil takeover draws nearer 15 Feb 2021

Olly Wehring

Coca-Cola European Partners has increased its offer to acquire Coca-Cola Amatil, with the Australasian bottler backing the improved bid.

Australian wine pays price for China tariffs as December exports collapse - data 3 Feb 2021

Andy Morton

Australian wine exports to China dropped to near zero in December as new tariffs cut off trade channels to the important East Asian market.

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