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One new brewery opening every week in Australia

One new brewery opening every week in Australia



Brews News editor James Atkinson says one brewery opening every week in Australia is not sustainable in the Australian craft industry.

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Johnnie Walker to release Jane Walker whisky

Johnnie Walker to release Jane Walker whisky



Reports from the US suggest Diageo is preparing to release a feminine version of Johnnie Walker Black Label whisky, called Jane Walker.

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Wine war: Australia takes Canada to WTO

Wine war: Australia takes Canada to WTO



Australia has filed a complaint with the World Trade Organisation about Canada’s rules on wine sales, saying they are discriminatory and damaging to its trade exports.

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D'USSE cognac launches in Australia



Bacardi-Martini has launched a new Cognac - called D’USSÉ - in Australia.

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Shock resignation: Paul Schaafsma leaves Broadland Wineries

Shock resignation: Paul Schaafsma leaves Broadland Wineries



Just four months after his appointment as CEO of Broadland Wineries, former Accolade CEO Paul Schaafsma is leaving the company to start his own business.

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Perth distiller creates Australia-first quinoa whiskey

Perth distiller creates Australia-first quinoa whiskey



Perth distiller Whipper Snapper has created Australia's first quinoa whiskey.

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Earliest grape harvest on record for Upper Hunter vineyards

Earliest grape harvest on record for Upper Hunter vineyards



Two Upper Hunter Valley vineyards - Two Rivers and Hollydene Estate - picked their earliest ever harvests this month.

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Steve Donohue replaces Martin Smith as Endeavour Drinks Group MD

Steve Donohue replaces Martin Smith as Endeavour Drinks Group MD



Endeavour Drinks Group has announced Steve Donohue is replacing Martin Smith as Managing Director.

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How Pepsi lost the cocktail war with Coke

How Pepsi lost the cocktail war with Coke



Ever wondered why it's called a rum & Coke and not a rum & Pepsi? Here's how Coca-Cola won the mixer war in bars, pubs and clubs around the world.

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Diageo joins Pernod Ricard & Bacardi in plastic straw ban

Diageo joins Pernod Ricard & Bacardi in plastic straw ban



Diageo confirms it has a new policy regarding the use and promotion of plastic straws and plastic drink stirrers across its business.

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Top three beers in the US in 2017 were light

Top three beers in the US in 2017 were light



Preliminary analysis of national 2017 beer sales in the United States has shown the top three labels were light, reduced-calorie domestic lagers.

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Taylors Wines creates world-first temperature pop-up restaurant

Taylors Wines creates world-first temperature pop-up restaurant



Taylors Wines and Duncan Welgemoed, head chef of hatted Africola, have created Celsius – an evening of wine, food and technology to prove how much temperature affects food and the wine.

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NSW CDS creates litter problem

NSW CDS creates litter problem



While the NSW Government's Return and Earn scheme was created to target litter reduction in the state, critics say it's actually creating litter problems.

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TOMRA-Cleanaway bombarded with CDS noise complaints

TOMRA-Cleanaway bombarded with CDS noise complaints



Residents and businesses throughout NSW are complaining their lives are being ruined by the noise disturbance of NSW CDS Return and Earn machines.

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Pernod Ricard bans plastic straws

Pernod Ricard bans plastic straws



Pernod Ricard has joined Bacardi in banning the use of plastic straws in any part of its business.

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Thousands of visitors flocking to the d

Thousands of visitors flocking to the d'Arenberg Cube



About 1000 people a day have visited the $15million d’Arenberg Cube since it opened in McLaren Vale last month.

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Gold medals mean wines are worth 13% more

Gold medals mean wines are worth 13% more



The American Association of Wine Economists claims winemakers can charge 13% more for wines if they win a Gold medal in a competition.

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Bacardi & Pernod Ricard fire up over Havana Club

Bacardi & Pernod Ricard fire up over Havana Club



The long-running feud between Bacardi and Pernod Ricard over Havana Club has taken a dramatic turn.

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The biggest challenges facing the ABA in 2018

The biggest challenges facing the ABA in 2018



Drinks Trade editor Hannah Sparks talks to ABA Executive Director Fergus Taylor about the organisation's achievements in 2017 and plans for the year ahead.

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Cider Australia President slams NSW CDS

Cider Australia President slams NSW CDS



The President of Cider Australia, Sam Reid, tells Drinks Trade the NSW Container Deposit Scheme is one of the worst thought out and executed pieces of legislation he's seen.

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