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The week's top stories for women in drinks

The week's top stories for women in drinks

A Canberra vineyard owner scooped the world's top award for wine label design; Melanie Cooper revealed how her company embraces marriage equality; and two of AB InBev's innovation executives announced big plans for the company on Earth and in space!


1. A Canberra vineyard won the world's best wine label award

Four Winds Vineyard was awarded the Overall Supreme Champion trophy at the 2017 International Wine Design Challenge, with some of the featured images being taken by winery owner Sarah Collingwood.

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2. AB InBev revealed 3 ways its marketing beer in a tech-led world

Tina Wung, Director of Digital Strategy & Innovation, addressed ad:tech Sydney 2017.

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AB InBev also announced a “Bud on Mars” initiative to be the first brewer in space, with Innovation VP Valerie Toothman saying: “We want to make sure that Budweiser is the beer that people are toasting with on Mars when we get there.”

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3. Executive search consultant Simone Allan discussed diversity

Mondo Search's director mused on the 8 key reasons women don’t get want they want in the workplace.

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Alex Harrington, chief executive of the Warren Centre, also explored the link between diversity and innovation.

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4. India's first-ever wine report raised the question: is it a missed opportunity for Aussie wine?

India's only MV, Sonal Holland, notes alcohol sales in the country are rising, with wine (12%) is growing faster than spirits (7%) and beer (10%)

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5. Nicolas Feuillatte MD Julie Campos announced she was leaving the company
Campos had been outspoken in her criticism of the Champagne region. 


6. Melanie Cooper explained how Coopers is embracing marriage equality

Following protests over a video featuring Coopers Light during a marriage equality debate, Coopers has cancelled the release of its The Bible Society commemorative cans and is joining Australian Marriage Equality.

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