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Silverchair bass player's Newcastle bar burns down



Police are investigating the cause of a fire that has destroyed a Newcastle bar co-owned by Silverchair's Chris Joannou.

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Marijuana to outsell alcohol in Canada by 2020

Marijuana to outsell alcohol in Canada by 2020



Marijuana was legalised in Canada this week, with a leading bank predicting cannabis will outsell alcohol in the country by 2020.

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Britain to run out of beer within days as CO2 shortage hits

Britain to run out of beer within days as CO2 shortage hits



Britain is facing a beer shortage as stocks of carbon dioxide in the country run dangerously low.

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Lion launches Iron Jack Full Strength Lager

Lion launches Iron Jack Full Strength Lager



Lion has announced it will release Iron Jack Full Strength Lager next month.

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Beer running dry in Moscow for World Cup

Beer running dry in Moscow for World Cup



Bars and restaurants in Moscow say beer supplies are running low as soccer fans inundate the city.

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Melbourne bottle shop voted Australia

Melbourne bottle shop voted Australia's best wine venue



The 2018 Young Gun of Wine winners were announced yesterday, with the inaugural Wineslinger award going to City Wine Shop in Melbourne.

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Rob Mack is 2018

Rob Mack is 2018's Young Gun of Wine



McLaren Vale winery Aphelion's chief winemaker Rob Mack has been crowned Australia’s 2018 Young Gun of Wine.

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Growing support for minimum floor price legislation

Growing support for minimum floor price legislation



Wales has joined Scotland and Australia's Northern Territory by announcing it will implement a minimum floor price on alcohol.

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Budweiser banks on Snapchat for World Cup beer sales

Budweiser banks on Snapchat for World Cup beer sales



Budweiser, the official beer of the 2018 FIFA World Cup, has partnered with Snapchat to unveil the world’s first sponsored, sound-activated lens.

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What the plastic bag ban means to liquor customers

What the plastic bag ban means to liquor customers



Woolworths’ plastic bag ban comes into effect tomorrow, with shoppers in NSW, Victoria, Queensland and Western Australia waving goodbye to single-use bags at BWS and Dan Murphy's.

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Amazon boosts Dan Murphy

Amazon boosts Dan Murphy's bottom line



Analysis of website traffic has found Dan Murphy’s online penetration has grown following the launch of Amazon.com.au.

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Australia to host Institute of Masters of Wine 10th international Symposium

Australia to host Institute of Masters of Wine 10th international Symposium



The Institute of Masters of Wine has announced that Adelaide will host its next international Symposium in June 2022.

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Harry Jenkins appointed	new	Independent Chair of ABAC

Harry Jenkins appointed new Independent Chair of ABAC



Former Speaker of the House of Representatives Harry Jenkins AO will take up the Independent Chair role of the Alcohol Beverages Advertising Code.

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Personal, tailored marketing key to Gen Z and Millennial consumers

Personal, tailored marketing key to Gen Z and Millennial consumers



Consumer relationships are becoming more relationship based than transaction based, and Gen Z and Millennials require personal tailored marketing as opposed to the mass traditional model.

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Iris recognition: the future of retail payments?

Iris recognition: the future of retail payments?



Alibaba CEO Daniel Zhang has told delegates to the Consumer Goods Forum Global Summit in Singapore that iris recognition is the future of payments in e-commerce.

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Riversdale Estate picks up trophy for Best Pinot in Show

Riversdale Estate picks up trophy for Best Pinot in Show



Riversdale Estate Centaurus Pinot Noir 2016 has been awarded the trophy for Best Pinot Noir in Show over the weekend at the Cairns Wine Show.

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These are 2018

These are 2018's biggest drinks trends



VinePair - the most-read publication about wine, beer and spirits in the US - has revealed the biggest summer drinks trends of 2018.

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NSW small businesses to get CDS compensation

NSW small businesses to get CDS compensation



Drink vendors within 80 kilometres of the Victorian border will be given compensation for damage to their businesses from the NSW CDS.

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Has Lion created the world

Has Lion created the world's most sustainable microbrewery?



Lion has opened its latest craft brew bar in Christchurch, which it hopes will become the most sustainable brewery in the world.

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Drinks & cannabis industries unite to drive future growth

Drinks & cannabis industries unite to drive future growth



A drinks industry conference in New York has been told that "cannabis beverages are the new soda".

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