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Melbourne distillers to launch first 100% Australia rye whiskey range

Melbourne-based The Gospel Distillers has announced the launch of new rye whiskey range – the first of its kind to use 100% Australian ingredients and be hand-crafted and produced at scale. Produced using single-source unmalted rye from the Murray Mallee region in South Australia, it follows a growing trend for the uptake of rye-based spirits … Continued

September 13, 2019
Tea & Wine; tea-infused wine

The week’s hottest new drinks releases

It’s been a week for innovation in the industry, including a whisky that targets new consumers, a tea-infused wine and a low-calorie, low ABV vodka designed for daytime drinking. Two of the world’s most ancient beverages have been blended together to create a new tea-infused wine product called Tea & Wine. Carefully crafted by subtly … Continued

September 12, 2019
Aerstone targets new whisky drinkers

William Grant releases Aerstone for new whisky drinkers

William Grant & Sons has launched Aerstone, a new single malt aimed to help new whisky drinkers better understand the single malt Scotch category. With 18% volume growth annually, single malt is one of the fastest growing categories in liquor. But many whisky drinkers and retailers still feel intimidated by the apparent complexity of the … Continued

September 12, 2019