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<HEADING>   2016 IBA National Trade Workshop   <Intro> The 2016 IBA National Trade Workshop was held at the Sheraton Fiji Resort on Denarau Island, Fiji last month, with 600 delegates attending from across the IBA network and supply community.   <TEXT>   The conference was an opportunity for retailers to step out of their … Continued

January 1, 2015

Hills Cider Company Launches Two New Products

The Hills Cider Company has released two new products, the Cloudy Apple Cider and Apple & Ginger Cider. Made from fresh Jonathan Apples from the Adelaide hills, the Cloudy Apple Cider is a straw colour, and smells of custard apple, sherbet and hazelnut. This cider acidic on the palate with a touch of honey and … Continued

January 1, 2015

Speakeasy Group Opens New Venue in Melbourne

Speakeasy Group – the group behind Eau de Vie and The Roosevelt – has opened a new craft beer and whisky venue in Melbourne. Owner of the group, Sven Almenning has partnered up with co-owner and general manager of Eau de Vie (Melbourne) Greg Sanderson to open the doors to Boilermaker House and unlike the … Continued

January 1, 2015

ALSA Announces Young Retailer of the Year

ALSA YOUNG LIQUOR RETAILER OF THE YEAR   ALSA was excited to receive applications from across Australia for the inaugural Young Liquor Retailer of the Year Award. The award was established to recognise and reward exceptional young liquor retailers, and to promote the diversity of career opportunities available in retail liquor.   We are is proud to … Continued

January 1, 2015

Australian Vintage Ltd.

Australian Vintage Limited is a leading Australian wine company. Championing a fully-integrated wine business model, the breadth of our capabilities extends to vineyards, boutique and bulk wine production, packaging, marketing and distribution. As one of the largest vineyard owners and managers in Australia, we pride ourselves on producing outstanding and innovative wines for wine lovers the world over. This is reflected in our commitment to quality … Continued

January 1, 2015

Australia & NZ on the Rise as Wine Production Falls Globally

Figures released by the International Organisation of Vine and Wine show wine production in Australia and New Zealand is on the rise while figures globally have fallen to their lowest in 20 years. As production falls by 5 per cent across the world to 259 mhl in 2016, Australian production has risen to 12.5 mhl and … Continued

January 1, 2015

As Triple J counted down its Hottest 100 this Australia Day, craft brewers across the country rejoiced as news of GABS Hottest 100 Aussie Craft Beers of 2016 rolled in. With votes made by thousands of consumers each year, the list has quickly become the go to for the best and most loved beers through the year. For … Continued

January 1, 2015

Australia Wins Five International Trophies at Decanter World Wine Awards 2015

Characterised by integrity and trusted for its rigorous judging process, the Decanter World Wine Awards (DWWA) is renowned for being the largest and most influential global wine competition. When asked about the competition’s prestigious reputation, DWWA Chairman Steven Spurrier said: “The Decanter World Wine Awards are here to recognise and award quality. I think that … Continued

January 1, 2015

Distillery Botanica Gin

Inspired by the scent of the Australian summer garden, Distillery Botanica Gin, a premium Australian artisan gin has been launched featuring notes of jasmine, honeysuckle and orange blossom. In celebration, World Class Bartender of The Year winner and co-owner of Sydney’s Bulletin Place and Dead Ringer Tim Phillips have created a one-of-a-kind cocktail ‘The Garden … Continued

January 1, 2015

Meet The New Jameson Family Members

The Jameson range has undergone a restructure – with three ranges that explore Jameson’s people and craft, heritage and taste – still with the original Jameson Irish Whiskey at the core. The three ranges in the portfolio are: The Whiskey Makers Series, the range of Heritage whiskeys and The Deconstructed Series. The change signifies Jameson’s commitment to … Continued

January 1, 2015