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Top Sommeliers Tour Australia

Wine Australia’s annual Sommelier Immersion Program (SIP) is now well underway, with sommeliers from some of Australia’s best restaurants currently making their way across the country’s wine regions. Sommeliers are traveling to the King Valley, Coonawarra, Wrattonbully, Langhorne Creek and Margaret River, visiting winemakers and wineries in each region along the way; taking part in … Continued

January 1, 2015

Casella Pushes for Premium Footprint

  Casella Family Brands will release two new vintages into its premium Limited Release range early next year and in the lead up, is encouraging media and trade to try the   The 2010 vintages of Casella Family Brands’ premium Limited Release range are now ready in bottle   looking great. The anticipated release date is early … Continued

January 1, 2015

James Squire Releases Hop Thief 8 Hop Thief 8 is the newest release from the James Squire Hop Thief Varietal Series. Like the other releases in the series, Hop Thief 8 is an American-style pale ale made from the finest hops available from the season. In this release, Malt Shovel Brewery has sourced Cascade and … Continued

January 1, 2015

drinks trade: This is the second consecutive year that Jim Beam has been awarded Brand of the Year at the Australian drinks Awards. What does the award mean to you and the team at Beam Suntory?   Demetrius Giouzelis: The first time was a thrill and the second time has been completely humbling. Just to … Continued

January 1, 2015

Breweries to Watch in 2016

It’s hard to reconcile the continued decline in beer consumption in Australia with the surge in brewery openings across the country throughout 2015. The disconnect can be explained by the fact that many of the new breweries opening on an almost weekly basis are focused on serving their local communities. New South Wales has seen the … Continued

January 1, 2015

De Bortoli Family Winemakers

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January 1, 2015

      “This innovation also caters for RTD drinkers whose palates are evolving and are looking for a drink that is not too sweet and more sophisticated. It will enable them to stay with the category for longer.”   Mist Wood Gin is an RTD made from pot-stilled gin mixed with sparkling water and … Continued

January 1, 2015