RTD and Premix

World’s Top 50 Bars Name Their Favourite Spirit Brands

Bartenders and bar owners from the top 50 bars globally have named their favourite spirit brands in a recent report run by Drinks International. The drinks magazine asked participating bars from Australasia, Asia, Europe, North America, Latin America, Africa and the Middle East to state which brands they love the most and simply couldn’t be without in the … Continued

January 14, 2016

Free Tickets Available to Botanik House Music Festival

Absolut Vodka is kicking off summer with the launch of its new premix drink, Absolut Botanik at a free series of live music events with Botanik House. The Botanik House line-up includes artists, DJs, performers and collaborators such as Sydney Hip Hop DJ duo Lazer Gunne Funk, followed by Alice Q, Sam Marchetti, One Day … Continued

October 12, 2015

Asahi Premium Beverages to Release New RTD Whisky

Asahi Premium Beverages has announced its newest addition to the Canadian whisky family. Aged for three years in oak barrels, Wild Moose (RRP $23.99/$21.99) is a blend of 100 per cent Canadian Grain Whisky and premium dry ginger ale, with a hint of lime flavour. Kelly Jones, Dark Spirits Brand Category Manager says, “Canadian Whisky … Continued

October 8, 2015

Bundaberg Releases New Range of Innovative Cans

Bundaberg Rum has released a new range of innovative cans across its Bundaberg U.P. Rum & Cola product, which heralds a number of Aussie Legends as part of the brand’s ‘Cheers to a Legend’ campaign. The new cans, in store now, have been paired with image recognition software, which means consumers can discover who the … Continued

September 30, 2015

Flashback Friday – This Week in Pictures

Bayfield family buys The Light Brigade Jude Law face of new Johnnie Walker campaign explore CIDER shoot at The Longueville Hotel Chivas releases bottle worth more than $4000 Coke reduces bottle size Halliday to head Campari Jack Daniel’s historian visits Sydney             drinks trade panel selects wines for summer Petaluma … Continued

September 25, 2015

ABSOLUT Launches Premium RTD Exclusively to Australia

Pernod Ricard Australia today announced the launch of Absolut Botanik, a world-first range of premium, contemporary and refreshing RTDs. Absolut Botanik offers three unique flavours and distinctive and creative packaging, staying true to the essence of the Absolut brand. Available in both bottle and can format, Absolut Botanik is a mix of single source Absolut … Continued

September 17, 2015

Beer, Wine and Spirit Producers Commit to Reducing Harmful Drinking Globally

The International Alliance for Responsible Drinking (IARD) has released its two-year report of ‘Beer, Wine and Spirits Producers’ Commitments’ to Reduce Harmful Drinking. Signed back in October 2012, the commitments were agreed upon by CEOs of leading global producers of beer, wine and spirits to improve harmful drinking worldwide. The report released this week now … Continued

September 17, 2015

Bacardi Legacy Finalist Named Australia’s Best Bartender

This week, the Australian Hotels Association (AHA) handed out the 2015 National Awards for Excellence to members of the hospitality and accommodation industry. Atop a glow of highlights was the induction of New South Wales hotel industry stalwart, Bevan Douglas, into the Johnnie Walker Hall of Fame. The induction recognised Mr. Douglas and his family’s … Continued

September 16, 2015