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Coles partners with brewery to make beer from excess watermelons and bread

The beer is sourced from excess melons donated by Coles produce supplier Rombola Family Farms, and uses unsold Coles bre...

French wine lovers wash away climate and Covid-19 worries with new Beaujolais

"It's a nice little wine. It's not the biggest grand cru, obviously, but it is pleasant and not very expensive," said Fe...

Premium Japanese beer Yebisu launches in Australia

Premium Japanese beer label Yebisu Premium Beer has been launched in Australia, through Coopers Brewery.   Coo...

Penfolds selling US$130,000 limited-edition NFT wine barrel

Penfolds has partnered with a NFT marketplace for luxury alcohol products, BlockBar, to launch its first limited-edition...

Australian beer makers fight climate change by feeding carbon to algae

The carbon emitted by fermenting hops to make a six-pack of beer can take a tree two days to absorb.

Treasury Wines shuffles US wines with acquisition of Frank Family Vineyards

According to the business, the US$315 million acquisition signifies TWE’s new approach to capital allocation in the regi...

Lyre’s latest fundraising round values company at $500 million

Alcohol-free spirits maker Lyre’s is now worth $500 million after a fresh funding round was completed which included inv...

With borders closed, Australian winemakers raise a glass to the home crowd

Sydney resident Jean Maree Furtado said she traveled 170 km (100 miles) for a leisurely wine tasting.

Dan Murphy’s launches dedicated gifting hub online

Liquor chain Dan Murphy’s has launched an online gifting hub, specialising in hampers and a bespoke wine collection, liv...

Green machine: meet Melbourne’s latest non-alc brand Motive Matcha

Melbourne-based entrepreneurs Sally Ballantine and Jo Saadie launched non-alcoholic, ready-to-drink sparkling drink Moti...

Lyre’s adds alcohol-free bubbly to its growing Australian range

The Classico product range can be bought at Sans Drinks, David Jones and the company's website nationwide with an RRP of...

Dan Murphy’s bets big on craft beer in Western Australia

Dan Murphy’s Hyde Park features a “craft beer canyon”, with almost 500 different options for craft beer – the retailer’s...

Lion’s US brewery deal takes it to the top of the craft beer market

“Just as Lion once crossed the Tasman to establish itself in Australia, now we have crossed the Pacific to form a leadin...

Hendrick’s super-premium premixed cocktail helps Covid-19 hit bar trade

Hendrick’s Gin Martini was crafted by Master Distiller, Lesley Gracie, and cocktail specialists from Sydney’s Maybe Samm...

How Australia’s liquor industry has pivoted through Covid crisis

Liquor brands and retailers have innovated in a variety of ways in the past 18 months to match consumer demand and keep ...