Introducing a minimum unit price (MUP) of $1.30 per standard drink across Australia could dramatically reduce alcohol consumption, claim researchers who argue that the affordability of booze has remained unchanged in 30 years.
Around 1,500 hectares of vineyards fall within areas affected by bushfires in Australia, according to Wine Australia: but it warns that it will be several weeks before it can get a real picture of the impact.
The Food Standards Australia New Zealand’s (FSANZ) recent banning of products with pure and high caffeine concentrations will not affect non-alcoholic beverages such as soft drinks and energy drinks, but more stringent import rules may become applicable.
Warren Randall has completed another lap in his race to snap up South Australia’s prime vineyards, with the acquisition of four more under the Tinlins Wines banner, and bolster supplies to Australia’s favourite new market.
Taking its name from the lyrebird (an Australian bird famed for being able to imitate almost any sound), Lyre’s has set out to become the greatest mimic in the non-alcoholic spirits category. Launched earlier this year, the Aussie brand has already spread...
The Australian non-alcoholic beverage industry has been urged to ‘shift gears’ and up the ante in order to hit its 2025 sugar reduction pledge targets after its latest progress report revealed a ‘significant’ 7% reduction overall.
“We always say the best wine is yet to be made, and every year we get a little bit closer despite all the risks nature throws at us,” says Dan Johnson as he considers his 13 years at the Australian Wine Research Institute in Adelaide.