The Foundation for Alcohol Research and Education and Retail Drinks are at loggerheads over retail alcohol sales statistics during COVID-19 as FARE criticises the industry’s “predatory instincts”.
King River Brewing in the Victorian High Country was hit by bushfires and then COVID-19 last year, but it used the time to plan for expansion and is now doubling capacity.
Bellarine Brewing Company in Victoria has made a habit of diversifying, and its latest pivot to hand sanitiser is now being made permanent.
This week on the podcast we catch up with Ben Kraus, who spent the last 3 months commissioning and starting a new brewery in Austria.
The latest report from researchers at Monash University using data from the Australian Tax Office, rather than self-reported polls, has shown a net decrease in beer drinking.
Owner of First Choice and Liquorland says that at-home consumption and trends toward bulk buying will continue as it posts its first quarter results.
NSW’s Mountain Culture Beer Co. is turning a COVID-19 evolution into a permanent strategy after it increased capacity to half a million litres during the pandemic.
After a year of postponements, GABS festivals in Brisbane, Sydney and Melbourne are the latest to be deferred to 2021.
Seven High Country breweries have teamed up to create Collab Cases in lieu of the annual collaborative brew day cancelled by COVID-19.
Balter Brewing Company is getting behind a campaign to support local hospitality workers affected by COVID-19 and boost Queensland tourism.