Kangaroo Island Feastival

Kangaroo Island Feastival

Feb 4, 2015

1 – 8 May 2015 Kangaroo Island Feastival offers a degustation of extraordinary dining events. Explore Kangaroo Island’s natural wilderness, gastronomy and the intimate stories and lifestyles that make up island life. Choose from a variety of events with themes such as table surfing, wilderness,...

PIKES WINERY TO OPEN A BREWERY

PIKES WINERY TO OPEN A BREWERY

Dec 17, 2014

South Australia’s Clare Valley is hoping to leap onto the global craft beer map with the opening of a $1m state-of-the-art brewhouse at Pikes Winery. Brewing began Dec 12 2014, with the new tasting room to open in January 2015. “We’re getting geared up right now,” said Andrew Pike, the winery’s...

A beer for the dogs?

A beer for the dogs?

Dec 4, 2014

Not sure what to get the pampered pooch for Christmas? Why beer of course. Now before you call the RSPCA and start preaching about how dogs are hard enough to discipline without getting them drunk, Snuffle Dog Beer does not actually contain any alcohol. The Snuffle range doesn’t taste of old socks...

THE COFFEE INDUSTRY RETURNS FOR MICE2015

THE COFFEE INDUSTRY RETURNS FOR MICE2015

Sep 24, 2014

Melbourne will once again be in the spotlight as the country’s coffee capital in 2015. The Melbourne International Coffee Expo (MICE) will take place 13 – 15 March at the Royal Melbourne Showgrounds for the fourth year running. The new schedule allows MICE to fall within the Melbourne Food and...

Why do Australians choose coffee over Easter eggs?

Why do Australians choose coffee over Easter eggs?

Apr 23, 2014

In the lead up to Easter, The Coffee Club conducted a survey of its customers from across NSW, QLD, VIC, SA, WA, ACT and NT, aged between 18 – 59 years, finding almost three quarters of respondents would prefer to consume coffee before Easter eggs. According to John Lazarou, The Coffee Club...

Speakers announced for UK Coffee Leaders Summit

Feb 19, 2014

Some of the UK’s most exciting coffee entrepreneurs will be joined by top business thinkers for this year’s UK Coffee Leaders Summit in London on 26 February. Driven by leading-edge market analysts Allegra Strategies, this year’s conference is titled ‘Adapting to Changing Consumer Behaviour’...

Nespresso inventor to receive Lifetime Achievement Award

Nespresso inventor to receive Lifetime Achievement Award

Feb 19, 2014

Organisers of the GCR Leaders Symposium, taking place on 5 March 2014 in Singapore, will be presenting Eric Favre, the inventor of the Nespresso capsule system, with a Coffee Leaders Lifetime Achievement Award. The Coffee Leaders Lifetime Achievement Award is presented to a prominent member of the coffee...

Kicking Horse Coffee kicking goals

Kicking Horse Coffee kicking goals

Feb 12, 2014

(From the January 2014 issue of Global Coffee Review.) Kicking Horse Coffee blazed a trail to become Canada’s largest roaster of Fairtrade organic coffee. But, as Tom Hoyne, the company’s Vice President of Coffee Quality Assurance says, they’re not done yet. When Kicking Horse Coffee founders...

Asian Beer Online introduces ‘the champagne of beers’

Asian Beer Online introduces ‘the champagne of beers’

Feb 5, 2014

From the shores of Okinawa, Japan, to our own, Asian Beer Online is brewing up a change in the Australian drinks market with the introduction of the ‘champagne of beers’, Orion Premium Draft Beer. Produced with exacting care, this craft beer is sure to satisfy Australian palates this summer, with its...

Coopers release a new beer

Coopers release a new beer

Jan 29, 2014

South Australian brewing powerhouse Coopers has announced the release of brand-new addition to its Thomas Cooper’s Selection – an unpasteurised lager that they’ve named Artisan Reserve Pilsner. Given Coopers’ history of bottle-conditioned ales that don’t undergo pasteurisation, the decision...

2013 European Coffee Awards

2013 European Coffee Awards

Dec 4, 2013

More than 350 senior executives from across the coffee and food-to-go sectors gathered for a night of industry celebration at the European Coffee awards in Paris on 27 November. Costa Coffee were awarded in three categories ‘Best Coffee Chain – Southern Europe’, ‘Best Coffee Chain – UK...

Nestlé confirms projected growth of 5 per cent for 2013

Nestlé confirms projected growth of 5 per cent for 2013

Oct 30, 2013

Nestlé has reported growth across all of its markets for the first nine months of 2013, with 1.1 per cent organic growth in developed markets and 8.8 per cent in emerging markets. This represented revenues of almost US$76 billion. The company has also confirmed its outlook for the full year, projecting...

Pfeiffer Fest

Pfeiffer Fest

Sep 12, 2013

06/10/2013. Free entry Whistler Wines, 241 Marananga Road, Seppeltsfield, SA 5355   The Pfeiffer families annual “birthday” celebration of their family run Whistler Wines is upon us once again. Celebrating in German stylings, dust off your lederhosen and dirndl to win a magnum of wine and feast on...

Coffee Quality

Coffee Quality

Aug 28, 2013

Coffee Quality Institute releases new Q certification marks Non-profit organisation, The Coffee Quality Institute (CQI), has expanded its work to improve the quality of coffee worldwide by introducing three new Q certification marks. This release includes a new mark for Q Certified Arabica along with...

South Australian Winery Tour

South Australian Winery Tour

Aug 21, 2013

Wine enjoyment expert Paul Keung recently traveled to South Australia on holiday from his native Christchurch to explore in person the wine varietals which SA has been proudly producing. Take a few tips on places to see across a wide spectrum of the South Australian wine growing regions. Adelaide Hills Any...