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We'll be the first to admit that we're big fans of non-alcoholic drinks here at Kaddy. It's an important category that is growing at light speed. But, like every emergent category, there is some dross ...
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Faddish IPL variant or the future of more sessionable full-flavoured IPA? That's the question surrounding one of the newest beer styles that have hit our shores, cold IPA. I've delved into the history ...
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We're currently in a boomtime for Australian spirits, with more interest than ever in local distiller's offerings. But is it really a limitless future for Ausse drinks in restaurants and bars? Sommelier ...
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The wine industry has a problem. The next generations of drinkers just aren't drinking wine like their forebears, with stats from the U.S suggesting that just 20% of millennials are now drinking wine, ...
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What does the future look like for Australian whisky? @Luke McCarthy has his ear to the ground, and it's hard to miss the enthusiasm In this piece, the latest in our Kaddy Commentators series. ...
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Just how green is your beer? WA beer journalist (and talented photographer) Jono Outred gives us an insight into the moves to make sustainable. In the modern world, most agree that greener is better. ...
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Today, we're absolutely stoked to officially kick off a new series on the Kaddy Community where we highlight some of the opinions and perspectives of industry thinkers, legends, commentators and experts. ...
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As this Boothby article notes , there was a time when amaretto sour was THE cocktail of choice. But then along came espresso martinis, and now it's margaritas that have cornered the market, as we talked ...
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Promo Feature It’s no secret that Tequila is so hot right now. Forbes, for example, reported that global Tequila sales increased by 46% in 2020 alone. Australia is also now the third-biggest consumer ...
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Pinot Noir isn't a grape variety; it's an addiction. Once you find yourself ensconced in Pinot's warm embrace, there is little hope. No matter whether you're pouring drinks or emptying them yourself, ...
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The pink stuff. Red lolly water. Blush. Whatever you call it, rosé’s history has seen it categorised as an inconsequential wine. Something frivolous, often sweet, and typically commercial – a wine that ...
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It’s official - lockdowns pushed Australians to drink. And we loved the taste of nostalgia… In stats from Roy Morgan’s Alcohol Consumption Report, the proportion of Australians who drink alcohol has increased ...
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In yet another example of how the worlds of traditional soft drinks and alcoholic beverages are colliding, Pepsi's famed Mountain Dew (aka MTN DEW) has now crossed over into the seltzer (or more correctly, ...
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The future of Kaddy just took a massive leap forward. DW8, our ASX-listed parent company, has now announced to the market that it will be bringing its entire operations under the Kaddy name, and in the ...
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Even Even Charlie O’Brien was surprised how many trophies he won. At the recent 2021 McLaren Vale Wine Show, this young winemaking star scored an astonishing four of the major awards on offer, taking ...
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Craft Cider Is Booming

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Craft Cider. The ultimate beer and wine alternative. After a year when the cider category took a hit, with volumes declining 7.4% (IBISWorld figures) you wouldn’t expect to hear good news. But ask ...
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“Do you have any vegan wine?” For anyone selling wine in restaurants, pubs and bottle shops, you’ve probably heard this question before. And really, we shouldn’t be surprised - according to Euromonitor ...
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It’s official - RTDs & premixed drinks are going to be one of the biggest trends of the next five years, doubling their market share by 2025. Here at Kaddy, we’re on the premium RTD train, and you ...
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We’ve come a long way from a world where XXXX, Bundaberg rum & Chardonnay in a cask were our choice of local drinks. Sure, that’s a generalisation - and statistically, the Chardonnay is more likely ...
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Image: Aboriginal artist Turkey Tolson Tjupurrula painting with acrylic. Courtesy of Invaluable, 2018. To learn more about Indigenous Art, click here . Today is Australia Day when we celebrate all that ...
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