Chicks With Ales scoops Gold Beery Award
Chicks With Ales scoops Gold Beery Award

21/09/2018 - Congratulations to Kerry Claydon from Brisbane Chicks With Ales on winning the Gold Beery for Best Community Contributor at The Beeries.

How
How 'equality marketing' revived Jim Beam

21/09/2018 - StrawberryFrog has revealed how it's 'equality marketing' strategy turned Jim Beam around after years of declining sales.

Janice McDonald is Australia’s Winemaker of the Year for 2018
Janice McDonald is Australia’s Winemaker of the Year for 2018

21/09/2018 - Janice McDonald, of Burch Family Wines in Western Australia has been crowned Gourmet Traveller's 2018 Winemaker of the Year.

Perrier-Jouët appoints its first female Cellar Master
Perrier-Jouët appoints its first female Cellar Master

21/09/2018 - Perrier-Jouët has announced Séverine Frerson as the successor to the Maison’s Cellar Master Hervé Deschamps.

Gender Equity Award winner Diageo reveals the secrets to success
Gender Equity Award winner Diageo reveals the secrets to success

21/09/2018 - Diageo Australia credits its focus on diversity as driving "brilliant performance" at the organisation.

Brian Walsh to discuss the evolution of gender diversity in wine
Brian Walsh to discuss the evolution of gender diversity in wine

20/09/2018 - Women in Drinks South Australia is holding a special event - “The Evolution of Gender Diversity in the Drinks Industry” - featuring Brian Walsh, Chair of Wine Australia.

Drinks industry leaders celebrate the power of inclusion
Drinks industry leaders celebrate the power of inclusion

19/09/2018 - Senior executives have attended a Leadership Summit to show their support for an inclusive drinks community.

Women in Drinks QLD event: getting the mix right
Women in Drinks QLD event: getting the mix right

18/09/2018 - Women in Drinks Queensland is holding a special event next month, featuring Endeavour Drinks Group's Dr Violet Lazarevic and Michael Jackson, called "Getting the mix right".

Flexible work options a winner for Lion
Flexible work options a winner for Lion

17/09/2018 - Why Lion won the inaugural Inclusive and Diverse Workplace Award at the 2018 Australian Drinks Awards for its LionFlex initiative.

Diageo named world
Diageo named world's most inclusive drinks company

7/09/2018 - Diageo has been ranked fourth in the world on Thomson Reuters' 2018 Top 100 Most Diverse & Inclusive Organisations index.

Sparkke brewery buys Adelaide
Sparkke brewery buys Adelaide's Whitmore Hotel

7/09/2018 - The female-led Sparkke Change Beverage Company has bought the historic Whitmore Hotel in Adelaide.

Two weeks left to enter 2018 Australian Women in Wine Awards
Two weeks left to enter 2018 Australian Women in Wine Awards

4/09/2018 - Entries for t​he world’s only awards program for women in wine, the Australian Women in Wine Awards, are closing on September 18.

The Balvenie appoints Kelsey McKechnie as apprentice malt master
The Balvenie appoints Kelsey McKechnie as apprentice malt master

31/08/2018 - The Balvenie has announced a significant milestone in the history of the distillery: the appointment of 26-year-old Kelsey McKechnie as apprentice malt master.

Women graduates shift gender balance in trucking
Women graduates shift gender balance in trucking

31/08/2018 - Eight newly-licenced women truck drivers will be working to shift freight and the gender balance in the logistics industry when they graduate today from an inaugural women-only driver training program.

TWE calls for women to Take Up The Torch
TWE calls for women to Take Up The Torch

24/08/2018 - Treasury Wine Estates has announced a Take Up The Torch initiative as part of its emBRAZEN wine label launch in the United States on Gender Equality Day this Sunday.

Don
Don't miss the launch of 2018 Save The Box

24/08/2018 - The team at ANZGOG has invited members of The Drinks Association to join them at the launch of the 2018 Save The Box campaign.

How Woolworths is celebrating diversity
How Woolworths is celebrating diversity

20/08/2018 - Woolworths highlighted its commitment to diversity in its 2018 Annual Report, with initiatives targeting refugees, LGBTI inclusion, pay parity and the indigenous community.

TWE celebrates trailblazing women with emBRAZEN wines
TWE celebrates trailblazing women with emBRAZEN wines

17/08/2018 - Treasury Wine Estates has unveiled a new wine label, emBRAZEN, created to celebrate trailblazing women.

Women in Drinks: building career confidence
Women in Drinks: building career confidence

17/08/2018 - Having confidence in your potential and chasing after it were the focus at Women in Drinks' latest NSW event.

Coles Liquor team celebrates third consecutive year of sales growth
Coles Liquor team celebrates third consecutive year of sales growth

15/08/2018 - Coles Liquor has announced its third consecutive year of sales growth, a bright spot in Wesfarmers' 2018 full-year results, with profits down almost 60%.

Diversity & Inclusion @ drinks

The diversity&inclusion@drinks council was created in 2016 to attract and retain top talent in the drinks industry through better diversity practices. It aims to educate, inspire, and lead diversity agendas to ensure the industry is an attractive and inclusive place to work. The council celebrates differences of race, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, socio-economic status, age, physical abilities, religious beliefs, political beliefs, or other ideologies as an asset and works to nurture an environment of involvement, respect and connection among all individuals working at member companies.

Women in drinks

Women in drinks was established in 2014 when the drinks association saw a need to attract, retain and develop females in our industry. Research shows female representation is lower in the drinks industry than in all other industries in Australia. The Women in drinks council aims to raise awareness and commitment among leaders and influencers in the drinks industry on the benefits, enablers and barriers to diversity in the workplace.