Coca-Cola Amatil releases diversity policy for 2018
Coca-Cola Amatil releases diversity policy for 2018

11/12/2017 - Coca-Cola Amatil has released its Human Rights Policy for 2018 and promoted two women into top tech roles!

Congratulations to new mum Turia Pitt!
Congratulations to new mum Turia Pitt!

8/12/2017 - Turia Pitt will share her amazing story of courage in the face of adversity at the Women in drinks International Women's Day event in March.

Jancis Robinson: why don
Jancis Robinson: why don't women join the wine conversation?

8/12/2017 - Despite Jancis Robinson's wine website being hugely successful, there's one thing about it that disappoints her - the lack of women subscribing to it.

New board member for LSA NSW
New board member for LSA NSW

6/12/2017 - Congratulations to Alisha Clifford from Murwillumbah Cellars on being elected as the Liquor Stores Association NSW & ACT (LSA) newest board member yesterday.

WID guest speaker Turia Pitt shares beautiful bump photos
WID guest speaker Turia Pitt shares beautiful bump photos

5/12/2017 - Turia Pitt will share her incredible story of triumphing over adversity at the Women in drinks International Women's Day event.

Jennifer Doyle:
Jennifer Doyle: 'How boring would wine be without diversity?'

30/11/2017 - Jennifer Doyle, winner of the Viticulturist of the Year award at the 2017 Women in Wine awards (AWIWA), talks the importance of sustainability and diversity in the industry.

Networking event: Coca-Cola Amatil execs on the value of goal setting
Networking event: Coca-Cola Amatil execs on the value of goal setting

28/11/2017 - Women in drinks councillor Sally Byrne will join a NAWO NSW panel discussion next month during an afternoon celebrating 2017, goal setting for 2018 and empowering women.

Sue Hodder: the rejuvenation of Wynns Coonawarra
Sue Hodder: the rejuvenation of Wynns Coonawarra

28/11/2017 - Sue Hodder, Woman of Inspiration award recipient at the 2017 Australian Women in Wine Awards, talks being part of the Wynns Coonawarra Estate’s legacy and the importance of sustainability in wine.

Brisbane Christmas lunch supporting ANZGOG
Brisbane Christmas lunch supporting ANZGOG

24/11/2017 - Women in drinks' charity partner, ANZGOG, is hoping Brisbane members will join them for a sparkling Christmas lunch on December 3.

Zoe Bettison MP: "Women in drinks leading the way on inclusion"
Zoe Bettison MP: "Women in drinks leading the way on inclusion"

23/11/2017 - An event featuring Zoe Bettison MP, SA Minister for the Status of Women, was an inspirational way to end to the year for Women in Drinks South Australia Chapter.

Diageo sets new gender target for global leadership
Diageo sets new gender target for global leadership

22/11/2017 - Diageo is aiming to increase female representation in its global senior leadership team to 40% by 2025.

Stuart Irvine: why closing the gender pay gap matters to Lion
Stuart Irvine: why closing the gender pay gap matters to Lion

20/11/2017 - Lion CEO Stuart Irvine says the company has no regrets about spending $6million to close the gender pay gap at the company.

Professor Eileen Scott: championing diversity in the wine industry
Professor Eileen Scott: championing diversity in the wine industry

20/11/2017 - Professor Eileen Scott, winner of Workplace Champion of Change at the 2017 Australian Women in Wine Awards (AWIWA), discusses mentorship, workplace diversity, and empowering women.

Dr. Christine Böttcher: fighting climate change in Aussie wine
Dr. Christine Böttcher: fighting climate change in Aussie wine

20/11/2017 - Dr Christine Böttcher, Researcher of the Year at the 2017 Australian Women in Wine Awards, talks wine research and the value of diversity.

Sarah Ahmed: navigating the drinks industry as a wine writer
Sarah Ahmed: navigating the drinks industry as a wine writer

20/11/2017 - Sarah Ahmed talks to Ray Ruano about being her own boss and the competitive field of wine writing.

Caudo Vineyards
Caudo Vineyards' Jasmine Morgan on the power of networking

20/11/2017 - Jasmine Morgan, winner of Cellar Door Person of the Year at the 2017 Australian Women in Wine Awards (AWIWA), talks diversity and navigating the wine business.

Vasse Felix
Vasse Felix's Virginia Willcock: the advice I wish I'd been given

20/11/2017 - Virginia Willcock, winner of Winemaker of the Year at the 2017 Australian Women in Wine Awards (AWIWA), discusses following her passion and the challenges of winemaking.

How Ebony Tinkler is redefining the wine industry for Millennials
How Ebony Tinkler is redefining the wine industry for Millennials

16/11/2017 - Ebony Tinkler, winner of Marketer of the Year at the 2017 Australian Women in Wine Awards (AWIWA), talks to Ray Ruano about appealing to the younger generation.

Turia Pitt to address Women in drinks
Turia Pitt to address Women in drinks' International Women's Day event

15/11/2017 - Turia Pitt has been announced as guest speaker at the 2018 Women in drinks International Women's Day event.

Diageo releases gender pay gap report
Diageo releases gender pay gap report

15/11/2017 - Diageo has released a Gender Pay Gap Report showing a median pay gap of +8.6% for Diageo employees in the UK.

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.