MEET the 1953 South Australian cask ‘walking’ champion, Peter McKechnie. Weighing-in at 15 stone, 10 pound, 38-year-old Peter took out the title by walking a 150 pound wine barrel down the main street of Nuriootpa. But that wasn’t the first… Read More ›
This newspaper picture, taken at Darling Harbor, Sydney in May 1948, shows workmen loading Toohey’s beer on to a train. Picture: The Sydney Daily Telegraph May 11 1948.
A consignment of Resch’s beer from Sydney being unloaded in Brisbane during a Queensland brewery strike in 1937. Photo: The Brisbane Telegraph September 27 1937
By MICK ROBERTS THE cellar’s sunk and the concrete slab laid in readiness for a new micro-brewery to be opened in a historic former guesthouse at Bulli on the NSW South Coast. While progress has been steady, the owners of… Read More ›