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Australians Sip More Wine, Less Beer

Australia—the sun-kissed nation that ships Foster’s Lager and Victoria Bitter to the world’s pubs and bars—is continuing to lose its taste for beer. In a report that shows how Australian habits have changed as the country’s economy has grown, the Australian Bureau of Statistics said Wednesday that beer consumption Down Under has sunk to a 66-year low, with drinkers increasingly choosing to fill their glasses with wine instead. (WSJ)