Wine Australia and CSIRO sign $37 million investment agreement
Last updated 13 Dec 2017

A 5-year $37 million co-investment agreement signed today between Wine Australia and the CSIRO will benefit the Australian grape and wine sector and consumers alike, with research into areas such as winegrape quality, climate adaptation and disease resistance under the microscope.

Applications open for $10m of international wine tourism grants
Last updated 12 Dec 2017

State wine associations, eligible consortia and entities can now apply for funding through the Australian Government’s International Wine Tourism State Grants and International Wine Tourism Competitive Grants.

Australia’s small winemakers report strong growth
Last updated 02 Nov 2017

Australia’s small winemakers have reported strong growth in revenue and production across all sales channels for the second consecutive year, according to the findings of Wine Australia’s Small Winemaker Production and Sales Survey 2016–17 report published today. 

Register for Wine Australia's Exporter Update
Last updated 18 Oct 2017

Wine exporters and those planning to export will hear the latest market insights, trends and opinions from Australia’s key export markets at Wine Australia’s Exporter Update on 9 November in Adelaide.

Australian Retail Wine Market Insights
Last updated 06 Oct 2017

Wine Australia, IRI and Wine Intelligence will tag team to provide a comprehensive insight
into the Australian retail wine market on Monday 20 October 2017, at the Australian Wine Research
Institute in Adelaide.

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Notice of proposed Geographical Indication Wilyabrup
Last updated 11 Dec 2017

An application has been made to the Geographical Indications Committee for the determination of the region Wilyabrup as a geographical indication.

Interim determination of 887 foreign Geographical Indications
Last updated 11 Dec 2017

The Geographical Indications Committee has made an interim determination of 887 foreign geographical indications.

A 20-year commitment to getting the vineyard balance right
Last updated 08 Dec 2017

Liz Riley was named the 2017 Viticulturist of the Year by the Australian Society of Viticulture and Oenology (ASVO) primarily for her expertise in the sustainable management of agrochemicals.

A little water can go a long way when battling heatwaves
Last updated 08 Dec 2017

It appears that how you use water is more important than how much you use when trying to protect vines from the impact of heatwaves.

ASVO award confirms Queensland’s continuing rise
Last updated 08 Dec 2017

Mike Hayes left school at 15 with his heart set on a career in wine, but not in his wildest dreams did he think he would one day be named Winemaker of the Year by the Australian Society of Viticulture and Oenology.

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How the wine sector has changed since 2011
Last updated 12 Dec 2017

The changing demographics in the grape and wine sector have been revealed in the latest information from the ABS. The 2016 census shows that women’s participation has increased and the workforce is ageing; there was a record 11 female and 4 male grape growers over the age of 90.

What is driving grape prices in Australia’s warmer inland regions?
Last updated 05 Dec 2017

Australia’s three warmer inland regions of the Riverland, Murray Darling–Swan Hill and Riverina are the engine room of the Australian grape and wine community’s production volumes.

Alternative packaging exports are on the rise
Last updated 28 Nov 2017

Exports of Australian wine in alternative packaging – such as cans and single-serve plastic glasses – are on the rise.

What is the premiumisation trend?
Last updated 21 Nov 2017

Premiumisation is arguably the most significant trend influencing the global alcoholic drinks market. Generally, most markets worldwide have seen consumers trading up to higher value products across a wide range of categories.

New insights into Australian wine opinions in the US
Last updated 14 Nov 2017

Wine Australia has engaged Wine Opinions to conduct a five-year research project to identify the opportunities for further market share expansion of Australia’s regional and premium price segment wines in the United States (US) market.

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