Guidelines for $10 million of Cellar Door Grants now available
Last updated 14 Mar 2018

The Australian Government has released the guidelines for the $10 million Wine Tourism and Cellar Door Grant program, before applications open on 1 July 2019.

TWE court action
Last updated 19 Feb 2018

Wine Australia is aware that Treasury Wine Estates has commenced action in the Federal Court however we do not comment on matters before the court.

$11.1 million to support Australian vineyard profitability and management
Last updated 08 Feb 2018

Wine Australia and PIRSA’s South Australian Research and Development Institute (SARDI) have signed a
5-year $11.1 million co-investment agreement that will support the profitability of Australian grape and wine sector through a dedicated research and development program in disease management, vineyard resilience and clonal performance.

New Australian tourism campaign to help attract international visitors to wine regions (AU)
Last updated 05 Feb 2018

Wine Australia has partnered with Tourism Australia in a $36 million marketing campaign in the USA aimed at boosting interest in Australia as a tourism destination.  

Australian wine production, sales, inventory best for decades
Last updated 30 Jan 2018

The Australian wine sector is in its strongest position in more than a decade, with historically high production levels matched by sales growth, and reasonable inventory levels, according to the findings of the Australian wine: production sales and inventory 2016–17* report published today.

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Notice of final determination of 886 GIs
Last updated 21 Mar 2018

A final determination has been made by the Geographical Indications Committee in relation to the 886 Geographical Indications.

Calling early career researchers with a passion for Australian wine
Last updated 15 Mar 2018

Wine Australia is inviting applications for funding through the Incubator Initiative, a program that connects early career researchers with Australia’s wine regions.

Nuffield Scholar following some alternative paths
Last updated 09 Mar 2018

Marty Gransden is taking the hunt for alternative wine grape varieties to some pretty alternative places.

Putting Shiraz under the stylistic microscope
Last updated 09 Mar 2018

There’s more than one way to make a Shiraz wine, but trying something new requires confidence as well as knowledge.

Tasmania delivers a practical program
Last updated 09 Mar 2018

Wine Tasmania’s strong focus on practical issues in its Regional Program continues, with a busy 2017–18 program.

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Chengdu shows gastronomical potential
Last updated 20 Mar 2018

Mainland China is Australia’s largest destination for wine exports with shipments valued at $850 million in 2017.

Demand for Australian wine growing in the Netherlands
Last updated 13 Mar 2018

Europe has been a major destination for Australian wine since exports began more than a century ago. Today, more Australian wine is shipped to Europe than to any other region.

New York welcomes the wine trade
Last updated 06 Mar 2018

This week, 3000 trade and media professionals are expected to arrive at the Jacob K. Javits Center for Vinexpo New York, a two-day wine trade fair featuring more than 400 wine producers.

Australian wine’s performance in British Columbia
Last updated 27 Feb 2018

British Columbia (BC) is the third biggest provincial wine market in Canada. In 2017, 8.5 million cases of wine were sold in BC, compared to 18.3 million cases in Quebec and 15.5 million cases in Ontario.

Something old, something new – a fresh look at Australian Grenache
Last updated 20 Feb 2018

Among some wine consumers, Grenache may not be as well-known as Australia’s major red varieties of Shiraz, Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot.

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Aussie Wine Month announcement

15 February 2018

Wine Australia regularly reviews the impact of our activities and, following this review, we won’t be coordinating Aussie Wine Month in the future. While Aussie Wine Month generated a lot of enthusiasm about promoting and enjoying exceptional Australian wine domestically, we are focusing our resources on growing Australian wine exports to our key markets and maximising opportunities internationally to gain positive outcomes for Australian wine.