Australia's old vines

Australian Wine Discovered Education Program

Australia boasts some of the oldest grapevines and most iconic wines in the world. Discover what happens when you mix a rich viticultural heritage with a strong drive for innovation.

Educator guide

Detailed topic information, as well as tips on how to best facilitate your event and tasting.

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Program contents

  • History
  • Definition of 'old vines'
  • Does old vines equal better wines?
  • Old-vine regions and material (Barossa Valley, Hunter Valley, Langhorne Creek, Clare Valley)
  • Australia’s classic wine styles and regional expressions
  • Future of Australia’s classic wine styles

Presentation slides

A highly-visual presentation to convey key points and bring your tasting to life,
as well as a printable handout of presentation slides with space for notes.


Video material is available for this program. 

All videos are available for download from the Wine Australia Digital Asset Library. Register as a user to gain access

Australia's Old Vines - Loop video

Designed to be played in the background as you welcome people or during a break.

Length: 01:56min

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Complementary resources

Attendance certificates and editable tasting lists, sheets and mats to use for tastings.

Certificate of Attendance (EN)
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Tasting Sheet (EN)
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Tasting List (EN) - Editable
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