Read Wine Australia’s Licensing and Compliance Guide for everything you need to know about the regulatory requirements for the production, sale and export of Australian wine.
This section provides detailed information on the labelling requirements that apply to wine labels in Australia. Information on labelling requirements for export markets are outlined in the Export Market Guides. The Export Market Guides provide information for over 40 key countries on the duties and taxes, wine standards, labelling regulations and other country-specific import requirements.
Wine labels are governed by a number of different Commonwealth and State legislation including:
- Wine Australia Act 2013
- Wine Australia Regulations 2018
- Australia New Zealand Food Standards Code
- National Measurement Act 1960
- National Trade Measurement Regulations 2009
- Competition and Consumer Act 2010
- State Food Acts
Wine Australia provides a Label Opinion service to help Australian winemakers and exporters with the regulatory requirements for wine labels in both Australia and in export markets.