Australia is the fifth largest exporter of wine in the world and exports approximately 60 per cent of its total production. Go straight to report listing
Overview: Australian wine – one of our most successful export products
Australia currently has over 2000 wine exporters sending tens of thousands of different wines to 123 destinations worldwide.
Global demand for Australian wine fuelled extraordinary growth in wine exports between 1991 and 2007, during which period they increased in value from $212 million to over $3 billion.
A number of factors combined to hit the sector between 2007 and 2013, causing volumes and values to fall, but the last four years have seen strong signs of recovery, driven mainly by demand for Australian red wines in North East Asia, particularly China.
Australia’s top five export markets by value as at year ending September 2019 are:
- Mainland China (39 per cent of total export value)
- United States of America (15 per cent)
- United Kingdom (13 per cent)
- Canada (7 per cent), and
- Hong Kong (4 per cent)
Wine exports grew by 7 per cent in value to $2.89 billion in year ending September 2019, while volume declined by 8 per cent to 774 million litres. Growth has been strong in higher price segments, reflecting growing demand for Australian premium wines.
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Australian wine export market summaries Latest update: 30 Oct 2019
Australian wine export markets profiles including summary statistics on volume and value of total wine exports, and recent growth trends benchmarked against Australia's total wine exports.
Australian wine export monitor Latest update: 30 Oct 2019
A high-level historical summary of total exports of Australian wine. Value and volume of export sales by wine style and container type for the past 10 financial years and the most recent moving annual total.
Report on Australian wine exports at $10 per litre and above Latest update: 30 Oct 2019
Summary of Australian wine exports sold at A$10 and above per litre (FOB). Includes total value and volume, top five export destinations and top five regional and variety label claims by price point.
Australian Regional Export Reports Latest update: 30 Oct 2019
Regional Export Reports provide an overview of bottled wine exports from the main GI regions in Australia, where there is a GI region claim on the label. They include statistics on the volume, value and average value of bottled wine exports by colour and wine style, price point and destination for the past 12 months compared with the previous equivalent 12-month period.
Report on USA wine exports at $10 per litre and above Latest update: 30 Oct 2019
Summary of Australian wine exports to the USA sold at A$10 and above per litre (FOB). Includes total value and volume, top five export destinations and top five regional and variety label claims by price point.
Australian wine export report Latest update: 30 Oct 2019
The Australian wine export report provides detailed analysis of trends in Australian exports by destination, price point, wine style, variety and GI region.
Australian wine exports report builders Latest update: 22 Jul 2019
This report builders enables the user to explore Australian wine exports as far back as 1990