About the report

The Australian Wine Export Report produced by Wine Australia, is a summary report and analysis of total exports of Australian wine.  It includes highlights of the latest export volume and value statistics by destination market, container type and variety.

The report is updated quarterly.  Reports from previous quarters are also available. See also the Australian wine export monitor and the State Export Reports.

 

Report summary

The latest export report (year ending September 2021) shows that, in the 12 months to September 2021, the value of Australian wine exports decreased by 24 per cent to $2.27 billion and volume decreased by 17 per cent to 638 million litres. The average value of exports declined by 9 per cent to $3.56 per litre.

Glass bottle exports decreased by 29 per cent in value to $1.71 billion and volume decreased by 29 per cent to 239 million litres (27 million 9-litre case equivalents). This translated to 0.4 per cent increase in the average value of bottled exports to $7.17 per litre FOB.

Unpackaged exports declined by 7 per cent in value to $535 million and 8 per cent in volume to 391 million litres (43 million 9-litre case equivalents). Average value increased by 1 per cent to $1.37 per litre.

In the year ended September 2021, Australian exporters shipped wine to 113 destination markets, down from 114 in the previous year.

The top five markets by value were:

  • UK, up 7 per cent to $460 million
  • US, down 11 per cent to $393 million
  • mainland China, down 77 per cent to $274 million
  • Hong Kong, up 135 per cent to $207 million, and
  • Canada, down 12 per cent to $173 million.

The top five markets by volume were:

  • UK, down 2 per cent to 251 million litres
  • US, down 12 per cent to 123 million litres
  • Canada, down 13 per cent to 49 million litres
  • Germany, down 4 per cent to 33 million litres, and
  • New Zealand, down 13 per cent to 28 million litres.

Download Export Report 2021

To explore the export data yourself, please visit the Export Dashboard.

 


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This content is restricted to wine exporters and levy-payers. Some reports are available for purchase to non-levy payers/exporters.