Australia’s small winemakers report strong growth
Last updated 02 Nov 2017

Australia’s small winemakers have reported strong growth in revenue and production across all sales channels for the second consecutive year, according to the findings of Wine Australia’s Small Winemaker Production and Sales Survey 2016–17 report published today. 

Register for Wine Australia's Exporter Update
Last updated 18 Oct 2017

Wine exporters and those planning to export will hear the latest market insights, trends and opinions from Australia’s key export markets at Wine Australia’s Exporter Update on 9 November in Adelaide.

Australian Retail Wine Market Insights
Last updated 06 Oct 2017

Wine Australia, IRI and Wine Intelligence will tag team to provide a comprehensive insight
into the Australian retail wine market on Monday 20 October 2017, at the Australian Wine Research
Institute in Adelaide.

Nuffield Scholar on the hunt for new vine varieties
Last updated 22 Sep 2017

Martin Gransden, from Orange NSW, has been awarded a Nuffield Scholarship, supported by Wine Australia, to research alternative wine grape varieties that can be introduced to the Australian wine sector, which currently relies largely on traditional varieties from France

Silver chloride not permitted as winemaking aid
Last updated 08 Sep 2017

Three new processing aids will soon be available to Australian winemakers - but silver chloride is not one of them.

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Applying technology to the question of grape quality
Last updated 10 Nov 2017

Researchers at the Australian Wine Research Institute (AWRI) are trialling a new way to objectively measure bunch rot and matter other than grapes (MOG) in fruit as it arrives using near infrared (NIR) hyperspectral imaging.

Busy Victorian program runs from smoke to sparkling
Last updated 10 Nov 2017

Smoke taint continues to be one of the main risks facing grape growers and winemakers in Greater Victoria and, as such, is a one of the focus areas for ongoing research and extension activities in the region.

Flying the flag for Tassie sparkling
Last updated 10 Nov 2017

If the rise and rise of Tasmanian sparkling is tempting you to go south and tend a few vines, here’s a bit of advice from someone who has more than a little inside knowledge.

Looking at smoke is making things clearer
Last updated 10 Nov 2017

Ian Porter is cautiously optimistic that months of studying smoke in minute detail is about to bear fruit.

Spraying success is all about attention to detail
Last updated 10 Nov 2017

One size doesn’t fit all when it comes to implementing effective vineyard spraying regimes, but Dr Andrew Hewitt is confident there are solutions for all.

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What is the premiumisation trend?
Last updated 21 Nov 2017

Premiumisation is arguably the most significant trend influencing the global alcoholic drinks market. Generally, most markets worldwide have seen consumers trading up to higher value products across a wide range of categories.

New insights into Australian wine opinions in the US
Last updated 14 Nov 2017

Wine Australia has engaged Wine Opinions to conduct a five-year research project to identify the opportunities for further market share expansion of Australia’s regional and premium price segment wines in the United States (US) market.

Drop in global supply presents opportunities for Australian wine
Last updated 07 Nov 2017

World wine production in 2017 is expected to be 24.6 billion litres – 2 billion litres (8 per cent) below last year’s figure and the lowest since 1961, according to the recent announcement by the International Organisation of Vine and Wine (OIV). This equates to 222 million cases of wine that is now not available. To put this in perspective, Australia’s total production in 2016 was 1.3 billion litres or 144 million cases.

Small winemakers see opportunities in export and wine tourism
Last updated 02 Nov 2017

Small winemakers have reported strong growth in revenue and production across all sales channels for the second consecutive year, according to the findings of Wine Australia’s Small Winemaker Production and Sales Survey 2016–17 report published today. 

Germany – the world’s biggest imported wine market
Last updated 24 Oct 2017

Germany is the world’s biggest imported wine market and fourth largest wine market overall. According to the Global Trade Atlas, Germany imported 1.45 billion litres of wine in 2016–17.

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