Take action to reduce phylloxera risk
Last updated 19 Jun 2018

Phylloxera is one of the most serious biosecurity risks for the Australian grape and wine community, with the potential to devastate vineyards and wreak economic devastation on rural communities.

Jam-packed programs for Australian wineries at China Roadshow
Last updated 12 Jun 2018

Australian wineries have been making the most of the China Roadshow to the four cities of Shenyang, Jinan, Wuhan and Shanghai (4–11 June) and packing their programs with extra customer engagement activities in the four cities and beyond.

Revisioned smart phone apps give grapegrowers more choices
Last updated 08 Jun 2018

Grapegrowers have more tools to manage grape quality through the delivery of an improved powdery mildew assessment application, PMapp, and a new application, Grape Assess, available for Android and Apple devices from today (Friday 8 June 2018).

$2 million investment boost for SA’s international wine tourism
Last updated 18 May 2018

The South Australian wine sector will benefit from a $2 million marketing campaign aimed at attracting more international visitors to the state’s wine regions, supported by the Australian Government’s $50 million Export and Regional Wine Support Package (the $50m Package) and the South Australian Government.

International focus for Australian cider
Last updated 17 May 2018

A $500,000 plan to market Australian craft cider* overseas will be the hot topic of conversation at today’s Cider Australia AGM, preceding the 2018 Cider Industry Conference and CiderFest in Batlow, NSW.

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ARLP challenges inspire change
Last updated 08 Jun 2018

The Australian Rural Leadership Program doesn’t promise immediate results, but that’s been the experience for the current wine sector participant.

Centre makes lower alcohol a higher priority
Last updated 08 Jun 2018

The quest to find effective ways to produce lower alcohol wines has become so important that the University of Adelaide established a research centre just to focus on it.

Drones showing their value in vineyards
Last updated 08 Jun 2018

The first series of trials have been completed using an unmanned air vehicle (UAV) to measure the temperature of vines, grapes, buds and the ground itself.

Frontline pest and disease management for healthy vineyards
Last updated 08 Jun 2018

The upcoming ASVO seminar presents the hot topic, Front-line pest and disease management for healthy vineyards, offering expert presentations and real case studies from producers to maximise the impact of control efforts and managing vineyard pests and disease.

What does the grape bring to the winery?
Last updated 08 Jun 2018

Dr Paul Boss and fellow investigators from the CSIRO and University of Adelaide have just completed a four-year project to examine the grape quality parameters that influence wine flavour and aroma.

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The more things change...Lessons from innovation across the drinks industry
Last updated 19 Jun 2018

Recent trends in the global alcoholic drinks industry have strongly featured disruption and innovation, blurring product definitions and even category boundaries. These trends have significant implications for wine, broadening both the opportunities and the scope for competition.

Australian wine retains the UK off-trade throne
Last updated 13 Jun 2018

The United Kingdom (UK) has always been Australia’s number one destination for wine by volume. The close and stable relationship Australian wine has with the UK market is representative of the close ties between the two countries.

China Roadshow: Fast facts on Shenyang, Jinan, Wuhan and Shanghai
Last updated 05 Jun 2018

The China Roadshow has been an annual activity hosted by Wine Australia since 2012. The tour visits one tier one city and three from lower tier cities (how tiers are distinguished).

Life is a Cabernet: analysing the trends for Australia’s second most planted variety
Last updated 29 May 2018

Among the activities held during Vinexpo Hong Kong 2018 will be a master class on Australian Cabernet Sauvignon. Cabernet Sauvignon vines arrived in Australia in the mid-1800s, and over the years it has become an essential part of Australian wine heritage, both in single variety wines and classic blends.

Changing USA consumption driven by trend of premiumisation and change
Last updated 22 May 2018

More people in the United States of America (USA) are drinking wine and Euromonitor International expects this trend to continue, predicting that the nation’s wine market will grow 1.2 per cent a year to 2022.

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Aussie Wine Month announcement

15 February 2018

Wine Australia regularly reviews the impact of our activities and, following this review, we won’t be coordinating Aussie Wine Month in the future. While Aussie Wine Month generated a lot of enthusiasm about promoting and enjoying exceptional Australian wine domestically, we are focusing our resources on growing Australian wine exports to our key markets and maximising opportunities internationally to gain positive outcomes for Australian wine.