Australian wine exports reflect challenging year
Last updated 19 Oct 2021

Australian wine exports decreased by 24 per cent in value to $2.27 billion and 17 per cent in volume to 638 million litres in the year ended September 2021, according to Wine Australia’s latest Export Report released today.

Wine Australia thanks outgoing marketing GM Stuart Barclay
Last updated 18 Oct 2021

The Wine Australia Board today thanked the General Manager of Marketing Stuart Barclay for his instrumental role in leading Wine Australia’s global marketing strategy over the past seven years.

Direct-to-consumer wine sales adapt to COVID-19 business conditions
Last updated 07 Oct 2021

Australian wine direct-to-consumer (DTC) sales in 2020–21 are reported to have grown by 17 per cent in value and 14 per cent in volume, compared with the previous financial year, outperforming other sales channels according to Wine Australia’s Wine Direct-to-Consumer Survey Report 2021 released today.

Australia’s knowledge and response to grapevine phylloxera is evolving
Last updated 22 Sep 2021

An Agriculture Victoria research project studying phylloxera has revealed new ways to improve detection and management of the destructive grapevine pest. Over the past three years, a $1.5 million project co-funded with Wine Australia has delivered a new portable technology for rapid identification of phylloxera in the field, new knowledge in assisting screening of rootstock resistance, and new disinfestation practices to help prevent the pest from spreading.

UK exports strong in wake of China tariffs
Last updated 21 Jul 2021

Australian wine exports during 2020–21 declined by 10 per cent in value to $2.56 billion, compared with the previous financial year, while export volume declined by 5 per cent in volume to 695 million litres (77 million 9-litre case equivalents), according to Wine Australia’s latest Export Report released today.

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New podcast series connects growers and winemakers with best practice
Last updated 15 Oct 2021

The Australian Society of Viticulture and Oenology (ASVO), with funding from Wine Australia, has launched two podcasts as part of a new series Grower, Maker, Researcher Wine Industry Insights looking at current best practice in the vineyard and winery, and what’s on the horizon.

Colour the fabric of Mandy’s life and career
Last updated 15 Oct 2021

This month, we feature Dr Mandy Walker Research Team Leader with CSIRO’s Agriculture and Food Adelaide Laboratory as our Researcher In Focus. One cold Saturday morning in a biochemistry lab in Canberra’s Australian National University (ANU), honours student Mandy Walker was developing in-situ hybridisation slides for a very innovative, but risky project.

Scholarship helping to improve management of GPGV
Last updated 15 Oct 2021

PhD student and plant pathologist Kamalpreet Kaur spends her days investigating the impact of GPGV on the Australian wine sector.

Winter vine health top of mind for SA Central growers
Last updated 15 Oct 2021

Wine Australia’s Regional Programpartners strive hard to develop and host events and activities that not only help growers and the wider wine sector, but also engage and inspire them.

Tasmanian producers on the front foot with regional activities
Last updated 17 Sep 2021

Dr Jenny Sinclair from Cape Bernier not only grows and makes wine on the Tasman Peninsula, but is a well-respected researcher in ecology and environmental accounting. 

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Sequence of global events impact Australian wine exports
Last updated 19 Oct 2021

A sequence of events in international markets have combined to lower the volume and value of Australian wine exports, as detailed in Wine Australia’s Export Report for the year ended September 2021, released today.

Direct-to-consumer wine sales adapt in the first full year of COVID-19 business conditions
Last updated 07 Oct 2021

Australian wineries have reported in Wine Australia’s Wine Direct-to-Consumer Survey Report 2021 that direct-to-consumer (DTC) sales grew strongly in 2020–21, up by 17 per cent in value and 14 per cent in volume compared to the previous financial year. By contrast, overall sales value for survey respondents grew by 1 per cent, while volume declined by 5 per cent.

Similarities and distinctions in the Nordic wine markets
Last updated 29 Sep 2021

The Nordic markets of Denmark, Finland, Norway, and Sweden are important markets for Australian wine exports, making up 5 per cent of the volume shipped in 2020–21.

When less is more
Last updated 14 Sep 2021

No and low alcohol wines and wine products are attracting a lot of attention lately. This segment is forecast to grow by 15 per cent per annum globally over the next five years, compared with less than 1 per cent for total wine volume.

Global wine trade faces turbulent times
Last updated 31 Aug 2021

Early signs suggest that global wine production (supply) and consumption (demand) may be closer together in 2021 than they have been since 2017. However, physically bringing wine and consumers together may be harder than ever before, as turbulence in wine markets and shipping routes disrupt global wine trade.

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