Graduates to help lead the Australian grape and wine sector
Last updated 14 Nov 2019

Fifteen emerging leaders from across the Australian grape and wine community today (Thursday 14 November 2019) graduated from the intensive five-month leadership development program Future Leaders 2019 ready to make their contribution as confident, committed wine sector professionals.

Cider exports and tourism in focus at Australian Cider Forum
Last updated 08 Nov 2019

Cider exports and tourism will be the focus of this year’s Australian Cider Forum, with Cider Australia and Wine Australia joining forces to promote a future go-to-market strategy and tourism opportunities for cider producers.

Average value of bottled exports hits new record
Last updated 30 Oct 2019

The value of Australian wine exports has continued to grow in the 12 months to September 2019, increasing by 7 per cent in value to $2.89 billion. Importantly, this period saw the average value of bottled exports reach a record $6.79 per litre and further growth in exports, particularly above $10 per litre free on board (FOB), to United States of America.

New strategy to build international wine tourism in Queensland
Last updated 25 Oct 2019

Queensland wineries are behind a new five-year strategy to develop high-quality wine tourism experiences and attract more international tourists to the state’s wine regions.

‘Growing Wine Tourism’ wins at Wine Industry IMPACT Awards
Last updated 18 Oct 2019

The team behind Wine Australia’s Growing Wine Tourism program has won a Wine Industry IMPACT Award for building the capability and competitiveness of Australian wine producers.

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Digital system has the potential to reduce production costs
Last updated 08 Nov 2019

Riverland grapegrowers have just completed road-testing the first stage of a digital vineyard guidance system that aims to save on production costs, particularly in labour and operating expenses.

Study investigates suitable rootstocks for Mornington Peninsula Pinot Noir
Last updated 08 Nov 2019

A Wine Australia funded Incubator Initiative research project has identified several grapevine rootstocks that may offer advantages in timing of flowering, canopy and plant nutrients for Pinot Noir growers.

Getting the best bang for your spraying buck
Last updated 08 Nov 2019

Effective spray application can save growers time, money and resources – and better protect the environment. But how best to spray?

New pest and disease surveillance tech to launch in Barossa
Last updated 08 Nov 2019

The national multi-agricultural industry surveillance initiative iMapPESTS is launching a trial of its airborne surveillance and diagnostics technologies on 5 December at the Nuriootpa Research Station.

The ultimate Pinot Noir taste test
Last updated 08 Nov 2019

The first phase of a research project investigating the suitability of a range of rootstocks for Mornington Peninsula Pinot Noir is showing promising preliminary results. But what will the wine from the Mornington Peninsula trials taste like?

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Global wine supply moves closer to demand in 2019
Last updated 19 Nov 2019

After a near-record global harvest in 2018, indications are that the 2019 global vintage is closer to average. With demand continuing to soften in volume terms, this reduction in supply is welcome news for Australian wine producers, with the global supply and demand position likely to become more balanced in the near future.

How are Australia’s wine exports performing in China?
Last updated 12 Nov 2019

November 2019 is a busy month for Australian wine in China, with major events set to highlight Australia’s fine wine credentials. This week, the Market Bulletin looks at how Australia’s exports are performing in the mainland China market.

The State of Play for Australian wine in 2019
Last updated 05 Nov 2019

The global wine market is under pressure due to increased competition and declining demand, but Australia is well-positioned relative to other wine producers in its four largest markets, according to Wine Australia’s latest State of Play report.

Exports with an average value above $10 per litre hit $1 billion milestone
Last updated 30 Oct 2019

Wine Australia’s Export Report for the year ended September 2019, released today, reveals on-going growth in the average value of exported wine, driven by an increase in demand for premium wine and declining volumes in the commercial end.

Trends in other alcoholic beverages
Last updated 22 Oct 2019

According to the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS), Australians today are drinking less alcohol than at any point in the past 55 years. Is this trend unique to Australia or is it a global phenomenon? Furthermore, are there differences by category?

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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.

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