Wine Australia suspends wine export licence
Last updated 19 Jul 2018

The Board of Wine Australia has suspended the licence to export grape products from Australia held by Dalefold Wines (Australia) Pty Ltd with immediate effect and until further notice.

Wine Australia appoints ATEC and Hydra to develop $2m capability development program
Last updated 12 Jul 2018

Wine Australia has appointed peak industry body the Australian Tourism Export Council (ATEC) and Hydra Consulting to develop its Wine Tourism and Wine Export Capability Building Programs for the wine sector.

Wine Australia to invest $67.8m in ambitious agenda for the year ahead
Last updated 10 Jul 2018

Wine Australia today released its plans for 2018–19, the fourth year of its five-year Strategic Plan 2015–2020.

Winner of Tasting Blind Club swaps analytics for Australia
Last updated 10 Jul 2018

The winner of Wine Australia’s Tasting Blind Club 2017–18 is Hannah Aldgate, a wine and data analytics professional, who joined the wine trade two years ago.

Australian grape and wine tech receives $9 million partnership boost
Last updated 02 Jul 2018

Wine Australia and the National Wine and Grape Industry Centre (NWGIC) have signed a $9 million co-investment research, development and extension (RD&E) agreement to develop new technologies and provide practical information to growers and winemakers to increase profitability and competitiveness, as well as improve environmental sustainability.

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A little good news on climate change
Last updated 13 Jul 2018

Climate change is with us, but the future impact on the wine sector may not be quite as dramatic as many fear.

Under-vine cover crops show their value
Last updated 13 Jul 2018

Australian vineyards could soon look very different at ground level if the results of research by the University of Adelaide have the expected impact.

Monitoring the vineyard from all angles
Last updated 13 Jul 2018

Vineyards can often be busy places, but two blocks in McLaren Vale have seen abnormal levels of activity in recent months.

The local Accolade Wines viticulturists have hosted waves of CSIRO scientists who are determined and equipped to measure all manner of things in all manner of ways.

‘Optimisation’ underpins the Riverland’s vision
Last updated 13 Jul 2018

Riverland Wine has formed a partnership with the University of Adelaide and is seeking funding to develop an ‘optimisation’ project it believes will be of national significance.

Going digital at the weighbridge
Last updated 13 Jul 2018

Digital technology is rapidly expanding its presence and impact in the wine sector, and the next stop could be at the weighbridge.

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Analysing the opportunities in the USA on- and off-trade
Last updated 18 Jul 2018

To coincide with Australia Decanted, this bulletin looks at recent sales statistics that are pointing to some positive signs for the Australian wine category in the USA that provide opportunities for the Australian wine sector to build on.

Australia’s red blends are made our way
Last updated 10 Jul 2018

The red blend in wine is not new and equally it is not unique to any one wine producing nation. However, there is a difference in the way that many regions approach a blended wine.

Latest report shows perceptions of Australian wine are improving
Last updated 03 Jul 2018

The brand health of Australian wines has seen marked improvement over the past eight years, particularly in consumer perceptions of quality and value for money.

Goal, goal, goal! Where the World Cup competition sits in the wine market
Last updated 26 Jun 2018

There are 32 teams competing in the World Cup 2018. This week’s market bulletin provides an overview of where each country ranks in still wine consumption.

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.

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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.