Australia’s 2020 winegrape crush: constrained quantity and high quality support value growth for the sector
Last updated 07 Jul 2020

The Australian winegrape crush in 2020 was 1.52 million tonnes – the equivalent of over 1 billion litres of wine, according to the National Vintage Report 2020 released today by Wine Australia.

Investing for the grape and wine sector’s success
Last updated 30 Jun 2020

Wine Australia today released its new five-year Strategic Plan 2020–25 and its Annual Operational Plan 2020–21.

Empowering wine communities to map their climate future
Last updated 15 Jun 2020

A world-leading resource developed in Australia is empowering local grapegrowers and winemakers to plan for the effects of climatic variability and climate change that are forecast in the next decade and into the next generation.

USA Market Entry Program open for applications
Last updated 12 May 2020

Wine Australia’s USA Market Entry Program is now taking applications for the upcoming 2020 program.

A good time to discover Australian wine with updated education program
Last updated 30 Apr 2020

Wine Australia’s free, comprehensive education program Australian Wine Discovered (AWD) has been refreshed and 25 topics are now available online with additional resources, updated commentary and advanced notes.

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App to help assess and manage nutrient disorders
Last updated 10 Jul 2020

Researchers from the National Wine and Grape Industry Centre (NWGIC) are developing a new smartphone app to assess and manage nutrient disorders in the vineyard. 

Improve your soil and the rest will follow
Last updated 10 Jul 2020

Richard Leask traversed the globe last year exploring regenerative agriculture systems and has returned with a clear and simple message for the wine sector: improve your soil and the rest will follow.

Cold stability on the research agenda at the AWRI
Last updated 10 Jul 2020

The Australian Wine Research Institute is undertaking a highly focused research project on cold stabilisation, as part of a push to significantly improve winery efficiency.

Taking the guess work out of clonal selection
Last updated 10 Jul 2020

The Western Australia (WA) Regional Program clonal project is set to expand in 2020–21, with the project moving its focus to the influence of clonal selection on Cabernet Sauvignon wine quality.

Precision watering initiatives aim to take the guess work out
Last updated 15 Jun 2020

Innovative projects underway in the Riverland region are upping the ante and taking the science of precision watering to a new level.

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Vintage 2020: quantity constrained but value continues to grow
Last updated 07 Jul 2020

The 2020 Australian winegrape crush is estimated to be 1.52 million tonnes – the equivalent of approximately 1 billion litres of wine. While the crush was the smallest in more than 10 years, it was not as low as had been widely speculated.

New Strategic Plan highlights target price points
Last updated 30 Jun 2020

The Australian wine sector has seen two key plans released over the past week in Australian Grape & Wine’s Vision 2050 and Wine Australia’s Strategic Plan 2020–25.

Global consumer trends in the short term
Last updated 23 Jun 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic has changed consumer purchase behaviour – including the purchasing of wine. But how long are these changes expected to last?

How COVID-19 has impacted wine in Germany, the Netherlands and Sweden
Last updated 16 Jun 2020

Europe is an important destination for the Australian wine category. In the 12 months ended May 2020, 330 million litres valued at $600 million free on board (FOB) was exported to Europe. More than 100 million litres of Australian wine valued at $230 million was shipped to European destinations outside of the United Kingdom.

How Australian wine’s brand health is tracking in key markets
Last updated 10 Jun 2020

For the past decade, Wine Australia has engaged Wine Intelligence to track the brand health of the Australian wine category in key wine markets. For 2020, these markets were Australia, the United States of America (USA), the United Kingdom (UK), mainland China, Hong Kong, English-speaking Canada, Québec, Singapore, Japan, and South Korea.

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