'New Australia’ challenges perceptions of Australian wine in Japan
Last updated 15 Jun 2017

Japan’s first Japanese-based Master of Wine Kenichi Ohashi shared his enthusiasm for the ‘New Australia’ with influential trade and media in Tokyo at a sold-out Wine Australia master class on 23 May..

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Applications close 1 November for PhD and Masters by Research scholarships
Last updated 13 Oct 2019

Applications for Wine Australia’s PhD and Masters by Research scholarships will close on Friday 1 November 2019 for scholarships commencing 1 January 2020.

Cover crops – get it right, and reap the benefits
Last updated 11 Oct 2019

The correct type of cover crop does not adversely affect vine yield and performance, a current research project has found.

Time to pair Bobal with your beef?
Last updated 11 Oct 2019

Will Plyto, Limniona, Bobal and Areni grape varieties one day take their place alongside Shiraz, Cabernet Sauvignon and Chardonnay in the typical Australian vineyard?

New plant surveillance tech trial in the Barossa
Last updated 11 Oct 2019

A national multi-agricultural industry surveillance initiative called iMapPESTS is developing novel airborne surveillance and diagnostics technologies to speed up detection and reporting of important pests and diseases within regions.

Bugs on the menu for Murray Valley growers
Last updated 11 Oct 2019

Recent research suggests that natural biological control and the use of locally adapted native insectary plants can potentially provide sustainable solutions for grapegrowers.

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Australian wine sector’s contribution to the Australian economy grows to $45.5 billion
Last updated 16 Oct 2019

An independent economic report produced by AgEconPlus, commissioned by Wine Australia, has revealed that the Australian wine sector (defined as the aggregate of the grapegrowing, winemaking, and wine tourism subsectors) contributes $45.5 billion to the Australian economy each year.

Realising the potential of the direct-to-consumer channel
Last updated 08 Oct 2019

Wine businesses are increasingly recognising the value of direct-to-consumer (DTC) wine sales, with this channel reaching an estimated $1 billion in 2018–19, driven by year-on-year value growth of 9 per cent.

International competition growing in Australia’s domestic market
Last updated 01 Oct 2019

Australian consumers are reasonably patriotic in their wine choices, with 82 per cent of wine consumed in Australia coming from Australian wine brands. However, wine imports from international competitors are on the rise. The volume of imported wine entering Australia hit 100 million litres for the first time in 2018–19.

Wine in cans: growth in retail sales but what can it mean for Australian exports
Last updated 24 Sep 2019

Wine in cans is an emerging category that is seeing growth in consumer sales in Australia and overseas, thanks to its versatility, affordability and convenience.

Useful tips to gather insights on the China wine market
Last updated 17 Sep 2019

It can be a little daunting for first-time exporters to know where to find information about different export markets and how to determine the markets and price points that best suit their products.

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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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