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Australia’s fine wine to be showcased at Chengdu off the back of surging China demand
Last updated 21 Jan 2020

Australia will bring its largest fine wine showcase of more than 100 brands to Chengdu trade shows this March, off the back of a surging demand for premium wine in China

Business the focus at China’s leading international wine expo
Last updated 18 Nov 2019

A record 61 Australian wine exhibitors showcased some of the country’s finest wines at China’s leading international wine and spirit expo ProWine China, from 12 to 14 November.

Eight wine champions honoured at Wine Australia China Awards
Last updated 12 Nov 2019

Winners of the seventh annual Wine Australia China Awards were honoured at a gala dinner in Shanghai on 11 November 2019 for championing the Australian wine category in China.  

Australian wineries Shanghai-bound as exports continue to grow in value
Last updated 08 Nov 2019

A big month of China wine events in November 2019 has seen Australian wine producers travel to Shanghai for back-to-back trade and media engagement opportunities.

Australian wine exports to China reach new record
Last updated 30 Oct 2019

Australian wine exports to China (including Hong Kong and Macau) have reached a record value of $1.25 billion, an increase of 18 per cent, with average value increasing by 40 per cent to $8.42 per litre FOB in the 12 months to September 2019.

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Ethanol the warning signal for berry shrivel?
Last updated 07 Aug 2020

Sensors for volatile ethanol are being trialled both in the laboratory and in the vineyard to determine if they can detect the onset of berry cell death. The innovative trial is part of a larger project supported by Wine Australia investigating the causes, consequences and control of cell death in grape berries.

Gold standard virus control
Last updated 07 Aug 2020

There is an abundance of information and advice on identifying, managing and minimising the risk of viruses in the vineyard, but what is the gold standard in Australia? A proposed Wine Australia-funded Best Management Practice Guide hopes to provide the answers.

Top tips for effective MLF
Last updated 07 Aug 2020

Malolactic fermentation (MLF) softens the taste and texture of wine, adds character nuances and stabilises the wine prior to bottling – so getting it right is critical.

From concrete jungle to a vineyard a happy transition for Sijing
Last updated 07 Aug 2020

As a child growing up in the bustling metropolis of inner Beijing, Dr Sijing Li was very much the city girl – more interested in words than scientific phenomena.

Tasmanian Regional Program considers how to achieve minimal intervention with minimal issues
Last updated 07 Aug 2020

With growing interest in a minimal intervention approach to winemaking, the Tasmanian Regional Program’s ‘Don’t EF it up – enzymes and filtration’ Wine Symposium – held late last year –  garnered good interest among Tassie growers and winemakers.

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Growth in online sales likely to be legacy of COVID-19
Last updated 11 Aug 2020

There is considerable uncertainty surrounding the extent and duration of the COVID-19 pandemic in health and economic terms. However, there are some clear trends emerging and what is certain is that businesses will need to be agile and responsive to survive and prosper in this environment.

Australian wine exports persevere through short supply and COVID-19 challenges
Last updated 04 Aug 2020

Wine Australia’s Export Report for the year ended June 2020 shows that despite short supply and COVID-19 restrictions, Australian wine exports experienced only a small decrease in value of 1 per cent to $2.84 billion in 2019–20.

The global wine market: what are conditions like for Australian winemakers now compared with last year?
Last updated 28 Jul 2020

July is the month when the export of current vintage Australian wine tends to start in earnest. This week’s Market Bulletin looks at how conditions on the global bulk wine market in mid-2020 compare with last year.

Australian Shiraz - the latest data and trends
Last updated 21 Jul 2020

Shiraz is one of Australia’s most established and loved varieties. It is grown by 4 out of 5 wineries and represents nearly half of red winegrape plantings. This week, we take a look at some of the latest data and trends for Australian Shiraz ahead of the inaugural Shiraz Day on 23 July.

Navigating COVID-19 insights for Australian wine
Last updated 14 Jul 2020

With each new day of the COVID-19 pandemic, more and more information is published on its impacts in our communities and around the world. A substantial amount of information has also been published about the impacts the pandemic has had on wine, the drinks markets and consumer behaviour.

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