Australian wineries put on a show from the Orient to the Occident
Last updated 25 Mar 2019

March has seen Australian wineries polishing glasses and putting on their best pours at Europe’s biggest* wine-trade fair ProWein in Düsseldorf, Germany and near simultaneously at China’s pre-eminent food and wine fair in Chengdu.

Figures show continuing strong international demand for fine Australian wine
Last updated 22 Jan 2019

International demand for fine Australian wine grew strongly in 2018, with an increase in wine exports of 10 per cent in value to $2.82 billion free on board (FOB) and 5 per cent in volume to 850 million litres (94 million 9-litre case equivalents) in the year ended 31 December 2018.

$500,000 boost for Wine Export Grants
Last updated 08 Oct 2018

More wine businesses visiting China and the USA to build their exports will benefit following a 50 per cent increase in funding for the Wine Export Grants program.

Australian craft cider makes its mark with ‘100% Australian grown’
Last updated 05 Oct 2018

The Australian craft cider industry will today launch its ‘100% Australian grown’ trust mark and brand proposition, as part of a $500,000 investment to market craft cider overseas.


Growing the USA market is the focus following 20 per cent growth in Australian wine exports in 2017–18
Last updated 24 Jul 2018

After 20 per cent growth in the value of Australian wine exports to $2.76 billion (the highest rate of growth in 15 years) and the average value of wine growing by 9 per cent to $3.24 per litre (its highest value since 2009), the Australian grape and wine community is redoubling its efforts in the USA market.

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Native plants could be the key to managing vineyard pests naturally
Last updated 12 Apr 2019

The answer to effective, long-term vineyard pest control could be available in your local plant nursery – and not in the form of a pesticide – new research suggests.

It’s all in the taste: review sheds light on organic and biodynamic wine practice
Last updated 12 Apr 2019

Making the decision to go organic or biodynamic is a major one for grapegrowers. The certification conversion period alone can take up to three years, and there’s no guarantee that the wine will taste better. Or is there?

Wine Australia travel bursary applications close 31 May
Last updated 12 Apr 2019

Wine Australia is inviting travel bursary applications for travel commencing between 1 July 2019 and 30 June 2020. 

Calling early career researchers with a passion for Australian wine
Last updated 12 Apr 2019

Wine Australia is inviting applications for funding through the Incubator Initiative, a program that connects early career researchers with Australia’s wine regions.

Providing clarity on when smoke can cause taint
Last updated 12 Apr 2019

Valuable new research suggests the effects of smoke on wine flavour may be limited and very regional.

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Australia’s eleventh largest wine export market – United Arab Emirates
Last updated 16 Apr 2019

Australia’s wine exports have grown significantly to the United Arab Emirates (UAE) in the past 5 years, from $13.6 million in 2013 to $31.1 million in 2018. The UAE is now the eleventh biggest destination for Australian wine exports by value

Australia: wine market for Australian wine
Last updated 09 Apr 2019

Australia is the biggest market for Australian wine, but how does it compare with other wine markets in terms of opportunities? In this Market Bulletin, we take a look at current conditions in the Australian wine market and its advantages and disadvantages for local wine producers.

Embracing the evolution in the USA market
Last updated 02 Apr 2019

The latest research with the trade in the United States of America (USA) points to how Australian wine can grow its share of the premium segment of world’s largest wine market.

Where are Australia’s wine styles in vogue?
Last updated 26 Mar 2019

Much like judging a book by its cover, the style of a wine can determine many of the expectations a buyer has well before tasting it. A consumer may look at a bottle of red and make inferences about not just colour and taste, but also the wine making technique, time spent ageing, and even the region where the grapes were grown.

How Australian wine is performing in Europe
Last updated 19 Mar 2019

More Australian wine is exported to Europe than to any other continent. In 2018, almost 40 million cases of Australian wine were shipped to Europe compared with 26 million cases to North America and 24 million cases to Asia.

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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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