Australian wine exports continue to grow in value
Last updated 22 Jul 2019

The value of Australian wine exports has continued to grow in the 12 months to June 2019, increasing by 4 per cent in value to $2.86 billion. China continued to drive growth and the United States of America (USA) also made a welcome return to growth.

Australian wine exports continue to grow in value
Last updated 01 May 2019

The total value of Australian wine exports increased by 5 per cent to $2.78 billion in the 12 months to March 2019, with the average value per litre climbing to $3.41, the highest level since 2009.

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.

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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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