Australia increases consumer protection for its wine brands
Last updated 01 Jul 2021

Australia today launches a world first system to provide product assurance for all of its branded wine exports.

Australian wine CONNECTs with global wine trade
Last updated 10 May 2021

The global wine trade can now connect with Australian wineries via a first-of-its-kind virtual marketplace – Australian Wine CONNECT – replacing global expos and on-ground activity impacted by travel constraints

New virtual platform to connect and promote Australian wine to the world
Last updated 01 Feb 2021

Wine Australia will launch an always-on, 24/7 virtual platform called Australian Wine Connect this March to bring the global wine community together to experience and explore Australia’s thrilling wine scene.

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.

Wine export figures positive but full COVID impact yet to come
Last updated 16 Apr 2020

The value of Australian wine exports continued to grow in the 12 months to 31 March 2020, but Wine Australia reports that the full impact of COVID-19 on exports is still to come.

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What’s your tolerance? Label alcohol tolerance by market
Last updated 17 May 2021

A summary of the current alcohol statement information for 33 plus countries that Wine Australia publishes Export Market Guides for.

Market access updates – April 2020
Last updated 30 Apr 2020

A significant number of additives and processing aids commonly used in winemaking are a step closer to being authorised for use in wine destined for the Japanese market. Our latest update provides further details on the changes and on recent updates to our Export Market Guides for Russia and the European Union.

Update on certification requirements for Thailand and Brazil
Last updated 27 Feb 2020

We have previously alerted exporters to new chemical analysis requirements in order to send wine to Thailand and Brazil. The new certification requirements are now in force and there have been some important developments since our last update.

Demonstrate the quality and sustainability of your wines through the BRIT Award
Last updated 12 Jul 2019

Applications are open for the international award for excellence in sustainable winegrowing – the BRIT Award.

Thailand and Brazil chemical analysis certificates
Last updated 03 Apr 2019

In the last edition of Exporter News we noted the imminent introduction of a chemical analysis certificate to accompany wines exported to Thailand. This edition, we provide an update on the proposal and a new format for chemical analysis certification for wines to Brazil.

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Value of Australian wine exports grows
Last updated 28 Oct 2020

In the 12 months ended September 2020, the value of Australian wine exports increased by 4 per cent to $2.998 billion while volume declined by 0.4 per cent to 771 million litres (85.7 million cases). The average value of exports increased by 4 per cent to $3.89 per litre.

The latest insights for Australian Cabernet Sauvignon
Last updated 25 Aug 2020

Cabernet Sauvignon is the world’s most planted winegrape variety and it is celebrated around the globe on 3 September with International Cabernet Sauvignon Day. 

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.

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