Wine Australia thanks outgoing marketing GM Stuart Barclay
Last updated 18 Oct 2021

The Wine Australia Board today thanked the General Manager of Marketing Stuart Barclay for his instrumental role in leading Wine Australia’s global marketing strategy over the past seven years.

Direct-to-consumer wine sales adapt to COVID-19 business conditions
Last updated 07 Oct 2021

Australian wine direct-to-consumer (DTC) sales in 2020–21 are reported to have grown by 17 per cent in value and 14 per cent in volume, compared with the previous financial year, outperforming other sales channels according to Wine Australia’s Wine Direct-to-Consumer Survey Report 2021 released today.

Australia’s knowledge and response to grapevine phylloxera is evolving
Last updated 22 Sep 2021

An Agriculture Victoria research project studying phylloxera has revealed new ways to improve detection and management of the destructive grapevine pest. Over the past three years, a $1.5 million project co-funded with Wine Australia has delivered a new portable technology for rapid identification of phylloxera in the field, new knowledge in assisting screening of rootstock resistance, and new disinfestation practices to help prevent the pest from spreading.

UK exports strong in wake of China tariffs
Last updated 21 Jul 2021

Australian wine exports during 2020–21 declined by 10 per cent in value to $2.56 billion, compared with the previous financial year, while export volume declined by 5 per cent in volume to 695 million litres (77 million 9-litre case equivalents), according to Wine Australia’s latest Export Report released today.

Wine sector rebounds with ‘unicorn’ vintage in 2021
Last updated 06 Jul 2021

The Australian wine sector has rebounded from two successive small vintages to produce a record crop of 2.03 million tonnes in 2021, after a season characterised by near-perfect growing and ripening conditions across most states and regions, according to the National Vintage Report 2021 released today by Wine Australia.

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Study investigating rootstocks to combat salinity honoured
Last updated 15 Jan 2021

The lead author of a Wine Australia-funded study that provides a guide to rootstock suitability for vineyards challenged by root zone salinity has been honoured with the ASVO award for Viticulture Paper of the year 2020.

Wine sector shown as a pace-setter for climate mitigation at Porto Conference
Last updated 07 Jun 2019

Earlier this year, hundreds of wine sector representatives from around the globe gathered to discuss how to tackle the immediate impact of climate change and how to plan for the future at the second Climate Change Leadership conference in Porto, Portugal.

Calling all USA exporters – Aussie Wine Month marketing funds available
Last updated 03 Apr 2019

Wine Australia is liaising with wholesalers across the USA to secure marketing activities leading up to Aussie Wine Month.

USA market update
Last updated 13 Feb 2019

The United States of America is the world’s biggest wine market. According to Shanken’s Impact Databank, 327 million cases of wine were consumed in the USA in 2017. The International Wine and Spirits Record has forecast the USA market to grow by an additional 20 million cases by 2022, with the growth coming at the premium end of the market.

Travel bursary applications close 6 April
Last updated 05 Mar 2018

Wine Australia is inviting applications for its travel bursaries, for travel commencing between 1 July and 31 December 2018.

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The red, rose, the white and the bubbles
Last updated 08 Sep 2020

In our most recent Export Report 2019–20, we highlighted that the impact of COVID-19 on exports to the USA had not been negative to date. This news is particularly interesting given export value was in a gradual decline prior to lockdown restrictions.

Along came COVID-19: how Canada’s wine market has changed during the pandemic
Last updated 18 Aug 2020

Like many markets around the world, the ways Canadian wine consumers engage with the category has been strongly affected by restrictions put in place to slow the spread of COVID-19. These changes are amplified by the fact that 2019 was a poor year for the volume of wine sales in Canada. 2020 has seen a rebound in wine sales through the provincial liquor boards and Australia wine is among the beneficiaries.

Fast facts on the Far From Ordinary cities on the USA Roadshow
Last updated 10 Sep 2019

In an unprecedented show of support for the wine market in the United States of America (USA), the largest-ever promotion of Australian wine in the USA will commence on 17 September 2019, with more than 100 Australian wine exhibitors showcasing 193 Australian wine brands to thousands of trade and consumers across 6 American cities.  

Exploring the research that will underpin the largest Australian wine promotion ever held in the USA
Last updated 03 Sep 2019

Wine Opinions’ five-year trade and consumer research program (funded by Wine Australia) is now complete, and the final year report has revealed the key areas that should be a focus for Australian wine promotion in the United States of America (USA).

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.

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