Wine Australia and University of Adelaide sign multi-million-dollar partnership
Last updated 11 Dec 2018

Wine Australia and the University of Adelaide have signed a four-year, multi-million-dollar agreement to support and stimulate longer term strategic wine research and development that will enable the Australian grape and wine sector to benefit from world-leading innovation.

Wine Australia protects export reputation
Last updated 26 Nov 2018

Wine Australia has cancelled the export licence held by Mayfield Family Wines Pty Ltd, operating out of the Riverland.

New technology to track grape development for better harvest
Last updated 22 Nov 2018

Measuring and tracking the development of grapes in the vineyard is now easier – thanks to a mobile phone app developed by the National Wine and Grape Industry Centre (NWGIC) and funded by Wine Australia.

NSW secures $2 million boost for international wine tourism
Last updated 05 Nov 2018

The New South Wales wine sector will benefit from a $2 million marketing campaign aimed at boosting international visits to the state’s wine regions, thanks to support from the Australian Government’s $50 million Export and Regional Wine Support Package (the $50m Package) and the New South Wales Government.

Australian cellar door survey shines light on direct wine sale opportunities
Last updated 30 Oct 2018

Opportunities to increase direct-to-consumer sales (DTC) through paid tastings, food and wine pairings and enhanced wine tourism experiences are among the key findings of Wine Australia’s first cellar door and direct-to-consumer survey.

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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.

North America gears up to delight trade and media at ‘Australia Up Close’ Roadshow
Last updated 24 May 2017

More than 200 Australian wines from 74 wineries across 35 regions will be showcased to trade and media in the United States (US) and Canada through Wine Australia’s ‘Australia Up Close’ Roadshow.

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Disrupting the three-tier distribution system: new routes to the USA market
Last updated 27 Nov 2018

Consolidation within the United States of America’s three-tier distribution system has increased the barriers to entry for small- to medium-sized producers wishing to successfully sell their wine in the world’s largest wine market. However, with the growth of online wine sales, new opportunities are becoming available for producers who are willing to explore and invest in new routes to market.

Changing USA consumption driven by trend of premiumisation and change
Last updated 22 May 2018

More people in the United States of America (USA) are drinking wine and Euromonitor International expects this trend to continue, predicting that the nation’s wine market will grow 1.2 per cent a year to 2022.

New York welcomes the wine trade
Last updated 06 Mar 2018

This week, 3000 trade and media professionals are expected to arrive at the Jacob K. Javits Center for Vinexpo New York, a two-day wine trade fair featuring more than 400 wine producers.

Australian wine’s performance in British Columbia
Last updated 27 Feb 2018

British Columbia (BC) is the third biggest provincial wine market in Canada. In 2017, 8.5 million cases of wine were sold in BC, compared to 18.3 million cases in Quebec and 15.5 million cases in Ontario.

Growing international tourism to Australian wineries
Last updated 06 Feb 2018

Yesterday, Tourism Australia unveiled its $36 million USA marketing campaign to an audience of more than 100 million people during the ‘Super Bowl’.

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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.