$520,000 boost for wine export and wine tourism workshops
Last updated 25 Mar 2019

More wine businesses that are looking to grow their exports and tourist activity will benefit following a $520,000 funding boost to the Growing Wine Exports and Growing Wine Tourism programs.

CSU Research: Measuring bunch rot impact on wine quality
Last updated 13 Mar 2019

While the winegrape harvest accelerates across Australia, research at theNational Wine and Grape Industry Centre (NWGIC) is arming grapegrowers and winemakers with increased knowledge about how bunch rot can impact a final wine – and how much is too much.

New Market Explorer tool will deliver ongoing benefits to Australian wine exporters
Last updated 05 Mar 2019

Wine Australia today launched ‘Market Explorer’ – an online, interactive tool for current and potential wine exporters, providing unprecedented access to export market data.

Future Leaders 2019 applications close soon
Last updated 27 Feb 2019

Wine Australia is calling on the grape and wine community to share the word and ‘tap a friend’ on the shoulder for Future Leaders 2019. Applications are closing soon on 15 March 2019. 

Upgraded tool highlights solution to tricky rootstock selection
Last updated 26 Feb 2019

Wine Australia has released an upgraded Grapevine Rootstock Selector tool that will arm Australia’s winegrape growers with enhanced knowledge about the rootstocks that suit their individual vineyards.

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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: 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.

Canada at-a-glance: the latest trends in one of Australia’s top export markets
Last updated 12 Mar 2019

Canada is the world’s ninth largest market for wine, sitting just above Australia at US$6 billion and growing at a rate of 2 per cent per annum. Canadians are moderate wine drinkers, with annual consumption of 16.3 litres per adult, which is more than the United States of America (USA) at 13.7 litres but much less than Australia at 29.4 litres per adult

New weather data: how the 2017–18 viticultural growing conditions compared with long-term averages
Last updated 19 Feb 2019

According to the Bureau of Meteorology, 2018 was the third hottest year on record for Australia, with an average temperature 1.14 degrees above the long-term average. This is a very broad and general statistic, however, that does not provide much insight into the conditions that prevailed for winegrape growers around Australia.

Strong value growth for the wine sector as demand exceeds supply for Australian wine
Last updated 05 Feb 2019

Wine Australia’s Australian Wine: Production, Sales and Inventory report 2017–18, released today, shows that Australian wine production was 1.29 billion litres (143 million 9-litre case equivalents) and total Australian wine sales were 1.35 billion litres (150 million cases).

What do millennials want for Christmas?
Last updated 18 Dec 2018

Millennials are expected to become the world’s largest consumer group within the next 10 years. In terms of wine, here are some tips for the products most likely to please millennials in their Christmas stockings this season.

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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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