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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Export Market Guides: changes in eight markets including the Philippines
Last updated 01 Jun 2018

Among changes in eight markets that have been included in recent updates to Wine Australia’s Export Market Guides is a new import procedure in the Philippines.

Prosecco – what is the deal?
Last updated 01 Jun 2018

Prosecco is widely recognised as a grape variety, but it can’t be used as a grape variety in some markets including Europe, China, Canada, South Africa, Chile and Vietnam. So, why are the rules in each market so different?

AWRI using new technique for sensory analysis
Last updated 12 Jan 2018

Pivot profiling is a new sensory technique that is starting to have a big impact in the world of Australian wine.

Flying the flag for Tassie sparkling
Last updated 10 Nov 2017

If the rise and rise of Tasmanian sparkling is tempting you to go south and tend a few vines, here’s a bit of advice from someone who has more than a little inside knowledge.

What’s your tolerance? Label alcohol tolerance by market
Last updated 20 Sep 2017

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

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Signs of softening: global wine market update
Last updated 04 Dec 2018

A large global wine harvest in 2018, economic uncertainty and static consumption are putting downward pressure on world bulk wine prices as Australia heads into harvest 2019. 

A deeper look at what’s trending for smaller exporters
Last updated 20 Nov 2018

In the year ended September 2018, there were 2401 active Australian wine exporters. The majority of these (87 per cent) are companies that export fewer than 10,000 cases per year, as illustrated in Figure 1. Another 9 per cent export between 10,000 and 50,000 cases per year, and only 4 per cent of exporters ship more than 50,000 cases each year.

Strong, sustainable growth for Australian wine exports
Last updated 24 Oct 2018

Wine Australia’s Export Report for the year ended September 2018, released today, shows strong, sustainable growth for Australian wine exports.

Headwinds and tailwinds: global economic conditions that could impact wine
Last updated 28 Aug 2018

At the Exporter Update 2018 in Adelaide, Cassandra Winzenried, Chief Economist at Efic, gave the audience an overview of global economic conditions and how these could affect Australian wine exports in the next few years.

Latest report shows perceptions of Australian wine are improving
Last updated 03 Jul 2018

The brand health of Australian wines has seen marked improvement over the past eight years, particularly in consumer perceptions of quality and value for money.

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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.