‘Growing Wine Tourism’ wins at Wine Industry IMPACT Awards
Last updated 18 Oct 2019

The team behind Wine Australia’s Growing Wine Tourism program has won a Wine Industry IMPACT Award for building the capability and competitiveness of Australian wine producers.

$45.5 billion contribution supports healthy regions and jobs
Last updated 16 Oct 2019

Australia’s grapegrowers, winemakers and wine tourism operators contribute $45.5 billion to the Australian economy and the sector supports 163,790 direct and indirect full- and part-time jobs, according to an independent economic report produced by AgEconPlus released today by Wine Australia.

Direct-to-consumer wine sales grow 9 per cent to reach $1 billion
Last updated 08 Oct 2019

DTC accounted for an estimated 17 per cent of total Australian wine sales value, significantly over-indexing in value compared with its volume share of 3 per cent, according to the Cellar Door and Direct-to-Consumer report 2019, published today by Wine Australia.

Growing Wine Exports workshops are Tasmania-bound
Last updated 27 Sep 2019

Tasmanian wine businesses looking to grow their wine exports are being offered new tools, insights and strategies to solidify wine sales in target markets.

Australian Government grants help promote Barossa wine at home and abroad
Last updated 25 Sep 2019

The Barossa wine community has shared in more than $470,000 in Australian Government grants to promote Barossa wine in China and USA markets and attract more international tourists to their wine region.

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United Kingdom – market update
Last updated 31 Jul 2019

The United Kingdom (UK) is the third largest importer of wine in the world and is the biggest destination for Australian wine exports by volume. 

‘Brexit’ update - July 2019
Last updated 09 Jul 2019

In the January edition of Exporter News, we discussed potential labelling changes that would be needed for wine sent either to the United Kingdom (UK) and/or the remaining European Union (EU) members once the UK left the EU.

‘Brexit’ update – April 2019
Last updated 03 Apr 2019

In our last Exporter News, we provided advice on how to indicate the details of the importer on a wine label once the United Kingdom (UK) has departed from the European Union (EU).

ATT brings the excitement of Australian wine to UK and Ireland
Last updated 22 Mar 2019

Mid-winter in Australia is not usually associated with the vibrancy and excitement of the wine season at its full height – our vines are dormant, preparing spring and a fresh vintage in the summer.

Cool climate, high altitude seminar challenges perceptions in the UK
Last updated 24 May 2017

More than 30 sommeliers, educators and wine media attended Wine Australia’s cool climate high altitude wines seminar, held earlier this month in London. 

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How Australian wine is performing in Europe
Last updated 19 Mar 2019

More Australian wine is exported to Europe than to any other continent. In 2018, almost 40 million cases of Australian wine were shipped to Europe compared with 26 million cases to North America and 24 million cases to Asia.

Australia’s commanding performance and recent market trends in the United Kingdom
Last updated 15 Jan 2019

The United Kingdom (UK) is the sixth largest wine market in the world, consuming 138 million 9-litre cases of wine in 2017, nearly all of which is imported. As with many other Western markets, the UK wine market is well established and total consumption is declining.

Changing German wine market offers opportunities
Last updated 03 Oct 2018

While it is a stable and mature market, new opportunities are being created in the German wine market by increasing involvement, some trading up and greater consumer openness to experiment with new and different styles of wine.

Australian wine retains the UK off-trade throne
Last updated 13 Jun 2018

The United Kingdom (UK) has always been Australia’s number one destination for wine by volume. The close and stable relationship Australian wine has with the UK market is representative of the close ties between the two countries.

Demand for Australian wine growing in the Netherlands
Last updated 13 Mar 2018

Europe has been a major destination for Australian wine since exports began more than a century ago. Today, more Australian wine is shipped to Europe than to any other region.

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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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