Wine Australia suspends wine export licence
Last updated 19 Jul 2018

The Board of Wine Australia has suspended the licence to export grape products from Australia held by Dalefold Wines (Australia) Pty Ltd with immediate effect and until further notice.

Wine Australia appoints ATEC and Hydra to develop $2m capability development program
Last updated 12 Jul 2018

Wine Australia has appointed peak industry body the Australian Tourism Export Council (ATEC) and Hydra Consulting to develop its Wine Tourism and Wine Export Capability Building Programs for the wine sector.

Wine Australia to invest $67.8m in ambitious agenda for the year ahead
Last updated 10 Jul 2018

Wine Australia today released its plans for 2018–19, the fourth year of its five-year Strategic Plan 2015–2020.

Australian grape and wine tech receives $9 million partnership boost
Last updated 02 Jul 2018

Wine Australia and the National Wine and Grape Industry Centre (NWGIC) have signed a $9 million co-investment research, development and extension (RD&E) agreement to develop new technologies and provide practical information to growers and winemakers to increase profitability and competitiveness, as well as improve environmental sustainability.

Australia to host the Institute of Masters of Wine 10th international Symposium
Last updated 19 Jun 2018

The Institute of Masters of Wine (IMW) has announced that Adelaide will host its next international Symposium in June 2022. The announcement was made at the closing ceremony of the Institute’s 9th international Symposium, ‘Living Wine’ in Logrono, Spain.

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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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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.

Germany – the world’s biggest imported wine market
Last updated 24 Oct 2017

Germany is the world’s biggest imported wine market and fourth largest wine market overall. According to the Global Trade Atlas, Germany imported 1.45 billion litres of wine in 2016–17.

Organic wine: the latest trend in the popular Nordic market
Last updated 26 Sep 2017

With less than a month until Wine Australia’s Norwegian Annual Tasting, we look at the growing popularity of organic wine in Sweden, Norway, Finland and Denmark. 

An alternative view of the United Kingdom’s wine market
Last updated 08 Aug 2017

The United Kingdom (UK) remains the number one destination for Australian exports by volume. More Australian wine is shipped to the UK than to any other market and Australia is the leading wine producing nation in the market.

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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.