Photo: Mike Jeffery / Wine Australia
Photo: Mike Jeffery / Wine Australia

What is the $50m Package?

The Australian Government’s $50 million Export and Regional Wine Support Package (the $50m Package) is an exciting, one-off allocation of $50 million, which aims to grow the Australian wine sector by showcasing the nation’s wine tourism offering and driving demand for Australian wine exports.

Wine Australia is responsible for delivering the $50m Package, in consultation with the Australian wine sector.

 Learn about the four programs within the $50m Package

Impact of investment

The above dollar figures are based on current data for the 12 months to the end of the period indicated. The data will be updated quarterly. Please note: the percentage changes reflect year-on-year growth, consistent with Wine Australia’s quarterly Export Reports.

What's happened so far?

Australian wineries put on a show from the Orient to the Occident
Last updated 25 Mar 2019

March has seen Australian wineries polishing glasses and putting on their best pours at Europe’s biggest* wine-trade fair ProWein in Düsseldorf, Germany and near simultaneously at China’s pre-eminent food and wine fair in Chengdu.

$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.

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.

Global wine education redefined with the launch of Australian Wine Discovered
Last updated 23 Jan 2019

Wine Australia is taking global wine education to the next level with the launch of its comprehensive new education program – Australian Wine Discovered – at the annual Australia Trade Tasting in London on 22 January 2019.

Tasmania secures $500,000 boost for international wine tourism
Last updated 22 Dec 2018

Tasmania’s wine tourism experiences will be showcased around the world thanks to support from the Australian Government’s $50 million Export and Regional Wine Support Package and the Tasmanian Government.

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Getting involved

China and USA marketing activities
Targeted marketing campaigns in China and the USA promoting Australian wine and wine tourism.
Capability development
Helping Australian wine businesses to become export and tourism-ready through capability building workshops.
Grants and how to apply
Grant opportunities for small and medium wine exporters, state and regional wine and tourism associations and other wine sector stakeholders.
Transforming cider businesses
Development of a brand proposition and go-to-market strategy for the cider industry to leverage potential for strong growth in this sector.

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