Australian wine exports resilient despite headwinds
Last updated 29 Apr 2021

Australian wine exports declined by 4 per cent in value to $2.77 billion in the 12 months to March 2021, compared with the previous corresponding period, driven principally by the toll taken by high Chinese tariffs, according to Wine Australia’s latest Export Report released today.

Australian wine tourism businesses set to amplify online presence
Last updated 12 Apr 2021

Wine Australia has invested $900,000 in the Australian Tourism Data Warehouse (ATDW), to make it easier for wine businesses to market wine tourism experiences online and expand customer reach. 

Wine Industry Mentor Program breaks new ground
Last updated 08 Apr 2021

The Wine Industry Mentor Program, which pairs early career wine sector professionals with respected wine sector leaders, is expanding into all areas of the wine industry. 

Conference to help wine sector prepare, respond and recover from fire
Last updated 07 Apr 2021

The grape and wine community will gather at locations around Australia for the National Wine Sector Bushfire Conference on 25 May 2021 to explore the learnings from the 2020 vintage and how to prepare, respond and recover from future fire events.

Largest ever global promotion of Australian wine to launch this month
Last updated 01 Apr 2021

Wine buyers around the world will be able to discover and connect with Australian wines on a first-of-its-kind virtual platform launching 27 April.

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New technology shines a light on smoke taint damage
Last updated 12 Apr 2021

A new research project is investigating whether a single drop of grape juice or wine placed on a sensor can detect smoke taint.

Glimpsing vineyard microclimates at the micro-scale
Last updated 12 Apr 2021

A University of South Australia research team is developing a prototype it hopes will one day be able to measure a whole vineyard microclimate in 3-D and in real-time.

Tracking recovery after a bushfire
Last updated 12 Apr 2021

Co-ordinating and planning the recovery of a vineyard after a fire event relies on robust and timely data.

But how best to estimate the scale and distribution of fire damage?

Activated carbon the answer for the moment
Last updated 12 Apr 2021

While results from ozonation and distillation trials are promising, the use of activated carbon and nanofiltration and absorption treatments are currently the most effective methods for amelioration of smoke tainted wine.  

From microbes to malo: a smooth transition for this scientist
Last updated 12 Apr 2021

In the United Kingdom in the 1970s, BBC TV screened a dramatised documentary series called Microbes and Men, which charted the development of vaccines.

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China dampens overall export value, while exports to the rest of the world increase
Last updated 29 Apr 2021

In the 12 months ended March 2021, Australian wine exports decreased by 4 per cent in value to $2.77 billion and by 1 per cent in volume to 724 million litres due principally to a reduction in exports to mainland China as well as the cumulative effects of three consecutive lower vintage in Australia leading to less volume available to export. 

A world of opportunity for Cabernet Sauvignon
Last updated 13 Apr 2021

Cabernet Sauvignon is the world’s most popular wine, with an estimated 151 million cases of the variety consumed around the world in 2019 – 11 per cent of which is estimated to be Australian.

Finding the right balance: wine production, sales and inventory report 2019–20
Last updated 30 Mar 2021

Sales of Australian wine exceeded production for the third year in a row during 2019–20, according to the Wine Production, Sales and Inventory report 2020.

What has become of consumer trends in a post pandemic world?
Last updated 16 Mar 2021

In March 2020, the majority of nations around the world found themselves entering COVID-19 lockdowns for the first time. Twelve months on, some markets are still facing public restrictions while others are relatively back to normal. However, all markets have experienced changes to consumer behaviour in some way.

How 2020 changed the USA wine market
Last updated 02 Mar 2021

2020 was a year unparalleled in recent history, massively shifting consumer behaviours. This Market Bulletin examines the effects on the wine market in the United States of America including total wine sales by channel, shifting demographics, domestic category versus imports and, finally, how the Australian category has fared.

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