UK exports strong in wake of China tariffs
Last updated 21 Jul 2021

Australian wine exports during 2020–21 declined by 10 per cent in value to $2.56 billion, compared with the previous financial year, while export volume declined by 5 per cent in volume to 695 million litres (77 million 9-litre case equivalents), according to Wine Australia’s latest Export Report released today.

Wine sector rebounds with ‘unicorn’ vintage in 2021
Last updated 06 Jul 2021

The Australian wine sector has rebounded from two successive small vintages to produce a record crop of 2.03 million tonnes in 2021, after a season characterised by near-perfect growing and ripening conditions across most states and regions, according to the National Vintage Report 2021 released today by Wine Australia.

Increased protection for Australian wine brands
Last updated 01 Jul 2021

Wine Australia today launched its Export Label Image Search System (ELISS) to help Australian wine producers protect their intellectual property rights.

Australia increases consumer protection for its wine brands
Last updated 01 Jul 2021

Australia today launches a world first system to provide product assurance for all of its branded wine exports.

COVID claims Institute of Masters of Wine Australian Symposium 2022
Last updated 14 May 2021

The Institute of Masters of Wine (IMW) and Wine Australia have regretfully decided that the 10th International Symposium cannot be held in Australia in 2022.

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Cypriot varieties an emerging favourite for drought tolerance – and taste
Last updated 09 Jul 2021

Australian consumers have given several drought-resistant grape varieties native to Cyprus the thumbs up on taste, a new study has found.

Sulfur and nitrogen the key to influencing tropical characters in white wines
Last updated 09 Jul 2021

Foliar application of nitrogen and sulfur in the vineyard appears to be a promising technique for increasing tropical characters in white wines, new research suggests.

VitiVisor showcases the digital future of grape growing
Last updated 09 Jul 2021

A digital dashboard that gives growers real-time information about their vineyard – including ‘what if’ scenarios and vital numbers – is a step closer to becoming a reality.

Shiraz terroir project better defines ‘effect of place’
Last updated 09 Jul 2021

Findings from the long-term Shiraz terroir project are set to help producers better understand and market the ‘effect of place’ on their wines.

MOG free fruit at the winery a step closer
Last updated 09 Jul 2021

A zero Matter Other than Grapes (MOG) rating at the winery is the gold standard all growers and winemakers strive for. But is it possible with existing mechanised harvesting processes? Recent trials suggest that it is.

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Export growth to other destinations unable to offset decline to mainland China
Last updated 21 Jul 2021

In the year ended June 2021, Australian wine exports decreased by 10 per cent in value to $2.56 billion and by 5 per cent in volume to 695 million litres (77 million 9-litre case equivalents).

Australian wine sector rebounds with exceptional vintage in 2021
Last updated 06 Jul 2021

The 2021 Australian winegrape crush is an estimated record 2.03 million tonnes, with near-perfect growing and ripening conditions across most states and regions ensuring exceptional quality as well as quantity of wine grapes.

Exploring priority markets for Australian wine
Last updated 22 Jun 2021

Australian wine is exported to more than 100 markets around the world each year, but three quarters of the value of the wine we send internationally is exported to just five markets.

There has been a lot of discussion recently about the exploration of export markets for Australian wine. It is no secret that the sector is seeking both new and alternative markets for wine, but the distinction between the two can vary greatly.

A brief guide to the USA's three-tier system
Last updated 08 Jun 2021

Exports of Australian wine to the United States of America (USA) are growing by value, with 4 per cent growth in the year ended March 2021. There are opportunities for Australian wine exports to continue to grow. However, the market is difficult to navigate. In this Market Bulletin, we explore the nuances of accessing the USA market.

Emerging opportunities for Australian wine in Russia and Vietnam
Last updated 25 May 2021

Russia and Vietnam have been identified as presenting good opportunities for Australian wine exports: Russia because of its overall attractiveness as a wine market and Vietnam because of Australia’s particular advantages in that market.

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