A good time to discover Australian wine with updated education program
Last updated 30 Apr 2020

Wine Australia’s free, comprehensive education program Australian Wine Discovered (AWD) has been refreshed and 25 topics are now available online with additional resources, updated commentary and advanced notes.

Wine export figures positive but full COVID impact yet to come
Last updated 16 Apr 2020

The value of Australian wine exports continued to grow in the 12 months to 31 March 2020, but Wine Australia reports that the full impact of COVID-19 on exports is still to come.

Strong demand leads to tight Australian wine supplies
Last updated 12 Feb 2020

Total wine sales exceeded production for the second year in a row, indicating a tightening of supply and contributing to increased value for the sector, according to Wine Australia’s Wine Production Sales and Inventory report 2019 released today. 

Average value of bottled exports reaches new record
Last updated 05 Feb 2020

Exceptional growth in demand for Australian fine wine saw the total value of Australian wine exports grow by 3 per cent to $2.91 billion in the 12 months to December 2019.

Australian wine exports continue to grow in value
Last updated 22 Jul 2019

The value of Australian wine exports has continued to grow in the 12 months to June 2019, increasing by 4 per cent in value to $2.86 billion. China continued to drive growth and the United States of America (USA) also made a welcome return to growth.

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ASVO Winemaker of the Year 2020 – Peter Leske
Last updated 15 Jan 2021

Peter Leske’s childhood reads like an excerpt from a Boy’s Own Annual. Growing up on campus at Roseworthy Agricultural College in Adelaide – where his father Ken Leske lectured in finance – Peter had pet sheep, ‘swam’ in an old chaff bin, mucked around on the tractors, snacked on ripe sultana grapes and explored the campus’ many laboratories and classrooms with his trusty dog by his side.

Carrageenan a viable alternative to bentonite – Australian study awarded
Last updated 15 Jan 2021

A Wine Australia-funded study that found that carrageenan derived from red edible seaweed is a viable alternative to bentonite to heat stabilise white wine has won its lead author the prestigious ASVO award for Oenology Paper of the Year 2020.

Quest for a disease-resistant vineyard continues
Last updated 15 Jan 2021

Wine Australia’s Regional Program in Riverina continues its quest to determine the best grapevine cultivars with resistance to powdery mildew and downy mildew for Riverina.

Study investigating rootstocks to combat salinity honoured
Last updated 15 Jan 2021

The lead author of a Wine Australia-funded study that provides a guide to rootstock suitability for vineyards challenged by root zone salinity has been honoured with the ASVO award for Viticulture Paper of the year 2020.

Apps on the move to support Murray Valley growers
Last updated 11 Dec 2020

The Murray Valley Regional Program is going hi-tech with the development of two apps to support growers.

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Global supply update
Last updated 08 Dec 2020

Australia is a key player in the global wine market. In value terms, we are the world’s fourth biggest exporter of wine. However, in production terms, Australia ranks lower at number six in 2020 according to the latest Global Supply Monitor released by Wine Australia.

Sparkling wine continues to bubble through COVID-19
Last updated 04 Dec 2020

As we reach the end of a very turbulent year, wine consumers in Australia and around the world will likely reach for a glass of sparkling wine. However, this is not just the effect of seasonal cheer; the latest data show that sparkling wine sales in some markets have continued to bubble away throughout the COVID-19 pandemic. 

Wine tourism numbers highlight COVID-19 challenges and the road forward
Last updated 24 Nov 2020

COVID-19 has brought much uncertainty when it comes to travel in 2020. With some interstate travel halted, tourism turned intrastate with locals taking the opportunity to explore their own backyards – where restrictions allowed – providing much needed relief in many regional areas.

Stable performance through COVID-19 era highlights South East Asian emerging wine markets
Last updated 17 Nov 2020

On Sunday 15 November, Ministers from 15 countries signed the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP), including Australia and members of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN). This week’s Market Bulletin will examine a group of emerging wine markets within the Southeast Asian region. 

Global packaging trends
Last updated 10 Nov 2020

In the 12 months ended September 2020, 771 million litres of Australian wine was exported to 116 destinations across the world. Of the total volume, 55 per cent was shipped unpackaged to be packaged in-market. Only 25 destinations received unpackaged Australian wine, with just over half that volume landing in the United Kingdom.

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