Bolstering Australia’s sustainable viticultural practices
Last updated 23 Feb 2021

Charles Sturt University student Anne Johnson has been named the recipient of Wine Australia’s Dr Tony Jordan OAM Award 2021 to support her research exploring the benefits of agroecology in Australian viticulture and barriers to its adoption.

Wine Australia CEO
Last updated 22 Feb 2021

After 15 years of outstanding service to Wine Australia, including 8 years as CEO, Wine Australia Chair, Michele Allan, has announced that Andreas Clark will be leaving Wine Australia in late 2021.

Australian wine exports slow due to China tariffs
Last updated 03 Feb 2021

Australian wine exports slowed in the 12 months to December 2020, decreasing by 1 per cent in value to $2.89 billion, as Chinese tariffs* took their toll on exports to that market, according to Wine Australia’s latest Export Report released today.

Sound the call – the hunt is on for the Future Leaders of Australian wine
Last updated 18 Jan 2021

Wine Australia and Australian Grape & Wine are seeking inspiring individuals with inquisitive minds to join the sector’s professional development program Future Leaders 2021.

The innovative Riverland on the verge campaign launched
Last updated 11 Nov 2020

Riverland Wine is harnessing new interactive technology to become the first Australian wine region to launch an immersive virtual reality journey that showcases the Riverland’s spectacular scenery and high-quality food and wine credentials.

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Market access updates – April 2020
Last updated 30 Apr 2020

A significant number of additives and processing aids commonly used in winemaking are a step closer to being authorised for use in wine destined for the Japanese market. Our latest update provides further details on the changes and on recent updates to our Export Market Guides for Russia and the European Union.

Update on certification requirements for Thailand and Brazil
Last updated 27 Feb 2020

We have previously alerted exporters to new chemical analysis requirements in order to send wine to Thailand and Brazil. The new certification requirements are now in force and there have been some important developments since our last update.

Demonstrate the quality and sustainability of your wines through the BRIT Award
Last updated 12 Jul 2019

Applications are open for the international award for excellence in sustainable winegrowing – the BRIT Award.

What’s your tolerance? Label alcohol tolerance by market
Last updated 25 Jun 2019

A summary of the current alcohol statement information for 33 plus countries that Wine Australia publishes Export Market Guides for.

Thailand and Brazil chemical analysis certificates
Last updated 03 Apr 2019

In the last edition of Exporter News we noted the imminent introduction of a chemical analysis certificate to accompany wines exported to Thailand. This edition, we provide an update on the proposal and a new format for chemical analysis certification for wines to Brazil.

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Value of Australian wine exports grows
Last updated 28 Oct 2020

In the 12 months ended September 2020, the value of Australian wine exports increased by 4 per cent to $2.998 billion while volume declined by 0.4 per cent to 771 million litres (85.7 million cases). The average value of exports increased by 4 per cent to $3.89 per litre.

The latest insights for Australian Cabernet Sauvignon
Last updated 25 Aug 2020

Cabernet Sauvignon is the world’s most planted winegrape variety and it is celebrated around the globe on 3 September with International Cabernet Sauvignon Day. 

Growth in online sales likely to be legacy of COVID-19
Last updated 11 Aug 2020

There is considerable uncertainty surrounding the extent and duration of the COVID-19 pandemic in health and economic terms. However, there are some clear trends emerging and what is certain is that businesses will need to be agile and responsive to survive and prosper in this environment.

Australian wine exports persevere through short supply and COVID-19 challenges
Last updated 04 Aug 2020

Wine Australia’s Export Report for the year ended June 2020 shows that despite short supply and COVID-19 restrictions, Australian wine exports experienced only a small decrease in value of 1 per cent to $2.84 billion in 2019–20.

The global wine market: what are conditions like for Australian winemakers now compared with last year?
Last updated 28 Jul 2020

July is the month when the export of current vintage Australian wine tends to start in earnest. This week’s Market Bulletin looks at how conditions on the global bulk wine market in mid-2020 compare with last year.

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