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Last updated 16 Mar 2022

Griffith University PhD candidate Kate Kingston has been named the recipient of Wine Australia’s Dr Tony Jordan OAM Award 2022 to support her research that will develop and apply innovative biochar-based technologies to help the Australian wine sector adapt to the impacts of climate change.

Last updated 03 Feb 2022

Australian wine exports decreased significantly by 30 per cent in value to $2.03 billion and 17 per cent in volume to 619 million litres in the year ended December 2021, according to Wine Australia’s latest Export Report released today.

Last updated 27 Jan 2022

The ability to analyse multiple images at once, GPS capability to create maps of the spatial variability of canopy size, and Cloud storage, are just some of the new upgrades to VitiCanopy, the University of Adelaide-developed mobile app that helps grapegrowers manage their vineyards more effectively.

Last updated 15 Dec 2021

Record wine production combined with a reduction in overall sales volume has seen inventory levels and stocks-to-sales ratios increase in the year ended 30 June 2021, according to Wine Australia’s Wine Production, Sales and Inventory Report 2021 released today.

Last updated 12 Dec 2021

Wine Australia has today announced that Clare Valley Wine & Grape Association and Wine Victoria are the successful applicants for its regionally-focused leadership program Next Crop.

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‘Smart’ slasher prototype developed
Last updated 28 Feb 2022

A university research team has developed a prototype for a “faster, smarter and more efficient” undervine slasher – which is set to help growers wanting to move towards lower intervention farming.

Think of visitors as ‘wine tourists’ – not wine consumers
Last updated 28 Feb 2022

Less than half of all people who visit wineries are motivated to taste and buy wines, new research from Curtin University suggests.

Little to be gained by the addition of pure glutathione before or during fermentation
Last updated 28 Feb 2022

A long-term study has concluded that there is little to be gained by adding pure glutathione before or during fermentation, with limited and at best subtle effects on finished wines.

Ultimate taste test for Pinot Noir
Last updated 28 Feb 2022

For eight years, a collaborative group of winemakers, scientists, growers and industry organisations have been keenly investigating which phylloxera-resistant grapevine rootstock performs best for Mornington Peninsula Pinot Noir.

Using data to inform vine management
Last updated 28 Feb 2022

Fourth-generation Barossa grape grower Marty Gallasch is testing a trio of AgTech solutions to address climatic challenges. We spoke to him about how he’s using the tech to inform his decisions.

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Latest market bulletins
Asian destinations that are growing in value for Australian wine
Last updated 17 Mar 2022

Asia is a vital region for Australian wine exports. In 2021, Asia accounted for 31 per cent of the value and 9 per cent of the volume of exports. 

In the doldrums: the global shipping crisis’ dampening effect on Australian wine exports
Last updated 01 Mar 2022

The shipping crisis has revealed just how fragile the international logistics system is. In this Market Bulletin we will summarise the sequence of events that led to this situation, where Australia fits in, and how Australian wine exports have been affected.

How wine's alcoholic beverage competitors performed through COVID-19
Last updated 15 Feb 2022

In 2020, the global alcoholic beverages market totalled 279 billion litres valued at US$1.5 trillion. 
After growing by an average rate of 4 per cent and 1 per cent per annum respectively between 2014 and 2019, the value of alcoholic beverage sales declined by 10 per cent and volume dropped by 8 per cent in the COVID-19-affected 2020.  
 

Australian wine exports for 2021 reflect challenging global operating environment
Last updated 03 Feb 2022

Australian wine exports decreased significantly by 30 per cent in value to $2.03 billion and 17 per cent in volume to 619 million litres in the year ended December 2021, according to Wine Australia’s latest Export Report released today.

What are consumers looking for when buying direct from wineries?
Last updated 18 Jan 2022

Direct-to-consumer sales are crucial to most wine businesses. New research conducted by Wine Australia in 2021 has provided insights into what consumers are looking for when buying direct from wineries, which can help wineries design effective direct sales strategies.

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