Australia’s knowledge and response to grapevine phylloxera is evolving
Last updated 22 Sep 2021

An Agriculture Victoria research project studying phylloxera has revealed new ways to improve detection and management of the destructive grapevine pest. Over the past three years, a $1.5 million project co-funded with Wine Australia has delivered a new portable technology for rapid identification of phylloxera in the field, new knowledge in assisting screening of rootstock resistance, and new disinfestation practices to help prevent the pest from spreading.

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.

Meet the latest vintage of Future Leaders
Last updated 13 May 2021

Fifteen dynamic and skilled members of the Australian wine community have today joined the roll call of the grape and wine sector’s professional and personal development program, Future Leaders.

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Sensing smoke with a simple drop of juice or wine
Last updated 17 Sep 2021

Using nanofabrication techniques, Dr Suwen Law is investigating whether a single drop of grape juice or wine placed on a sensor can detect smoke taint – and to what extent.

New prototype app plots vine nutritional status
Last updated 17 Sep 2021

A team of viticulturists, plant physiologists and machine learning specialists have developed a prototype smartphone app that diagnoses nutritional disorders in grapevines.

Wine authenticity study reveals interesting results
Last updated 17 Sep 2021

Important progress using stable isotope-based analytical techniques to determine wine authenticity and provenance has recently been made.

Tasmanian producers on the front foot with regional activities
Last updated 17 Sep 2021

Dr Jenny Sinclair from Cape Bernier not only grows and makes wine on the Tasman Peninsula, but is a well-respected researcher in ecology and environmental accounting. 

New tool identifies grape varieties suited to warmer climates
Last updated 17 Sep 2021

A new, free online tool that collates data on 465 different wine grape varieties suited for warmer climates has been released.

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Similarities and distinctions in the Nordic wine markets
Last updated 29 Sep 2021

The Nordic markets of Denmark, Finland, Norway, and Sweden are important markets for Australian wine exports, making up 5 per cent of the volume shipped in 2020–21.

When less is more
Last updated 14 Sep 2021

No and low alcohol wines and wine products are attracting a lot of attention lately. This segment is forecast to grow by 15 per cent per annum globally over the next five years, compared with less than 1 per cent for total wine volume.

Global wine trade faces turbulent times
Last updated 31 Aug 2021

Early signs suggest that global wine production (supply) and consumption (demand) may be closer together in 2021 than they have been since 2017. However, physically bringing wine and consumers together may be harder than ever before, as turbulence in wine markets and shipping routes disrupt global wine trade.

Grenache back in the spotlight
Last updated 17 Aug 2021

The rise in popularity of lighter and medium-bodied red wines around the world has seen a resurgence in Australian Grenache in recent years. 

A closer look at Australia’s wine exports to South Korea
Last updated 03 Aug 2021

South Korea was ranked as the second most attractive wine market in the world in 2020 according to Wine Intelligence. Now, it has jumped from Australia’s 15th export market by value to 10th in the past 12 months.

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