The vineyards in Australia’s 65 wine regions will soon be accurately mapped using high-resolution satellite images and advanced machine learning in a national census of Australia’s winegrape area. Wine Australia chief executive officer Andreas Clark said the national scan is an exciting opportunity as it will allow Australia for the first time to have a … Continue reading Artificial Intelligence helps accurately map Australia’s 65 wine regions
Western Australia’s wine regions are receiving funding from the Australian government. A $2-million marketing campaign to boost international visits to Western Australia’s wine regions received support from the Australian Government’s $50 million Export and Regional Wine Support Package, a network of WA Government and sector partners. Wines of WA has secured $1 million in funding … Continue reading Funding flows in for Western Australia’s wine regions
Seville Estate has been named Winery of the Year at the 2019 Halliday Wine Companion Awards. Wine expert James Halliday presented the award at a ceremony in Melbourne, in early August. Each year Halliday and a tasting panel determine the best from a pool of several thousand featured in the annual Halliday wine companion guide. In … Continue reading Yarra Valley company Seville Estate win winery of the year award
Victoria’s wine industry has received a $2 million boost from the government through the third round of the wine growth fund. Member for Buninyong, Geoff Howard, represented minister for agriculture and regional development, Jaala Pulford, on the 30th of July, to announce the extra funding and expanded guidelines for the fund. Howard said the wine … Continue reading Victoria’s wine industry gets a $2 million boost from the government
Four of the largest markets for Australian wine exports grew in value and volume in the 2017/18 financial year. At $2.8 billion, the value of Australian wine exports has seen the largest growth in 15 years. This is a 20 per cent growth. But, of the five largest markets, the only one not to grow … Continue reading Four of the five largest markets for Australian wine exports have grown in value
People can keep warm in this winter with the Grape, Grain and Graze wine festival in Sydney. The festival, formerly known as the Sydney Royal Wine Experience, will showcase hundreds of wines. But it’s not only for wine lovers. There will be Sydney Royal award-winning beers and ciders as well. Experts will be on site … Continue reading Sydney Royal’s Grape, Grain & Graze Festival to ignite wine-lovers’ taste buds
Australia’s first sweet wine symposium will celebrate the diversity of sweeter style wine varieties produced in Australia. The symposium is being held on the 20th and 21st of October in the Margaret River region. The inaugural event is taking place at Happs Wines, kicking off with an event that will feature 20 sweet wine tasting … Continue reading First sweet wine symposium held at Margaret River, Australia
Australian company Dalefold Wines has had its licence to export grape products from Australia suspended. The Board of Wine Australia suspended the licence in late-July after discovering the company was exporting grape products that were not approved by Wine Australia. While the suspension remains in place, Dalefold Wines may not export wine from Australia. Wine … Continue reading Dalefold Wines’ licence suspended for exporting unapproved products
Wine Australia and the National Wine and Grape Industry Centre (NWGIC) have signed a $9 million co-investment research, development and extension (RD&E) agreement to develop new technologies and provide practical information to growers and winemakers to increase profitability and competitiveness, as well as improve environmental sustainability. The NWGIC, is an alliance between Charles Sturt University … Continue reading Australian grape and wine tech receives $9 million partnership boost
Australian wineries have been making the most of the China Roadshow to the four cities of Shenyang, Jinan, Wuhan and Shanghai (4–11 June) and packing their programs with extra customer engagement activities in the four cities and beyond. Senator Anne Ruston, Assistant Minister for Agriculture and Water Resources, said, “China is an incredibly competitive market … Continue reading Roadshow success for Oz wines in China
Supported by the Australian Research Council (ARC) and based at the University of Adelaide’s Waite campus, the ARC Training Centre for Innovative Wine Production will undertake research aiming to build the sustainability and competitive edge of Australia’s $5 billion wine industry. In establishing the centre, researchers consulted widely with producers, suppliers, industry bodies and other … Continue reading Innovative wine research centre to future-proof Australia’s industry
Two of the world’s great wine regions have come together to offer a high-end business course spanning two continents. The 10-day Business of Wine course will give industry professionals access to some of the leading minds in Adelaide, Australia, and Bordeaux, France. The course is the result of collaboration between renowned wine industry educators the … Continue reading Premium wine business course to be launched at Vinexpo
Agribusiness banking specialist Rabobank has announced the appointment of Hayden Higgins to head up its horticulture and wine sector research. Higgins joins the bank’s food and agribusiness research team from his role as major agribusiness manager with Rabobank New Zealand. General manager of RaboResearch Food & Agribusiness Tim Hunt said the new appointment was an … Continue reading Rabobank appoints new horticulture and wine analyst
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Wine regions across Australia stand to benefit from a $7.4 million investment boost for 21 international wine tourism projects.
The Trans Pacific Partnership has been reborn as the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership. Matthew McDonald examines the new agreement and what it means for our food and beverage industry.
Thanks to a donation from Casella Family Brands, four University of Adelaide students are pursuing their dreams of careers in the wine industry.
With current tight global inventories, higher prices are now assumed and accepted by buyers, while innovation in wine is increasing, according to a new report.
Pernod Ricard Winemakers has announced its 2018 Graduate Program Intake, a program intended to open up a world of wine to the next generation.
More than 25 Adelaide Hills wineries will visit Sydney’s Surry Hills on May 8 for three hours of tastings and masterclasses.