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Pinot Noir in spotlight at Australia Trade Tasting

Published:  01 February, 2024

The Australia Trade Tasting returned to London on 30 January 2024, showcasing more than 700 wines from 200 wine producers to hundreds of trade and media in the UK.


Wine Australia targets 40% emissions reduction by 2030

Published:  13 September, 2023

A newly released Emissions Reduction Roadmap for the Australian grape and wine sector has outlined steps to reduce the sector’s carbon emissions by more than 40% before 2030.


Oz Vintage 2023 estimated to be “smallest in a generation”

Published:  11 July, 2023

According to the results of Wine Australia’s National Vintage Survey, the 2023 Australian winegrape crush was the lowest reported since 2000, a 24% decrease on the 2022 crush of 1.73m tonnes and 26% below the 10-year average of 1.78m tonnes.


Adelaide to host next IMW symposium

Published:  03 July, 2023

After four days of tastings and talks among the finest palates in the industry, The Institute of Masters of Wine (IMW) concluded the 10th international symposium by announcing Adelaide as the next host region for the event, with the symposium heading to South Australia in 2026.


Drought: A burning issue for wine

Published:  14 May, 2023

With another scorching summer on the horizon, James Bayley assesses the damage caused by drought to affected regions across the globe.


Antipodean challenger

Published:  10 March, 2023

With Pinot-philes increasingly expanding their horizons, Guy Woodward assesses Australia’s offer at its Pinot Noir Celebration.


Wine Australia news: Mapping out the road to zero emissions for Australian wine sector

Published:  08 July, 2022

Australian wine will soon have a clear roadmap to achieve net-zero carbon emissions after a new investment was announced by Wine Australia.


Australian winegrape crush returns to near-average size in vintage 2022

Published:  05 July, 2022

The 2022 Australian winegrape crush is estimated to be 1.73 million tonnes, 2% below the 10-year average and 13.5% below the 2021 record crush of 2.01 million tonnes, according to the National Vintage Report 2022 released today by Wine Australia. 


Australian wineries and vineyards moving ahead in the transition to net zero emissions and to tackle climate change

Published:  18 May, 2022

Sustainable Winegrowing Australia has released its inaugural Impact Report detailing the programme’s national data set on the wide range of sustainable practices being successfully implemented by vineyards and wineries across Australia.


Displaced Chinese exports look for new home at ATT

Published:  11 April, 2022

A slew of Australian producers which have been forced to reorient themselves following China’s government-imposed trade tariffs were on show at Australia Trade Tasting (ATT) on Thursday, where a renewed ‘buyer-only’ mentality aimed to find new homes for wineries left with major holes in distribution.


Australia Trade Tasting pushed back to Spring

Published:  06 January, 2022

The annual Australia Trade Tasting has been rescheduled to take place on 7 April, with both the format and Royal Agricultural Halls venue remaining the same.


Wine Australia looks to expand its reach through high-profile partnership

Published:  06 December, 2021

Wine Australia has recently announced a partnership between its own Australian Wine Connect platform and industry events organiser Vinexpo’s digital platform Vinexposium.


Oz wine exports to UK highest in a decade

Published:  21 July, 2021

Australian wine exports to the UK reached their highest level in a decade during the 2020–21 financial year, according to the latest Wine Australia Export Report released today.


Australia increases consumer protection for wine brands

Published:  01 July, 2021

Australia has launched what it claims to be the world’s first system to provide product assurance for all of its branded wine exports. 


Australian UK wine exports continue to rise

Published:  29 April, 2021

Australian wine exports to the UK continued to rise in the last 12 months, with both value and volume in double-digit growth.


Australian wine sales exceed supply for third year

Published:  30 March, 2021

Australian wine sales during 2019 to 2020 exceeded supply for the third year in a row impacted by drought conditions and bushfires in some regions of the country. 


UK demand for Oz wine up in wake of Covid and Brexit

Published:  03 February, 2021

Sales of Australian wine in the UK have been boosted since the advent of the Covid-19 pandemic and in the months leading up to Brexit, according to Wine Australia’s latest Export Report. 


UK helps Australian wine exports hit highest level since 2007

Published:  28 October, 2020

Global Australian wine exports were up 4% to $2.998bn in the 12 months to September 2020, with all of its top-five export markets showing growth including the UK, according to Wine Australia’s latest export report. 


Wine Australia’s Tasting Blind Club moves online

Published:  27 October, 2020

Wine Australia has converted its Tasting Blind Club into an online Tasting Blind Club Quiz hosted by Emma Symington MW.


Aussie wine exports to the UK up in value but volume drops

Published:  04 August, 2020

The value of Australian wine exports to the UK increased by 3% to AU$383m in the 12 months ended 30 June 2020, according to new data released by Wine Australia.