Wine

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Australian wine exports decrease

By Rachel Arthur

Australian wine exports during 2020–21 declined by 10% in value to $2.56bn AUD, compared to the previous financial year, while export volume declined by 5% to 695 million litres, according to Wine Australia’s latest Export Report.

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New Zealand wine exports reach record $2bn

By Rachel Arthur

Ten years ago, New Zealand Winegrowers set out ambitions to double wine exports from $1.04bn to reach $2bn in 2020: with the latest figures showing it has reached this goal.

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New Zealand's wine industry celebrates its 200th anniversary

By Rachel Arthur

On September 25, 1819, Reverend Samuel Marsden planted the first vines in New Zealand. ‘New Zealand promises to be very favourable to the vine… should it succeed, it will prove of vast important in this part of the globe’, he prophesied. With the industry...

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Boost for Australian vine and wine research

By Rachel Arthur

Wine Australia and the University of Adelaide have signed a four-year, multi-million-dollar agreement to support long term strategic wine research and development.

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Aussie-China wine exports: Zero to hero in two decades

By Richard Whitehead

Opportunities in the Chinese wine market remain “exciting and plentiful” with consumption forecast to continue to grow at 6% per annum for the next five years, according to Wine Australia. At this pace the country will break the 3tr litre barrier by 2022.

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Boost for Australian grape and wine technology with new partnership

By Rachel Arthur

Wine Australia and the National Wine and Grape Industry Centre (NWGIC) have signed a $9m ($6.6m USD) co-investment research, development and extension agreement. The partnership will work on projects such as a smartphone app for on-the-spot nutrient assessments...

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Singapore wine drinkers trade up to premium products

By Rachel Arthur

Singapore’s premium wine sector shows plenty of promise, with a growing economy and increasingly affluent consumers searching for quality products, according to data and analytics company GlobalData.