Wine Australia’s Export Report released shows that, in the 12 months ended 30 September 2017, Australian wine exports continued to grow strongly in both volume and value. Export value grew 13 per cent to $2.44 billion and volume grew by 9 per cent to 799 million litres.
The grape and wine sector has welcomed the launch of the Australian Government’s $50 million Export and Regional Wine Support Package by Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Agriculture and Water Resources, the Hon Barnaby Joyce, and Assistant Minister for Agriculture and Water Resources, Senator Anne Ruston.
Research by the University of Adelaide has shown that consumers are much more influenced by wine label descriptions than previously thought.
To further accelerate wine industry education, innovation, and research, a new partnership has been formally announced between the University of Adelaide and KEDGE Business School in Bordeaux, France.
Australia is looking to expand our wine exports through a stronger trading relation with the European Union (EU).