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The Australian Wine Industry - Part IV: Interview - Australian Wine and Brandy Corporation

20 May 2011

To coincide with the London International Wine Fair, this month's management briefing is for all you wine companies out there, particularly those with Australian leanings. Richard Woodard offers an in-depth look at Australia's wine industry in this four-part briefing for May 2011. In this, the final part, Woodard talks to the chief executive of the Australian Wine and Brandy Corporation.

AUS: Australian wine exports lose more value in 2010 - figures

13 January 2011

Exports of Australian wine continued to lose value in 2010, but the stricken industry regained some momentum in the second half of the year, official figures show.

AUS: South Australia gets new wine region

23 December 2010

The Australian Wine & Brandy Corporation (AWBC) has officially handed Mt Gambier geographic indication status.

Comment - Wine - There's Trouble in the Land Down Under

16 November 2010

Recently back from a trip to Australia, Chris Losh has found time to grab a shower, stick a wash on, and describe for us what he sees as a challenging time all round for the country's wine producers.

AUS: Australian Wine & Brandy Corp loses marketing chief

14 October 2010

The Australian Wine & Brandy Corp has announced the resignation of its long-serving general manager for market development, Paul Henry.

EUR: Wine Australia regional director steps down

8 September 2010

Lisa McGovern, the UK, Ireland and European Union director for Australia's wine trade body, has resigned.

AUS/EUROPE: Australia puts Champagne on ice for EU deal

1 September 2010

Australian winemakers can no longer use well-known names like Champagne, Prosecco, Port or Sherry on wines to be sold either at home or in the European Union, under a new deal that comes into force this week.

EUR: EU rejects Australia's Prosecco appeal

20 July 2010

Australia has failed to overturn a ban on its wineries using the term 'Prosecco' for wines on sale in the EU.

AUSTRALIA: Cheap bulk wine drains Australia's value

13 July 2010

Surplus Australian wine sold off for less than AUD1 (US$0.88) per litre has damaged the value of Australian wine exports over the past year.

AUS: Australian wine industry must shrink - industry bodies

11 November 2009

Australia has a wine surplus of 100m cases and the country's wine industry is facing its toughest period for two decades, according to a stark new report by leading industry bodies.

Insight - Fresh calls to cull Australian wine industry

28 August 2009

Poor results for Australia's two biggest domestic wine firms have this week brought fresh calls for a cull of Australian vineyards.

AUS: New chairman for Australian Wine & Brandy Corporation

23 June 2009

Australia's Government has its sights fixed on growing wine markets in Asia with the appointment of James Dominguez as the new chairman of the Australian Wine & Brandy Corporation (AWBC).

AUS: Asian buyers eyeing Foster's wine assets

19 June 2009

Asia-based investors have dominated international interest in the sale of Foster's Australian wine assets, but prices are under pressure.

AUSTRALIA: Wine grape harvest estimated to fall 11%

27 February 2009

The 2009 Australian vintage is estimated to fall 11% on last year to 1.63 million tonnes. The harvest is just under half way through.

The Losh Cause - Australian wine

27 January 2009

The best laid plans, as they say, can go awry. However, for Chris Losh, the Australian wine industry’s Direction to 2025 plan has not only been overtaken by events in the country’s main markets but was overly optimistic and ill-conceived to begin with.

UK: Australia Day wine push planned

20 January 2009

Australian winemakers will be flying to the UK next week to boost the industry's image in specialy ‘Australia Day 2009’ events.

AUS: Australian wine exports turn sour in 2008 - AWBC

9 January 2009

Australian wine exports fell in value for the first time in 15 years in 2008, official figures show, underlining the challenge facing the industry.

AUS: Calls to cut Australian wine industry

10 December 2008

Calls to slim down Australia's wine industry are growing louder as the country again faces a glut on the market.

AUS: Wine Australia begins hunt for export directors

13 October 2008

The Australian Wine and Brandy Corporation (AWBC) is looking to make two new appointments to help boost the profile of Australia's wines abroad.

AUS: US holds key for Australian wine - research

18 August 2008

Australia's wineries should secure their long-term future by targeting a gap in the US market for higher priced wines, a report has suggested.

AUSTRALIA: Wine exports slump - report

11 August 2008

Exports of Australian wine fell in both volume and value for the year up to July, the country's national wine body has said.

AUS: Australian Wine and Brandy Corp board revamped

3 June 2008

The new Australian Wine and Brandy Corporation (AWBC) board has been appointed, the Minister for Agriculture has announced.

AUS: Wine Australia launches virtual tasting website

13 May 2008

Wine Australia has launched a website to challenge consumers to “show off their knowledge” of wine.

AUS: Wine export value beats volume in '07 - figures

8 January 2008

The rise in value of Australia’s wine exports outstripped volume last year, according to recent figures.

AUS: AWBC head confirms resignation plans

21 December 2007

The head of the Australian Wine and Brandy Corporation has called time on his tenure.

AUS: Wine exports up more in value than volume - figures

10 December 2007

Exports of Australian wine in the last 12 months have registered a greater rise in value terms rather than volume terms, according to recent figures.

AUS: Wine exports enjoying record year - figures

8 October 2007

Wine exports from Australia have set a record for the year to the end of September, according to recent figures.

AUS: Wine exports set new records - figures

7 August 2007

Exports from Australia’s wine industry broke the A$3bn barrier for the first time in the last 12 months, according to recent figures.

AUS: Domestic wine sales flat, exports slip - figures

6 June 2007

Domestic sales of Australian wine registered a slight slip in April, according to recent figures.

AUS: Australian wine industry adopts value-creation strategy

22 May 2007

Industry trade body Wine Australia has officially launched a strategic blueprint for the future of the Australian industry at the London International Wine & Spirits Fair today (22 May).



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