Australian wine company, Peter Lehmann Wines (PLW), has announced that it plans to invest some A$9m in upgrading production facilities and increasing grape intake capacity in 2002-03.

PLW managing director, Douglas Lehman, said the investment in storage and fermentation capacity would allow it to boost grape intake by 26% by 2007. The company is also investing in the purchase of new oak barrels, as well as other environmental and infrastructure improvements. It will also be expanding its crushing capacity.