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AUS: Wine exports set new records - figures

7 Aug 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 Jun 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).

AUS: Wine bodies target growth despite troubles - report

2 May 2007

The Australian wine industry is targeting extra sales of A$4bn (US$3.3bn) worth of wine over the coming five years, according to local reports.

AUS: Constellation's Hardys grape crush nosedives

27 Apr 2007

The Hardy Wine Company, the Australian division of Constellation Brands, has reported a 24% reduction in its grape crush for 2007 as drought and frost slashed Australia’s winegrape harvest.

AUS: Wine harvest quantity dives, quality survives - research

23 Apr 2007

This year’s Australian wine harvest is expected to come in almost a third down on 2006, according to recent figures.

AUS: US takes pole position as Australia's top wine market

11 Apr 2007

The UK has ceded its crown as the most valuable export market for Australian wine to the US. According to the Australian Wine and Brandy Corporation yesterday (10 April), the US market was valued at A$963m (US$794m) for the 12 months to March, ahead of the UK on $944m.

AUS: 2007 harvest set to be 33% down - figures

23 Feb 2007

This year’s wine harvest in Australia is set to be a third smaller than 2006, according to the latest assessment from the Australian Wine and Brandy Corporation (AWBC).

The Losh Cause – More woe ahead for Australia

2 Jan 2007

Given that drought and frost have all but eliminated Australia’s wine glut, it is tempting to regard this natural intervention as good news for the wine industry but, writes Chris Losh, in reality the adverse weather conditions have created greater problems at both ends of the price spectrum.

AUS: Wine industry sets up drought taskforce

20 Dec 2006

Australia’s wine industry has formed a taskforce in an attempt to reduce the impact of this year’s drought on the industry.

AUS: Lower wine harvest expected for 2007

28 Nov 2006

The Australian Wine and Brandy Corporation has forecast lower wine harvest yields next year, but said that current plantings will be adequate to meet projected demand.

AUS: Cheviot Bridge confident in Australian recovery

28 Nov 2006

The chairman of Australian wine company Cheviot Bridge has said he believes the Australian wine industry could at last be coming to the end of its over-supply crisis, and that his own company was “ideally placed” to capitalise on the upturn.

CHILE/AUS: Chile, Oz in talks on targeting India and China

22 Nov 2006

A partnership between Chile and Australia will help open up the emerging, but still nascent, wine markets of India and China, the president of Chile’s wine exports association said today (22 November).

AUS: Oz wine sector upbeat despite drought and frost

10 Nov 2006

The Australian Wine and Brandy Corporation has said that despite the individual pain felt by many winemakers in the country, the Australian wine sector is coping with the drought and frost that has hit this year’s vintage. However, he also admitted that it was hard to put a number on the exact damage done by the difficult growing conditions.

AUS: Global glut hurting Oz wine prices, says study

25 Oct 2006

The global over-supply of wine, not just in Australia, has been blamed for the low price of wine in the Australian market, according to a government report published today (25 October).

AUS: Glut hits wine export revenues

10 Oct 2006

The latest data from the Australian wine industry has signalled more bad news for the sector with the value of exports down for the first time in 15 years.


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