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Bushfire Response – 6 January 2020

Bushfires are affecting or will affect many wine regions around Australia this year. Vineyard owners whose vineyards have been directly impacted by fires, are encouraged to familiarise themselves with various support services available.The AWRI is ru...

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A Message on Christmas Eve

Today on Christmas Eve, please spare a thought for those who have suffered in the devastating bushfires sweeping the country. Our rural and regional communities, who are the life and soul of the Australian wine industry, are bearing the pain of these...

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Australian Grape & Wine - Holiday Office Closure

During this year’s holiday period, Australian Grape & Wine offices will be closed from Monday 23 December 2019 through to Friday 3 January.  The team will be turning on Monday 6 January 2020.We wish everyone a safe, happy and festive holiday season, ...

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Wine Industry Targets FASD

On 9 September, International FASD Awareness Day, Australian Grape & Wine acknowledges the great work done by Drinkwise Australia, with their FASD Awareness Program. The National Wine Foundation (NWF) identified Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD)...

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Australians' drinking still at 50 year lows

The Australian Bureau of Statistics released data today showing that while alcohol consumption per capita is steady, Australians are still drinking at 50-year lows. Alcohol Beverages Australia (ABA) CEO, Andrew Wilsmore said “the data still shows a l...

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