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BIOSECURITY ALERT: New phylloxera detection in Victorian Phylloxera Risk Zone

Vinehealth Australia and Australian Grape and Wine Inc (Australian Grape & Wine) advise that phylloxera has been detected in a commercial vineyard located at St Andrews in a Phylloxera Risk Zone in the Yarra Valley.The strain of phylloxera detected h...

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Future-proofing the Australian wine sector

Australian Grape and Wine Inc (Australian Grape & Wine) has released it's proposal for government and industry investment in the Australian wine sector.  Download the document here.

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Review of South Australia’s Container Deposit Scheme raises real concerns for wine businesses

Australian Grape & Wine is deeply concerned by calls to include wine bottles in South Australia’s Container Deposit Scheme (CDS). And if you are a wine producer, you should be too.As an agricultural industry, the continuing success of the Australian ...

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United States Government Shutdown

The well-publicised United States (US) Government “Shutdown” has seen the temporary shutdown of a number of US government departments since 21 December 2018. Many of the departments have relevance to wine trade and of most importance to our wine expo...

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Prosecco & Grape Varieties

WFA are currently working with a team of legal Intellectual Property Processors at Monash University who have finalised a technical journal article explaining the “Dubious Legality of the EU’s Claims to Exclusive Use of the Term “Prosecco”. The compr...

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