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You may be aware that the team at the Department of Primary Industries and Regions – in conjunction with SA Health and SA Police – have been hard at work to identify and set up a suitable quarantine facility in South Australia to host much needed seasonal workers. This important facility has been established at

The EU is committed to addressing global challenges like climate change. On 16 September 2020, European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen announced a legislative proposal on a carbon border adjustment mechanism (CBAM) for selected sectors, scheduled for 2021. In its 2021 Work Programme, the Commission plans to table proposals for a CBAM in the second

China – April 2021

6 April 2021

China’s Ministry of Commerce (MofCom) made its final determinations on the Countervailing Duties Investigation and the Anti-Dumping Investigation on 26 March 2021. The final decisions uphold the preliminary findings for both investigations (dumping, subsidisation, injury to domestic industry) and imposed countervailing duties of 6.3–6.4 per cent (varying by company), and anti-dumping tariffs for: Treasury Wine

Prosecco in SingaporeFor those following our previous efforts to protect the use of Prosecco across the globe, Australian Grape & Wine has progressed its legal battle for the protection of Australian producers’ rights to label the variety in Singapore. Several years ago, the Italian Prosecco Consortium lodged an application with Singapore Intellectual Property Office to

Attention all international wine exporters and importers in Australia.  Ship wine between 2 November 2020 and 28 February 2021 to enter our FedEx Wine Shipping promotion. Every wine shipment counts as one entry to our draw, to win up to $1000 worth of prizes.  FedEx is offering four (4) $250 value prizes of either FedEx

The ACCC has released their latest Small Business in Focus report, providing people with a snapshot of their activities in small business, franchising and agriculture during the first half of 2020. Between January and June they received 112 reports and 40 enquiries about agriculture related issues. This is a 50 percent increase in overall contacts

Australian Grape & Wine has updated its information on the anti-dumping investigation on Australian wine in China in the Trade & Market Access page on this website. For accurate and timely information visit the China anti-dumping investigation page. 

Glyphosate Safety

5 August 2020

Pest, disease and weed management is a problem we all face in viticulture. Australian Grape & Wine supports sustainable management approach that considers non-chemical alternatives where they are feasible. We also support a transparent and scientific evidence-based approach to risk assessments that inform regulatory decisions by Governments. We do so in recognition that a broader

Last week the Australian Government announced it had reached an agreement with Canada to remove unfair restrictions on Australian wine sales imposed by the Canadian Federal Government and in some provinces. While the text of this agreement is yet to be released we have provided a summary of the outcomes to help you understand what

In these extremely challenging times for the wine sector, growers and wineries need to be particularly careful in exposing themselves to potential bad debts.  If you are selling grapes or wine on credit, you must ensure that the debt is secured. Read more…

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