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COVID-19 Coronavirus - The Big Picture

As the death toll continues to rise and the number of reported cases rises around the world, it is clear that the COVID-19 Coronavirus pandemic has the potential to cause material economic harm around the world. The World Health Organisation (WHO) ha...

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BIOSECURITY ALERT: Phylloxera detected outside Maroondah PIZ

Agriculture Victoria has confirmed new phylloxera detections in the Yarra Valley - both inside the current Maroondah Phylloxera Infested Zone (PIZ) and outside the PIZ in the Phylloxera Risk Zone (PRZ) to the south-east of the Maroondah PIZ, near Yar...

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ATO assistance for bushfire affected businesses

Wine Equalisation Tax and Rebate The ATO understands a number of businesses are impacted by the recent bushfires, and have recently received some questions regarding the Wine Equalisation Tax (WET) producer rebate from impacted businesses.Due to the ...

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The Prosecco GI Lie

By Damien Griffante,  Policy Manager - Market Access. Imagine if France decided tomorrow that the grape variety Chardonnay was no longer called Chardonnay, and instead was called something completely fictitious. Now imagine, France then created a ran...

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Bushfire Response - Update 9 January 2020

Throughout this unprecedented bushfire crisis, Australian Grape & Wine has been in close contact with the Minister for Agriculture, the Minister for Trade and the Prime Minister’s Office.   We are seeking an extension of the pool for the Wine Tourism...

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