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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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New Zealand EU Geographical Indication List

New Zealand have continued to progress their free trade negotiations with the European Union. In late December 2018 the New Zealand Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade announced a public consultation on the European Union’s proposed list of product...

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FedEx make Shipping Wine Overseas Easy!

The $50m Export and Regional Wine Support Package will bring more overseas visitors to the wine regions in Australia, leading to an increase in wine exports.  To take advantage of this opportunity, FedEx can help wineries throughout Austr...

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