- Output $255 million est. Up 12% yoy.
- Production recovered strongly reflecting better seasonal conditions.
- Exports declined primarily due to the loss of China as a viable market.
Cool climate wine maker recognised as industry best
The prestigious Graham Gregory Award is the top citation acknowledging an individual's outstanding contribution to the NSW wine industry.
The Graham Gregory Award recognises peers for their contribution within the NSW wine industry.
NSW DPI is a sponsor of the award which is named after former NSW Agriculture Deputy Director General Graham Gregory, who was instrumental in the development of the NSW wine industry.
Image: Justin and Pip Jarrett at Graham Gregory Award presentation
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The average price for 2021 vintage red varieties fell 10% year-on-year to $552/tonne due to falls in the most popular varieties: shiraz (-11%), cabernet Sauvignon (-12%) and merlot (-6%). 217 The price of 2021 vintage white varieties increased by 6% to $437/tonne 217 helped by a 6% rise in the price of chardonnay grapes and a 7% rise in the price of sauvignon blanc and semillon grapes. Despite periodic lockdowns due to COVID-19 and some fears of increased competition due to Chinese tariffs forcing some product back onto the domestic market, domestic retail prices for wine actually increased during the year.
Average Australian wine export prices vs China as % of total wine exports
- Average Australian wine export prices ($/ltr, LHS)
- Chinese exports as a % of total exports (RHS)