Area of grape varieties

Table 27. Area of grape varieties at harvest

Variety

2007 hectares

2008 hectares

2009 hectares

2010 hectares

2012 hectares

2015 hectares

White grapes
Arneis 159 81 38
Chardonnay 32,151 31,564 30,137 28,037 25,491 21,441
Chenin Blanc 683 642 549 520 407
Colombard 2,757 2,669 2,684 2,278 2,012 1,791
Fiano 107 111
Gruner Veltliner 18
Marsanne 200 213 244 192 163
Muscadelle 157 155 81 82 92
Muscat  PGB 226 263 626 847 853
Muscat Gordo Blanco 2,568 2,364 2,366 2,202 2,396 2,210
Pinot Gris 2,469 2,835 3,518 3,767 3,732
Prosecco 183
Riesling 4,432 4,400 4,613 4,184 3,893 3,157
Sauvignon Blanc 5,545 6,404 7,010 7,114 6,927 6,097
Savagnin 115 140 60
Semillon 6,752 6,716 6,707 6,305 5,632 4,568
Sultana 5,781 4,979 442 195 44
Traminer 843 841 884 926 840
Verdelho 1,782 1,761 1,593 1,339 1,016
Vermentino 93 121
Viognier 1,369 1,401 1,451 1,194 765
Other white grapes 4,740 4,391 10,496 1,529 1,273 841
TOTAL White 73,153 72,193 64,073 61,823 57,171 48,530
Red grapes
Barbera 159 157 120 104 110
Cabernet Franc 606 693 608 552 333
Cabernet Sauvignon 27,909 27,553 28,028 26,399 25,879 24,682
Dolcetto 156 124 101
Durif 452 433 442 500 625
Grenache 2,011 2,011 1,794 1,796 1,507
Malbec 390 362 380 451 562
Mataro 794 785 730 729 751
Merlot 10,790 10,764 11,038 10,073 9,286 8,477
Montepulciano 49 74
Muscat  PGR 265 237 254 296 244
Nebbiolo 90 105 118 122 115
Nero d’Avola 33 77
Petit Verdot 1,387 1,354 1,226 1,215 1,120
Pinot Noir 4,393 4,490 5,106 5,061 4,978 4,948
Ruby Cabernet 1,203 1,142 961 769 855
Sangiovese 479 517 612 575 438
Shiraz 43,417 43,977 45,313 43,676 42,012 39,893
Tempranillo 354 386 618 712 736
Zinfandel 155 104 86
Other red grapes 5,334 5,001 8,991 1,115 1,013 914
TOTAL Red 100,623 100,482 98,476 94,809 91,338 86,648
TOTAL AREA 173,776 172,676 162,550 156,632 148,509 135,178

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics Vineyard Estimates 1329.0.55.002

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