Statistics information from The 2022 Australian and New Zealand Wine Industry Directory
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Established: 2014, Commonwealth statutory authority
Focus: Research and development funding, marketing/market development, information and regulatory administration
Funding: by statutory levy and fee for service
Wine Australia supports a competitive wine sector by investing in research, development and extension (RD&E), growing domestic and international markets and protecting the reputation of Australian wine. Wine Australia is funded by grapegrowers and winemakers through levies and user-pays charges and the Australian Government, which provides matching funding for RD&E investments. Wine Australia is the trading name of the Australian Grape and Wine Authority, a Commonwealth statutory authority established under the Australian Grape and Wine Authority Act 2013.
Focus: Political industry issues
Created from the amalgamation of the Winemakers’ Federation of Australia (WFA) and Australian Vignerons, Australian Grape & Wine represents the
country’s winegrape and wine producers on national and international issues. Its strategic priorities include the areas of biosecurity, health, market access
Australian Society of Viticulture and Oenology
Focus: dissemination of research or technical information
Funding: by membership
Serves the interests of practising winemakers and viticulturists by encouraging the exchange of technical information.
The Australian Wine Research Institute
Focus: applied research, extension and teaching
Funding: grants, fees for services
Carries out applied research in oenology; provides extension services to winemakers; teaches oenology.
Wine Industry Suppliers Australia
Focus: Furthering the interests of suppliers to the Australian wine industry
Represents the interests of Australian suppliers and helps ensure grape and wine producers have the latest in technology and services, engages with other
wine industry bodies on industry issues; partners with Australian Wine Industry Technical Conference (AWITC) to deliver WineTech, the triennial premier
Australian wine industry trade exhibition.