Winegrape crush by major varieties

Table 1. Australian winegrape crush by major varieties

2019 2019 2020 2020
Estimated tonnes Average value Estimated tonnes Average value Change in crush Change in price
Red
Shiraz 415,711 899 375,618 921 -10% 2%
Cabernet Sauvignon 251,301 845 223,943 876 -11% 4%
Merlot 118,102 646 95,195 671 -19% 4%
Pinot Noir 47,072 1026 35,958 1083 -24% 6%
Petit Verdot 21,866 512 22,179 577 1% 13%
Ruby Cabernet 13,530 532 14,706 560 9% 5%
Durif 11,680 695 12,796 691 10% -1%
Grenache 11,782 983 10,596 1209 -10% 23%
Other red 44,230 1046 45,470 1128 3% 8%
Total Red Varieties 935,275 798 836,462 857 -11% 7%
White
Chardonnay 351,520 462 285,204 477 -19% 3%
Sauvignon Blanc 90,492 568 87,071 592 -4% 4%
Pinot Gris/Grigio 69,732 628 70,415 643 1% 2%
Muscat Gordo Blanco 59,340 276 54,044 324 -9% 17%
Semillon 53,171 409 50,504 437 -5% 7%
Colombard 50,005 277 47,318 314 -5% 14%
Muscat à petits grains blancs 20,213 356 20,017 362 -1% 2%
Riesling 23,223 906 16,819 990 -28% 9%
Gew├╝rztraminer 11,718 384 9,545 384 -19% 0%
Prosecco 9,936 833 10,188 791 3% -5%
Other white 38,981 633 33,021 703 -15% 11%
Total White Varieties 778,333 521 684,146 547 -12% 5%
Grand Total 1,728,454 683 1,520,608 702 -12% 3%

Source: Wine Australia 2020 National Vintage Report
*Values include an estimated non-response rate of 10%

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