Australian winegrape crush by major varieties

Table 1. Australian winegrape crush by major varieties

2018 2019
Estimated tonnes Estimated tonnes Change in crush Change in price
Red Grapes
Shiraz 426,181 418,364 -2% 9%
Cabernet Sauvignon 246,587 253,581 3% 14%
Merlot 104,528 118,117 13% 20%
Pinot Noir 52,886 47,569 -10% 2%
Petit Verdot 21,877 22,119 1% 18%
Ruby Cabernet 12,461 13,402 8% 25%
Grenache 13,905 11,872 -15% -7%
Other red 46,933 56,559 21% N/A
Total Red Varieties 925,359 941,583 2% 9%
White
Chardonnay 404,225 356,250 -12% 7%
Sauvignon Blanc 91,768 90,474 -1% -3%
Pinot Gris/Grigio 75,539 70,474 -7% -6%
Muscat Gordo Blanco 57,606 59,931 4% 11%
Semillon 59,891 53,921 -10% 2%
Colombard 55,970 50,711 -9% 11%
Riesling 25,395 23,520 -7% 1%
Muscat Blanc a Petits Grains 21,913 20,400 -7% 9%
Gewurztraminer 13,792 11,884 -14% 4%
Prosecco 7,018 9,936 42% 10%
Other white 40,703 39,371 -3% N/A
Total White Varieties 853,820 786,871 -8% 4%
Total All Varieties 1,779,179 1,728,454 -3% 9%

Source: Wine Australia 2019 National Vintage Report
*Values include an estimated non-response rate of 12%

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