Australian wine has been short for some time. The shortage is due to extremely limited water availability resulting from drought. But the 2008 vintage came in well above expectations at 1.83m tonnes, 31% higher than 2007, despite some of the strictest water restrictions ever seen. So how did we produce so much wine with so […]
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Over the last 15 months the Australian Wine Industry has experienced a rollercoaster ride from oversupply, induced by the late 1990’s planting boom, to undersupply, induced by the 2006/7 drought. Click on the following link to read more:2008 Pre-Vintage Bulk Wine Review – January 2008
What are the consequences of the drought induced reduction in the 2007 Australian wine grape harvest? Are recent bulk wine price increases sustainable in light of our planted vineyard area, or are we experiencing a false dawn ahead of a terror stretch for the industry yet to come? Click on the following link to read […]
2007 Pre-Vintage Bulk Wine Review. Is There Light at the End of the Tunnel, or is That Just Another Locomotive Coming our Way?
What’s happening in the bulk market leading into the 2007 vintage? Could it be that we’ve reached a pivotal point in the market that signals an end to the current downward leg of the wine industry cycle? Click on the following link to read more: 2007 Pre-Vintage Bulk Wine Review – January 2007
Was the 2006 Australian wine grape harvest just another in a series of seemingly unstoppable surges in wine production, or are there signs that we are somewhere near the bottom of the current wine industry downturn? Click on the following link to read more: 2006 Post-Vintage Bulk Wine Review – August 2006
What is the profile of Australia’s bulk wine inventory? What are the dominant varieties, regions and vintages? Click on the following link to read more: 2006 Pre-Vintage Bulk Wine Review – January 2006