The Wine Grape Council of SA (WGCSA) is the peak body for South Australian grapegrowers
funded through a voluntary levy paid on all winegrapes sold from SA vineyards.
Notice to members - Labour Hire Licensing amendment
The South Australian Parliament has passed the Labour Hiring Licensing (Miscellaneous) Amendment Act 2020 (the Act) and it commenced operation on 20 July 2020.
Whilst the scope of the scheme has been reduced in South Australia, unfortunately the changes are of limited significance for the wine industry.
Prices increase for top varieties in SA regions in 2020 wine grape crush
Wine Australia released the 2020 National Vintage report earlier this month, providing an overview of the Australian 2020 vintage.
The total crush yield is estimated at 1.52 million tonnes, 12% below the 2019 crush, and 13% below the long-term average of 1.75 million tonnes. The value of the national wine grape crush is estimated to be $1.07 billion, down 9% in 2019, however, the average purchase price of $694 per tonne was a 5% increase compared with $663 in 2019.
SA Wine Grape Crush survey report
This SA Wine Grape Crush survey report is part of the Australian Wine Sector Survey, conducted annually by Wine Australia. It contains the most comprehensive information available on supply, crush and average purchase price of winegrapes for the South Australian winegrape industry. It includes:
To read the report, click the link below. Reports are also available for individual growing regions.
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