Our Mission at Queensland Wine

To facilitate the pursuit of excellence in the production of Queensland wines, encourage the promotion of Queensland wines, and to deliver leadership to the Queensland Wine Industry.

Home of QLD’s Vine and Shine Trail

Connecting more than 70 wineries, vineyards, and cellar doors across the Sunshine State. The Vine and Shine Trail winds its way through the Queensland wine regions, each with its own distinct personality, from the Granite Belt to the Scenic Rim / Gold Coast Hinterland; South Burnett; Wide Bay-Burnett; Brisbane / Greater Brisbane / Sunshine Coast; and Darling Downs / Western Queensland.


Technical Improvements

Promote Queensland Wine

Liaise With Other Organisations

Industry Assistance

Promote Excellence

Hold and Promote Events



Regular newsletters containing key marketing and technical information relevant to the Queensland wine industry, information on industry representation, technical seminars, training opportunities and marketing initiatives.

Industry Representation

– Representation to Queensland and Federal Governments.
– Obtaining grant funding for the industry
– Representation on key national industry bodies – GWRDC, AWRI, Wine Australia
– Representation with Tourism organisations

Technical and Education

– Reduced entry fee for QWIA wine shows.
– Opportunities to participate in technical seminars at reduced cost.
– Opportunities to participate in Wine Education classes at reduced cost.
– Access to training and opportunities for associate judges.

Marketing and Commercial

– Listing on QWIA web site (including Vine&Shine) and access to Social Media activities by QWIA on behalf of members.
– Assistance in developing of regional identities for Qld wine regions.
– Representation in collaboration with organisations as part of QWIA’s efforts to engage with trade associations.

Meet our team
Board Members - Mike Hayes, Aaron Stephen, Andrej Prieditis and Sarah Boyce
Andrew Corrigan - President of QWIA

Andrew Corrigan

Mick Bourke - Vice President of QWIA

Mick Bourke

Vice President
Michael Muza - Secretary of QWIA

Michael Muza

Andrea Hayes - Treasurer of QWIA

Andrea Hayes


Queensland Wine Awards 2021 Results

The results are in for the 2021 QLD Wine Awards. This year’s show had almost double the entrants than what we were expecting which is a great result. A big congratulations to the award winners including: Mainstream White – Moffatdale Ridge 2021 Semillon, South Burnett. Emerging White – Ocean View Estate 2021 Viognier, Brisbane Scenic Rim (Mt Mee). Mainstream Red – Balancing Heart Shiraz 2019, Granite Belt. Emerging Red – Boireann 2019 Mourvedre, Granite Belt. Estate White – Ocean View…

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The Star Entertainment Group Queensland Wine Awards Entry Information

In its 37th year, the Queensland Wine Awards is a celebration of our industry recognising excellence in winemaking, viticulture and the contributions made by individuals and businesses in progressing our industry. This event is our annual region wine show – for the whole of Queensland. It provides a marker for the current excellence to be found in Queensland Wines. The aim of the Queensland Wine Awards is to celebrate the achievements of the wine industry in Queensland. This is done…

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Emerging Variety Wine Challenge 2021 Results

The QWIA President and QWIA Board would like to Congratulate all the Award Winners and thank you to all the wineries for supporting this Wine Challenge.  Thank you to our Judges for giving your time and expertise to support this challenge.  The hard working Stewards for making the day run smoothly.  Thank you to our sponsors for your support of the Queensland Wine Industry Association.  A special thank you to Tafe South Bank for supplying such a fantastic venue for…

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To facilitate the pursuit of excellence in the production of Queensland wines, encourage the promotion of Queensland wines, and to deliver leadership to the Queensland Wine Industry.


PO Box 207
Stanthorpe, QLD 4380
0408 814 339