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.

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WHAT WE DO

Technical Improvements

Promote Queensland Wine

Liaise With Other Organisations

Industry Assistance

Promote Excellence

Hold and Promote Events

MEMBERSHIP BENEFITS

Communication

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.

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

Andrew Corrigan

President
Mick Bourke - Vice President of QWIA

Mick Bourke

Vice President
Michael Muza - Secretary of QWIA

Michael Muza

Secretary
Andrea Hayes - Treasurer of QWIA

Andrea Hayes

Treasurer

Golden Grove Haul in the Awards

Golden Grove winemaker Ray Castanzo says the winery’s impressive haul at the 2014 Queensland Wine Awards is due to the hard work the whole team put in year after year. This year on top of picking up three golds, three silvers and eight bronzes at the annual awards, Golden Grove were also named Queensland Winery of the Year.

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Wine Industry Honours Hayes

EMOTIONAL, humbled and shocked is how winemaker Mike Hayes described his reaction to winning the coveted Samuel Bassett award at the 2014 Queensland Wine Awards. The award is presented to a person who, over time, has contributed to the advancement of the Queensland Wine Industry.

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Sirromet Wines boss declares war on Kiwi Sauvignon Blanc

Sirromet Wines owner and founder Terry Morris has declared war on the tidal wave of New Zealand-made Sauvignon Blanc flooding Australian markets. The Gold Coast-based businessman is urging fellow Queenslanders to help turn back the invasion by switching to locally-produced Verdelho as an alternative white wine.

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QWIA'S MISSION

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.

CONTACT US

PO Box 207
Stanthorpe, QLD 4380
0408 814 339
treasurer@queenslandwine.com.au

LATEST NEWS

  • 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. Find all the award winners here!