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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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
Andrew Corrigan - President of QWIA

Andrew Corrigan

President

Hidden Creek Winery, Granite Belt

Jessica Ferguson from Sirromet Wines

Jessica Ferguson

Secretary

Sirromet Wines, Granite Belt

Andrea Hayes - Treasurer of QWIA

Andrea Hayes

Hon. Treasurer
Mick Bourke - Board Member of QWIA

Mick Bourke

Board Member

Jester Hill Wines, Granite Belt

Andrej Prieditis from Canungra Valley Wines, Scenic Rim

Andrej Prieditis

Board Member

Canungra Valley Wines, Scenic Rim

Sarah Boyce – Board Member at Queensland Wine

Sarah Boyce

Board Member

Nuova Scuola Wines, South Burnett

David Blacket – Board Member of Queensland Wine

David Blackett

Board Member
David Messiter – Board Member of Queensland Wine

Steve Messiter

Board Member

Girraween Estate, Granite Belt

Happy Shiraz Day

Shiraz or Syrah has paved its way in Oz as the most planted variety across most, if not all wine regions here in Australia. With styles ranging from medium body Northern Rhône Syrah styles seen as “Old World”, from cooler climates regions with a style of dark berries, floral bouquet often seen as lean and elegant to the high tannin “New World” bold Shiraz black pepper and spice often associated with the fruit concentrate.

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Emerging Variety Wine Challenge 2022 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 and to 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…

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Celebrate International Chardonnay Day in the Granite Belt

Chardonnay on its own as a grape variety is quite neutral and highly influenced by its terroir and the nurturing of the wine maker. It responds to a far wider range of wine making techniques than most varietals, making it a true expression of the collaboration of nature’s elements and man’s creativity… it’s Art!

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International Tannat Day with Tony Hassall of Just Red Wines!

Let’s celebrate International Tannat Day with renowned producer of Tannat in the Granite Belt and member of QWIA, Tony Hassall of Just Red Wines! Tony, his wife Julia and son Michael first planted Tannat in 2010 at their vineyard in Ballandean, with the first vintage in 2014. Tony was a Wine Industry Development Officer for the Department of Primary Industries and part of his role was to research grape varieties. In doing so he discovered that the French red grape…

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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.

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Stanthorpe, QLD 4380
0408 814 339
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LATEST NEWS

  • Happy Shiraz Day
    Shiraz or Syrah has paved its way in Oz as the most planted variety across most, if not all wine regions here in Australia. With styles ranging from medium body Northern Rhône Syrah styles seen as “Old World”, from cooler climates regions with a style of dark berries, floral bouquet often seen as lean and elegant to the high tannin “New World” bold Shiraz black pepper and spice often associated with the fruit concentrate.