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.



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
Andrew Corrigan - President of QWIA

Andrew Corrigan


Hidden Creek Winery, Granite Belt

Jessica Ferguson from Sirromet Wines

Jessica Ferguson


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

Golden Grove Durif 2013

You could pass this off as a savoury Grenache. Damn it’s tasty. Durif is often seen as a big and gutsy wine, but that’s not the case here. Dangerously approachable, it’s a far cry from the 15% plus alcohol blockbusters coming from Rutherglen.

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Golden Grove Vermentino 2014

Here’s another textural delight from Ray Costanzo. Small white flowers and citrus aromas spill from the glass. There’s a sprinkle of spice with a wash of lemon juice at the death, but that lingering textural thing Ray has perfected with some of his white wines sits pretty well.

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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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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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  • Queensland Wine Awards Entries Now Open
    Entries for the Queensland Wine Award are now open and close 10am Wednesday 13th September 2023. We would like to acknowledge and thank "The Star" for their continuing support of the Queensland Wine Industry.