ABARE, Australian Bureau of Agricultural and Resource Economics, at http://www.abare.gov.au undertakes economic research and policy analysis of issues relating to minerals, energy, agriculture, forestry, fisheries, trade and environment. ABARE provides consulting and information services to primary & resource industries groups, Australian and international agencies, research organisations and government. The site includes highlights of the National Outlook Conference, publications, including Winegrapes; projections of winegrape production and winery intake to 2000-01.
Australian Bureau of Statistics at http://www.abs.gov.au compiles statistical information on a wide variety of industries including the wine industry.
Australian Wine & Brandy Corporation at http://www.awbc.com.au is the Australian Government authority responsible for the promotion and regulation of Australian wine and brandy. The AWBC provides the Australian wine industry with essential services including promotion, information and regulation, aimed at preserving the integrity and reputation of Australian wine (regulations on wine law, labelling and exporting).
Australian Wine Research Institute at http://www.awri.adelaide.edu.au has information on research, industry services, agrochemicals, information resources, current topics. See their links page for more resources on world viticulture and oenology.
Grape & Wine Research & Development Corporation at http://www.gwrdc.com.au is the body responsible for investing in grape and wine research and development on behalf of the Australian wine industry and the Australian community.
National Wine Centre in Adelaide, Australia, at http://www.wineaustralia.com.au includes a virtual tour of the Centre, links to other organisations, events, education and information.
Winetitles, at http://www.winetitles.com.au/, specialist publisher to the wine industry, Australia.
Overseas and International Sites
Wine Alley, at http://www.winealley.com/ wine lovers' site, USA/Europe
Wine Industry News, USA, at http://www.wineindustrynews.com
Winebusiness.com at http://www.winebusiness.com the leading source of information for the international wine industry.
Pierre Spahni, at http://www.span-e.com/, a Geneva based independent service to the wine industry.