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Australian Grape and Wine Authority

The Australian Grape and Wine Authority is responsible for research, development and extension of the wine industry in Australia, including protecting the reputation of Australian wine. It was created in 2014 by merging Wine Australia and the Grape and Wine Research and Development Corporation.[1]

Australian Grape and Wine Authority
Authority overview
Formed 1 July 2014 (2014-07-01)
Preceding agencies
Jurisdiction Government of Australia
Headquarters Adelaide, South Australia
34°55′08″S 138°36′50″E / 34.919°S 138.614°E / -34.919; 138.614Coordinates: 34°55′08″S 138°36′50″E / 34.919°S 138.614°E / -34.919; 138.614
Website www.agwa.net.au

The Australian Grape and Wine Authority includes a regulatory body that ensures wine production complies with the Food Standards Code and ensures that information on labels of Australian wine is accurate, including geographic indicators.[2]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Who we are - Australian Grape and Wine Authority". Australian Grape and Wine Authority. 2014. Archived from the original on 4 November 2014. Retrieved 4 November 2014.
  2. ^ "Regulatory Services". Australian Grape and Wine Authority. Archived from the original on 4 November 2014. Retrieved 4 November 2014.