1329.0.55.002 - Vineyards Estimates, Australia, 2007-08 Quality Declaration 
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1 GRAPES, Area of vines at harvest - Year ended 30 June

Aust.(a)
2008
2006
2007
2008
NSW
Vic.
Qld
SA
WA
Tas.

Red grapes (ha)

Bearing
93 967
96 663
98 045
21 156
18 550
1 679
49 273
6 660
637
Not yet bearing - planted or grafted prior to collection year
2 744
2 529
1 476
334
276
15
675
89
81
Not yet bearing - planted or grafted during collection year
1 399
1 430
961
139
248
21
475
48
31
Total area of vines
98 111
100 623
100 482
21 629
19 075
1 716
50 422
6 797
749

White grapes (ha)

Bearing
64 199
67 288
68 152
20 802
17 544
1 411
21 484
6 086
587
Not yet bearing - planted or grafted prior to collection year
4 024
3 612
2 813
851
555
20
835
413
111
Not yet bearing - planted or grafted during collection year
2 457
2 254
1 229
293
299
29
413
135
60
Total area of vines
70 680
73 153
72 193
21 946
18 398
1 461
22 732
6 634
758

Total grapes (ha)

Bearing
158 167
163 951
166 197
41 958
36 094
3 090
70 757
12 746
1 224
Not yet bearing - planted or grafted prior to collection year
6 768
6 141
4 289
1 185
831
36
1 510
503
192
Not yet bearing - planted or grafted during collection year
3 856
3 684
2 190
432
547
51
887
183
91
Total area of vines
168 790
173 776
172 676
43 574
37 472
3 176
73 155
13 431
1 507

(a) Includes Nothern Territory and Australian Capital Territory.

2 GRAPES, Production (fresh weight) - Year ended 30 June

Aust.(a)
2008
2006
2007
2008
NSW
Vic.
Qld
SA
WA
Tas.

Red grapes

Winemaking (t)
980 209
669 042
984 121
240 943
186 798
2 042
510 049
38 520
5 300
Drying (t)
10 447
7 521
4 777
1 158
2 733
-
714
172
-
Table and other (t)
35 645
37 041
34 419
4 732
22 182
4 233
477
2 482
-
Total production (t)
1 026 301
713 603
1 023 317
246 833
211 713
6 275
511 239
41 175
5 300
Yield (t/ha)(b)
10.9
7.4
10.4
11.7
11.4
3.7
10.4
6.2
8.3

White Grapes

Wine making (t)
801 460
701 649
852 913
295 046
207 753
1 265
299 064
43 676
5 449
Drying (t)
107 372
73 501
51 362
7 584
42 944
69
759
7
-
Table and other (t)
46 065
41 686
29 202
4 948
14 432
7 004
453
1 563
-
Total production (t)
954 896
816 836
933 477
307 577
265 129
8 338
300 276
45 246
5 449
Yield (t/ha)(b)
14.9
12.1
13.7
14.8
15.1
5.9
14.0
7.4
9.3

Total Grapes

Wine making (t)
1 781 668
1 370 690
1 837 034
535 989
394 551
3 307
809 113
82 197
10 749
Drying (t)
117 819
81 022
56 139
8 742
45 677
69
1 472
179
-
Table and other (t)
81 710
78 727
63 621
9 679
36 614
11 237
930
4 045
-
Total production (t)
1 981 198
1 530 439
1 956 794
554 410
476 842
14 612
811 515
86 421
10 749
Yield (t/ha)(b)
12.5
9.3
11.8
13.2
13.2
4.7
11.5
6.8
8.8

- nil or rounded to zero (including null cells)
(a) Includes Northern Territory and Australian Capital Territory.
(b) Yield represents the quantity of grapes produced per hectare of bearing vines.

3 Area of Vines by Grape Variety, At harvest - Australia - 2008

Not yet bearing (planted or grafted)
Bearing
Prior to collection year
During collection year
Total
ha
ha
ha
ha

Red grapes
Barbera
153
-
4
157
Cabernet Franc
654
27
12
693
Cabernet Sauvignon
27 309
167
78
27 553
Durif
417
6
11
433
Grenache
1 977
26
9
2 011
Malbec
348
9
6
362
Mataro (Mourvedre)
764
10
11
785
Merlot
10 537
173
53
10 764
Meunier
104
2
-
106
Muscat a Petit Grains Rouge/Rose
229
3
5
237
Nebbiolo
94
5
6
105
Petit Verdot
1 330
15
9
1 354
Pinot Noir
4 208
140
143
4 490
Ruby Cabernet
1 140
-
2
1 142
Sangiovese
495
14
9
517
Shiraz
42 806
724
447
43 977
Tarrango
102
-
-
102
Tempranillo
345
15
26
386
Touriga
45
2
1
48
Zinfandel
128
7
5
140
Other red grape varieties
4 758
122
121
5 001
Red grapes n.e.c.(a)
104
11
5
121
Total red grapes
98 045
1 476
961
100 482
White grapes
Chardonnay
30 820
546
198
31 564
Chenin Blanc
614
10
19
642
Colombard
2 619
34
16
2 669
Crouchen
117
-
-
117
Doradillo
71
-
2
73
Marsanne
207
3
2
213
Muscadelle (Tokay)
153
2
-
155
Muscat a Petit Grains Blanc
234
25
3
263
Muscat Gordo Blanco
2 172
126
67
2 364
Palomino
49
2
-
50
Pinot Gris
2 078
566
192
2 835
Riesling
4 270
87
44
4 400
Roussane
58
6
5
69
Sauvignon Blanc
5 327
681
396
6 404
Semillon
6 453
206
57
6 716
Sultana
4 907
48
24
4 979
Traminer
809
27
4
841
Trebbiano
219
-
-
219
Verdelho
1 712
35
14
1 761
Viognier
1 217
151
33
1 401
Other white grape varieties
3 993
247
151
4 391
White grapes n.e.c.(a)
53
13
1
67
Total white grapes
68 152
2 813
1 229
72 193
Total grapes
166 197
4 289
2 190
172 676

- nil or rounded to zero (including null cells)
(a) Varieties not specified.

4 Production and Yield of Grape Varieties, At harvest - Australia - 2008

Grape production(a)
Winemaking
Drying
Table and other
Total production
Yield(b)
t
t
t
t
t/ha

Red grapes
Barbera
1 348
-
-
1 348
8.8
Cabernet Franc
4 001
-
-
4 001
6.1
Cabernet Sauvignon
258 066
-
-
258 066
9.5
Durif
5 352
-
-
5 352
12.8
Grenache
19 755
-
-
19 755
10.0
Malbec
2 713
-
-
2 713
7.8
Mataro (Mourvedre)
8 401
-
-
8 401
11.0
Merlot
125 285
-
-
125 285
11.9
Meunier
1 277
-
-
1 277
12.2
Muscat a Petit Grains Rouge/Rose
1 320
-
72
1 393
6.1
Nebbiolo
420
-
-
420
4.4
Petit Verdot
23 989
-
-
23 989
18.0
Pinot Noir
43 923
-
-
43 923
10.4
Ruby Cabernet
18 748
-
-
18 748
16.4
Sangiovese
5 630
-
-
5 630
11.4
Shiraz
441 950
-
-
441 950
10.3
Tarrango
2 056
-
-
2 056
20.2
Tempranillo
3 680
-
-
3 680
10.7
Touriga
315
-
-
315
6.9
Zinfandel
833
-
-
833
6.5
Other red grape varieties
15 044
4 747
34 347
54 138
11.4
Red grapes n.e.c.(c)
16
30
-
46
0.4
Total red grapes
984 121
4 777
34 419
1 023 317
10.4
White grapes
Chardonnay
428 082
-
-
428 082
13.9
Chenin Blanc
8 537
-
-
8 537
13.9
Colombard
59 202
-
-
59 202
22.6
Crouchen
2 909
-
-
2 909
24.8
Doradillo
1 051
-
-
1 051
14.8
Marsanne
1 870
-
-
1 870
9.0
Muscadelle (Tokay)
800
-
-
800
5.2
Muscat a Petit Grains Blanc
3 017
-
-
3 017
12.9
Muscat Gordo Blanco
39 311
1 536
8
40 856
18.8
Palomino
356
-
-
356
7.3
Pinot Gris
26 156
-
-
26 156
12.6
Riesling
39 305
-
-
39 305
9.2
Roussane
368
-
-
368
6.3
Sauvignon Blanc
62 420
-
-
62 420
11.7
Semillon
100 031
-
-
100 031
15.5
Sultana
17 335
42 549
6 024
65 907
13.4
Traminer
11 563
-
-
11 563
14.3
Trebbiano
3 012
-
-
3 012
13.8
Verdelho
20 464
-
-
20 464
12.0
Viognier
12 359
-
-
12 359
10.2
Other white grape varieties
14 750
6 812
23 148
44 710
11.2
White grapes n.e.c.(c)
17
465
22
504
9.6
Total white grapes
852 913
51 362
29 202
933 477
13.7
Total grapes
1 837 034
56 139
63 621
1 956 794
11.8

- nil or rounded to zero (including null cells)
(a) Fresh weight.
(b) Yield represents the quantity of grapes produced per hectare of bearing vines.
(c) Varieties not specified.