ABOUT THIS PUBLICATION
This publication presents estimates from the Australian Bureau of Statistics' (ABS) 2012 Vineyards collection. Included are statistics on the area and production of wine grapes and summary information by wine grape variety. The publication presents data for Australia and states and territories, with sub-state data based on Geographical Indication (GI) Zones provided in an attached data cube. An additional data cube providing information on watering sources and methods is also provided.
Additional wine and grape industry data will be published in Australian Wine and Grape Industry (cat. no. 1329.0) and in Agricultural Commodities, Australia, 2010-11 (cat. no. 7121.0).
The Vineyards collection excludes table, drying and other grapes.
CHANGES IN THIS ISSUE
This issue of Vineyards Estimates, Australia (cat. no. 1329.0.55.002) has been produced in a new format which is in line with changing user needs and expectations. The PDF publication was not produced, and was replaced with enhanced on-line content, in an e-magazine style.
For further information on the scope and content of 2012 Vineyards collection please refer to the Explanatory Notes.
For further information about these and related statistics, contact the National Information and Referral Service on 1300 135 070.