Exporting over 400 million litres of wine each and every year Australia has become the 4th largest wine producer in the world and is helping to solve many of the economical issues in Australia. This is because it is providing people with employment to increase this amount each year as well as contributing a huge proportion of cash flow from many different resources. Firstly they will receive the money for exporting the wine in the first place but many people from around the world will visit Australia to see the wine production industry in action.
Wine was available in Australia in the early 1820’s and became one of the fastest growing industries making a large contribution to the nation as well as providing jobs for many people seeking them. Australia has produced Penfolds Grange which has been entered into competitions around the world and won over 50 gold medals for this unique quality wine which is infamous to people across the globe.
Australia uses many different grape variations to manufacture the wines, the most commonly used ones are Shiraz, Chardonnay, Riesling, Semillon, Cabernet Sauvignon and Sauvignon Blanc. There are around 130 different variations used by Australians to produce mass amounts of wine each year which is increasing as time goes by.