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Frequently Asked Questions about the Code

The Code states that where available, Industry Endorsed Standard Procedures should be used for assessing grapes. These procedures are contained within the Industry Guidelines for winegrape assessment:

The Code states that all Agreements must be in writing. Signatories, who reach verbal or “handshake” agreements, must make a written record and seek confirmation from the Grower as soon as practicable.  To make this process as simple and easy as possible, download a template to complete and provide a Grower containing the key terms:

Wine Australia produces a number of market reports that provide an indication of short to medium term price trends by variety and region. These reports are aimed at assisting winegrape growers to evaluate the prices winemakers may be willing to pay for grapes at the same time as informing their production and risk management decisions: