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Wine Export Grants

Wine Export Grants provide small to medium wine businesses with a reimbursement of 50% of eligible export promotion expenses to help get export opportunities in China and the USA.

Close date: 01 May 2020 12:00 AM AEST.

What do you get?

Up to $25,000.

Who is this for?

Small to medium wine businesses.


Wine Export Grants provide small and medium wine businesses with funding to help them with the expenses of promoting and exporting their products to China, Hong Kong, Macau and the United States of America.

Funding is offered as a reimbursement for costs already incurred. Only costs incurred on or after 1 January 2018 will be eligible for claiming.

Eligible expenses may include:

  • airfares
  • marketing and advertising costs
  • trade fairs, seminars and in-store promotions
  • on ground and incidental costs (accommodation, interpreter services, vehicle hire, telephone and internet costs, foreign exchange currency costs, meals laundry, taxis in countries other than Australia).

Funding of up to $25,000 is available. This will be calculated at 50% of total eligible expenses plus an allowance of AUD$350 per day for all on ground and incidental costs.

Expenses may only be claimed for expenditure made on or after 1 January 2018.

What are the eligibility criteria?

To be eligible, you must:

  • be a wine producer in Australia
  • have an aggregated turnover of less than $20 million, including an export turnover of less than $5 million, during the financial year immediately preceding your application
  • be promoting your wine product for export to China, Hong Kong, Macau, and / or the United States of America.

Eligibility criteria also apply to the expenses being claimed.

Find out more about the eligibility requirements at Wine Export Grants.

How do you apply?

Find out more about how to apply at Wine Export Grants.