Tasmania's wine producers rose to the (many) challenges across the 2023 season to harvest modest volumes of excellent quality. No two seasons are the same in Tasmania's cool and varying climate, and this sentiment rang especially true for the 2023 harvest, with challenges being plentiful and varied across the island.
In 2023, Tasmania collectively harvested 12,390 tonnes of wine grapes, anticipated to produce 895,000 cases (dozens) of wine. The season also delivered another record for the value of Tasmanian wine grapes, up to $3,377/tonne compared with the national average of $642/tonne.
If sparkling wine was considered a variety
(as opposed to being an effervescent version of Pinot Noir, Chardonnay and Pinot Meunier), then...
Our past (value & volume)
We would like to thank the 57 Tasmanian producers for submitting their data for this report, and Wine Australia for including this data in the National Vintage Report. Wine Australia estimates that the total Tasmanian crush for 2023 is 10,689 tonnes based on a different methodology.