Wine industry receives boost for exports

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The federal government will inject $50 million into the Australian wine industry to boost exports and attract more international visitors to wine producing regions.

The export and regional wine support package will provide money for marketing campaigns in the US and China in a bid to increase wine exports to $3.5 billion over the next three years, Agriculture Minister Barnaby Joyce says.

‘The target now is to go from $2.2 billion worth of wine to $3.5 billion by 2020,’ he said.

‘At home the package will help to attract up to 40,000 more international tourists to visit our word renowned wine regions.’

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