Wine Tourism and Cellar Door Grants

The objective of the Wine Tourism and Cellar Door Grant is to support wine producers who add value by attracting visitors to wine regions, and thereby encourage wine tourism.

What do applicants get?

Wine producers who have met the eligibility criteria in the preceding financial year will be able to access an annual grant of up to $100,000 (GST exclusive) for their eligible rebatable domestic cellar door sales. Total funding under the grant program will be capped at $10 million each financial year.

Who is eligible?

To be eligible for the Wine Tourism and Cellar Door Grant, applicants must:

  • be a wine producer
  • be legal entity registered for GST with an active ABN
  • have made at least $1,207,000 (GST exclusive) in sales of rebatable* wine the relevant financial year
  • accrue rebatable domestic cellar door sales in excess of any such sales used to meet the $1,207,000 (GST exclusive) threshold in the relevant financial year
  • have paid the WET on all eligible sales used as part of the application
  • have owned or leased a physical cellar door in Australia in in the relevant financial year and/or their related entity/ies have owned or leased a physical cellar door in Australia in the relevant financial year, and
  • have a liquor licence valid in the relevant financial year.

Applications Close:  30 September 2019

For more information or assistance contact:  Wine Australia on (08) 8228 2000 or Email: cellardoorgrants@wineaustralia.com