Our wine is a real bottler

THE pace at Best Bottlers in Mildura is expected to pick up as the 2017 Australian vintage draws to a close.

Best Bottlers managing director Jim Kirkpatrick with bottles of shiraz destined for export to North America. Picture: Louise Donges

Best Bottlers managing director Jim Kirkpatrick with bottles of shiraz destined for export to North America. Picture: Louise Donges

Last year, the value of bottled wine from Australia achieved a record for its average value, reaching $5.48 a litre.

The Australian wine industry also achieved a record export value of $2.22 billion of wine last year, which Wine Australia said was driven by bottled exports.

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