Company Profile

Our aim is to produce complete, informative and quality wine industry publications, which focus on industry news, views, research and development, and solution outcomes; offer a quality medium through exceptional service; and provide an effective advertising service.

Commitment: Winetitles Pty Ltd as a division of Provincial Press Group, is proud of its commitment to our clients and readers. Winetitles is the major publisher to the Australian and New Zealand wine and viticulture industries. For more than 25 years, Winetitles has built a reputation for quality publishing in both the print and electronic form.

Winetitles is committed to the industry communities it serves, reflecting opinions, commerce, aspirations and industry standards and helping to grow the businesses of its many advertisers. The company is also committed to regional development and the promotion and identity of products covered. Winetitles publishes award winning, quality publications, offering advertisers cost effective and positive options to reach their target markets. Importantly, our people are committed and ready to offer readers and advertisers exemplary service.

Publications: Winetitles publishes the industry’s longest-running magazine, and the highest-circulating print publication in Australasia, The Australian & New Zealand Grapegrower & Winemaker, which has been the major source of practical and technical content for the wine industry since it was first published in 1963. Winetitles also publishes the specialist publication Wine & Viticulture Journal, plus the annual flagship product Australian and New Zealand Wine Industry Directory.

Global content: Reflecting Winetitles’ view that the wine industry is a truly global industry, we have established strong relationships and partnerships with international publishers. These enable the dissemination of vineyard and winery knowledge between countries through content sharing that provides the latest information from the American wine industry to Winetitles’ Australian and New Zealand readers; and vice versa. To date, Winetitles has publishing arrangements in place with Wine Communications Group (America), publisher of Wine Business Monthly; and TizWine in New Zealand.

Operations: Winetitles is a family owned specialist industry news and information company, based in Adelaide, South Australia. We also have offices in Surrey Hills, Victoria, Wangaratta in north east Victoria and Healesville in the Yarra Valley.

Internet: Winetitles powers the industry portal website WinebizWinebiz hosts Australia’s only daily industry online newsletter Daily Wine NewsWinebiz also carries the industry’s employment website Wine Jobs.

Book Publishing: Winetitles is Australia’s specialist wine industry book publisher. Titles published are:Viticulture Volumes 1 & 2, Growing Quality Grapes to Winery Specifications, Sunlight Into Wine, Diseases and Pests, Field Guide to Diseases and Pests, Soil Irrigation & Nutrition, Precision Viticulture, Cooperage for Winemakers, Winegrape Berry Sensory Assessment in Australia, Riesling in Australia, Winery Wastewater Handbook and the newly released Principles of Wine Marketing. A number of these books are required texts at universities in Australia and overseas.

Contract Publishing: Winetitles acts as a contract publisher for a number of industry clients including the Grape and Wine Research and Development Corporation and Australian Society of Viticulture and Oenology.

Print Design Services: Winetitles print design division provides high quality creative design services to industry clients including marketing for conferences, seminars, newsletters and logo design.

History: Winetitles as a division of Provincial Press Group, is part of a fourth generation family regional publishing company which dates back to regional newspapers operated by WT Higgins at Wangaratta in 1937. The Higgins family involvement continues with Edward Higgins who is CEO of the newspapers division. The Group employs over 90 staff in South Australia and Victoria.

Industry Support: Winetitles are proud to be part of the Australian and international wine industry and support many organisations, events and industry groups that ensure we are always giving back to the industry of which we are an integral part. Sponsorship and media support includes the following organisations and events.

Wine Industry Outlook Conference – Winemaker’s Federation of Australia
Winery Engineering Association Annual Conference and Exhibition
Charles Sturt University – $2000 Student Scholarship
Australian Environment Conference
Wine Grape Growers’ Australia – The United Grower newsletter
Wine Industry Suppliers Australia – Major sponsor: The WOW Award; Bronze sponsor, Supplier Of The Year
The Australian Wine Industry Technical Conference
National Riesling Challenge
Great Australian Shiraz Challenge
Australian Alternative Varieties Wine Show

Our financial and media support enables these organisations and events to gain maximum promotion and publicity.