World wine prices — how does Australia compare?
In Australia, the average cost of a 750 mL bottle was $21.59, factoring in both local and imported wines. In contrast, New Zealand was ranked as the 10th least expensive country in which to buy wine, with an average bottle costing only $14.43. Paraguay took the title of cheapest, with an average price of $9.90/bottle; at the other end of the scale, the United Arab Emirates came in at over five times higher, at $51.15/bottle. Australia drinks an average of 28.80 L of wine per capita annually, ranking 14th in the world for most litres consumed.