Winegrapes are a host for Queensland fruit fly and Mediterranean fruit fly. In the event of a fruit fly outbreak in SA, it is mandatory that affected growers, wineries and carriers comply with operational requirements applicable to vineyard practices and movement requirements applicable to winegrapes moving between vineyards and wineries or processing facilities.

This Biosecurity Bulletin provides information on quarantine requirements for winegrape vineyards and wineries in the event of a fruit fly outbreak in South Australia. This information applies for both Mediterranean fruit fly (Medfly) and Queensland fruit fly (Qfly) outbreaks.


Click here for the Biosecurity Bulletin: Vintage requirements for fruit fly in South Australia.