Grants & Funding

Alfresco Restart Package

If you are a small or medium business and want to create or expand your outdoor dining/tasting area, you may be eligible for a $5,000 rebate under the NSW Government’s Alfresco Restart package.

The rebate is available to the first 5,000 eligible small or medium food and beverage businesses that register.

There are 2 steps involved in the Alfresco Restart rebate:

  1. Register for the rebate
  • Businesses must first register to confirm their eligibility.
  • Registrations will close when 5,000 businesses have successfully registered.
  1. Claim the rebate
  • Businesses that have successfully registered can claim their rebate from late February 2022 for expenses incurred from 14 October 2021 to 30 April 2022.
  • Registered businesses will receive an email when the claims process opens.
  • Claims must be made by 30 April 2022.

Find out about eligibility and register HERE

Flood Assistance

The NSW Government supports a range of physical, mental and financial support during rural and regional disasters like floods and storms. 

You may be eligible for the February and March 2022 Storm and Flood Disaster Recovery Small Business Grant or the Clean Up and Recovery Grant. 

Find out more here...

Support for farmers and primary producers after floods:

Financial support for businesses affected by floods:

NSW Wine Industry Partners

Upcoming Events

18 May 2022

Riesling Royale Masterclass

SOLD OUT - NSW Department of Primary Industry in collaboration with NSW Wine would like to invite you to attend the 2022 Riesling Royale Masterclass on 18th May at the QT Hotel Canberra


May, June, July 2022

NSW Wine Regional Trade Tasting

NSW Wine is hosting a series of regional tastings for the on-premise trade in Sydney. Part 1 focuses on the Hunter Valley, Mudgee, the Canberra District & Orange, with additional Parts taking place later in the year. For more info email:

June 2022

NSW Sommelier's Wine List Awards

Entries for the 2022 NSW Sommelier's Wine List Awards open on 24 March and close on 19 April. To find out more about these Awards and see who was a 2021 #nswwinestar click below.

Find out more...

September 2022

2022 NSW Wine Awards Judging

Entries into the 27th annual ICC Sydney NSW Wine Awards will open in July 202, with judging taking place at ICC Sydney in September.


TBC 2022

NSW Wine Awards Presentation

Join the Governor of NSW at a lavish lunch and be amongst the first to hear which NSW wines and winemakers have been crowned the best of the best in 2022