Brain Walsh – WCA SA Legend of the Vine 2017

2017-10-04T12:09:06+09:3029 September 2017|Media release, News|

Brian Walsh, independent wine consultant and the national chair for Wine Australia, was today announced Legend of the Vine South Australia at the annual Royal Adelaide Wine Show Awards Lunch. Walsh was awarded ‘Legend of the Vine’ status for his outstanding contribution to the Australian wine industry. Brian was unable to accept the prestigious honour at today’s WCA Adelaide Wine Show Awards Lunch, his children Alistair and Zoe received

2017 Wine Media Cadet Announcement

2017-09-15T08:35:10+09:3015 September 2017|News|

Barossa wine marketer Emily Hay is set to help tell the state’s premium wine story as the WCA Wine Media Cadet. As the 2017 WCA Wine Media Cadet, Emily will gain exclusive experiences and insights into the state’s wine industry as part of a tailored program which will see her travel overseas and attend key industry events to develop her wine writing skills, meet high profile wine industry contacts

Calling for Nominations of two National Directors for Wine Communicators of Australia (WCA)

2017-09-15T08:40:54+09:3014 September 2017|News|

Following the recent resignation of two of our National Board members, Angie Bradbury and Lisa Webber, WCA would like to put a call out for nominations to replace these roles. WCA is the pre-eminent national organisation for professionals working in wine or those people who just like to drink and talk about it. WCA is an important conduit for bringing the industry and the people in it together. WCA

WCA farewell’s two long term board members

2017-09-14T18:50:36+09:3014 September 2017|News|

It is a sad but inevitable day that I need to announce the resignation of two of the most loyal and long serving board members of the Wine Communicators of Australia, Angie Bradbury and Lisa Webber. Both Angie and Lisa leave the board in a better position as a result of their tenure. This will allow the next ‘leaders’ of the WCA come through and hopefully tackle the role

Under the Influence Part 2 – It’s a wrap

2017-09-08T12:46:13+09:308 September 2017|News|

Do your homework, and give a shit.These were two key messages from another engrossing Under the Influence panel discussion held by Wine Communicators of Australia in Victoria. The sell-out event took place at The Imperial Hotel on Monday, 4th September with a panel comprising Clare Burder (The Humble Tumbler), John Harris (Mitchell Harris), Paul Ghaie (Blackhearts & Sparrows), and journalist Max Allen (Financial Review, Gourmet Traveller). It was once again