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The Great Wine Capitals Best Of Wine Tourism Awards – Gemtree

2019-11-28T12:35:49+10:3025 November 2019|Blog, News|

Winners two years in a row, second time just as sweet as the first. Gemtree are the winners of this year’s Best of Wine Tourism Award for Best Sustainable Tourism Practices. It is in fact the second year in a row that Gemtree have won this award, proving they are not a “one hit wonder.” Gemtree’s owners, Mike and Melissa Brown agree that the award is a great piece of

WCA celebrates the tenth Wine Communicator Awards

2019-11-14T09:02:10+10:3014 November 2019|Media release, News|

Last night saw Wine Communicators of Australia (WCA) announce the winners of the 2019 Wine Communicator Awards eleven categories, including the Wine Communicator of the Year at Handpicked Cellar Door, in Chippendale, New South Wales. The annual Wine Communicator Awards recognises outstanding contribution to, and excellence in, wine communication in all its forms. Now in its tenth year, the Wine Communicator Awards continues to expand with a best wine student

Samantha Payne confirmed as MC for the Wine Communicator Awards

2019-11-04T12:29:09+10:304 November 2019|Media release, News|

Highly regarded sommelier and wine communicator, Samantha Payne will be the Master of Ceremonies at Wine Communicators night of nights, the Wine Communicator Awards being held at Handpicked Cellar Door, Sydney on Wednesday 13 November. Samantha was once the Head Sommelier for restaurants such as Manly Pavilion, 4Fourteen and China Land and is now consulting on numerous wine lists in Sydney, such as The Governors Table, Bar at the End

WCA Royal Adelaide Wine Show Awards Lunch Grows from Strength to Strength

2019-08-21T15:20:28+10:3021 August 2019|Media release, News|

The Wine Communicators of Australia (WCA) Royal Adelaide Wine Show Awards Lunch is the showpiece event on the South Australian (SA) wine calendar. Run in partnership with the Royal Agricultural and Horticultural Society of SA and sponsored for the first time by Booth Transport, we are thrilled that the 2019 event will be once again held at the Adelaide Showground on Friday 4 October 2019, 12.30 – 3.30pm.   The

Australian Legend, Lyndey Milan wins Prestigious Legend of the Vine Award

2019-08-17T17:13:14+10:3016 August 2019|Media release, News|

Friday 16th August marked the occasion when food and wine celebrity Lyndey Milan was recognised with Legend status. Another achievement in an already stellar career, Lyndey Milan was named the NSW Legend of the Vine in front of many of her wine industry associates and colleagues at the WCA Sydney Royal Wine Show Trophy Winners Lunch. True to form, Lyndey was overjoyed and somewhat moved by this recognition of her

Keynote Speakers Announced for Wine Media Conference

2019-07-30T10:08:04+10:3030 July 2019|Media release, News|

The Wine Media Conference is pleased to announce Bruce Schoenfeld and Max Allen as keynote speakers for the 2019 Wine Media Conference to be held in the Hunter Valley, NSW October 10-12. “We are thrilled to have two outstanding wine writers from two continents delivering keynote addresses at the 2019 Wine Media Conference”, explained conference organizer Allan Wright of Zephyr Conferences. “With Bruce representing North America and Max representing Australia,

Angove Family Winemakers to Sponsor Wine Media Conference

2019-07-25T09:59:55+10:3025 July 2019|Media release, News|

Angove Family Winemakers​ is the newest sponsor for the 2019 Wine Media Conference to be held in the Hunter Valley, NSW October 10-12. The family-owned company will be pouring seven wines for conference attendees in a Wine Education Session. “We are very excited to have Angove Family Winemakers supporting the Wine Media Conference”, exclaimed conference organizer Allan Wright of Zephyr Conferences. “While much of the conference is focused on the


2019-07-08T11:32:56+10:308 July 2019|Media release, News|

Wine Communicators of Australia (WCA) are delighted to announce that the flagship 2019 WCA Sydney Royal Wine Show Trophy Winners Lunch has been moved back to where it originated, Sydney Showground, Friday 16 August. Highly anticipated on the wine industry calendar, the WCA Sydney Royal Wine Show Trophy Winners Lunch provides a chance to immerse yourself in this year’s trophy and award winning wines, guests will hear from the Chair


2019-07-04T18:46:02+10:304 July 2019|Media release, News|

In a changing of the guard, Wine Communicators of Australia (WCA) are delighted to announce that Toni Carlino will take up a role of Chair on the National Board of Wine Communicators of Australia (WCA). In what is a bittersweet development, the WCA is both sad to lose the expertise of outgoing Chair Angus Barnes but excited to welcome Toni Carlino into the team. Leaving the National Board of WCA