Wine Media Conference Announces 2019 Wine Media Partners

2019-02-20T10:45:21+00:0020 February 2019|Media release, News|

The Wine Media Conference has partnered with four Australian media publications for the 2019 event: Winestate Magazine, National Liquor News (and its partner online newsletter TheShout), Gourmet Traveller WINE, and the Halliday Wine Companion. The conference will take place October 10 - 12 in the Hunter Valley in New South Wales. "The Wine Media Conference seeks to gather those writing, videoing, and photographing about wine and the wine industry from

WCA brings The China-Australia Wine Marketing Summit to Sydney

2019-02-20T10:10:32+00:0020 February 2019|Media release, News|

This coming April the China-Australia Wine Summit will visit Sydney, hosted by Wine Communicators of Australia. Through this event, the Australian wine community will be given the opportunity to gain an educated insight into the increasingly important world of wine in China, a nation which now represents the largest Australian wine export market by value. To be held on the 4th April 2019 over the course of a single day

A New Year Brings a Hive of Activity and Events for WCA Members

2019-02-11T10:49:05+00:0011 February 2019|Media release, News|

If there was ever a time to benefit from joining the wine communicators conversation, now is it! It is with eager anticipation that Wine Communicators Australia (WCA) looks towards 2019 and its full calendar of events, awards, conferences and educational and communication activities. Lynda Schenk, Executive Officer of WCA, and the person responsible for designing and now delivering the action packed schedule, said, “The WCA Board, state chapter members and

The Wine Media Conference Announces Opening Speaker: James Halliday

2019-02-11T11:55:16+00:0030 January 2019|Media release, News|

The Wine Media Conference is pleased to announce that James Halliday, one of the leading observers and commentators on the Australian wine scene and Wine Communicators of Australia (WCA) ambassador, will be kicking off the Wine Media Conference on October 10, 2019 in the Hunter Valley, New South Wales, Australia. James has written or contributed to over 70 books (some translated into five languages) over the past 45 years, including

WCA welcomes new Marketing Coordinator

2018-12-21T10:11:55+00:0021 December 2018|Media release, News|

Wine Communicators of Australia (WCA) is thrilled to announce the appointment of Prue Kline as its new Marketing Coordinator. Joining the WCA in November 2018, Prue has a strong background and over two decades of involvement in the wine industry, with a wide breadth of experience ranging from sales and segmentation, events and tourism, and relationship management.   WCA Executive Officer, Lynda Schenk said the appointment would see the WCA

Wine Communicators of Australia brings international Wine Media Conference to Australia in October 2019

2018-12-05T10:34:35+00:004 December 2018|Media release, News|

 For the first time in its 12-year history, the Wine Media Conference (formerly known as the Wine Bloggers Conference) will be held outside North America, taking place in the Hunter Valley, NSW, Australia from October 10 – 12, 2019. In what promises to be a remarkable boon to the Australian wine communications industry and wine tourism in general, the Wine Communicators of Australia (WCA) successfully applied and won the right

2018 Wine Communicator of the Year Awarded to Author and Wine Columnist Max Allen

2018-11-07T22:26:53+00:007 November 2018|Media release, News|

Wine Communicators Australia (WCA) announced the ten winners of its annual Wine Communicator Awards at last night’s awards ceremony at the Gourmet Traveller WINE (wine space) in Surry Hills, Sydney. Awards included Best Wine Publication, Best New Wine Writer and the coveted Wine Communicator of the Year. This year, the Wine Communicator of the Year was awarded to respected wine writer Max Allen. Allen is a wine and drinks columnist

JENI PORT NAMED VIC 2018 LEGEND OF THE VINE

2018-10-25T20:57:07+00:0019 October 2018|Media release, News|

Jeni Port, one of the nation’s most respected wine connoisseurs and communicators, has today been announced as the 2018 WCA Legend of the Vine in Victoria. This distinguished title has been awarded to her in recognition of her outstanding expertise and valuable contribution to the Australian wine industry. “Throughout her journalistic career, Jeni has demonstrated undeniable passion and commitment to the Australian wine story and has communicated her exceptional knowledge

Tony Love nominated as the South Australia Wine Communicators of Australia Legend of the Vine 2018

2018-09-27T09:33:24+00:0028 September 2018|Media release, News|

Tony Love, wine expert, wine judge and long term wine writer for ‘The Advertiser’ newspaper, was announced as the South Australian Wine Communicators of Australia (WCA) Legend of the Vine for 2018 at the Royal Adelaide Wine Show Lunch held last Friday 28th September. Love has received this honor in recognition of his outstanding contribution and service to the Australian and South Australian wine industry over the past 30 or

International Lady of Wine Rebecca Hopkins confirmed as MC for the Wine Communicator of the Year Awards

2018-10-25T21:23:29+00:008 September 2018|Media release, News|

In a boon for the Wine Communicator of the Year Awards, Rebecca Hopkins will attend its presentation night of nights being held at the Gourmet Traveller WINE wine space, Sydney, on Wednesday 7th November in the official capacity of Master of Ceremonies. Born and raised in the McLaren Vale, and a graduate of Wine Business School from the University of Adelaide, Hopkins has built a successful and celebrated national and