Industry leader Sandra Przibilla wins prestigious Legend of the Vine Award

2021-12-16T13:54:29+10:3016 December 2021|Media release, News|

The 2021 Sydney Royal Wine Show Trophy Winners Lunch, held on 16th December, saw the announcement that Sandra Przibilla had been honoured for her years of contribution to the Australian wine industry. Sandra said that she was “honoured and humbled” by the recognition. Sandra has contributed to building the industry as a retailer, a wholesaler, an industry leader and as a pioneer of diversity and inclusion in the drinks industry.

WCA announces 2021 Wine Communicator Awards Winners

2021-11-25T10:16:03+10:3024 November 2021|Media release, News|

Last night saw Wine Communicators of Australia (WCA) announce the winners of the 2021 Wine Communicator Awards eleven categories, including the overall Wine Communicator of the Year. The annual Wine Communicator Awards recognises outstanding contribution to, and excellence in, wine communication in all its forms. Now in its twelfth year, support for the Wine Communicator Awards continues to grow and in 2021 we received a great response to the three

WCA announces new date for Sydney Royal Wine Show Trophy Winners Lunch

2021-10-26T16:08:16+10:3026 October 2021|Media release, News|

Wine Communicators of Australia (WCA) is delighted to confirm that the Sydney Royal Wine Show Trophy Winners Lunch will be taking place. The new date for the lunch is Thursday 16th December and it will be held at Doltone House, Hyde Park. WCA is delighted to be partnering with the Royal Agricultural Society of NSW and the Lunch Sponsor, Impresstik Labels, to help bring the wine community together to celebrate

2021 Wine Communicator Awards Finalists Announced

2021-10-18T10:23:07+10:3015 October 2021|Media release, News|

Wine Communicators of Australia (WCA) is pleased to announce the finalists of the 10 categories for the 2021 Wine Communicator Awards, including our 3 NEW categories: Best New Blog or Podcast, Best Wine-Themed Event and Best Wine Communicator – Cellar Door. We are extremely pleased with the quality and success that has come from all communicators within the wine industry this year. Each entry is reviewed by a panel of

Brian Croser AO honored with WCA South Australia Legend of the Vine 2021

2021-10-11T16:51:37+10:3011 October 2021|Media release, News|

Brian started his career as a winemaker with Thomas Hardy and Sons in 1969, and he went on to found a winemaking consultancy and develop 2021 WCA Legend of the Vine_Press Release the wine science course at Charles Sturt University in New South Wales. As a consultant and an educator, Brian had a huge influence on Australian winemakers in the 1970s and 80s, mentoring up-and-comers and shaping the community. He

Adelaide designer chosen as the 2021 wine media cadet

2021-09-16T17:43:12+09:3016 September 2021|Media release, News|

Adelaide designer Amanda Eve has been chosen as the 2021 Wine Communicators of Australia (WCA) wine media cadet from an outstanding field of applicants. The cadetship is designed to support and develop aspiring and ambitious communicators specialising in the wine sector. It’s in its fifth year and offers a six-month opportunity for the cadet to participate in a range of practical experiences including the one-day intensive Advanced Wine Assessment program,

Date Announced for the 2021 Royal Adelaide Wine & Spirits Awards Lunch

2021-08-18T10:21:04+09:3018 August 2021|Media release, News|

The Wine Communicators of Australia (WCA) Royal Adelaide Wine & Spirits Awards Lunch, run in partnership with the Royal Agricultural and Horticultural Society of SA, will be once again held at the Adelaide Showground on Friday 8 October 2021, 12.30 – 3.30pm.   WCA is pleased to share an exciting addition to this year’s event- the winners of the Royal Australian Spirit Awards. The top three wine show awards AND

2021 Wine Communicator Awards open for entries

2021-07-06T17:06:06+09:306 July 2021|Media release, News|

Entries open today for Wine Communicator of Australia (WCA)’s prestigious annual Wine Communicator Awards, which recognises outstanding contribution to, and excellence in, wine communication in all its forms. Awards will be offered across 10 categories, including 3 new categories; Best Wine Blog or Podcast, Best Wine-themed Event and Best Wine Communicator - Cellardoor.   WCA Executive Officer Andrew Stark said, “We’re delighted to once again have the chance to celebrate

WCA’S Sydney Royal Wine Show Trophy Winners Lunch is back in 2021

2021-06-16T15:54:12+09:3016 June 2021|Media release, News|

Wine Communicators of Australia (WCA) are delighted to announce that the flagship Sydney Royal Wine Show Trophy Winners Lunch is back on the wine industry calendar in 2021, following the event cancellation last year due to COVID-19. This year’s lunch will be held at Doltone House Hyde Park on Friday 6 August, 12.30pm – 3.30pm. The WCA Sydney Royal Wine Show Trophy Winners Lunch provides a chance to immerse yourself

Wine Industry Mentor Program participants for 2021 announced

2021-06-03T11:46:27+09:302 June 2021|Media release, News|

Sixty-one early career professionals have today been announced as the latest recruits to the Wine Industry Mentor Program following extraordinary numbers of applications for the expanded program. Industry partners Australian Society of Viticulture and Oenology, The University of Adelaide, Wine Australia and Wine Communicators of Australia are delighted at the outstanding applications received and congratulate the mentees and mentors of the program in 2021. WCA executive officer, Andrew Stark speaking

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