JENI PORT NAMED VIC 2018 LEGEND OF THE VINE

2018-10-18T20:01:40+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

2018-09-08T12:00:36+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 not yet opened Gourmet Traveller WINE bar, 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

Huon Hooke awarded NSW Legend of the Vine 2018

2018-08-16T13:02:10+00:0013 August 2018|Media release, News|

Huon Hooke, known in the industry as one of the most trusted voices in Australian Wine, was today announced Legend of the Vine NSW at the WCA Sydney Royal Wine Show Trophy Winners Lunch. With a career spanning 35 years, he is one of the worlds most recognised wine experts and has received his Legend of the Vine status for his service to the wine industry as one of Australia’s

Wine Communicators of Australia & Wine Intelligence present Insights into Sustainable, Organic and Low Alcohol Wine in 2018

2018-07-02T13:01:35+00:002 July 2018|Media release, News|

Members and friends of the wine industry are invited to a special presentation from leading wine research and insights agency Wine Intelligence on the trends and opportunities in sustainable, organic and low alcohol (SOLA) wine in 2018. Wine Intelligence Country Manager for Australia and New Zealand Rodney Sammut will present a sneak peek of the 2018 Global Wine SOLA Report which was released in May 2018. The report presents the

New Board Member Joins Wine Communicators of Australia

2018-07-06T11:02:35+00:002 July 2018|Media release, News|

In a changing of the guard, the Wine Communicators of Australia (WCA) are delighted to announce that Stephanie Doboudin will take up a role on the National Board of the WCA. In doing so, Stephanie will enable the WCA to retain a Victorian based national board representative, a key wine state in Australia. Stephanie, who is based in Melbourne takes up the role recently vacated by another Victorian resident, Caroline

2018 Sydney Royal Wine Show Trophy Winners Lunch Tickets Now Available

2018-05-14T10:09:04+00:0030 April 2018|Media release|

MEDIA RELEASE 23 April 2018 The Wine Communicators of Australia (WCA) invite wine lovers and industry professionals to its flagship annual event, the Sydney Royal Wine Show Trophy Winners Lunch, taking place back at the Four Seasons Hotel on George Street, Friday, 10 August 2018. Always a favourite on the wine industry calendar, the Sydney Royal Wine Show Trophy Winners Lunch is an opportunity to hear from the judges and

Hong Kong – a wine media cadet’s journey down the rabbit hole…

2017-11-16T13:15:20+00:0016 November 2017|Media release, News|

I guess it’s easy to feel perhaps a little smug about food and wine when you have grown up in one of the best wine regions of the world… But then you take your sheltered little self off to Hong Kong. Bam! What a city! After 6 days of the Hong Kong Wine & Dine Festival, restaurants, lunching with sommeliers and celebrity chefs, a private dinner in the owners box

2017 Wine Communicator of the Year Award Results

2017-11-03T17:16:21+00:002 November 2017|Media release, News|

Thanks to Pernod Ricard Winemakers, guests were treated to the spectacular views of Sydney Harbor from the 43rd floor of the new Barangaroo Towers last night.  Master of Ceremonies, Nathan Earl provided an entertaining and heartfelt delivery of the awards, supported by Awards Partners, Calibria Family Wines, Drinks Association, Ehrenberb Bass Institute, Pernod Ricard Winemakers, Treasury Wine Estates, Wine-Searcher and event sponsor Riedel. The annual Wine Communicator of the Year

Viv Thomson – 2017 Victorian Legend of the Vine

2017-10-26T10:39:03+00:0021 October 2017|Media release, News|

To a standing ovation yesterday, Eric Vivian Thomson, fondly known as Viv Thomson amongst wine industry peers, was announced Legend of the Vine Victoria at the annual WCA Melbourne Wine Show Awards Lunch. Thomson comes from a long line of winemakers and received ‘Legend of the Vine’ status for his service to the wine industry as one of Australia’s longest serving winemakers. “Viv has made an outstanding contribution to the