WCA celebrates the 2023 Wine Communicator Awards

2023-11-15T07:07:11+10:3015 November 2023|Media release, News|

Last night saw Wine Communicators of Australia (WCA) announce the winners of the 2023 Wine Communicator Awards, 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. Fifteen experienced and respected wine industry professionals were selected to judge the categories across a number of criteria. The judges were hugely impressed with the calibre of

Wine Industry Champion Alister Purbrick wins prestigious Legend of the Vine Award

2023-11-06T08:26:34+10:306 November 2023|Media release, News|

Alister Purbrick was named the Victorian Legend of the Vine in front of a large crowd of his wine industry associates and colleagues at the Melbourne Royal Wine Awards Lunch on Friday 3rd November. The prestigious award recognises Alister’s outstanding and lasting contribution to the industry. Alister’s career spans many years and many roles including as the President of the Winemakers Federation (1999 – 2001, now called Australian Grape &

2023 Wine Communicator Awards Finalists Announced

2023-10-16T13:57:58+10:3012 October 2023|Media release, News|

Wine Communicators of Australia (WCA) is pleased to announce the finalists of the individual categories for the 2023 Wine Communicator Awards. 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 expert judges and a winner is selected in consultation with the WCA Board. The overall Wine Communicator of the Year

Storyteller Jane Ferrari wins prestigious Legend of the Vine Award

2023-10-08T17:58:20+10:306 October 2023|Media release, News|

Jane Ferrari was named the SA Legend of the Vine in front of many of her wine industry associates and colleagues at the WCA Royal Adelaide Wine and Spirits Show Trophy Winners Lunch on Friday 6th October. The prestigious award recognises Jane’s outstanding contribution to the industry. Her career spans many years and is punctuated by her great ability and passion for communicating and storytelling about wine. Jane is a

Celebrated Viticulturist, Board Director, and Educator wins prestigious Legend of the Vine Award

2023-08-22T09:50:02+09:3022 August 2023|Media release, News|

The 2023 Sydney Royal Wine Show Trophy Winners Lunch, held on 18th of August, saw the announcement that Liz Riley had been honoured for her years of contribution to the Australian wine industry. Liz said that she was “honoured and humbled” by the recognition. Liz has contributed to the industry both as a leading viticulturist but also as a hard-working and pragmatic member of several industry boards, such as the

2023 Wine Communicator Awards open for entries

2023-07-04T10:39:04+09:304 July 2023|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. WCA Executive Chair, Angus Barnes said, ‘I am delighted to announce the 2023 Wine Communicator Awards open for entries. The awards continue to grow and to celebrate the diverse contributions made to the wine industry across a number of categories and channels.

Date Set for WCA’s Sydney Royal Wine Show Lunch

2023-06-19T10:40:32+09:3019 June 2023|Media release, News|

Wine Communicators of Australia (WCA) is delighted to announce that the flagship Sydney Royal Wine Show Trophy Winners Lunch is to be held at the Hyatt Regency Sydney on Friday 18 August 2023, 12.30pm – 3.30pm. The WCA Sydney Royal Wine Show Trophy Winners Lunch provides a chance to immerse yourself in this year’s trophy and award-winning wines and hear from the Chair of Judges Ms Sarah Crowe, while enjoying

Wine Industry Mentor Program participants announced

2023-05-25T15:01:59+09:3025 May 2023|Media release, News|

Fifty-six early career professionals from across the wine sector value chain have today been announced as the fortunate individuals joining the Wine Industry Mentor Program.  The full list of the mentees accepted into the 2023 program is available here. Industry partners; Australian Society of Viticulture and Oenology, the University of Adelaide, Wine Australia, Wine Industry Suppliers Association, and Wine Communicators of Australia were delighted with the strong interest in the

Wine Industry Mentor Program 2023 now open

2023-03-01T10:25:35+10:301 March 2023|Media release, News|

The Wine Industry Mentor Program is back in 2023 and seeking applications from individuals who are ready to build long-lasting connections in their careers across the grape and wine sector. Applications opened today, 1 March, and will close on 31 March 2023. The structured mentoring program pairs early career professionals from across the grape and wine community – from viticulture to winemaking, research to logistics, marketing, and media, and more

WCA celebrates the 2022 Wine Communicator Awards

2022-11-24T11:15:18+10:3024 November 2022|Media release, News|

        Last night saw Wine Communicators of Australia (WCA) announce the winners of the 2022 Wine Communicator Awards ten 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. Fifteen experienced and respected wine industry professionals were selected to judge the categories across a number of criteria. The judges were

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