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 &

Radio Interview: WCA SA Legend of the Vine Jane Ferrari

2023-10-23T10:38:33+10:3023 October 2023|Blog, News|

South Australia's Jane Ferrari has made a significant contribution to selling the story of South Australian wine to the world. So much so she was recently bestowed the title "2023 Legend of the Vine SA" at the WCA Royal Adelaide Wine and Spirits Show Trophy Winners Lunch. Jane's career spans many years in wine and communications, including 25 years at Yalumba Wines, as well as time spent at both Wolf

Notice of WCA AGM 2023

2023-11-08T12:43:09+10:3019 October 2023|News|

2023 WCA Annual General Meeting NOTICE OF MEETING Notice is hereby given that in accordance with Rule 7.1 of the Constitution of Wine Communicators of Australia Limited ABN 81 151 598 168, the Annual General Meeting (AGM) of the company will be held 14 November 2023 at Handpicked Cellar Door Sydney at 5.00pm AEDT. Register your attendance here.  AGENDA Welcome from the Chair Acceptance of apologies received and those tendered

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

WCA recruiting new members to join the SA Chapter

2023-08-24T09:13:59+09:3024 August 2023|News|

Wine Communicators have three new openings in our South Australian State Chapter for wine professionals specialising in wine marketing, communications, sales and branding. This is the perfect opportunity to:  · Expand your own professional network. · Drive the conversations amongst wine professionals. · Help shape the future of wine communications. · Bring the wine community together through thought-provoking local events. To find out more about the Chapter and its role

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

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