Trends & Innovation in the Wine Industry – Event Summary

2019-06-18T11:31:03+09:3018 June 2019|News|

On June 11, local wine and hospitality professionals joined the WCA VIC chapter for an insightful panel event at Treasury Wine Estates in Melbourne. It was the first event organised by the new state committee and they were delighted to see so many people attend.  Over the course of the evening our expert panel - superbly hosted by Josh Elias - discussed consumer habits on a large and small scale,

2019 Wine Communicator Awards – Entries Open

2019-06-05T12:05:33+09:305 June 2019|Media release, News|

Entries are now open for WCA’s prestigious annual Wine Communicator Awards, which recognises outstanding contribution to, and excellence in, wine communication in all its forms. This year the awards welcome a strong panel of judges, including Robyn Haworth - General Manager of Winetitles Media, renowned wine journalist, Huon Hooke and Master of Wine, Philip Reedman. Awards will be offered across 10 categories this year, including a new award category; Best

WCA presents: SA Q&A Panel Series 3 – Content is King

2019-06-05T12:01:32+09:305 June 2019|Media release, News|

South Australia’s grape and wine community are invited to Wine Communicators of Australia’s (WCA) next panel session in Adelaide that will explore how the Australian wine community is using digital content to connect with consumers. Held at The University of Adelaide’s Thinclab - MBA Lounge on Thursday 27 June, the informal networking evening will see a diverse panel discuss their experiences in connecting with consumers and how digital tools can

USA 360 Event Summary

2019-05-30T11:54:28+09:3030 May 2019|News|

The USA 360 event was a continuation of the popular “360” event series that the WCA NSW Chapter has instigated in an effort to give those who work in wine a look further afield than our domestic playing field, and learn more about how to be competitive in international markets. The USA 360 event featured a rare tasting of over a dozen US premium wines, including Ridge Estate Cabernet, and

WCA presents: Trends and Innovation in the Wine Industry

2019-05-29T11:26:57+09:3029 May 2019|Media release, News|

This June, the Victorian chapter of Wine Communicators of Australia (WCA) invites local wine and hospitality professionals to join them for an insightful panel event at Treasury Wine Estates in Melbourne. This activity provides an opportunity for participants to hear about the latest trends and innovation currently faced in the wine industry from four expert panelists. The expert panel will include: ● Sarah Andrew (National Co-President of Sommeliers Australia, Founder

WCA Celebrate the red, white (and blue) at USA360

2019-05-08T13:15:33+09:308 May 2019|Media release, News|

Wine Communicators of Australia (WCA) are thrilled to announce an event aimed at wine professionals (and wine lovers) curious to learn more about one of Australia’s most important premium wine markets – the USA. Held on 28 May 2019, USA 360 will be a tasting experience focused on the premium wine offering of the United States. From the big and bold to the elegant new styles emerging from this diverse

SA Wine Media Cadetship offers unique career opportunity

2019-04-11T16:07:49+09:3011 April 2019|Media release, News|

The 2019 Wine Communicators of Australia (WCA) wine media cadetship, aimed at aspiring journalists with an ambition for specialising in the wine sector, is now open for applications. Now in its third year under the new format, the cadetship presents a platform for young wine media to take the next step in their budding communication careers. The cadetship is run by Wine Communicators of Australia – a national organisation for

Huon Hooke to open The China-Australia Wine Marketing Summit

2019-03-20T14:45:33+09:3020 March 2019|Media release, News|

Wine Communicators of Australia is thrilled to announce that Huon Hooke, one of the most respected and trusted voices in Australian Wine, will be opening the China - Australia Wine Marketing Summit on April 4, 2019 in Sydney. With a career spanning 35 years, Huon Hooke has enjoyed acclaimed success as an Australian independent wine writer, wine critic and show judge. Hooke is the co-Chair of the Decanter World Wine

WCA partners with the University of Adelaide

2019-03-18T10:18:48+09:3018 March 2019|Media release, News|

Wine Communicators of Australia (WCA) are thrilled to announce that the University of Adelaide has come on board as a Gold partner in 2019. This relationship presents some exciting opportunities for the two organisations to collaborate in areas of education, mentoring and communication, bringing new content to the WCA program with a focus on the next generation of wine industry professionals. Read more...

Wine Media Conference Announces 2019 Wine Media Partners

2019-02-20T10:45:21+09:3020 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