WCA to recruit new Executive Officer

2020-11-23T11:58:00+10:3023 November 2020|News|

        For over a decade, Wine Communicators of Australia (WCA) has been Australia’s preeminent organisation connecting business professionals working within the entire Australian wine sector. Through a wide range of professional resources and events, WCA provides inspiration and leadership in achieving effective B to C communication in a constantly evolving Australian wine industry. With chapters, and individual and corporate members in all Australian wine-producing states, WCA is

Yalumba: A Winery of the Past, Present and Future

2020-11-16T16:57:04+10:3016 November 2020|Blog, News|

Yalumba Family Vineyards – Great Wine Capitals Best of Wine Tourism Award Winner – Architecture and Landscape By Lachlan Aird, 2020 WCA Wine Media Cadet As Australia's oldest family-owned winery with 170 years of history to draw from, it's no surprise that honouring Yalumba's unique history is the key motivator in crafting a range of experiences and tourism services. It makes sense that their experiences are built around the landscape, grounds

Everything Considered at Tscharke

2020-11-16T16:53:45+10:3016 November 2020|Blog, News|

Tscharke Wines – Great Wine Capitals Best of Wine Tourism Award Winner – Sustainable Wine Tourism Practices By Lachlan Aird, 2020 WCA Wine Media Cadet Sustainability in any industry is a commitment. Like any commitment, sacrifices must be made, and challenges must be faced before the reward can be enjoyed. For Tscharke, their commitment to sustainability is taken so seriously that there was barely enough time to celebrate their win in

Spoiled for Choice at Longview

2020-11-16T16:46:22+10:3016 November 2020|Blog, News|

Longview – Great Wine Capitals Best of Wine Tourism Award Winner – Accommodation By Lachlan Aird, 2020 WCA Wine Media Cadet At its core, hospitality is the key to a successful cellar door experience. The most memorable and engaging experiences are those that make you feel like you've been welcomed into the winemaker's home. But what if you were already home? Or at the very least, a temporary home, gilded

Unico Zelo: For the People

2020-11-16T16:43:28+10:3016 November 2020|Blog, News|

Unico Zelo – Great Wine Capitals Best of Wine Tourism Award Winner – Innovation By Lachlan Aird, 2020 WCA Wine Media Cadet "When it comes to the brand, we're all in or nothing. Brendan is like that with everything he does," says Laura Carter of her husband and business partner Brendan. As every industry made their ‘pivot' to take their business online during the COVID-19 lockdown, Brendan, Laura and the

Monumental d’Arenberg

2020-11-16T17:00:02+10:3016 November 2020|Blog, News|

d’Arenberg – Great Wine Capitals Best of Wine Tourism Award Winner – Arts & Culture By Lachlan Aird, 2020 WCA Wine Media Cadet Art and culture and the d'Arenberg brand are intrinsically linked. If the legacy of The Cube, the immersive art installation come cellar door, doesn't already prove this then d'Arenberg commitment to bring seemingly unattainable world-class art to McLaren Vale sure is.     The Salvador Dali exhibition

A New Outlook for Wirra Wirra

2020-11-16T16:58:09+10:3016 November 2020|Blog, News|

Wirra Wirra Vineyards – Great Wine Capitals Global Winner – Wine Tourism Services By Lachlan Aird, 2020 WCA Wine Media Cadet "When we took a seat, we realised just how beautiful the view is from our cellar door," says Wirra Wirra Marketing Manager Luke Tyler of the new cellar door program. "Our customers used to stand belly to the bar and taste wines facing us but now they get to

WCA Change the Guard of Leadership

2020-11-03T10:38:47+10:303 November 2020|Media release, News|

Wine Communicators of Australia (WCA) is pleased to announce that Marni Cook, Interim Chair has been appointed as Chair. WCA are grateful for the experience and strategic expertise that Marni brings to the position and look forward to working with her as she drives our future direction with the support of fellow board members. At the forthcoming AGM, WCA will acknowledge the retirement of Jeffrey Wilkinson as the Honorary Company

2020 Wine Communicator Awards Finalists Announced

2020-10-12T09:35:53+10:3012 October 2020|Media release, News|

Wine Communicators of Australia (WCA) has today announced the finalists in 9 categories of the 2020 Wine Communicator Awards. Fifteen experienced and respected wine industry professionals have judged the entries in the award categories, with three panels each assessing two or three categories each.  The New Wine Writer of the Year Award is judged independently by Gourmet Traveller WINE judging panel. The overall Wine Communicator of the Year Award will

Notice of WCA AGM 2020

2020-11-04T11:41:36+10:3025 September 2020|News|

2020 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 18th November 2020 on WCA’s Zoom platform at 4.30pm (EST). To register your attendance click here.  AGENDA Welcome from the Chair Acceptance of apologies received and those

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