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

Blog: Grapes For Good

2023-05-24T17:25:03+09:3024 May 2023|Blog, News|

  If we personified the South Australian GI as a family, Langhorne Creek would be the middle child – a consistent high achiever, rarely acknowledged. Despite a recent Jimmy Watson, mum and dad still reminisce about their eldest’s win two years prior. People commend modesty but where does it get you? How does the saying go… Always the bridesmaid never the bride? Before losing hope, remember one word. Camilla. The

Blog: Adelaide Hills – 25 Years

2023-04-24T12:14:46+09:3024 April 2023|Blog, News|

Can you recall your life at 25? In popular psychology, 25 is typically the time one experiences a quarter life crisis – by definition "a period of insecurity, doubt and disappointment surrounding your career, relationships and financial situation". For some it is the transition period from university to full-time employment. That awkward limbo between ambition and entry level reality. Time spent reminiscing on a fun former self, a uni timetable

Blog: All Hail – McLaren Vale – Wassail

2023-04-07T10:23:45+09:303 April 2023|Blog, News|

The 49th Bushing Lunch was coronation of the new McLaren Vale Monarchs Malcolm and Richard Leask of Hither & Yon. For those, like myself, who have never experienced ‘a Bushing’ – the inspiration comes from medieval times when tavern owners would celebrate the arrival of new vintage wines by hanging ivy bushes above their venue doors. The region substituted ivy for olive branches, in a tradition that spans back to

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

Blog: WISA Wine Industry Impact Awards

2023-04-13T14:34:40+09:3010 January 2023|Blog, News|

Each year, there is a media catchword. Unprecedented times (remember them?). Teal. Sustainability. The latter  has expanded beyond Murdoch’s headlines to find itself the new category of WISA’s (Wine Industry Suppliers Association) Industry Awards, a glamourous affair comprising over 400 wine industry stakeholders at Adelaide Oval. It appears the wine industry is not just red and white… it is green. Over the years I have attended my fair share of

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

Notice of WCA AGM 2022

2022-10-27T11:49:01+10:3025 October 2022|News|

2022 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 23rd November 2022 at Building 121, Bent Street The Entertainment Quarter, Moore Park , Sydney at 5.00pm AEDT. Register your place here.  AGENDA Welcome from the Chair Acceptance of

2022 Wine Communicator Awards Finalists Announced

2022-10-13T11:31:57+10:3013 October 2022|Media release, News|

Wine Communicators of Australia (WCA) is pleased to announce the finalists of the 9 categories for the 2022 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


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