Meet the Media

Join WCA Executive Officer, Lynda Schenk on Zoom while she chats to the Australian Wine Media during self-isolation.

Meet the Media was recorded via Zoom in it’s raw form, there is no post production effect (as you can tell) so you will get to meet some of Australia’s top wine media up close and personal, just having a chat from their own homes.

Each video last between 10-20 minutes each so please get comfortable and enjoy meeting the media.

Max Allen
Max Allen
Find out what Max has been up to lately and his impressive “behind the scene’s” talent – who would have thought?

We invite you to Meet the Media with Max Allen.

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Amelia Ball
Amelia Ball
Amelia Ball is a long-time journalist and editor, who has specialised in wine and drinks media for almost 14 years. Having helped launch Halliday Wine Companion magazine in 2011, Amelia now oversees all content across all channels, and is passionate about sharing the stories from across the industry.

We invite you to Meet the Media – Amelia Ball.

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Peter Bourne
Peter Bourne
Peter Bourne threw himself head first into the wine industry over 40 years ago when he bought a small liquor shop in Sydney, and in rapid time built it into one of the leading Australian wine outlets. Little wonder Peter is known Australia wide simply as The Wine Man, a richly deserved and enthusiastically upheld marque.

We invite you to join Meet the Media with Peter Bourne

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Rob Geddes MW
Rob Geddes MW
Rob Geddes MW has been immersed in every aspect of the wine industry for more than 30 years as an author, consultant, judge and educator. Find out how he has adapted to the changing landscape during COVID-19.

We invite you to join Meet the Media with Rob Geddes MW.

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Huon Hooke
Huon Hooke
2008 WCA Wine Communicator of the Year, 2018 WCA Legend of the Vine and 2019 WCA Wine Industry Mentor, Huon Hooke is a well known name in the wine media circles and a respected member of WCA’s community. Meet Huon’s assistant and find out what he has been up to during the lockdown.

We invite you to Meet the Media with Huon Hooke.

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Alana House
Alana House
After extensive experience in newspapers and magazines, Alana has spent the past five years immersing herself in the digital sphere where she has been able to enhance her print and digital knowledge in new and exciting ways, promoting the Australian drinks industry through the Drinks Association.

We invite you to Meet the Media with Alana House

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Tony Love
Tony Love
Find out what Tony has been up to since he left The Advertiser, 18 month ago.

We invite you to Meet the Media with Tony Love.

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Peter Muscet
Peter Muscet
Find out what the Editor and Chief of Wine Showcase Magazine has been up to during the shut-down.

We invite you to join Meet the Media with Peter Muscet.

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Jeni Port
Jeni Port
Our second Meet the Media recording is a little better, technology sorted.

We invite you to Meet the Media with Jeni Port.

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Nick Ryan
Nick Ryan
See Nick at home on his 20 Acre property in Clare Valley and hear about how life during COVID-19 is treating him and his family.

We invite you to join Meet the Media with Nick Ryan.

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Judy Sarris
Judy Sarris
Find out what the team at Gourmet Traveller WINE have been up to in this episode of Meet the Media with Judy Sarris, Editor. Judy tells all including an update on Gourmet Traveller WINE going into voluntary receivership earlier this year.
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Katie Spain
Katie Spain
Find out what the lovely Katie Spain has been up to, how she continues to taste/review wines and her thoughts on some great social media initiatives by local wineries during COVID-19.

We invite you to join Meet the Media with Katie Spain.

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Jane Thomson
Jane Thomson
Jane Thomson is the founder and Managing Director of The Fabulous Ladies’ Wine Society and the founder and Chair of the Australian Women in Wine Awards (AWIWA). Jane published ‘The Fabulous Ladies’ Guide to Wine’ in 2018 and is the winner of the ‘Digital Wine Communicator of the Year’ by WCA in 2019, 2016 and 2013.

We invite you the Meet the Media with Jane Thomson.

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