Wine Communicators Australia (WCA) are pleased to announce the appointment of their new Marketing Coordinator, Maria Calabrese.

Maria comes to the role with a strong events and retail background. After successfully running her own business, Maria moved into a career focusing on retail and customer service. The last two years has seen Maria expanding her experience into event and project management working with the Australia Wine Research Institute with the staging of events including the highly regarded Advanced Wine Assessment Course and the workshop program at the Australia Wine Industry Technical Conference.

This appointment is the latest phase in building WCA’s relevance as the “go to” resource for its members.

WCA Executive Officer, Lynda Schenk is delighted to have Maria join the WCA team. Maria commenced with WCA, Monday 6th March 2017.

Wine Communicators of Australia was established as a national not-for-profit company in December 2010 growing out of the well-respected Wine Press Clubs of NSW, Victoria and South Australia. It aims to be Australia’s pre-eminent organisation connecting business professionals working with wine and currently has more than 500 members.

WCA’s annual program includes networking events, webinars and its prestigious lunches in association with three major capital city wine shows – Sydney, Melbourne and Adelaide. It also runs the annual Wine Communicator Awards and Legend of the Vine Awards.