The WCA Wine Media Cadetship, available to South Australian residents, aims to foster emerging talent and promote excellence in Australian wine communication. It is geared toward empowering young people who aspire to move into the field of wine writing and communication. The program enriches the pool of wine media personnel and creates proud ambassadors to advance the positive promotion of Australia wine on an international stage.
Read articles/blogs written by past cadets here.
The WCA Wine Media Cadetship is made possible through the Adelaide a Great Wine Capital initiative funded by Primary Industries and Regions South Australia (PIRSA), the South Australian Wine Industry Association and South Australian Tourism Commission, the University of Adelaide and the University of South Australia.
The Wine Media Cadetship past award recipients include:
2022/23 – Tijana Laganin. Read media release HERE.
2021 – Amanda Eve. Read media release HERE.
2020 – Lachlan Aird. Read media release HERE.
2019 – Mariette Morris. Read media release HERE.
2018 – Dr. Lieke van der Hulst. Read media release HERE.
2017 – Emily Hay Read media release HERE.
To express interest in applying for the 2024 Wine Media Cadetship, please contact our team, firstname.lastname@example.org. Timing of this program is yet to be confirmed with program partners.