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Australian Women in Wine Awards 2019

Winners and finalists
17 Sep 2019 New York
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17 Sep 2019
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New York
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Winners and finalists of the Australian Women in Wine Awards 2019

Wine Australia helped to celebrate the achievements of leading women in wine with over 120 guests from trade, media, government and wine producers.

The Wine Australia team were thrilled to have partnered with AWIWA to share the message of diversity and inclusion as part of the largest-ever Australian wine promotion in the USA, Far From Ordinary.

8 out of the 9 winners present on the night to celebrate their wins among their peers and supporters.

17 Sep 2019
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Congratulations to the 2019 winners and finalists

The finalists in each award category are (in alphabetical order by surname):

Honorary Australian Woman in Wine Award USA – sponsored by Wine Australia and supported by the Victorian Government

  • Christina Pickard - Winner

Winemaker of the Year – sponsored by Tonnellerie Saint Martin

  • Nat Cleghorn, Yalumba
  • Vanya Cullen, Cullen Wines - Winner
  • Jo Marsh, Billy Button Wines

Researcher / Innovator of the Year – sponsored by Angove Family Winemakers

  • Inca Lee, Vinehealth Australia - Winner
  • Joanna Gambetta, Charles Sturt University
  • Mango Parker, The Australian Wine Research Institute

Champion of Diversity & Equality – sponsored by Australian Grape and Wine

  • Trish Barry, Mastermind Consulting
  • Carolyn Coon & Kristy Keyte, Treasury Wine Estates
  • John Davis, Pepper Tree Wines - Winner
  • Pernod Ricard Winemakers – Better Balance Ambassadors

Marketer of the Year – sponsored by denomination

  • Elizabeth Calabria-Staltare, Calabria Family Wines
  • Imogen Hayes, Handpicked Wines - Winner
  • Rebecca Love, Howard Park Wines

Cellar Door Person of the Year – sponsored by Purple Giraffe

  • Lauren Hutton, Bethany Wines
  • Ulrika Larsson, Clairault Streicker - Winner
  • Jodhi Thoms, Elderton Wines

Viticuturist of the Year – sponsored by Wine Australia

  • Sheridan Alm, Starrs Reach Vineyard - Winner
  • Brooke Howell, Yalumba Family Winemakers
  • Amanda Mader, Vine Scout

Meet the Viticuturist of the Year finalists

Owner / Operator of the Year – sponsored by WineWorks Australia

  • Laura Carter, Unico Zelo
  • Belinda Chambers, Lake Moodemere Estate
  • Sarah McDougall, Lake George Winery - Winner