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SOLD OUT -Women in Drinks SA Chapter, Thursday 18 October 2018

“The Evolution of Gender Diversity in the Drinks Industry” featuring Brian Walsh, Chair of Wine Australia


Women in Drinks South Australia is holding a special event featuring Brian Walsh, Chair of Wine Australia.  Brian will explore gender diversity within the wine industry and what he sees as the most effective initiatives to drive change for the future.

Brian is the Chair of Wine Australia. He boasts a 24-year career at Yalumba, spanning roles of Chief Winemaker, Director of Production and Director of Strategy and Business Development, as well as 20 years working in winemaking and management positions in McLaren Vale. Brian has previously held roles including President of the South Australian Wine Industry Association, Chair of the South Australian Wine Tourism Advisory Board, Chair of Barossa Winemakers Committee, Chair of the Wine Innovation Cluster, and is currently Independent Chair of Riverland Wine. Brian has been a strong supporter of the Australian wine show system and has been both Chairman of Judges at the Royal Adelaide Wine Show and Chair of its Wine Committee. Brian lives in the Barossa and now works as a wine sector consultant.


Date:    Thursday 18 October 2018
Time:   4.00pm - 6.00pm (optional winery tour avaliable from at 3pm, please arrive by 2.45pm)
Venue:   Pernod Ricard Winemakers: 1914 Barossa Valley Way, Rowland Flat (report to reception on arrival)
Dress:   Casual Business - those taking the tour should wear long pans, closed toe flat shoes (no high heels) and no sleeveless tops.
Cost:   $30/person, includes drinks and light food.
($5 from each ticket will go to the Australian New Zealand Gynaecological Oncology Group (ANZGOG). Tickets are limited, get in quickly to avoid disappointment.)