The Australian Society of Viticulture and Oenology (ASVO) 2023 Awards for Excellence, recognise the outstanding achievements and contributions of individuals to the Australian grape and wine industry and nominations close this Sunday, 30 April.

There are six categories in the awards, which ASVO says reflect the core values and strategic objectives of the ASVO and reward outstanding scientific endeavour and application in the wine industry.

In a statement ASVO said: “ASVO Award recipients are selected by Advisory committees comprised of individuals who themselves are distinguished in the fields of viticulture and oenology and who demonstrate exceptional leadership ability and vision.

“The Award recipients are announced and celebrated in November each year. The Awards event is a significant occasion in the wine industry calendar and is recognised as the premier Awards event, highlighting the diversity of innovation, scientific endeavour, exceptional leadership ability and vision.

“If you know an individual that seeks out new, innovative ways to improve their business processes, and willingly shares their knowledge and experiences with their peers, nominate them for an ASVO Award.”

The ASVO Awards of Excellence categories are:

  • ASVO Viticulturist of the Year
  • ASVO Winemaker of the Year
  • ASVO Wine Science and Technology Award
  • ASVO Viticulture Paper of the Year
  • ASVO Oenology Paper of the Year
  • Dr Peter May Award

Nominations are due by April 30 and are sought for the Viticulturist of the Year, Winemaker of the Year and the Wine Science and Technology Awards, more information is available through the ASVO Awards website.

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Andy Young

Andy joined Intermedia as Editor of The Shout in 2015, writing news on a daily basis and also writing features for National Liquor News. Now Managing Editor of both The Shout and Bars and Clubs.

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