Award Winners

ASVO Awards for Excellence recipients

2015

ASVO Viticulturist of the Year – sponsored by Bayer CropScience;
Ben Blows (Adellaide Hills)

ASVO Winemaker of the Year – sponsored by ASVO
Ed Carr (Accolade Wines)

ASVO Advanced Wine Assessment Course Scholarship – sponsored by Seguin Moreau
Richard Fennessy (Wine and Grape Research Officer at Department of Agriculture and Food WA)

ASVO Viticulture Paper of the Year – sponsored by the Australian Grape and wine Authortity;
Gareth Hill, Katherine Evans, Robert Beresford and Robert Dambergs
‘Comparison of methods for the quantification of botrytis bunch rot in white wine grapes’

ASVO Oenology Paper of the Year – sponsored by the Australian Grape and wine Authortity;
Andrew Clark, Paris Grant-Preece, Natalie Cleghorn and Geoffrey Scollary
‘Copper(II) addition to white wines containing hydrogen sulfide: residual copper concentration and activity’


2014

ASVO Viticulturist of the Year – sponsored by Bayer CropScience;
Matthew Bailey (Taltarni)

ASVO Winemaker of the Year – sponsored by Amorim Australia;
Sue Bell (Bellwether Wine)

ASVO Viticulture Paper of the Year – sponsored by the Australian Grape and wine Authortity;
Jason Smith (The National Wine and Grape Industry Centre at Charles Sturt University)

ASVO Oenology Paper of the Year – sponsored by the Australian Grape and wine Authortity;
Richard Gawel (Australian Wine Research Institute)


2013

ASVO Viticulturist of the Year – sponsored by Bayer CropScience;
Ashley Ratcliff (The Yalumba Wine Company)

ASVO Winemaker of the Year – sponsored by Lallemand Australia;
Louisa Rose (Chief Winemaker, The Yalumba Wine Company)

ASVO Viticulture Paper of the Year – sponsored by the Grape and Wine Research and Development Corporation (GWRDC);
Dr Lance Cadle-Davidson (Grape Genetics Research Unit, Cornell University, Geneva, NY, USA)

ASVO Oenology Paper of the Year – sponsored by the Grape and Wine Research and Development Corporation (GWRDC);
Dr Erick Casalta (INRA, Science for Enology, Montpellier, France)


2012

MC Peter Hayes and President Paul Petrie announced the following winners from a field of Australia’s most innovative viticulturists, winemakers and researchers within the wine sector:

ASVO Viticulturist of the Year – sponsored by Bayer CropScience
Amy Richards -Treasury Wine Estates

ASVO Winemaker of the Year – sponsored by Lallemand Australia
Wendy Cameron – Brown Brothers

ASVO Viticulture Paper of the Year – sponsored by GWRDC
Victor Sadras – PIRSA-SARDI

ASVO Oenology Paper of the Year – sponsored by GWRDC
Rob Bramley – CSIRO