Member Stories

Our members are at the heart of everything we do. These stories introduce the faces behind our members and should help give you an insight into the people who value their professional association. As a member, this is one way ways to connect with a supportive, motivated and inspiring member community.
Here’s what a few of them had to say about being members of ASVO

 

Dr Dimitra Capone

 

  • Member since 2014
  • Journal advisory committee member
  • Journal Author & reviewer

I highly recommend joining. It keeps you up to date with the latest in the industry and provides discounted members pricing for attendance to various seminars, workshops and conferences.

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Andy Clarke

  • Member since 2014
  • Director (Elected November 2018)
  • Nuffied scholar

The value of the ASVO is it gives an opportunity for industry to engage with not only itself, but the research community also.

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Richard Fennessy

  • ASVO Member since 2010
  • Director (Elected November 2018)
  • ASVO AWAC Scholarship 2015

I believe that it is important that our industry has a professional society that supports education, research and the dissemination of technical information.

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Dr Richard Smart

  • Member since 1981
  • Inaugural Editorial Board member
  • Fellow of the Society 2018

If you enter the wine business you will meet the most wonderful people, travel a lot and see beautiful places

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Wendy Cameron

  • ASVO Member since 1996
  • 2012 Winemaker of the Year
  • 2018 Award Advisory committee (Chair)

The more members, the better the organisation and the more diverse the ideas, so I would strongly recommend that people get involved

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Assoc. Prof. Kerry Wilkinson
Associate Professor of Oenology at the University of Adelaide

  • ASVO Member since 2005
  • Journal Advisory Committee
  • Deputy Editor

ASVO connects me with people who share my interests in wine, chemistry, research and education

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Dr Rob Walker
Chief Research Scientist, CSIRO

  • ASVO Member since 1991
  • Associate Editor

I have enjoyed the opportunity to pass-on a lot of what we have learned

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Chen Liang
University of Adelaide

  •  ASVO Member since 2015

Winning the  award was great encouragement for me to keep working on my exciting and challenging project

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Dr Patrick Iland OAM
Patrick Iland Wine books

  • ASVO Member since 1980
  • Fellow of the Society

Through ASVO I remain connected with many students and staff

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