Nominations for the ASVO Viticulturist of the Year are now open.


Nominees for the ASVO Viticulturist of the Year;

  • members can self nominate or nominate a peer
  • typically work in the following roles viticulturists, vineyard managers, viticultural technical officers, viticultural consultants, and other similar roles. 
  • the nominees’ activities for which they are being nominated must have occurred within Australia.

Nominees should display at least one of the following attributes:

  1. Innovation: demonstrated ability to bring new and creative approaches to the profession (Winemaking, Viticulture, Wine science and Education), including the use of technology and sustainability practices.
  2. Community involvement: actively participating in and contributing to the local wine industry, including supporting other wineries, participating in industry events, and working to promote the region's reputation as a wine-producing area.
  3. Sustainability: implementing environmentally-friendly practices in all aspects of winemaking, including vineyard management, wine production, and waste reduction.
  4. Education and mentorship: sharing knowledge and experience with others in the industry, including all backgrounds and experience in the industry.
  5. Demonstrated leadership: recognition from peers of leadership and contributions to the wine community.

Key dates

    Entries open: 1 April 2024
    Entries close: 31 May 2024

Submit your nomination below