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15/09/2008

Wine Society Young Winemaker of the Year finalists announced

The Wine Society have just announced the finalists for its Young Winemaker of the Year for 2008.

The finalists (in no order) are:

Stuart Marfell, Vavasour Wines, NEW ZEALAND

Greg Clack, Chain of Ponds, AUSTRALIA

Malcolm Rees-Francis, Rockburn Wines, NEW ZEALAND

Lucas Cowley, Auntsfield Estate, NEW ZEALAND

Anna Pooley, Heemskerk Wines, AUSTRALIA

Angela Miranda, Orlando Wines, AUSTRALIA

Matt Evans, De Vine Wines, NEW ZEALAND

Greer Carland, Winemaking Tasmania, AUSTRALIA

Helen McCarthy, Taylors Wines, AUSTRALIA

Ben Haines, Mitchelton Wines, AUSTRALIA

The 10 finalists will now be eligible for 3 accolades, including:

The Wine Society Young Winemaker of the Year Award The Wine Society Members Choice Award The Sommeliers Choice Award

The Wine Society will now be hosting a series of Tastings of the Finalists wines at various locations around Australia. 2 wines from each Finalist will be available for a blind tasting.

Anyone wishing to attend needs to make a booking with Tania from The Wine Society’s Event Team on 1300 729 657.

Sydney Roadshow When: Thursday, 25 September 2008 Where: The Royal Exchange of Sydney, 1 Gresham Street, Sydney CBD Time: 6.00pm – 7.30pm Cost: $55 per person (includes wine, canapés and a FREE Riedel Glass)

Wagga Wagga Roadshow When: Friday, 26 September 2008 Where: All Seasons Pavilion Hotel, 22 Kincaid Street, Wagga Wagga Time: 6.00pm – 7.30pm Cost: $55 per person (includes wine, canapés and a FREE Riedel Glass)

Canberra Roadshow When: Saturday, 27 September 2008 Where: Parlour Wine Room, Newacton Pavilion, 16 Kendall Lane, Canberra Time: 4.00pm – 5.30pm Cost: $55 per person (includes wine, canapés and a FREE Riedel Glass)

Perth Roadshow When: Saturday, 4 October 2008 Where: Must Wine Bar, 519 Beaufort Street Highgate Time: 4.00pm – 5.30pm Cost: $55 per person (includes wine, canapés and a FREE Riedel Glass)

Adelaide Roadshow When: Thursday, 9 October 2008 Where: High Street Bar, The Edinburgh Hotel & Cellars 1–7 High Street, Mitcham Time: 5.30pm – 7.00pm Cost: $55 per person (includes wine, canapés and a FREE Riedel Glass)

Melbourne Roadshow When: Friday, 10 October 2008 Where: 673 Bourke Street, Melbourne CBD (Old Wine Society Cellars) Time: 6.00pm – 7.30pm Cost: $55 per person (includes wine, canapés and a FREE Riedel Glass)

Brisbane Roadshow When: Saturday, 11 October 2008 Where: Bohemia Bar, 27–29 Caxton Street, Brisbane CBD Time: 4.00pm — 5.30pm Cost: $55 per person (includes wine, canapés and a FREE Riedel Glass)

All information on the awards night, including the menu, entertainment, and finalists wines etc can be found at www.winesociety.com.au/youngwinemaker

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