Congratulations to Dr Jacqui McRae (AWRI) and Associate Professor Kerry Wilkinson (The University of Adelaide) on being named 2018 Australian Women in Wine Award finalists in the Researcher of the Year category!
The Australian Women In Wine Awards acknowledges and rewards the work of women in the Australian wine community, and community leaders who champion equality and fairness for all sexes in the workplace. The eight awards on offer this year are in the categories of Winemaker of the Year, Viticulturist of the Year, Owner/Operator of the Year, Workplace Champion of Change, Researcher of the Year, Cellar Door Person of the Year, Marketer of the Year, and Woman of Inspiration Award.
The Researcher of the Year category recognises an individual or team who have demonstrated excellence in the field of grape and/or wine research or innovation.
This year the awards will be announced as part of the first ever Australian Women in Wine Symposium & Awards Day at Quay Restaurant in Sydney on Friday 16 November.
Best of luck to both Jacqui and Kerry!