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WCA Update: 18 November 2016

WCA news
We've locked in our final webinars, to carry us through to Christmas.  On Tuesday 29 November you will hear from Dig + Fish, Senior Strategist, Ken Chan on Content Marketing 101.

Content Marketing has become more than an industry buzzword - it's a core element of an effective marketing plan.  You'll learn about the core building blocks of effective content marketing.  To register click here

This webinar is free to all WCA members.


Industry news
The Riverland was hit hard by storm damage last Friday and the region is pulling together to assess the extent of the damage.  Research is being conducted on the extent of the damage to shape the relief for Riverland growers, read more from ABC here.  Riverland Wine reported today that the local community are pulling together to offer support, click here to see a list of collaborative support.  To stay up to date or find more details on the recover hotline, click on this link from the SA Government.

Wine Australia released their market bulletin:  What's happening in the USA, the world's largest wine market?  For the full report click here.

WCA's partner, Wine Ark released their Friday Focus report on the Galicia, Spain.  To read more click here.

WCA would like to congratulate all the Australian Women in Wine Awards winners, announce Tuesday 15th November. 

Prue Henschke, Viticulturist of the Year
Jenny Semmler, Owner/Operator of the Year
Ian Riggs & Brokenwood, Work Place Champion of Change
Emma Norbiato, Winemaker of the Year
Rebecca Barr, Cellar Door Person of the Year
Roberta De Bei & Cassandra Collins, Researcher of the Year

Other articles of interest
Here are a few interesting articles we found online:
Australia is slowly regaining its wine mojo (
Meet the grape that put Aussie red on the map (


Industry events
Bicheno Food and Wine Festival, brings you up close and personal with leading local wine makers, chefs, food producers and gourmet trail blazers. being held Bicheno, Tasmania 19th November, for more information click here.

Wine Ark are hosting their Annual Champagne Gala in Brisbane, 24th November.  Wine Ark are offering WCA members a special deal, so get on board and book your tickets here. Use the password
s “winearkwca”


Pernod Ricard Winemakers
Treasury Wine Estates
Wine Australia
Wine Ark

Accolade Wines

Dig + Fish


Learn the foundations of building an
effective and sustainable content marketing plan.

29th November

1-2pm (AEST)


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