Wine Show / Judges

Samantha Connew

2021 Chief of Judges

A highly experienced and respected winemaker, Samantha Connew launched her Tasmanian solo project, Stargazer, in 2013. Prior to establishing this and her consulting company, Compass…

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Bruce Gregory

2021 Judge

Bruce is the Senior Winemaker at Majella Wines in Coonawarra. Bruce’s passion for Coonawarra has seen him residing in the district for more than thirty…

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Cliff Royle

2021 Judge

With over two decades of winemaking experience under his belt, Cliff brings an intimate knowledge of Margaret River winemaking to his role. Prior to Flametree,…

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Jeremy Prideaux

2021 Judge

Jeremy is the Retail Manager for the City Wine Shop, part of the collection of much loved Melbourne food & wine establishments that include The…

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Liz Heidenreich

2021 Judge

As a former nurse, Liz decided to pursue her interest in wine by returning to study as a post-graduate student at the University of Adelaide.

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MATTHEW LANCE

2021 Judge

Hailing from Perth, Matthew first began his hospitality career in 1993 as Chef then Front of house at Frasersand Friends. He then moved to London…

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Sue Hodder

2021 Judge

Sue Hodder is winemaker at Wynns Coonawarra Estate. She and fellow Wynns Winemaker were jointly awarded the ASVO Winemaker of the Year for their work…

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