Wine Show / Judges

Corrina Wright

2021 Chief of Judges

Owner and winemaker for family business Oliver’s Taranga Vineyards in McLaren Vale, the sixth generation to farm the same land. Corrina also owns craft beer…

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Corey Ryan

2021 Panel Chair

Winemaker, Sons of Eden A trained Oenologist and self-confessed wine tragic, Corey lives and breathes winemaking and has amassed a wealth of experience within the…

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Liz Heidenreich

2021 Panel Chair

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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Trina Smith

2021 Panel Chair

With 20 years of winemaking experience, Trina Smith is a skilled winemaker in all styles ofwines.Once Trina completed the Degree in Oenology (University of Adelaide,…

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2021 Full List

2021 Judge

As of 3rd October 2021 Chief of judges: Corrina Wright (Olivers’ Taranga) Judges: Liz Heidenreich (Heidenreich Wines)Corey Ryan (Sons of Eden)Trina Smith (Pernod Ricard)Bruce Gregory (Majella)Sue…

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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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Fi Donald

2021 Judge

Fiona Donald, chief winemaker, Seppeltsfield Fiona has worked for Thomas Hardy and Sons (Tintara Winery), Barossa Valley Estate, Penfolds, Hardy Wine, before joining Seppeltsfield in…

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Katie Spain

2021 Judge

Katie Spain is a journalist, wine writer and author. She is the national drinks writer for GOOD FOOD (Sydney Morning Herald and The Age), feature writer for Australia’s Wine Business…

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Kent Comley

2021 Judge

Kent Comley is a dedicated cork dork who has worked with wine for over thirty years. Kent manages and curates the wine list at The…

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Paul Kernich

2021 Judge

Paul is a senior winemaker for Angove Family Winemakers, joining the company in 2008. Previously working for the Hardy Wine Company, he had winemaking roles…

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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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Daniel McNicol

2021 Associate Judge

After a school based viticulture trainee-ship and working in Wirra Wirra Vineyards at age 14, Dan gained a love for & passion for the wine…

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