Wine Show / Judges

Wine Shows

  • 2021 Panel Chair

Trina Smith

Trina Smith

With 20 years of winemaking experience, Trina Smith is a skilled winemaker in all styles of
wines.
Once Trina completed the Degree in Oenology (University of Adelaide, it was time to travel
and put the study into practice with vintages in USA (Sonoma County), South Africa
(Stellenbosch) and Italy (Chianti).
Back in Australia Trina started working for Brown Brother, after a brief interlude in the Yarra
Valley, Trina started working with Treasury Wine Estates in 2007 before moving into the role
of Senior Sparkling Winemaker in 2008.
In October 2016, Trina was announced as the Jacob’s Creek Group White & Sparkling
Winemaker and is elated by the opportunity to continue specialising on her greatest passion
with Australia’s largest wine brand. Trina is based out of the brand’s home in the Barossa
Valley, where she will be responsible for ensuring the white, rosé and sparkling wines are
produced to exceptional standards. These exceptional standards were recognised when
Trina was nominated as a finalist in the Australian Gourmet Traveller Wine Magazine,
Winemaker of the Year 2020.