Following the internationally acclaimed, inaugural 2009 Landmark Australia Tutorial, Wine Australia is now announcing the 2010 Landmark Australia Tutorial which will take place in the Yarra Valley in September next year.
"We are searching for the next generation of leading wine professionals who will help shape an informed awareness and opportunity for AustraliaÂ´s regionally distinct and fine wines in their respective markets."
Here's how to apply for the 2010 Landmark Australia Tutorial.
Tutorial: 20-24 September 2010
Applications Open: 18 September to 31 December 2009
Participants Announced: February 2010
Applications to the Landmark Australia Tutorial 2010 are invited from candidates with extensive wine experience in buying, selling or editorial decision making. Candidates must demonstrate how they have influenced their business across one or more of these decision making dimensions over the previous 2 years. Previous experience judging at wine shows will also be viewed favourably.
Applicants must also possess an excellent knowledge of international wine styles and be fluent in English.
To apply, please email your résumé accompanied by a detailed letter addressed to the Tutorial executive committee. The letter of application should answer the following:
How will the Tutorial benefit you in your current role?
If successful, how could your participation in the Tutorial benefit the Australian wine sector?
Names and contact details of three industry referees must also be included, and sent to firstname.lastname@example.org on or before Thursday 31 December 2009.
Successful candidates will be notified in February 2010 and must be available to travel to Australia and participate in the Tutorial from Monday 20 to Friday 24 September 2010.
Executive Committee 2010
Marc Allgrove, chief executive Chapel Hill Wines
Lucy Anderson, manager - International Marketing and Communications, Wine Australia
Andrew Caillard, MW, Fine Wine Principal, Langton's Wine Auctions Pty. Ltd.
Ben Edwards, consultant Sommelier, The Wine Guide and President, Sommeliers Australia
Peter Gago, chief winemaker, Penfolds
Paul Henry, general manager Market Development, Wine Australia
Robert Hill Smith, proprietor and vigneron, The Yalumba Wine Company
Dr Tony Jordan, Oenologist, Oenotec Pty Ltd
We're looking forward to recieving your applications.
For more information about the Landmark Australia Tutorial 2010 and details about applying visit: www.landmark-wineaustralia.com