Your chance to be a wine writer

29 June, 2020

Participate in a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to be mentored by some of the best in South Australia’s wine industry and kick start your media career. Apply to be part of the 2020 Wine Communicators of Australia, Wine Media Cadetship program.

Aimed at aspiring journalists specialising in wine, the four-month program involves opportunities to participate in a range of practical experiences.

These include the one-day intensive Advanced Wine Assessment program, domestic wine events, media placement and mentorship within the wine industry and an opportunity to meet key wine influencers through activities within the Great Wine Capitals Global Network program.

The cadetship, now in its fourth year, is run by Wine Communicators of Australia – a national organisation for wine industry professionals. It is sponsored through the Adelaide South Australia, a Great Wine Capital initiative funded by Primary Industries and Regions South Australia (PIRSA), the South Australian Wine Industry Association and the South Australian Tourism Commission, the University of Adelaide and the University of South Australia.

The Wine Media Cadet will have the opportunity to meet key wine influencers shaping the future of wine through activities within the Great Wine Capitals Global Network program.

Applications are open to professionals with an interest in wine media with three years’ work experience in wine, food, hospitality or tourism.

Applicants must reside in South Australia.

The program will take place between September and December 2020.

Note, international events not an option in the 2020 program due to COVID-19.

Applications close Friday 24 July 2020.

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