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Join the 2024 Len Evans Tutorial Scholar Application Webinar

Click here to register for the webinar Thinking of applying for the prestigious 2024 Len Evans Tutorial Scholarship? Join us for an information webinar on Tuesday, May 28th at 4:00 PM AEST. Get all your questions answered by Trustees of the Len Evans Board: Samantha Connew, Tom Carson, and Iain Riggs AM. In this jam-packed 30-minute session, you'll gain valuable insights into: The Educational Objectives of the LET: Discover the program's focus and how it can benefit your wine industry career. Application Process Breakdown: Learn the step-by-step approach to a successful scholarship application. Application Criteria Explained: Understand exactly what the [...]

20 May 2024|

The 2024 Len Evans Tutorial Board

Acknowledging our esteemed Len Evans Tutorial Board as they are re-appointed again in 2024.  Thank you to our chairperson Sally Evans. deputy chair Sarah Crowe, Iain Riggs AM, Michael Hill-Smith AM MW, James Halliday AM, Sam Connew & Tom Carson for offering your time, expertise and passion to guide the foundations of the Tutorial.

21 February 2024|

Matt Buchan awarded the 2023 Sydney Royal Professional Development Scholarship

Matt Buchan was the proud 2023 recipient of a Sydney Royal Professional Development Scholarship, supported by the Len Evans Foundation. Matt completed the AWAC in December, 2023 and said “The AWRI Advanced Wine Assessment course has been high on my list of career achievements. I was able to identify both my strengths and weaknesses at a sensory level and can now improve the way I approach wine assessment at both the judging bench and within the winery. Thanks to the RAS NSW & the Len Evans Foundation for the opportunity.” Matt's career in wine has spanned more than 20 years. Over this time [...]

21 February 2024|

2024 Len Evans Tutorial Dates

This year marks the 22nd Len Evans Tutorial and will be held from the 4th to 8th November.Once again the Tutorial will be hosted in Hunter Valley Wine Country at Spicers Guesthouse . Applications for the 2024 Scholar intake will commence on 1st June.

21 February 2024|

The Dux of the 2023 Len Evans Tutorial is Andre Bondar

Andre Bondar has been awarded the Basil Sellers Prize for Dux of the 2023 LET, as part of the presentation ceremony held at the conclusion of the 2023 LET.For the full press release please CLICK HERETo view the 2023 LET Wine List CLICK HERE

7 November 2023|

2023 LET Scholars Announced

Twelve Australian wine professionals have been announced as the next participants of the Len Evans Tutorial, to be held in the Hunter Valley from 30 October to 3 November 2023.  The 12 successful scholars were selected from over 180 candidates, the most ever received in the 21-year history of the Tutorial, and will attend what is said to be ‘the greatest wine school on earth’.  The 2023 scholars are:   Steve Baraglia – Chief Winemaker, Pikes Wines, Pike & Joyce Wines, Naked Run, SA  Andre Bondar – Owner and Winemaker, Bondar Wines, SA  Emma Farrelly – Director of Wine, The State Buildings, Como The [...]

4 August 2023|

Andrea Pritzker MW is 2022 LET Dux

Andrea Pritzker MW is awarded the Basil Seller Prize for Dux of the 2022 Len Evans Tutorial Full press release here A full list of wines tasted is here

5 November 2022|

Principal Sponsors

The LET is back on track in 2022 after quite a gap, and will finally be celebrating it's 20th year. As the LET is a totally not-for-profit enterprise, none of this is possible without the support of the industry, in particular our incredible Principal Sponors: Brokenwood, De Iuliis, Deep Woods, Dr Edge, Eden Road, Handpicked Wines, Jackson Family Wines, Leeuwin Estate, Merivale, Mount Pleasant, Oakdene, Riedel, Shaw & Smith, Singapore Airlines, Sydney Royal Wine Show, Tahbilk, Tapanappa, TarraWarra, Torbreck, Tyrrells, Vinomofo, Yalumba, Yarra Yerring, Trevor Drayton Scholarship Fund, Dan Pontifex Memorial Trust, and of course our patron Basil Sellers.   [...]

16 September 2022|

2022 Scholars announced, with cancellation of 2021 LET

Twelve Australian wine professionals have been announced as the next participants of the Len Evans Tutorial, to be held in November 2022. The 2021 Len Evans Tutorial has been cancelled due to uncertainly around national travel restrictions.

16 September 2021|

LET Foundation AWAC scholarship

The LET Foundation has partnered once again with the Sydney Royal Wine Show and the Royal Agricultural Society of NSW Foundation (RASF) to offer a scholarship to attend the AWRI’s AWAC course in 2022. Applications are open until 1st November 2021. Details can be found here or visit www.rasnsw.com.au/foundation. Nicole Bilson was the successful recipient of the 2021 RASF/LET AWAC scholarship. 

14 September 2021|