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 Treasury, WA

Jack Glover – Marketing Director, Accolade Wines, NSW

Liz Heidenreich – Winemaker, Liz Heidenreich Wines, Peter Teakle Wines, SA

Louella Mathews – Group Sommelier, Trippas White Group, NSW

Kaylene Reynolds – Sales, Marketing and Education, Prince Wine Store, Vic 

Tim Shand – Chief Winemaker, Voyager Estate, WA

Kate Sturgess – Winemaker, Brokenwood Wines, NSW

Alister Timms – Winemaker, Shadowfax Winery, Vic

Matthew Paul Turnbull – Owner, A Good Bunch, SA

Penelope Vine – Head Sommelier, Trader House (Cutler & Co and Marion), Vic

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