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
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 [...]
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. [...]
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.
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.
Sadly the 2020 LET was cancelled due to the pandemic. So to celebrate all things LET during what would have been 2020 Tutorial Week, we chatted with many of the past LET Dux and shared their recollections about their LET experience.
To celebrate what would have been the 90th birthday of The Chair, LET founder Len Evans on Monday 31st August 2020, the wine community was encouraged to open a special bottle on the day, and raise a glass to him and his great legacy, the Len Evans Tutorial. Check out what everyone was drinking on Instagram #evans90 Read Sally Evans' article Happy Birthday Len in Hunter & Coastal Lifestyle magazine Nov 2020
The LET Foundation has partnered 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 2021. Applications are open until 1st November 2020. Details can be found here or visit www.rasnsw.com.au/foundation. Created in 2007, the RAS Foundation is helping to build strong, vibrant rural and regional communities by providing a range of grants and scholarships for education and community development. The Sydney Royal Wine Show offers two scholarship programs, the Sydney Royal Wine Study Scholarships and the Sydney Royal Wine Professional Development Scholarships, which [...]
A big thank you from the Board and Tutors for taking the time to apply for the 2020 LET. Certainly the most number we’ve received in recent years. However the current state of play with Covid-19 has meant that after much discussion the Board has decided to cancel the planned 2020 Len Evans Tutorial. All 2020 applicants will not be required to apply again in 2021, unless you feel your circumstances have changed sufficiently and wish to to send in an even more impressive CV. The LET Founder Len Evans would have turned 90 this August 31st, so perhaps you [...]