With the South Australian wine industry displaying remarkable resilience and diversity, the time to be a wine writer may have never been better. Against that backdrop of interesting stories waiting to be told, the call has gone out for applicants for the 2021 Wine Communicators of Australia (WCA) wine media cadetship, aimed at aspiring and ambitious communicators specialising in the wine sector.
The cadetship program, now in its fifth year, offers a six-month opportunity for the cadet to participate in a range of practical experiences including the one-day intensive Advanced Wine Assessment program, domestic wine events, media placement and mentorship within the wine industry.
The cadetship is run by Wine Communicators of Australia and it offers a unique opportunity to the successful applicant to reflect important stories in South Australia’s $2.3 billion wine industry. This years cadet will promote our wines and wineries to domestic and international markets by telling the important stories of the regional communities that support the industry.
The cadetship is sponsored through the Great Wine Capitals initiative funded by the State Government, the South Australian Wine Industry Association and the South Australian Tourism Commission, the University of Adelaide and the University of South Australia.
Applications are open to those with an interest in wine media aged between 25-40. Registrations are open until Monday 16 August 2021.
For more information or to apply, please go to the Wine Communicators of Australia website: https://winecommunicators.com.au/wine-media-cadetship