Anna has twenty years of experience in the wine industry. She has worked across all aspects of wine and grape production and has a practical understanding of the issues facing growers and makers of wine, believing in a whole of value chain approach.
Following the completion of a degree in Agricultural Science, Anna travelled and worked extensively in wineries overseas, including Georgia, France, and South Africa before settling in Limestone Coast to work as General Manager and Head Winemaker at Cape Jaffa Wines.
Anna now also holds a Masters in Agribusiness from the University of Melbourne. As a committed environmentalist, she has presented at sustainability and environment conferences for the wine industry both in Australia and overseas.
As part of her extensive board experience includes the South East Natural Resource Management Board, the Vinehealth Australia Board, South East Water Conservation and Drainage Board as well as the Limestone Coast Grape and Wine Industry Council.. She spent seven years as president of the Mount Benson Vignerons Association. She was admitted to the Australian Institute of Company Directors in 2013, and is a recipient of the S.A. Rural Women’s’ Award in 2013.
We interviewed Anna about her experience in the wine industry. Click to read.