Pre-1994 Roseworthy Wine Reunion
Did you graduate in wine from the Roseworthy Agricultural College in 1994 or prior to 1994?
The University’s greatest priority is the health and safety of our wonderful and diverse community. To minimise the risk of COVID-19 exposure, and in line with Government advice, we are postponing the Roseworthy Agricultural Wine Reunion until further notice.
The University will continue to follow Government advice, monitor the situation as it evolves, and provide event rescheduling updates.
2020 was quite the year for everyone and we appreciate your understanding of the postponement of the Pre-1994 Roseworthy Wine Reunion.
We are delighted to confirm that this reunion will be held in 2021 and we hope that you will be able to join former classmates and staff for a special celebration of Wine at Roseworthy. Friends and partners are welcome to attend.
Wine graduates who studied at Roseworthy Agricultural College in the following disciplines and graduated in 1994 and prior to 1994 are encouraged to register for this reunion:
- Roseworthy Diploma in Oenology
- Associate Diploma in Wine Marketing
- Bachelor of Applied Science in Oenology
- Graduate Diploma in Wine
- Bachelor of Applied Science in Wine Science
- Graduate Diploma in Wine (Wine Technology)
- Graduate Diploma in Wine (Viticulture)
Alumni and their partners are invited to join us for fantastic night of reminiscing about days gone by and sharing plans for adventures still to come. There will also be a complimentary afternoon tour of the teaching and research wine making facilities of the Hickinbotham Roseworthy Wine Science Laboratory at the University's Waite Campus (map), prior to the dinner.
|Date:||Saturday 24 July 2021||Saturday 24 July 2021|
|Time:||2.30 pm – 4.30 pm||6.30 pm 'til late|
|Venue:||National Wine Centre, Hickinbotham Hall|
|Cost:||Complimentary||$130.00 per person (GST inclusive), includes a scrumptious three course meal|
|RSVP:||By Wednesday 14 July 2021||By Wednesday 14 July 2021|
For more information please contact Carolyn McLean at email@example.com or 08 8313 6356
Help us find your classmates
Over the years we have lost contact with some of your fellow graduates. To ensure as many as possible are invited to your reunion, please help us locate the alumni listed on our lost list.
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For this reunion, we have organised a fantastic panel of guest speakers who will reflect on their Roseworthy days and discuss what they're up to now. The panel will be moderated by alumnus Iain Riggs AM (RDOen 1976) and we will hear from Tamara Grischy (Wine Marketing 1992) and Ian Hongell (Wine 1993).
Iain Riggs AM
Chief Winemaker and Managing Director, Brokenwood Wines
A wine industry veteran, Iain led the rise of Brokenwood winery, redefined Hunter Valley wine and became a leader in the region. In 2018 Iain was named a Member of the Order of Australia for his service to oenology, the Australian wine industry and promotion of the Hunter Valley region.
Head of Auctions, Langton's
A leader in an industry full of big characters, Tamara presides over Australia's largest fine wine auction house and the Langton's Classification of Australian Wine. Tamara also owns the Silent Way winery and is a Woman of Inspiration award winner at the Australian Women in Wine Awards.
Chief Winemaker and General Manager, Torbreck Vintners Barossa Valley and Escarpment Winery Martinborough NZ
Ian’s accomplishments include a 2009 scholar at the Len Evens Tutorial, staring in Tyson Stetzer’s TV mini-series, People of the Vines and is a highly sought after wine show judge, both nationally and regionally. In 2016 Ian was appointed by the fraternity order of the Barossa as a “Baron of the Barossa” in recognition for service to the Barossa community and winemaking.
What to expect at the reunion
This reunion will be the perfect opportunity to catch-up with old friends and teachers over a sumptuous dinner at the beautiful National Wine Centre. You will have the opportunity to meet professors and mentors from your time at the University.
Details of the event proceedings will be updated as we get closer to the event.