Sue Hodder of Wynns Coonawarra wins Woman of Inspiration 2017

Coonawarra Vignerons is extremely proud to share the exciting news of Sue Hodder of Wynns Coonawarra Estate being the recipient of the Woman of Inspiration in the 2017 Australian Women in Wine Awards announced in London on Tuesday night and to have a total of four member wineries represented.

We look forward to celebrating our representatives respective achievements, be that as a participant, finalist or a winning recipient when they return to Coonawarra for Cabernet Celebrations month that kicks off this Saturday.

The complete list of winners is provided below.


  • Winemaker of the Year – sponsored by WineArk
    Virginia Willcock, Vasse Felix
  • Viticulturist of the Year – sponsored by Wine Australia
    Jennifer Doyle, Jansz
  • Owner / Operator of the Year – sponsored by
    Sarah Collingwood, Four Winds Vineyard
  • Workplace Champion of Change – sponsored by Winemakers Federation of Australia
    Professor Eileen Scott, Adelaide University
  • Cellar Door Person of the Year – sponsored by Platinum Bags
    Jasmine Morgan, Caudo Vineyards
  • Researcher of the Year – sponsored by Inkwell Wines
    Christine Böttcher, CSIRO – Agriculture & Food
  • Marketer of the Year – sponsored by Brown Brothers  
    Ebony Tinkler, Usher Tinkler Wines
  • Woman of Inspiration – sponsored by Irvine Wines
    Sue Hodder, Wynns
  • Honorary Australian Woman in Wine – sponsored by Wine Australia UK
    Sarah Ahmed, The Wine Detective

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