New Chair for Design Competition

2013-04-23 14.29.12CEO Judith Kennedy announced today that Nicola Rennie LLM has accepted the appointment as Chair of Australia’s Wine Label Design Competition 2014.

Nicola is bringing strength to the project with an enormous passion for wine design demonstrated by her outstanding blog and retail site Combining a background in law with an eye for the creative and commercial perspective of wine, Nicola will bring increased integrity to the competition as it continues to develop.

(Image Nicola and Chris Osborne of Oze Wine during the recent judging in Sydney).

After four years in the position Lisa McGuigan announced her retirement as Chair as she concentrates on the national and international growth of her wine business Lisa McGuigan Wines.

The competition was founded in 1998 by the Association of Australian Boutique Winemakers and continues its association with CCL Clear Image as the major sponsor.

Both Australian and New Zealand wine companies of all sizes are invited to compete and the classes are divided by size giving the boutique winemakers    as well as the large winemaking companies an opportunity to win some of the 12 trophies.

Nicola’s blog

2014 entries open Monday 3 February at

2013 results can be seen at

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