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Sustainability in the Wine Industry - Approaches to Safeguarding our Future

  • Australia House Melbourne Place Entrance, Strand WC2B 4LA United Kingdom (map)

Don't miss our event on Tuesday, 30th April for a Spring get together which will include a discussion about 'Sustainability in the Wine Industry - Approaches to Safeguarding our Future'. A hot topic to be sure, but what is the industry really doing to become more green? Our trailblazing panel includes the following industry specialists:

Emma Campbell, Marketing Manager, Lanchester Wines

Sarah Midgley, Winemaking Instructor and Winemaker, Plumpton College

Verity Milns, Corporate Communications Manager, Liberty Wines

Location: Australia House, Melbourne Place entrance, Strand, WC2B4LA
Time: 6.30pm - 8.30pm
Cost: £12 purchased online (using the link below).
Wine and nibbles to be served

Meet our Panellists

Verity Milns, Liberty Wines

Verity started her career in wine at an independent merchant in her home town of Ilkley, West Yorkshire, and quickly realised this was the industry for her. Stints at Majestic Wine and Domaine Direct followed before joining Liberty Wines in 2010. Working in the Marketing team, she has specialised in building effective communication both externally and within the company and has been Corporate Communications Manager since 2015.

Sarah Midgley, Plumpton College

Sarah Midgley trained in Viticulture and Oenology at Lincoln University in New Zealand in 2008. She was Assistant Winemaker at Camel Valley Vineyard in Cornwall and has worked vintages in New Zealand, Australia and California.  In 2014 she joined Plumpton College as Winemaker and Winery Instructor.  Sarah is a member of the ESWG (environmental sustainability working group) for WineGB which aims to Support UK wine producers who wish to produce wine more sustainably, whilst remaining economically viable and maintaining the highest level of grape and wine quality.  This winter she was awarded a Farmlink travel bursary by SEAS (South of England Agricultural Society) to visit members of Sustainable Winegrowers New Zealand, to learn from the NZ sustainability framework for wine production.

Emma Campbell, Lanchester Wines

Emma joined the Lanchester Group in summer 2016 following nearly 15 years working within some of the UK’s leading marketing agencies promoting brands including spirits, soft toys, superstar racing events and even My Little Pony. Before this she was a BBC radio producer across various stations including BBC Commonwealth Games.
 
In her current role she oversees strategic marketing of both Lanchester Wines and Greencroft Bottling. She’s also responsible for communicating the Group’s environmental sustainability which began in 2011 with the installation of its first wind turbine at its headquarters in County Durham.

Invitations are emailed out to our members, if you are not yet a member, please contact us on hello@womeninwine.co.uk. Please note that this event and Women in Wine LDN is only for women working in the wine trade.

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