New Chief Judge: Andrew Santarossa

We are proud to announce that Andrew Santarossa has accepted the role as our next Chief Judge.


With a long history of involvement with the Victorian Wines Show, Andrew has experience in Judging and in more recent years leading as Panel Chair.

Andrew completed his winemaking studies in 2005 while working at various wineries including Houghtons (Western Australia), Argyle (Oregon), Giant Steps and Domaine Chandon in the Yarra Valley. Currently Andrew is winemaker for his own range of wines, including Fratelli, Better Half, Significant Other and Redcote, as well as consultant sparkling winemaker and a partner in the joint venture winery of SANTA & D’SAS.

Andrew regularly judges at capital city and regional shows across Australia.


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