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2020 Elderton Winemaking Excellence Scholarship


We are very pleased to announce that the latest recipient of the Elderton Winemaking Excellence Scholarship is Danielle Carter. Danielle is studying a Bachelor of Wine Science at Charles Sturt University and has just finished her second year.

Danielle’s outstanding leadership qualities, exemplary academic achievements and clear direction with regards to her future ambitions in the wine industry were also key factors in her being the successful applicant.

As part of the Scholarship, Danielle will join us for vintage in 2022, during her fourth year vintage placement.

Brock Harrison (Elderton Winemaker), Danielle Carter and Anthony Grundel (Foundation Barossa)

The Elderton Winemaking Excellence Scholarship

In 2015, we announced the introduction of the Elderton Winemaking Excellence Scholarship to be administered through Foundation Barossa.

The scholarship funds, administered by Foundation Barossa, aim to reward and encourage achievement and greater effort in winemaking education. The Elderton Winemaking Excellence Scholarship is awarded to a passionate student undertaking a Bachelor of Oenology (Winemaking) at an Australian University, entering their first through fourth year of study. The scholarship provides financial assistance of up to $3000 towards educational expenses along with opportunities for the student to receive mentoring from the team at Elderton Wines.

This scholarship gives Elderton the opportunity to give back to the great Barossa community that continues to support our small family winery. We feel that offering mentoring and vintage placements to the successful students also provides them with great building blocks for their career.

Applications for the 2021 Elderton Winemaking Excellence Scholarship open in April 2021. Enquiries can be directed to Foundation Barossa