Open to working members of Sommeliers Australia, a select number of scholarships will be awarded for 2018 and include international and domestic flights, accommodation, meals, transfers, event registration and all event inclusions.

Candidates are expected to have a strong passion for the wine industry, have a thirst for knowledge of New Zealand wine. A selection committee will review all applications, with a shortlist of candidates invited to take part in a panel interview.

Further information regarding the scholarship will be made available mid-2017.