Our Story

My passion for promoting women in the Victorian Wine industry started with my involvement with the Victorian Wine Show, thirteen years ago as a committee member, and then as Secretary/Treasurer and Data Integrity Lead at each show.

I have seen a gap in opportunities for women in the industry, and brought my concerns to a committee meeting. With the support of the Victorian Wine Show committee members, this concept has flourished and I am proud to have their support.

I hope to provide networking events across the regions, facilitate discussions and research, and provide educational opportunities, develop sustainable connections, and advocate.


Meet Sarah Barnbrook

Parliament House - July 2018

Front Row (left to right): Founder Sarah Barnbrook, Hon. Jaala Pulford MP, Rachael Sweeney Wine Victoria, Jessica Robertson Mt Langhi Ghiran

Back Row: Heather McCormack Burke & Wills Winery

Originally from the United States, Sarah moved to Australia in 2005. With a background in Community Development and Marketing, Sarah joined the Victorian Wine Show in 2005. Sarah also has a passion for working people, and has been a case manager in Australia. Sarah is passionate about women and also serves as a Group President for the Country Women's Association of Victoria, an association that was founded to improve the lives of women and children.

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