Colin Bell Awarded 2018 ASVO Viticulturist of the Year

Colin Bell starts most days at the crack of dawn with a surf or a run along the coastline, and then jumps in his ute and heads to the ‘office’ – the vineyards of the Margaret River region where he manages company vineyards and consults to wineries and growers in his viticultural consultancy role with AHA Viticulture.

In between, he serves as a board member for Wines of Western Australia, and a Director and independent board member of Australian Vignerons.

Colin’s contribution to the wine sector was recognised recently with the 2018 ASVO Viticulturist of the Year Award – with the judges noting his ‘steadfast commitment to sector connectivity to achieve improvement in all facets of production, financial management, marketing of grapes and wine brand development’.

Colin said he loves to challenge practices and use innovation to improve performance and generate profitable businesses.

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