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Marlborough offers scholarship for UK wine trade


Wine Marlborough is offering a member of the UK wine trade a chance to spend up to six weeks studying the New Zealand wine industry.

Called the John Avery Scholarship, the award is part of the New Zealand-UK Link Foundation, designed to further connections between the two countries.

The recipient will be awarded flights to New Zealand and an all expenses paid 3 to 6 week-long stay in Marlborough to study the region.

As part of this, they will learn about Marlborough’s sub regional differences, the array of varieties produced, the quality standards in place and the wineries’ export competitiveness.

Applications for the 2012 scholarship are now open for members of the UK wine trade and a form can be downloaded here.

You can read more about the award here, and applications for the 2012 scholarship close 31 March this year.

Story by Patrick Schmitt

Courtesy of The Drinks Business

 www.thedrinksbusiness.com

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