Cassandra Charlick

Cassandra Charlick is a Margaret River-based wine and travel writer and presenter who was awarded a fellowship at the 2023 Wine Writers Symposium in California’s Napa Valley. She reviews and/or writes on wine for a number of publications including Decanter, the Halliday magazine, Delicious Magazine, Escape, Australian Traveller, Wine Pilot, The Urban List, Ray Jordan’s Wine Review and more. She’s also a wine show judge and has a regular wine travel column in International Traveller Magazine. Off the page, she’s a television presenter on Channel Nine’s Our State on a Plate, a compere at wine functions, and hosts in-person wine and food events throughout Western Australia. Through her company Earn Your Vino, Cassandra also delivers immersive wine experiences throughout WA’s wine regions.

The AAVWS Fellowship is sponsored by Longview Vineyard



2022 AAVWS Fellow – Alexandra Prichard

Read about Alex here

Read about Alex’s experience in Mildura here

There was no fellowship awarded in 2020 & 2021 – we don’t need to tell you why!

2019 AAVWS Fellow – Grant Scicluna

Read about Grant here

2018 AAVWS Fellow – Simone Madden-Grey

Read about Simone here

Read about Simone’s experience in Mildura here

2017 AAVWS Fellow – Katie Spain

Read about Katie here

Read about Katie’s experience in Mildura here

2016 AAVWS Fellow – James Scarcebrook

Read about James Here

Read about James’ experience in Mildura here

2015 AAVWS Fellow – Adam Walls

Learn more about Adam Walls here

Read Adam’s Post-Show blog here to see why he gave an A+ to the AAVWS

2014 inaugural AAVWS Fellow – Sarah Limacher

Want to know more? Click here to read all about her.

Want to hear about her experience? Click here to see what she thought about her visit to the AAVWS and Mildura.


Proudly supported by Longview Vineyard.

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