Leading ladies of the Barossa Valley


This article is the sixth in an irregular season of features written by previous winners of the Young Wine Writer Award. See also the first in the series, by Rebecca Gibb, the second, by Nicola Gutman, the third, by Ray O'Connor, the fourth, by Matt Day and the fifth by Andy Lloyd.

Penny studied winemaking in New Zealand and then worked for two years with an independent wine importer in the UK. During this time she took the WSET Diploma, before embarking on the Master of Wine programme. She won the Geoffrey Roberts Award in 2003...