Noel Trevaskis, guest speaker at Barossa Conference

Noel Trevaskis OAM and Sue Trevaskis

Noel is a member of the Rotary Club of Bega, District 9710. A Director of the Board of Rotary International for 2016-2018 he represents Zone 7 and Zone 8, which is Australia, New Zealand, Philippines, Indonesia and the South Pacific Islands.

Noel was the District Governor of District 9710 in 2005-2006, and a past Board member and Chairman of Australian Rotary Health. He has also served as a Board member and Deputy Chairman of the Southern Tablelands Community College, a College assisting people with intellectual disabilities and special needs. He was a Rotary Coordinator and was Chairman of the RI Membership Development Committee for Zones 7 & 8 as well as being a member of the Rotary International membership Committee. He is a recipient of Rotary’s highest award the Service Above Self Award, and the Medal of the Order of Australia.
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Margaret Lehmann, guest speaker at Barossa Conference

Margaret is one of Barossa’s food and wine pioneers, a champion of its preservation and was an integral part of the growth of Peter Lehmann Wines.

We have what I call the up and coming generation who are in their 20’s, 30’s and 40’s. I can say that because I am much older! They are really switched on. And the other thing is because so many people are 4th, 5th, 6th generation, coming up 7th generation – before the Barossa had been primarily a grape producing region – vignerons sold to wineries. And gradually the kids either are going to keep going as is or are going to seize control of their own vineyards. So there has been a proliferation of smaller producers – vigneron kids making wine under their own name.
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