Sandra Przibilla named 2021 Legend of the Vine

December 17, 2021
By Ioni Doherty

Sandra Przibilla was named this year’s Legend of the Vine at the2021 Royal Sydney Wine Show Lunch on Wednesday.

The former CEO of the Drinks Association, Ms Przibilla said she was “honoured and humbled” by the award which pays tribute to her contribution to the industry.

WCA Executive Officer Andrew Stark said, “It gives us great pleasure to present this honour to Sandra. Her long career as an industry leader has seen her help many wine businesses tell their stories more effectively, as well as making the industry a more welcoming one for female professionals.”

Ms Przibilla has worked in many guises in the industry: as a retailer, wholesaler, industry leader and pioneer of diversity and inclusion in the drinks industry.

Sandra’s varied career has included serving as General Manager of the iconic Peter Doyle Cellars, Managing Director of NILWA, CEO of Drinks Association, and Chair of the Women in Drinks Council.

Sandra is the ninth person to be awarded Legend of the Vine status in NSW, and joins a prestigious national list that includes Lyndey Milan, Huon Hooke, Clive Hartley, Iain Riggs, Rob Hirst and David Lowe.

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