Sarah Crowe, Winemaker – Yarra Yering
Sarah Crowe is the Winemaker and General Manager of one of the oldest vineyards – Yarra Yering – in the Yarra Valley.
Yarra Yering is one of the oldest and most beautiful vineyards in Victoria’s Yarra Valley with 28 hectares of vines located at the foot of the Warramate Hills. Sarah joined the Yarra Yering team in September 2013 to focus on one single iconic vineyard site. The vineyard is central to wine quality and Sarah considers the Yarra Yering vineyard to be the best she has ever worked with. The release of her first wines, the 2014 vintage saw her named James Halliday’s Winemaker of the Year 2017.
Fun facts about Sarah:
Favourite food? Japanese, it’s so elegant with precise flavours, without too much intervention you feel better for eating it.
Favourite place to travel? Australia’s red centre.
What three people would you like most to invite to a dinner party? Barack Obama, David Attenborough, and Robin Williams.
What you enjoy doing when you’re not winemaking? Hiking or being close to the ocean.
Most valuable piece of advice you’ve ever received? Never compromise with your wines.
If you were to describe your personality as a wine, what sort of wine would you be and why? Pinot noir, who doesn’t love Pinot noir!
Why have you chosen to support this event and SunnyKids? The vision of SunnyKids resonates with me “society in which everyone feels safe, belongs and has a chance to reach their full potential”.