Gwyneth Olsen is Head Winemaker for Pepper Tree Wines and consultant Winemaker to Briar Ridge Vineyard and Carillion Wines. Having completed seven vintages in the Hunter Valley and multiple vintages overseas, Gwyn is a highly regarded winemaker and a passionate advocate for both Hunter Valley and Wrattonbully regions. A University of Adelaide graduate, Gwyn has received many accolades for her winemaking talent, most recently the Gourmet Traveller WINE, Young Winemaker Medal and the Hunter Valley Rising Star of the Year Award. Gwyn is a Len Evans Tutorial scholar, Dux of the 2012 Advanced Wine Assessment Course, a graduate of the 2017 Future Leaders program and judge at the National Wine Show in Canberra and major wine shows in Melbourne, Brisbane and Adelaide. Gwyn will chair Session 10. Opportunities from new winemaking technologies on Wednesday.