Vineyard Manager/Viticulturist

Brooke will be chair of Session 5. Fresh Science A. Click here to see more. 

Biography

Brooke Howell is the Barossa and Eden Valley Vineyard Manager and Viticulturist for SA at Yalumba Family Winemakers. Alongside her vineyard management position, Brooke also oversees trial work and technical management of company-owned vineyards across approximately 800Ha in three regions of South Australia.
Brooke completed a Bachelor of Viticulture at the University of Adelaide in 2009 followed by a Bachelor of Honours (Viticulture) in 2010 whilst working part-time for Gemtree Vineyards in McLaren Vale. Brooke began working for Yalumba in December 2010 as the Viticulturist for Barossa Valley and has worked up the ranks to her current position as Vineyard Manager. She is actively involved in the wider industry and became the first female Chair of the Barossa Viticulture Technical Group in 2018. Brooke is also a current Director and President of the Australian Society of Viticulture & Oenology and an Executive Committee member of the AWITC.