Alison loves Armidale. With a degree in Agriculture, she’s passionate about seeing the New England recognised for its wineries.
New England Future Group – Agriculture & Small Business Advisor
Alison is a key advocate for the New England Region. After recieving a degree in Agriculture at the University of New England, Alison went on to founding two businesses that she currently runs from home. Alison acts as an independent consultant for Arbonne providing world class skincare and nutrition products and in 2014 she founded Vital Viti, a vineyard consulting business providing advice to vineyards across the New England Winegrowing Region which feeds her passion for seeing the New England Region grow in its recognition as a wine growing region. After completing her degree in 2003, Alison moved to South Australia for 8 years working for a large wine company after which she moved back to Armidale to be closer to family.Alison, is a wife and full-time mother of 3 girls. As a busy mum and business owner, she is keen to see the region grow and prosper. “It’s important to not only to support local businesses but also to bring in new business and provide support to new families that come to grow the community.” Her dream is to see the New England grow in recognition for wine and food.