Fastway Couriers supports local wine growers

01/11/2017

Fastway Couriers Geelong has shown soaring support for local wine producers, delivering their wine free of charge, to be judged at the Bendigo Bank Geelong Wine Show.

For the past 4 years, the local Fastway business has gone out of their way to pick up all exhibitor wine in the local Geelong region, carefully stored and delivered it to the judging venue.

Fastway Couriers 2017 West Geelong brand ambassador, Jeff Hutchinson recently attended the Geelong Wine Show Awards Dinner. Hosted at the award winning Geelong Library and Heritage Centre, the Awards Night had record attendance and a record number of medals presented this year.    

“We’re so pleased to be able to support Geelong Wine Show for another year,” says Geelong Fastway Couriers Regional Franchisee Robyn Fisher.

“The Geelong Wine Show is a very important event for our region recognising the best suppliers and products and supporting the local economy.  The number of medals awarded is a testament both to the quality of Geelong wine and the excellent seasons enjoyed over the past few years. Fastway Couriers is very pleased to help support the Geelong Wine Show and we congratulate the wine producers and organisers of the wine show on another successful year!”

“This year the Geelong Wine Show attracted almost 200 entries and awarding 19 gold medals, 31 silver medals and 56 bronze medals. We also had record attendance of 160 people at our Gala Awards Presentation Dinner. The success of this year’s festival wouldn’t have been possible without the amazing support of Fastway Couriers and we thank them for their ongoing support,” says Dinny Goonan, Chair of Bendigo Bank Wine Show Committee.