Conrad scoops top award (NZ)
Conrad Kirk, described as a “talent” on Hawke’s Bay’s wine scene, is the inaugural recipient of Skeltons Excellence Award for viticulture. Mr Kirk, a first year viticulture student at EIT, was presented with his award at Skeltons’ annual function for its horticultural growers in Hastings on Monday. Mr Kirk works at Morton Estate Vineyards’ Tantallon vineyard in the Ngatarara Triangle grapegrowing region. He is a first-year cadet but has successfully completed a number of year two papers, reports Hawke’s Bay Today.