Staff profiles

Mardi Longbottom

Position: General Manager - Industry Development and Support

BAgSc (Vitic Sci), MVitic, PhD University of Adelaide

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Phone: 08 8313 6600
Since: 1 July 2011

Mardi has been active in viticultural pursuits since 1992 when she was involved in the establishment of her family’s vineyards at Padthaway in the Limestone Coast. Mardi’s viticultural experience includes industry positions with Wingara Wine Group and Nepenthe Viticulture and most recently has worked independently on viticultural projects with Treasury Wine Estates, the Limestone Grape & Wine Council and independent grapegrowers. Mardi also worked as a lecturer in Viticulture at the University of Adelaide from 2002-2007 after which she spent six months in the USA as Viticulture Research and Extension Associate with Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University. Mardi currently manages the Australian wine industry\\\'s sustainability program, Sustainable Winegrowing Australia.


Mardi’s PhD research was in the area of grapevine reproductive biology. She is currently investigating vineyard floor management techniques to mitigate greenhouse gas emissions.


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Member of the Wine Industry National Environment Committee (WINEC)

Vice President of the Australian Society of Viticulture and Oenology (ASVO)

Associate member of the Limestone Coast Grape and Wine Council

Member of the Limestone Coast Grape and Wine Council Technical Subcommittee

Member of the Decision Support Network of the Wine Grape Growers of Australia