Dr Victoria Hughes

Laboratory Manager – Winechek Yarra Valley

Victoria  was born and raised in Wales in UK where she competed both undergraduate and post Graduate studies in Chemistry at the University of Wales, Swansea.

She made the move to Australia in 2008 and after 10 years in postdoctoral research positions in analytical  and instrumental biochemistry, Victoria relocated to the Yarra Valley to open the regions first independent wine analysis laboratory.   Now, in its 4th year of operation the lab is growing and expanding and Victoria is using her background in biochemistry and molecular biology to expand and improve the chemical and microbiological processes available. When she isn’t at the lab you will find her playing AFL with her local team (Go cougars) or at the beach.