Dr Alana Seabrook has worked in the wine industry for the past 20 years in winemaking, wine research and application, wine microbiology, diagnostics and laboratory. After completing a winemaking degree through the University of Verona, Italy, she completed a PhD in wine microbiology at the University of Adelaide and went on to work in industry as Microbiologist and then R&D manager in an industry setting. Alana worked as the technical manager for Laffort Australia from 2017 to 2022, and has now taken on the role of Business development manager for Winechek. Alana is an active member in the Australian society for Viticulture and Oenology (ASVO) and a current South Australian ASVO and AWITC director. You will find her in the lab, looking under a microscope and is experienced in troubleshooting any analytical or process challenges that come along.