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06-June-2015
06-June-2015

Photographs supplied by Sandra Brown

The Len Evans Memorial Lookout commemorates the life of Len Evans and his immense contribution to the Hunter Valley wine industry.

Leonard Paul Evans AO OBE (1930 – 2006) was an English-born Australian promoter, maker, judge, taster, teacher and drinker of wine. The Oxford Companion to Wine writes that he did "... more to advance the cause of wine in Australia than any other individual." Others have referred to him as "the godfather of the Australian wine industry" and "Australia’s leading ambassador of wine."

Location

Address:205 Gillards Road, Constable Estate Winery, Pokolbin, 2320
State:NSW
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -32.762825
Long: 151.288028
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Structure
Monument Theme:People
Sub-Theme:Industry

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Friday 12th September, 2014
Front Inscription
(Plaque)

     This Lookout
Commemorates the life of
Leonard Paul (Len) Evans AO OBE
        1930 - 2006 
     and his exceptional 
        contribution to 
The Hunter Valley wine industry
        unveiled by
         Trish Evans
   12 September 2014
Source: MA
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