On Friday Night was the Albany Chamber of Commerce and Industry Annual Business Awards. Galafrey Wines was a finalist which was fantastic but Kim came away with the win for Business Person of the year Award.
" Congratulations to the amazing Kim Tyrer winner of the ACCI Business Person of the Year. Truly dedicated to her industry, her town, her region and her business and family."
Kim Tyrer is the CEO & Winemaker of Galafrey Wines. Galafrey was est in 1977 and Kim was born in 1978. A family business, her father passed away in 2003 when Kim was 25 years old. An only child, Kim step into her father's role as CEO & Winemaker. After a steep learning curve, and a few hurdles, Galafrey continues to be a strong and well-respected brand in the wine industry. Driven by pride and family history Kim market's her wine through story and empowerment of place. With strong leadership skills, she is President of the Mt Barker Wine Producers, sits on the board of the Great Southern Wine Producers, Wines Of WA Board and has been newly appointed to the Wine Industry APC Committee of WA
Mother of a eight-year-old boy and three-year-old girl, Kim is looking forward to her near future of further developing her skills as a winemaker, innovation in marketing and as a wine business and further leadership roles within the wine industry.
Kim Tyrer won the ACCI Young Business Person of the Year in 2012.
Since then Kim was a finalist in Women in Wine Awards in 2016 and Top 50 Young Guns Winemakers in 2018.
" To win the ACCI Business Person of the Year is great recognition of all our hard work and how far we have come since 2013." Kim Tyrer