explore WINE Named Finalist for 2016 Wine Communicator Awards

explore DRINKS is pleased to announced it’s publication, explore WINE, has been named as a finalist for the 2016 Wine Communicator Awards!

Established in 2004, the awards program is now in its fourth year, recognising outstanding wine communication in all its forms.

explore WINE has made it top three finalists for the category of Best Wine Publication, and will be judged by ten wine industry professionals against its competitors Gourmet Traveller Wine and Wine and Viticulture Journal.

The overall Wine Communicator of the Year will be chosen from the seven individual category winners, with previous successors including Tyson Steltzer, Jeni Port, Huon Hooke, Jane Ferrari, James Halliday and Campbell Mattison.

The finalists for each category are as follows:

Best Wine Book (technical, trade or consumer)
Sponsored by Calabria Family Wines
Kay Brothers:  The first 125 years
Paired:  Champagne and Sparkling Wines

Best Wine Publication (technical, trade or consumer)
Sponsored by Pernod Ricard
explore Wine
Gourmet Traveller Wine
Wine and Viticulture Journal

Digital Wine Communicator of the Year
Sponsored by drinks Association
Frank Brown
Jane Thomson
James Scarcebrook

Best Wine Website or Wine App
Elderton Wines
Gourmet Traveller Wine
St Hugo

Best Published Feature Wine Article or Wine Column
Sponsored by Treasury Wine Estate
Ben Canaider
Jane Faulkner
Jeni Port

Best Wine Educator
Sponsored by The Wine Society
Jenny Polack
Alex Prichard
David Roe

Best New Wine Writer Award
Sponsored by Gourmet Traveller WINE
Fergal Gleeson
Ben Moroney
Adrain Tobin

This year’s winners will be announced at the awards gala event at the Four Seasons, Sydney on Tuesday, November 8th.

Wish us luck!




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