Drinks Business Green Awards 2012 – the winners

27th March, 2012 by Martin Crummy

Chile, South Africa and New Zealand were the standout winners at the Drinks Business Green Awards 2012 last night, as the drinks industry continued to show it is taking its impact on the environment seriously.

The awards, held in central London, recognised those in the industry who are changing their business practices to minimise their impact on the environment.

Over 70 people gathered to congratulate the winners at the ceremony at the Jumeirah Carlton Tower hotel, Knightsbridge.

The audience were also treated to Torres Nerola red and white wine, which uses organic grapes and Fairhills – Unsung Heroes.

The Green Company of the Year award went to Viñedos Emiliana.

The estate was commended by David Mawer, managing director, JF Hillebrand for: “Improving its business practice to better its carbon footprint by improving its own direct impact on the surrounding environment.”

Pramia scooped the prize for Green Company of the Year in the Spirit division.

Wines of South Africa won the Generic Sustainability Award of the Year for its work in promoting sustainable practices in the country.

The sponsors of the night included, JF Hillebrand, Fairhills, Amorim and Wines of Chile.

A full list of the winners:

Logistics & Supply Chain Green Initiative of the Year

Winner: Molson Coors

Best Green Launch of the Year

Winner : Pramia

Runner Up: Belu

Ethical Award of the Year

Winner: DGB (Pty)

Special Commendation: Ty Nant Spring Water Ltd

Sustainability Award of the Year

Winner: Viñedos Emiliana

Winner (Generic): Wines of South Africa

Special Commendation: Villa Maria

Runner Up: Yealands

Environmental Award of the Year: sponsored by Amorim

Winner: Avondale

Runner Up: Tuthilltown Spirits

Special Commendation: Waverly Hills Organic Wines

Green Company of the Year: sponsored by JF Hillebrand

Winner (Spirits): Pramia

Winner: Viñedos Emiliana

Special Commendation: Bibendum

Ethical Person of the Year: sponsored by Fairhills

Winner: Laurie Davis

Lifetime Achievement Award

Winner: Olivier Humbrecht MW

Personality of the Year Award

Winner: Cecil Camilleri

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