The Drinks Business Awards 2012: winners


The drinks business
is pleased to announce the winners for this year’s awards after a ceremony at London International Wine Fair 2012.

 

ON-TRADE PERSONALITY OF THE YEAR

Abel Lusa (Cambio de Terico)

Freixenet - Sponsors of the On-trade Personality of the Year

YOUNG ACHIEVER OF THE YEAR

Alex Hunt MW (Berkmann Wine Cellars)

WOMAN OF THE YEAR

Alison Levett (Enotria)

MAN OF THE YEAR

Sir George Fistonich

RETAIL BUYING TEAM OF THE YEAR

Winner Laithwaites Wine
Runner up Waitrose
Special Commendation Dubai Duty Free

RETAIL BUYER OF THE YEAR

Claire Lorains (Tesco)

BEST TRADE CAMPAIGN

Winner Wines of GermanyTrial by Pinot Noir

Runner up Bibendum – Just Add…Bibendum

BEST CONSUMER CAMPAIGN

Winner E&J Gallo – The Barefoot Wine Beach Rescue Project

Runner up Campo Viejo – Colour Your Kitchen

BEST LAUNCH

Winner E&J Gallo Winery – Summer Red

RESPONSIBLE DRINKING MESSAGE

Winner Halewood International – Love Your Liver

Runner up Diageo – Don’t see a great night wasted

Special Commendation Wine Press – A Parents’ Guide to Teen Alcohol & Parties

BEST DRINKS COMPANY OF THE YEAR

Winner Australian Vintage

Runner up Concha Y Toro

BEST LOGISTICS COMPANY

Winner JF Hillebrand

BEST PR COMPANY

Winner Phipps
Runner up  Dillon Morrall

RETAILER OF THE YEAR

Winner Waitrose

Runner up Sainsbury’s

INDEPENDENT RETAILER OF THE YEAR

Winner The Whisky Exchange

Runner up Roberson Wine

ON-TRADE SUPPLIER OF THE YEAR

Winner Enotria

Runner up Jascots Wine Merchants
BEST DESIGN & PACKAGING

Wine

Winner Stranger & Stranger – VML

Runner up Copestick Murray Wine Solutions – ‘I heart’ ….

Special Commendation Barlow Doherty – Signature Style for Wm Morrisons

Spirit

Winner Master of Malt – Bathtub Gin

Beer

Winner Stranger & Stranger – Hopper Whitman

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Elixir Distillers
Home or Office based with International Travel, UK

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Negociants UK Ltd
London, UK

Awards Wine Checker

Decanter
Paddock Wood, Kent, GB

Customer Service Advisor

Amathus Drinks
Park Royal, London, UK

Sales Manager

James Eadie Ltd
London, UK

Wine Ambassador Role

Ramón Bilbao UK
London, UK

Fine Wine Logistics Coordinator

IG Wines
London, UK

Sales Manager

Top Selection
London, UK

Assistant Retail Manager

The Whisky Exchange
London, UK

Marketing Manager

Ellis Wines
Hanworth, Middx, GB

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