The Drinks Business Awards 2012: shortlist

The drinks business is pleased to announce the shortlisted entries for this year’s awards.

The winners will be announced at an invitation-only ceremony on Wednesday 23 May at the London International Wine Fair.

The Man, Woman, Young Achiever, On-Trade Personality & Retail Buyer of the Year awards will be announced at the ceremony. The Drinks Business Awards does not traditionally announce a shortlist for these categories.

ON-TRADE PERSONALITY OF THE YEAR
Will be announced at the ceremony.

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

RETAIL BUYING TEAM OF THE YEAR

Laithwaites Wine
Waitrose
Tesco
Majestic Wine
Dubai Duty Free

BEST TRADE CAMPAIGN

Bibendum – Just Add…Bibendum
Wines of Germany – Trial by Pinot Noir
Accolade Wines – WineNation

BEST CONSUMER CAMPAIGN

Laithwaites Wine – Heritage
McGuigan Wines – ‘What’s your Style?’
Campo Viejo – Colour Your Kitchen
Brancott Estate – Rugby World Cup 2011 Partnership
Wines of Germany – Trial by Pinot Noir
E&J Gallo – The Barefoot Wine Beach Rescue Project

BEST LAUNCH

E&J Gallo Winery – Summer Red
Accolade Wines – Banrock Station Light
Glenmorangie Pride 1981
Pol Roger – Brut Vintage 2002

RESPONSIBLE DRINKING MESSAGE

Diageo – Don’t see a great night wasted
Wine Press – A Parents’ Guide to Teen Alcohol & Parties
WSTA – Community Alcohol Partnerships CAP
Halewood International – Love Your Liver

BEST DRINKS COMPANY OF THE YEAR

Australian Vintage
González Byass
Concha Y Toro
Free Run Wines
Bibendum
Hi Spirits

BEST LOGISTICS COMPANY

Tradeteam
London City Bond
JF Hillebrand
Felix Solis

BEST PR COMPANY

Dillon Morrall
Phipps
Cube Communications

RETAILER OF THE YEAR

Waitrose
Majestic Wine
Morrisons
Tesco
Sainsbury’s

INDEPENDENT RETAILER OF THE YEAR

Laithwaites Wine
The Whisky Exchange
Roberson Wine
Caviste

ON-TRADE SUPPLIER OF THE YEAR

Bibendum
Jascots Wine Merchants
Enotria

BEST DESIGN & PACKAGING

Barlow Doherty – Signature Style for Wm Morrisons
Stranger & Stranger – Spirit No 13
Copestick Murray Wine Solutions – ‘I heart’ ….
Stranger & Stranger – The Peat Monster
Master of Malt – Bathtub Gin
Stranger & Stranger – VML
Laithwaites Wine – Keep Calm and Carignan
Biles Inc. – The Cloud Factory
Stranger & Stranger – Hopper Whitman
Pramia – GAIA Organic Vodka bottle
Lewis Moberly – The Black Grouse Alpha Male

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