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db Awards winners revealed

22nd May, 2013 by Patrick Schmitt

The results of The Drinks Business Awards for 2013 were announced yesterday at a ceremony at the London International Wine Fair.

dbawardsAmong the winners at the annual lunchtime event were Penfolds for the launch of its Ampoule, Hacienda Zorita for best wine tourism, and Morrisons for the introduction of its Taste Test.

A range of personality awards were also revealed, including those for Young Achiever, Man and Woman of the Year, along with the winners in other hard-fought categories such as Retailer and Drinks Company of the Year.

db also announced this year’s recipient of the Lifetime Achievement Award, which was given to Michael Cox, European director at Wines of Chile and Master of the Worshipful Company of Vintners for this, the organisation’s 650th year.

An extremely moving tribute was paid to Michael by his twin, David, who is the new chief executive of The Benevolent – the drinks trade charity.

The winners can be viewed over the following pages, while the shortlist for each category can be seen here.

db is very grateful to its judges for giving up the time to read through the awards entries as well as providing their expert views. It is also extremely grateful to its primary sponsor of the awards, Norbert Dentressangle.

db is also grateful to Brintex for its support, Glencairn Crystal for the trophies, as well as Concha y Toro for supplying the sparkling wine poured during the event, Ty Nant for the water, and Marqués de Cáceres for the still white and red wines which were also served.

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