db Awards winners revealed22nd May, 2013 by Patrick Schmitt
Communicator of the Year, sponsored by Pays d’Oc
Winner: Matt Walls
Described as part of a new generation of wine writers, Matt Walls won this award for his extensive writing both online and in print. Aside from his blog, he also is the author of Drink Me! How to Choose, Taste and Enjoy Wine published by Quadrille in May 2012, and has just won the Drink Book Newcomer of the Year award at the Fortnum & Mason Awards.
The judges were highly impressed by his engaging writing style and dedication to the wine business – aside from his reporting and blogging, he is also a judge at the IWC and IWSC.