db launches 2014 Drinks Business Awards

5th February, 2014 by Lauren Eads

The Drinks Business is now taking entries for its annual Drinks Business Awards 2014 which recognise and celebrate best practice in the alcoholic drinks industry.

Man-of-the-Year-Jay-Wright

Last year’s Man of the Year, Jay Wright

Now in its 11th year, the db awards have become the most authoritative and internationally respected badge of achievement in the alcoholic drinks industry.

Unveiled each year at the London Wine Fair, this is a chance for outstanding companies and individuals to win high profile recognition in front of some of the industry’s most influential representatives.

2014 sees the addition of two new categories, Travel Retail Operator of the Year and Online Retailer of the Year, to an established line-up of awards.

Entry for all the award categories is £149 + VAT per entry until 24th February 2014, or £179 + VAT thereafter.

Deadline for all entries is 25 April 2014 with the winners due to be unveiled at a ceremony during the London Wine Fair on 3 June.

For more information and to enter, click here, call +44 (0) 20 7803 2420, or email lewis@thedrinksbusiness.com.

Last year’s winners

Drinks Company of the Year – Bibendum Wine
Young Achiever of the Year – Kim Wilson, sales director, Ehrmanns
Woman of the Year – Laura Jewell MW
Man of the Year – Jay Wright
Best Design and Packaging – Wine – Small but Perfectly Formed by Barlow Doherty
Best Design and Packaging – Spirits – Olmeca Altos Tequila by Coley Porter Bell
Best Design and Packaging – Beer – Badger Ales by Brand Opus
Best Launch – Penfolds Ampoule
Best Contribution to Wine and Spirits Tourism – Hacienda Zorita
Best Trade Campaign – Think Red, Think Côtes du Rhône by Inter-Rhône
Best Consumer Campaign – Wine – The Taste Test by Wm Morrison
Best Consumer Campaign – Spirits – Beefeater My London by Chivas Brothers
Logistics Company of the Year – Tradeteam
Best Responsible Drinking Campaign – Love your liver – Halewood/Wm Morrison
PR Company of the Year – Hope & Glory
On-Trade Supplier of the Year – Jascots Wine Merchants
Independent Retailer of the Year – Roberson Wine
Retailer of the Year – Dubai Duty Free
Retail Buying Team of the Year – Waitrose
Communicator of the Year, sponsored by Pays d’Oc – Matt Walls

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