db Awards 2014: the shortlist

Following several days of judging last week, we are delighted to reveal the shortlisted entries for the drinks business Awards 2014.

DB-Awards-logo-2014From the retail sector to importers, logistics, design marketing campaigns and launches, the db Awards are designed to recognise and reward top performers across the international drinks industry.

In addition to the categories listed below, a number of major awards will be announced at the ceremony, which takes place on 3 June at the London Wine Fair.

 

 

These awards are:

Man of the Year

Woman of the Year

Retail Buyer

Young Achiever

Travel Retail Operator

Responsible Drinking Message

Lifetime Achievement Award

Those interested in attending the awards ceremony should contact Sheila Crisp at the drinks business on +44 (0)20 7803 2430 or on email at sheila.crisp@thedrinksbusiness.com. To view last year’s results, click here.

The shortlist for the drinks business Awards 2014 is as follows:

Best Drinks Company of the Year

Liberty Wines

Chase Distillery

Ehrmanns

Bibendum Wine

Best Contribution to Wine & Spirits Tourism

La Motte Wine Estate

Taste Hungary

Stellenbosch Wine Routes

Retailer of the Year

Tesco

Waitrose

Naked Wines

Selfridges

Online Retailer of the Year

Master of Malt

Armit Wines

Tesco

Laithwaites Wine

Virgin Wines

Naked Wines

Independent Retailer of the Year

Loki Wines

Handford Wines

House of Townend

Best Launch

Taylors Wines for The Visionary Cabernet Sauvignon

SHS Drinks for Dead Crow – Bourbon Flavoured Beer

Coravin

Burn Stewart Distillers for Black Bottle

Eulogy! for Beluga

Design & Packaging for Wine

Footsteps by Barlow Doherty Creative

Thimbleberry Gift by Barlow Doherty Creative

Shorn Wine by Kingsland

Pepperjack by The Collective

Paperboy by Stranger & Stranger

Champagne Taittinger FIFA World Cup Special Edition

Design & Packaging for Spirits

Baileys Chocolat Luxe by Lewis Moberly

Bunnahabhain 40 year old by Burn Stewart Distillers

The General Whisky by Stranger & Stranger

Beefeater Burrough’s Reserve by Coley Porter Bell

Darkness! by Maverick Drinks

Best Logistics Company

JF Hillebrand

Kuehne + Nagel

London City Bond

Best Trade Campaign

Bibendum Wine for Plonk

Publicasity for Heineken The Desperados ‘Ex-SPEER-ience’

Duncan Taylor Scotch Whisky for ChargeAhead!

whynot! for Heineken ‘Our Shout’

The Benevolent for Here to Help

WSTA for Call Time on Duty

Best Consumer Campaign

Concha y Toro for The Wine Legend

Hardys for Five Generations of Devotion

Hope & Glory for Meantime’s ‘True Brew of London’

W & Steely Fox for Hendrick’s Carnival of Knowledge

Phipps for 31 Days of German Riesling

Sopexa for French Wines with Style Video Campaign 2013

Best On-Trade Supplier

Armit Wines

Bibendum Wine

Liberty Wines

Matthew Clark

Best PR Company

Green Row PR

Phipps Relations

Proven Communication

Story PR

W Communications

Best Retail Buying Team

Asda

Dubai Duty Free

Laithwaites Wine

Morrisons

Tesco

Virgin Wines

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