The Drinks Business Green Awards 2020 shortlist

After two days of impassioned judging over Microsoft Teams, we are pleased to announce the shortlist for The Drinks Business Green Awards 2020.

Now in its 11th year, the Green Awards celebrate businesses that are going above and beyond to reduce their impact on the environment.

Below you’ll find all the companies that have been shortlisted for this year’s awards, except for those entered into the personality categories, the winners of which will be revealed at a virtual ceremony on 7 December.

The Renewable Energy Award, Green Retailer of the Year and Best Green Initiative will also be announced at the ceremony.

Our judges were particularly impressed at the quality of the entries this year, with businesses upping their focus on all aspects of being green, in addition to reducing their carbon emissions.

The drinks business is grateful to our brilliant line-up of partners for the 2020 Green Awards, which include Amorim, Pol Roger Portfolio, ProWein, EuroShop and Energy Storage Europe.

Read on to find out which companies have been shortlisted. Details of the start time of the awards ceremony and where to watch it will follow soon.


The Drinks Business Green Awards 2020 shortlist

The Amorim Sustainability Award for an association


  • International Wineries for Climate Action
  • The Wines of Alentejo Sustainability Programme
  • Wines of Great Britain Ltd


The Amorim Sustainability Award for a company


  • Château Maris
  • De Bortoli Wines
  • Flor de Caña Rum
  • Ian MacLeod Distillers
  • Susana Balbo Wines
  • Thatchers Cider


The Amorim Biodiversity Award


  • Château de l’Escarelle
  • Château Leoube
  • Irish Distillers
  • Left Coast Estate
  • Yealands Wine Group


Green Packaging for Wine Award


  • Accolade Wines
  • Bosco UK
  • Bruce Jack Wines Limited
  • Garçon Wines
  • VSPT Wine Group


Green Packaging for Spirits Award


  • Bush Rum
  • Ian MacLeod Distillers
  • Irish Distillers


Green Company of the Year


  • Cape Byron
  • Concha y Toro
  • Flor de Caña Rum
  • Jackson Family Wines
  • Two Drifters Distillery
  • Yealands Wine Group


Best Organic Initiative


  • Bonterra
  • Gerard Bertrand
  • Organic Winegrowers New Zealand
  • Reyneke Wines


Ethical Award


  • Bosman Family Vineyards
  • Journey’s End
  • Kobe Shushinkan Brewery
  • Santa Rita
  • Trivento


Green Launch of the Year


  • Altia for Koskenkorva Vodka Climate Action
  • Bruce Jack Wines Limited for Bruce Jack 1.5l boxed Chenin Blanc
  • De Bortoli for 17 Trees
  • NcNean Distillery for NcNean Organic Whisky


Logistics and Supply Chain Initiative


  • Fetzer Vineyards
  • Hillebrand
  • Lightweight Containers


Water Management Award


  • Destilería Serrallés
  • Kobe Shushinkan Brewery
  • Thatchers Cider

One Response to “The Drinks Business Green Awards 2020 shortlist”

  1. Pam Strayer says:

    Who are the judges

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