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The Vintners’ Company celebrates ‘UK wine talent’ with awards ceremony

The Vintners’ Company celebrated “UK wine talent” with an awards ceremony in London on Friday – and we bring you the winners.

Announced at Vintners’ Hall in the City of London on 17 September, the awards were established last year by The Vintner’s Company “to nurture and support the enterprising individuals and companies who are bringing change, diversity and innovation to the wine industry.”

Winners of the accolades have received a total of more than £12,000 of funding from the Vintners’ as part of the awards, which are free to enter.

Introducing the ceremony was Ann Hill (pictured above), who is the first lady Master in the Company’s 657 year history.

The list of recipients are below:

Outstanding Young Person Award

Beth Pearce MW, Lay & Wheeler

Geoffrey Roberts Awards

Ruth Spivey, Wine Consultant, Writer

Vintners UK Wine Apprentice Award

Liam Steinberg, Laneberg Wine LtdV

Vintners UK Wine Award

Peter Gladwin, WineGB, Party Ingredients Event Catering

Davies Langton Award

Kit Weaver, Quinta de la Rosa

Best Practice Award

Liberty Wines

Vintners Wine Champion Award

Melanie Jappy, TWS Creative, The Wine Show

The Drinks Trust Fundraiser Award, chosen by The Drinks Trust

Ruth Spivey

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