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Wine Comms finalists announced

By Thursday 12 October 2023October 14th, 2023No Comments

Stanton & Killeen, Accolade and Singlefile Wines are among finalists in the 2023 Wine Communicator Awards.

Each entry is reviewed by a panel of expert judges and a winner is selected in consultation with the WCA Board.

The overall Wine Communicator of the Year Award will then be chosen from the category winners by the WCA Board and announced at the award ceremony on Tuesday 14 November in Sydney.

Angus Barnes, executive chair of Wine Communicators Australia, says, “These awards are a key pillar of what we do at the Wine Communicators of Australia, and we want to acknowledge and celebrate those people and companies that communicate about wine.

“While it may be challenging times in the Australian wine industry right now, it is important to celebrate success, particularly for those helping share the message on wine’

The finalists:

Best Wine Marketing Communication Campaign (Individual or Team)
Sam Cooper & Liquid Luxury by Stanton & Killeen
Giesen 0% Campaign by Mastermind Consulting & Giesen Group
This is Croser by Accolade Wines
Vinify by La Cantina Australia

Best Wine Blog or Podcast
Get Somme: Master Sommelier Wine Podcast
Healthy Minds, Healthy Vines Podcast – Wine Grape Council of SA
Wine with Meg + Mel Podcast

Best Published Feature Article or Wine Column
Nola James, Halliday Wine Companion
Shanteh Wale, Wine Selector Magazine
Tom Kline, Halliday Wine Companion

Best Serial Publication
To be announced at the Awards Night

Best New Wine Book
Alternative Reality: How Australian Wine Changed Course by Max Allen
How to Drink Australian by Jane Lopes and Johnathan Ross

Best Wine-Themed Event
Passing the Port by Stanton & Killeen Wines
Pinot Noir Celebration Australia 2023 by Mornington Peninsula Wine
Sit Stay Society Wines Rescue Dog Wine Bar by Blend Public Relations

Best Wine Communicator – Cellar Door (Individual or Team)
Johdi Thoms, Elderton Wines
Stanton & Killeen Cellar Door Team
Tracey Whooley, Singlefile Wines

Best Wine Educator
Barossa Wine School
Robin Shaw, Wine Tourism Australia & University of Adelaide
Matt Dunne, Joval Wine Group

Best Wine Student
Cassidy Shaw, The University of Adelaide
Ben Kite, The University of Adelaide

Photo: Stanton & Killeen (Facebook).

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