Wine Communicator

The IWSC Wine Communicator trophy, sponsored by Veronafiere, recognises an individual who is making an exceptional contribution towards publicising wine to a consumer audience.

Entries are welcomed from across the worlds of publishing, journalism, broadcasting and education, and are judged by a panel of experts.

The winner of the 2022 Wine Communicator award will be announced as part of the virtual awards ceremony in November and following the announcement, the IWSC will look forward to working closely with them in a program of activations throughout the year including hosting a masterclass at Vinitaly in Verona and producing features in the IWSC’s sister publication, Club Oenologique.

Previous winners include Elaine Chukan BrownMadeline Puckette, Tom Cannavan, Joe Fattorini, Joe Wadsack, Tyson Stelzer, Jane Parkinson and Jancis Robinson MW.

Entries for 2022 are now open!

Do you know someone whose communication skills are such that they engage consumers’ interest in wine in a particularly compelling way? 

We welcome entries from across the worlds of publishing, journalism, broadcasting and education, and the nominees will be judged by a panel of experts in the field.

Candidates are required to work in one or more of the following sectors:

  • Publishing (books, reviews, biographies and autobiographies)
  • Journalism (specialist press, special feature collections, newspaper, magazine and digest articles)
  • Broadcasting, radio, television and film (writing, presenting, producing and directing)
  • Online (social media, blogging, website)
  • Wine consumer education

Please click the below link to either enter the award yourself or nominate someone for the award. Please return all entry forms to Kirsten.Ferrone@iwsc.net by Friday 29th October 2021.

2021/2022 Wine Communicator Entry Form

About the sponsor

Veronafiere, are the organisers of Vinitaly one of the world’s largest wine trade shows.

Due to the coronavirus, Vinitaly was forced to postpone its 54th edition of the event, however the four-day event is now scheduled for 10-13 April 2022 in Verona.

Veronafiere is proud to have sponsored the IWSC Wine Communicator award since its inception in 1996.

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