The IWSC Wine Communicator Trophy, sponsored by Vinitaly, recognises a veteran wine communicator who has been making an exceptional contribution towards publicising wine to a consumer audience for multiple years.
Entries for our 2024 Wine Communicator Trophy are now closed. Entry is free of charge. Entries closed on Monday 7 August 2023, the winner will be announced at our Awards Celebration on 19 October 2023.
The widely regarded accolade is open to entrants from all over the globe, across the worlds of publishing, journalism, social media, broadcasting and education, and is judged by a panel of communication experts, including previous winners of this accolade, as well as a member of the IWSC team and a representative from Vinitaly.
Each year, the IWSC looks forward to working closely with the winner of the Wine Communicator Trophy, including the production of features in the IWSC’s consumer publication, Club Oenologique.
Honoring excellence in effective, and meaningful communication across multi-channels, the Wine Communicator will have spent many years of their professional lives dedicated to communication across:
Candidates must be/have been:
The award will be based on the achievement in the past 12 months from the entry opening dates.
Vinitaly has supported wine industry producers since 1967, making an active contribution to the growth of the wine system by creating business opportunities in Italy and around the world, as well as promoting occasions for networking between wine-makers and sector professionals.
Vinitaly promotes wine culture 365 days a year through qualified training courses as well as events across the globe. It’s biggest annual event is hosted each April in Verona City and comprises 400 events over 4 days, including theme-based pavilions, B2B meetings, guided tastings, walk-around tastings, focus analysis of the main markets, conferences and gala dinners.