finalists 2012

Category 1
The Artistry of Wine Award 2012

Colin Hampden-White

Charles O’Rear

Mick Rock

Olivier Roux

Jon Wyand


Category 2
Emerging Wine Writer of the Year 2012

Evan Dawson | contributions to palatepress.com

Ella Lister | contributions to finewinemag.com

Fred Minnick | contributions to tastingpanelmag.com

Lucy Shaw | contributions to thedrinksbusiness.com

Erika Szymanski | contributions to palatepress.com


Category 3
online Wine Columnist / Blogger of the Year 2012

Joss Fowler | Various from www.vinolent.net

Richard Hemming | Various from www.jancisrobinson.com

Andrew Jefford | Various from www.decanter.com

Chris Kissack | Various from www.thewinedoctor.com


Category 4
International Wine Website of the Year 2012

Tim Atkin M.W. | www.timatkin.com

David Honig | www.palatepress.com

Peter Liem | www.champagneguide.net

Patrick Schmitt, Editor | www.thedrinksbusiness.com


Category 5
International Wine Publication of the Year 2012

Decanter Magazine, Guy Woodward, Editor

Tidings, Aldo Parise, Editor-in-Chief

The World of Fine Wine, Sara Morley, Publisher, Dr Neil Beckett, Editor


Category 6
Regional Wine Writer of the Year 2012

Christine Austin | Articles from the Yorkshire Post

Tom Bruce-Gardyne | Articles from The Glasgow Herald

Heather Dougherty | Articles from The Surrey Advertiser

Rose Murray Brown M.W. | Articles from The Scotsman


Category 7
International Wine Book of the Year 2012

Voodoo Vintners,
Oregon’s Astonishing Biodynamic Winegrowers | Katherine Cole

Summer in a Glass | Evan Dawson

Dying on the Vine. How Phylloxera transformed wine | George Gale

Seasons of a Finger Lake Winery | John C Harstock


Category 8
International Wine Columnist of the Year 2012

Tim Atkin M.W. | Columns from The Times and Off-Licence News

Michael Fridjhon | Columns from Business Day, South Africa

Andrew Jefford | Columns from The World of Fine Wine

Francis Percival | Columns from The World of Fine Wine

Olly Smith | Columns from The Mail on Sunday


Category 9
International Wine Feature Writer of the Year 2012

Stephen Brook | Articles from Decanter

Alice Feiring | Articles from The World of Fine Wine

Joanna Gibson | Articles from WineStyle, Classic Wine, Good Taste, Wines of South Africa

Francis Percival | Articles from The World of Fine Wine

Gabriel Savage | Articles from The Drinks Business

John Stimpfig | Articles from the Financial Times How to Spend It