Thursday, 1 December 2011
Young Wine Writer of the Year 2011: photos from last night's presentation
Matthew Brass (a runner-up), Oz Clarke (still eligible to enter next year), and Nicholas Jackson (a runner up)
Barley Blyton is the winner of the 2011 Young Wine Writer of the Year Award. Unfortunately she was away in Los Angeles, so unable to be present but many congratulations to her and all the entrants (some 25) for the high quality of their entries. Congratulations to the four runners up: Matthew Brass, Tom Constable, Nicolas Jackson and Hugh Jones. Tom and Hugh were also away. The presentation was hosted by Wine Australia at Australia House, LondonAustralian
The previous winners of the YWWA: Peter Richards is now an MW
Steven Spurrier, chairman of the Circle of Wine Writers
Yvonne May, director of Wine Australia UK - Ireland -Europe
Tense moments for Fiona Holman (Anova Books) in the lead up to the presentation
Bottles of Australian wine for the runners up
Oz Clarke and Nicolas Jackson
The mangled envelope
Yvonne May enjoying the joke
Oz still speaking...
Jonathan White, sales & marketing director, Anova Books
Further snaps may be added.