Shortlists for BDWAbyWIM 2016

See below the full shortlist of entries in each award category. These are listed in alphabetical order of entry title. You can also review a gallery for each category with information on each entry.


Best Investigative / Journalistic Wine Story

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Entrant Title Location Original Language
Francesco Saverio Russo Esistono davvero i vitigni autoctoni in Italia? E se li dovessimo spostare tutti? Italy Italian
Amaya Cervera Mateo Extremadura y sus vinos en busca de identidad Spain Spanish
Panos Kakaviatos Growing a wine business with Facebook Belgium English
Wink Lorch Has Jura gone mainstream? And will Savoie? UK English
Amaya Cervera Mateo Los secretos de los rosado pálidos Spain Spanish
Alder Yarrow NIMBY in Napa USA English
Elisabetta Tosi Old and new technologies collide to unlock the secrets of Amarone Italy English
Maite Corsín Quien es Quien en el diseño del vino español Spain Spanish
Yolanda Ortiz de Arri Ramiro Ibañez: con los pies en la tierra de albariza Spain Spanish
Caroline Gilby MW Romania’s Robin Hood of wine UK English
Giovanni Pellicci Sognando un’estate enoturistica italiana Italy Italian
Becca Yeamans-Irwin The Influence of Country/Region Reputation on Willingness to Pay for Wine USA English
Gaia Pianigiani They Feast on the Vines of Chianti, the Swine USA English
W. Blake Gray Where Do Supermarket Wines Come From? USA English
Lori Budd Why We Love Sparkling (And You Should, Too!) USA English


Best Editorial / Opinion Wine Writing

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Entrant Title Location Original Language
Richard Hemming MW Carcavelos: The Forgotten Fortified UK English
Wink Lorch Don’t Supersize My Wine Glass UK English
Andrea Frost For the love of Riesling? USA English
Neville Blech How to choose wines in a restaurant UK English
Felicity Carter In praise of wine wankers Germany English
Amanda Barnes Is Tannat old hat? USA English
Caroline Gilby MW Noroc for Moldova’s Wine Revolution UK English
Peter Kupers On mistaking marketing ploys for wine Belgium English
Sue Tolson Pioneering winemakers persevere in Turkey Hungary English
W. Blake Gray Roditis: Crisp and food-friendly with a touch of uncertainty USA English
Paul Keers Should wine be ‘convenient’? UK English
Erika Szymanski Ten ways to define a ‘cool climate’ wine region New Zealand English
Don Carter The Angel’s Share. It Will Be Mist. USA English
Marthelize Tredoux The Millennials Are Coming South Africa English
Matt Walls The shock of the new UK English
Charles Jennings Utterly Futile: Wine Pairing UK English
Marcelo Copello Vinte lições em vinte anos de litragem Brazil Portuguese
Wink Lorch What’s the Big Deal About Rare Grapes? UK English
Alice Feiring Wine and the AOC USA English
Alder Yarrow Your Taste in Wine is Your Own Personal Terroir USA English


Best Tourism Content with a Focus on Wine

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Entrant Title Location Original Language
Helena Nicklin 5 reasons to visit Alsace UK English
Ilkka Sirén 5 WINE REGIONS TO VISIT RIGHT NOW Finland English
Amanda Barnes A guide to Ica: Dipping into Peru’s wine lands USA English
Amanda Barnes A guide to Vale dos Vinhedos: Brazil’s unexpected wine country USA English
Louise Hurren Cahors: tiny town, big punch France English
Casey Ewers Day Trip From Perth To The Geographe Wine Region Australia English
Yolanda Ortiz de Arri De vinos por Logroño Spain Spanish
Isabella Perugini Di Langhe, di vino. Italy Italian
Anna Gagliardi I Doni Del Gigante Buono Italy Italian
Giampiero Nadali La Valle dei Palmenti Italy Italian
Dániel Ercsey Naoussa – On the trail of Alexander the Great and Xinomavro Hungary English
Lilian Lima VIAGEM | Programa de férias: viva a vindima no Vale dos Vinhedos Brazil Portuguese
Elisabetta Tosi Wine Museums: Drinking with Culture Italy English
Sue Tolson Wines, vines and gold Hungary English
Tamás Doma Zagorje – Into nature Hungary English


Best Wine Video

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Entrant Title Location Original Language
Sara Dubost A day in Heron’s Flight! New Zealand English
Susana De Alonso Cuenllas CON LA GUÍA PEÑÍN Spain Spanish
Prateek Arora iWine; The Journey Begins India English
Françoise Roure (BIVB) Les Climats de Chablis vus du ciel France French
Dina Mande Rite of Passage USA English
Dina Mande The Oak Cooperage USA English
Helena Nicklin What is ‘borked’ wine UK English


Best Wine Photo

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Entrant Photo Title Location
Árpád Pintér A vineyard of Marof winery Hungary
Andrew Barrow Barrel Cellar Gorghi Tondi, Sicily UK
Colin Hampden-White Didier Depond UK
Árpád Pintér Mézes-mály vineyard (Work in Progress) Hungary
Claudio Dell’Osa Torchiatura Italy
Álvaro Fernández Prieto Vino PX sobre copa labrada y mantel Spain
Álvaro Fernández Prieto Vino dulce de Moscatel de Alejandría sobre copa labrada y mantel. Spain
Ricardo Bernardo Venenciador – Juan Carlos Gutiérrez Colosia Portugal
Ricardo Bernardo Venenciador – Antonio Flores Portugal
Alexandre Rotenberg Vineyards in Barbaresco, Italy Italy


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