Results of the second annual Wine Label Design Awards proudly sponsored by self-adhesive label supplier Rotolabel were announced on Wednesday 24 February at the AVA Gallery in Cape Town.
A total of 50 entries were received, 17 of these emerging as finalists. Two gold awards were made, one going to Simonsig The Garland 2009 and the other to the Saboteur range from Luddite Wines.
The People’s Choice Award, meanwhile, was determined by online public voting and this went to Cavalli Warlord 2009. The full report can be downloaded from and the results viewed on Winemag.co.za.
The competition seeks to reward the best bottled wine packaging in South Africa. Judging criteria include originality of concept, execution, shelf appeal and effectiveness as a piece of communication.
A panel of five judges officiated, this made up as follows: Christian Eedes, editor of Winemag.co.za; Rebecca Constable, product developer for wine at Woolworths; Sean Harrison, executive creative director of Whitespace Creative; Carla Kreuser, a creative director at The Jupiter Drawing Room and Liam Tomlin, executive chef at the Chefs Warehouse & Canteen.
The award-winning wine labels will remain on display at The AVA Gallery until 5 March 2016.
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Gold award, single wine selling for R500 a bottle or over
Simonsig The Garland 2009
Design firm: Anthony Lane Design Consultancy
Silver award, single wine selling for over R80 a bottle
Beaumont Hope Marguerite 2014
Design firm: Whitespace Creative
Bronze award, single wine selling for over R80 a bottle
Fable Belle Flower Rosé 2014
Design firm: Alice Edy/ Anthony Lane Design Consultancy
People’s Choice award, single wine selling for over R80 a bottle
Cavalli Warlord 2009
Design firm: Studio Botes
See all results here.
- Press Release
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