PAST WINNERS

2018 – Amanda Barnes

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2018 – Amanda Barnes Amanda is a British wine journalist and writer who has been based in South America since 2009, researching, visiting and promoting the wines of Argentina, Chile, Uruguay, Brazil, Peru and Bolivia Amanda writes about South American wine regions for Decanter (she is also a DWWA judge), Hugh Johnson’s Pocket Wine Book; […]

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2016 – Miquel Hudin.

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2016 – Miquel Hudin The 2016 award went to Miquel Hudin whose proposal was to create a comprehensive, visually attractive wine tourism guide to the up-and-coming wine region of Kakheti in Georgia.Now published, the guide, ‘Georgia. A guide to the Cradle of Wine’, is available from ‘Vinologue’ and can be ordered HERE “For those who may not know, publishing niche wine books […]

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2015 – Umay Çeviker

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2015 – Umay Çeviker The 2015 award went to Umay Çeviker who will use the funds to lend assistance two rural vineyards in Turkey. The goal is to build a sustainable model based on the ground of these two wineries, raising awareness of two unknown viticultural areas and grape varieties from Anatolia in the hope of encouraging […]

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2014 – Peter Csizmadia-Honigh

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2014 – Peter Csizmadia-Honigh The Vintners’ Company announced Peter Csizmadia-Honigh as its first winner of the Geoffrey Roberts Award since the Company took over the running of the award in 2013. Peter, a Hungarian who relocated to the UK in 2005, is an education manager with the Institute of Masters of Wine, where he is […]

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2011 – Sarah Robins

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2011 – Sarah Robins Winner of the 2011 was Sarah Robins of Sydney, Australia. In November 2011 she used her award to travel to the United States to research programs that assist low-income earners to access the farmers’ markets that proliferate there. (Our second-ever winner, Jane Adams, used her award to introduce the farmers’ market concept to Australia […]