Green Awards: Shortlist announced

Selected for their exemplary environmental credentials, the drinks business proudly presents its shortlist for its inaugural Green Awards.

Green Company of the Year
Bavaria NV
Bodegas Torres
Fetzer Vineyards
Lanchester Wine Cellars Ltd
Backsberg Estate Cellars
Sponsored by JF Hillebrand
Personality Award
Susan McCraith MW, managing director, Ethical Fine Wines
Adolfo Hurtado Cerda, winemaker & general manager, Cono Sur Vineyards & Winery
Alois Lageder, winemaker, Alois Lageder Winery
Inge Kotzé, project coordinator, Biodiversity & Wine Initiative
Green Retailer of the Year
Vintage Roots
Sponsored by Wines of Chile
Logistics & Supply Chain Green Initiative
Concha y Toro
The Waste & Resources Action Programme, GlassRite: Wine Phase II
Best Green Launch
Viña Ventisquero, Yali
Wakefield Wines, Eighty Acres
The Pure Green Vodka Company, Pure Green Vodka
The Wine People, Purato
Guy Anderson Wines, CanCan
Vranken-Pommery Monopole, Pop Earth
Ethical Award
Stellar Organics
La Riojana Co-operative
Paul Cluver Wines
Viñedos Emiliana
Sponsored by Amorim
Sustainability Award
Fetzer Vineyards
Amorim & Irmãos
New Zealand Winegrowers
Bodegas Torres
Backsberg Estate Cellars
O-I Australia
Spier Wine Estate
Lifetime Achievement Award
Dr Paul Cluver, winemaker, Paul Cluver Wines
Bernard Cazes, winemaker, Domaine Cazes
José Guilisasti, agricultural manager, Viñedos Emiliana
The winners will be announced at a ceremony in London on 11 February.
Posted by: The Drinks Business  Wednesday 27 January 2010

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