Best Published Feature Articles or Wine Columns

In recognition of outstanding writing in three published articles (either individual features or a related series), a regular blog or a wine column published in commercial print or digital media.

This award acknowledges content that is entertaining, thought-provoking and offers the reader a new or original insight into the world of wine.

Entry criteria:

  1. For published feature articles, blogs or a regular wine column, relating to wine and published in newspapers, magazines, online or specialist wine media in the national and international press or in a public or membership based blog.
  2. Entries must have been published in the English language between 31 August 2018 and 31 August 2019.

To enter:

  1. Download and complete the editable PDF entry form. CLICK HERE
  2. Please ensure you complete all sections (noting word limits where they apply) by typing under the relevant headings of this online entry.
  3. Please list and attach the three articles submitted in the space provided when making a payment. Ideally all three articles will be submitted in the same format (ie: pdf or word uploaded document or a online link) If providing online access, ensure full details, including passwords if required, are provided. Failure to do so may mean your entry is not considered. These articles can include:
    1. Three published articles (either individual features or a related series)
    2. Regular blogs
  4. The entry fee is $55 (inc. GST). Submit your completed entry form with any supporting material by following the link below to complete your entry and make a payment.

Judging criteria:

Judges will consider the following:

  1. Technical skill of the writer – grammatically sound style and construction
  2. Relevance of content to the audience and the industry
  3. Depth and display of knowledge on the topic
  4. Entertainment and creativity – ability to engage the reader
  5. Presentation and layout of the publication – is it end user friendly


The winner will receive: one year’s membership to WCA (valued at $170), promotion via the WCA website and its membership base, a specially designed framed award certificate, and an exclusive WCA 2019 award-winner print and web graphics to use in personal marketing and communications.

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