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. Open to individuals living and working in Australia 
  2. For published feature articles, blogs or a regular wine column, relating to Australian 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.
  3. Entries must have been published in the English language between 31 August 2019 and 31 August 2020.

Entry Fee:

An entry fee of $55 inc GST applies to every award nomination submission for this category.

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 exclusive WCA 2020 award-winner print,  and web graphics to use in personal marketing and communications.

Entries close Friday 28 August 2020. 

APPLY NOW – Instructions

  1. Download the 2020 Awards Entry Form HERE (Word format), complete the form and save as PDF.
  2. Once step 1 is complete, click HERE to fill in your contact details and pay entry fee. Click SUBMIT to complete your nomination.  

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