Best Wine Publication (Trade or Technical)

In recognition of a printed or digital publication (brochure, booklet, regional guide, journal etc), magazine or newspaper which supports Australian wine in a compelling, well-written and well-presented format.

This award acknowledges a publication with superb editorial, great design and images combined with engaging and targeted content for its chosen audience.  The winning publication will have significant status in the wine industry and deliver content that influences and informs its readership.  The judging for this award will be focused on editorial not advertorial content.

Entry criteria

  1. Open to publications (technical and trade) that communicate about Australian wine.
  2. Publications must be available for sale within the Australian market (online and/or in store).
  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:

  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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