By Andy Young

The finalists in the 2015 Wine Communicator of the Year Awards have been named.

The winners, and the overall Wine Communicator of the Year, will be announced on Tuesday, 10 November.

WCA Chair Angus Barnes, said: "There are some familiar names and some new ones, and our judges were struck by the originality of much of the work. We had 12 judges on four separate panels and they really had their work cut out for them."

The finalists are:

  • Digital Communicator of the Year: Cake Wines; Samantha Payne; Tyson Stelzer; The Wine Wankers
  • Best Wine Publication – trade or consumer: Alquimie; Gourmet Traveller WINE; St Hallett Stories
  • Best Wine Website or App: Gourmet Traveller WINE Digital; Winesource
  • Best Published Feature Articles or Wine Column: Max Allen; Andrea Frost; Jeni Port
  • Best Wine Educator: Clive Hartley, Sydney Wine Academy; Jenny Polack, Wine Whitch; Wine 101x, University of Adelaide;
  • Best Wine Book – trade, technical or consumer: The Wine Guide 2015 by Huon Hooke; The Wine Annual by Jeremy Oliver; and Vintage Tasmania by Tony Walker.
  • Best Trade or Technical Wine Writer: Peter McAtamney; Richard Smart. 

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