Results of the Wine Label Design Awards 2017
By Christian Eedes, 29 March 2017
The competition seeks to reward the best design and packaging for bottled wine made in South Africa and judging criteria include originality of concept, execution, shelf appeal and effectiveness as a piece of communication.
A total of 88 entries were received, 45 of these emerging as finalists. The Grand Prix went to Black Oystercatcher Noble Late Harvest 2014 while a further three gold awards were made, these going to David Nieuwoudt Ghost Corner The Bowline 2015, Thistle & Weed Duwweltjie Chenin Blanc 2016 and the Christoffel Hazenwinkel series of wines from Hazendal.
The People’s Choice Award, meanwhile, was determined by online public voting and this went to The Garajeest series of wines.