Sainsbury's own label wines scoop up over 100 awards

Quality drinks award 2011

Sainsbury's has won 117 gold to bronze medals in the global wine competitions The International Wine CompetitionThe International Wine and Spirit Competition and Decanter. The medal haul includes 2 gold 'best in class' medals, a further 5 gold, 5 silver 'best in class', 34 silver and 71 bronzes.

There was also success at the Quality Drink Awards where Sainsbury's picked up 9 product award wins including the prestigious Platinum Q Award for their Sainsbury's Blanc de Noirs champagne.

Julian Dyer, Senior Wine Buyer was delighted with the results: "These medal wins recognise the hard work that goes into creating our great own brand wines. We go above and beyond to source from the very best suppliers in the world who have a real dedication for creating and developing wine. We will continue to provide our customers with a wide selection of wines that offer excellent quality and value."



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  • Posted on: 18 May 2011
  • Type of article: Award