Current and Past Competition Winners
For 2020, Crittenden Estate of Australia wins top honors in the new BRIT/FIVS International Sustainable Winegrowing Competition. Gold medals go to Vino Cono Sur, Chile and C.A. Henschke, Australia; Silver goes to Herdade dos Grous, Porugal and Valdivieso, Chile; Bronze medals go to ACW, Chile, Casa Relvas, Portugal, and Luis Felipe Edwards, Chile.
BRIT's 2019 platinum winner is Casa Ferreirinha, a Portuguese reference brand in Douro Wines. Gold medals went to Sandeman, Portugal; Tasca D’Almerita, Italy; Jowler Creek Vineyard & Winery, USA and E. & J. Gallo Winery, USA. Silver goes to Ruffino, Italy.
The 2018 platinum winner was Alexander Valley Vineyards of Healdsburg, California. Bodega Catena Zapata, Mendoza, Argentina, gold; Franciscan Estates, silver; and Peach Creek Vineyards, bronze. E. & J. Gallo Winery received a gold medal as special recognition for its corporate-wide, multi-brand sustainability programs and for the organization’s industry leadership.
The 2017 platinum award goes to Yealands Family Wines of Marlborough, New Zealand. Gold medals go to Halter Ranch Vineyard, California; Bodega Tapiz, Argentina; and Château Couhins, France. Silver medals go to Muatori, Tenuta Villa Crespia, Italy; Grupo Matarromera, Spain; Bien Nacido Vineyards, California; and Ruffino, Italy.
The 2016 platinum award was presented to Les Vignerons de Buzet of Buzet-sur-Baïse, France with gold medals going to Sandeman and Casa Ferreirinha of Portugal.
The 2014 platinum award was presented to LangeTwins Family Winery and Vineyards of Lodi, California. Gold medal went to Les Vignerons de Buzet (France); silver went to Ampelidae (France); bronze medals went to Tenuta Oppida Aminea – Muratori (Italy), Azienda Agricola Maltese (Italy), and Red Caboose Winery (USA).
In 2013, Yalumba, Australia’s oldest family-owned winery, has become the first, non-U.S. winery to win the BRIT’s platinum, International Award of Excellence in Sustainable Winegrowing. Gold medal went to L’Olivera Winery (Spain) and there was a three-way tie for the silver medal between Vignerons de Caractère (France), Jackson Family Wines (USA), and Les Vignerons de Buzet (France).
Past winners also include: Trefethen Family Wines (2012), Parducci Wine Cellars (2011), and HALL Wines received the inaugural award in 2010.