NOffLA has announced the top three finalists in each category in the Gold Star Awards 2012-2013. The winning wines will be announced at SIP 2012 which will take place at ELY Bar & Brasserie, IFSC, on Monday15 October, from 6pm to 10pm.
Kicking off with a wine tasting from 6pm, this is followed by a reception and the announcement of the Gold Star Awards at 9pm. Canapés will be served from 9:30pm allowing an opportunity to celebrate the evening’s winners and a chance for NOffLA members to catch up with colleagues and suppliers.
Participating NOffLA associate members include:
- Ampersand Wines;
- Barry & Fitzwilliam;
- Cassidy Wines Distribution Ltd;
- Edward Dillon & Co. Ltd;
- Findlater Wine & Spirit Group;
- Gleeson incorporating Gilbeys;
- Inter Rhône, C/o Sopexa Ireland;
- Irish Distillers Pernod Ricard;
- Liberty Wines;
- Mackenway Distributors Ltd;
- Richmond Marketing Ltd;
- Searson’s Wine Merchants;
- Taserra Wine Merchants.
Those attending the event will also be amongst the first to taste the winners of the Irish Wine Show Gold Star Awards. Winning a “Gold Star Award” is a distinctive accolade for the featured wines and also provides a strong marketing platform – particularly in the all-important pre-Christmas selling period.