World Class Manufacturer of the Year 2015
UK Manufacturer of the Year (TMMX) Awards
Accolade Wines’ UK business is delighted to announce Accolade Park has been crowned World Class Manufacturer of the Year at this year’sUK Manufacturer of the Year (TMMX) Awards.
The award is given for the sustained achievement of world class manufacturing standards across clearly defined strategic pillars, with evidence of ownership for continuous improvement from the most senior level to the shop floor.
Richard Lloyd, General Manager of Accolade Park, says “To win ‘World Class Manufacturer of the Year’ for the UK against competition like Rolls Royce and Siemens is external recognition of the highest order that should be cherished by everyone who makes Accolade Park the special place it is. This industry recognition is the result of years of effort and dedication developing every aspect of Accolade Park. Our people and our teams daily drive improvement with a constant passion that is infectious to anyone who visits Accolade Park. Ultimately I believe it is this culture that the judges experienced when they audited our site that ensured we won the award. We should be very, very proud of this achievement.”
Supplier of the Year 2015
Retail Liquor Industry Awards (AU)
The 2015 Retail Liquor Industry Awards for Excellence (NSW + ACT) were held at the Sofitel Sydney Wentworth last Friday night, and we are thrilled to announce Still Merianos (Area Manager, NSW, AU) was named Wine Representative of the Year and Accolade Wines was named Wine Supplier of the Year.
The annual awards night saw a 380 strong crowd of liquor retailers, suppliers, representatives and key industry stakeholders from across NSW and ACT in attendance to celebrate excellence in the retail liquor industry.
The annual program gives members, retailers, suppliers and their staff and representatives a chance to be recognised for their hard work, with awards bestowed across a broad range of retailer and supplier categories. This year saw a record 255 nominations across various categories.
International Wine Business of the Year 2015
Awarded annually to just one company that demonstrates outstanding achievement and leadership within the drinks industry, Meininger’s International Wine Business Award is recognised as the ultimate accolade for the industry.
Editor in chief of Meininger’s Wine Business International magazine, Felicity Carter, explained, “Accolade Wines have been responsible for bringing wine to the people. Often big companies are criticised for producing easy-drinking wines, but to be able to produce wines of consistently high-quality, across a variety of levels, is an achievement.”