The Awards

The India Wine Awards are the country’s most prestigious wine competition built on the four pillars of integrity, authenticity, credibility and relevance. The IWA are committed to recognise, reward and celebrate India’s wine industry and the best in class domestic and international wines available in the country. The competition results offer Indian consumers the ultimate guide to purchasing wine and winning brands an enviable advantage in the marketplace, whilst recognising the hard work and passion that goes behind creating a wine that consumers enjoy.

India Wine Awards 2022

Wine Tasting

India’s most prestigious wine competition has set the benchmark in excellence by rewarding the best wine brands, both Indian and international, available in India. The wines are blind tasted by an unrivalled jury that includes the most qualified wine professionals in India, including the top sommeliers, importers, retailers, wine buyers, and more. 


These experts will be joined by Chairperson of the jury, Sonal Holland MW, and together they will award the best wines in India, offering brands the recognition they truly deserve.

Winners were revealed at Prowine Mumbai

This year, the India Wine Awards medal winners were unveiled at Prowine Mumbai, a major international alco-bev industry event that took place at the Jio World Convention Centre on the 17th and 18th of October in Mumbai. 


The winners at India Wine Awards were announced at a glittering by-invite awards evening on the 17th of October at the Prowine Mumbai show, amidst over 400 including luminaries of the wine and spirits industry, leaders of hospitality, eminent media persons, and key exhibitors from across the world.


The awards ceremony also saw a specially curated panel discussion by Sonal Holland MW, on ‘The Rising Role of Women in the Indian Alco-Bev Sector’ where she felicitated some of the most revered women in the industry. 


Winners at India Wine Awards that evening were showcased at a specially designated pavilion on the exhibit floor throughout the 18th of October, the second day of Prowine Mumbai.

IWA Winners will be promoted at events throughout the year

Post the Winners Night ceremony at the Prowine Mumbai, the winning brands will be showcased and promoted at various consumer-led events that will take place over  the next 12 months. Such partnerships will be planned with elite members of business clubs, financial institutions and luxury brands.


The first of many such exciting events will be held at The Taj Mahal Palace Mumbai, the most iconic destination in the country where a special curated winning wine paired, sit-down dinner will be appreciated by the most discerning palates and wine-loving members of the city.


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Raising the bar as the country’s most authoritative wine awards, the India Wine Awards 2022 tasting competition took place at the Taj Mahal Palace Mumbai, where we tasted over 400 wines, both international and domestic. The jury panel included some of the most qualified wine professionals from across India. With over 400 wines to be tasted, this year of the India Wine Awards was the biggest yet.


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