Wine Photographer of the Year 2016: The winners

Edited from stories written by Chris Mercer and Ellie Douglas

Photographer Robert Holmes was awarded Errazuriz Wine Photographer of the Year 2016, the overall winner of the wine photography section in the Pink Lady Food Photographer of the Year 2016.

Entrants from around the world submitted their best pictures of wine to the Errazuriz Wine Photographer of the Year 2016 competition. Robert Holmes was crowned this year’s winner for his atmospheric photo of barrels at Maysara winery in Oregon.

Image: Robert Holmes’ winning shot in the Errazuriz wine photographer of the year 2016 competition. Maysara winery, Oregon.
Credit: Robert Holmes

Sophie Wren, brand manager for Chilean wine Errazuriz, said, ‘there were over 7,000 images and films entered into the awards internationally and the standard was phenomenal. Robert’s image stood out from the rest in this category, however, for its beautiful lighting and atmosphere, which takes you right into the picture.’

He wins £1000 and a year supply of Errazuriz.

The Errazuriz Wine Photographer of the Year competition is part of the Pink Lady Food Photographer of the Year. The competition was launched in 2011.

The wine section of the Pink Lady competition is split into three categories; Place, Produce and People. See the winning photographs from each category below:

Image: Robert Homes, Duckhorn, Credit: Robert Homes
Credit: Robert Homes

Robert Homes, Duckhorn

Robert Homes claimed second as well as first prize in the Places category, with Harvest at Duckhorn Vineyards.

Image: Tim Clinch, Tain L’Hermitage, Credit: Tim Clinch
Credit: Tim Clinch


Tim Clinch, Tain L’Hermitage

Third place in the Places category went to Tim Clinch for his photo, Tain L’Hermitage.

Credit: Jenelle Bonifield / Pink Lady
Credit: Jenelle Bonifield / Pink Lady

Jenelle Bonifield, Press 2

Jenelle Bonifield won Errazuriz wine photo of the year 2016 – produce

Image: John Armstrong Miller, Kir. Credit: John Armstrong Miller
Credit: John Armstrong Miller

John Armstrong Miller, Kir

John Armstrong Miller’s Kir won second place in the ‘Produce’ category

Image: Andrew Barrow, Bottle Line Up. Credit: Andrew Barrow
Credit: Andrew Barrow

Andrew Barrow, Bottle Line Up

Bottle Line Up from Andrew Barrow got third place in the Produce category.

Matt Wilson, Skin Contact. Credit: Matt Wilson
Credit: Matt Wilson

Matt Wilson, Skin Contact

Matt Wilson won best wine photo in the ‘people’ category, for this shot taken in Chile.

Mick Rock, Collecting Cabernet Sauvignon. Credit: Mick Rock
Credit: Mick Rock

Mick Rock, Collecting Cabernet Sauvignon

Second prize in the People category went to Mick Rock for Collecting Cabernet Sauvignon Prunings on a Frosty Morning

Image: Will Punt, Uplifting. Credit: Will Punt
Credit: Will Punt

Will Punt, Uplifting

Will Punt was awarded third place in the People category for his photograph, Uplifting.

Image: Anne Watson, Flight in the Kitchen. Credit: Anne Watson
Credit: Anne Watson

Anne Watson, Flight in the Kitchen

The winner of the People’s Choice Award went to Anne Watson, for Flight in the Kitchen.

Translated by Sylvia Wu / 吴嘉溦

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