Olly wins wine award
In the words of Olly himself, Huzzah and thrice Huzzah, I have won an award. Huzzah!
Wine presenter Olly Smith has won the International Wine and Spirit Competition's Communicator of the Year award for 2009. The award recognises the individual felt to have made the most outstanding contribution over the last year anywhere within the world of wine & spirits through diverse media communication.
The judges said of Olly, he brings a new style of presentation into the wine world. His enthusiasm is infectious while imparting useful and memorable information about wine to a new audience. The industry needs communicators like Olly, who can engage with younger consumers and bring new people into wine.