Vivino’s 2017 Wine Style Awards List Highest Ranked Wines as Determined by Wine Drinkers
SAN FRANCISCO, CA (November 30, 2016) – Vivino, the world’s most downloaded wine app and largest community of wine drinkers, today announced Vivino’s 2017 Wine Style Award winners. The third annual awards recognize the very best and most beloved wines from around the globe and are the only industry awards that are determined by millions of wine drinkers across all levels of expertise. This year’s winning wines were selected based on the ratings of Vivino’s 21 million users.
The Vivino 2017 Wine Style Awards name the top 10 highest-ranked wines across 147 wine style categories and less than one percent of all wineries listed on Vivino receive this ranking. To be eligible, a wine needs to have at least 50 ratings submitted from Vivino’s users over the past consecutive 12 months.
Visitors to the site can explore the 2017 Wine Style Award winners and learn about their favorite styles with informative insights and introductions provided by acclaimed wine writer and author of the Wine Bible, Karen MacNeil.
“Vivino’s 2017 Wine Style Awards are one of our proudest achievements at Vivino and we congratulate all of this year’s winners for the contributions they have made to the wine industry,” said Vivino CEO and Founder, Heini Zachariassen. “The Vivino Wine Style Awards are the only industry awards that are determined from the opinions of an entire community of wine drinkers. It is also the largest industry awards with nearly 1,500 winning wines across 147 categories, this is a feat that cannot be achieved by any individual expert, but only by millions of wine drinkers combined,” Zachariassen added.
All winners and rankings can be viewed online at www.vivino.com/awards. Follow the conversation at #VivinoWSAwards.
Vivino takes the guesswork out of wine so that wine drinkers everywhere never have to drink a bad wine again. With more than 21 million users, Vivino is the world’s largest wine community and most downloaded wine app, making wine discovery fun, accessible, and easy to understand for wine drinkers of every level. Users scan any wine label or wine list with their mobile device, and Vivino’s proprietary image recognition technology instantly delivers ratings, reviews and average pricing for every bottle. Vivino users contribute tasting notes and ratings for millions of wines, scanning 300,000 bottles every day, collectively helping to form the largest wine library in the world. Founded by Heini Zachariassen and Theis Søndergaard in 2010, Vivino is available for download on Android and Apple devices. For more information, visit www.vivino.com.
ABOUT THE VIVINO RATING
The Vivino Rating is the most widely used wine rating system that is based on the opinions of all wine lovers. Using a five-star rating system, Vivino users have contributed ratings and tasting notes for more than ten million wines from around the globe.