Wine Design Labels We Love

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CHRISTOFFEL HAZENWINKEL (HAZENDAL): THE WHITE BLEND 2016, THE ROSÉ 2016, THE RED BLEND 2016, Design firm: Whitespace Creative

COMPILED BY Tracy Greenwood


The third annual Wine Label Design Awards yielded some highly imaginative and some downright amusing entries.

There were 88 entries for the 2017 Wine Label Design Awards, sponsored by Rotolabel and convened by winemag.co.za. The competition acknowledges the best wine packaging in the country. Judging criteria include originality of concept, execution, shelf appeal and effectiveness of communication. Here are some of our favourites.

Here, in no particular order, are some of our favourites.

THE FISHWIVES CLUB Designer: Patrick Robertson

ALPHABETICAL VIN BLANC 2016 Design firm: Owl and Vine Brands and Chris Moore

BABYLONSTOREN MOURVÈDRE ROSÉ 2016 Designer: Karen Roos

GRAND PRIX WINNER BLACK OYSTERCATCHER NOBLE LATE HARVEST 2014 Design firm: Anthony Lane Design Consultancy

CHRISTOFFEL HAZENWINKEL (HAZENDAL): THE WHITE BLEND 2016, THE ROSÉ 2016, THE RED BLEND 2016, Design firm: Whitespace Creative

DIEMERSDAL WILD HORSESHOE SAUVIGNON BLANC 2016 Design firm: Anthony Lane Design Consultancy

DIRTY LITTLE SECRET 2015 (KEN FORRESTER WINES) Design firm: Brandtree

Wine Design Labels

THISTLE & WEED DUWWELTJIE CHENIN BLANC 2016 Design firm: Fanakalo