25 January, 2020

Favourite consumer drinks revealed at 2019 Australian Drinks Awards

Favourite consumer drinks revealed at 2019 Australian Drinks Awards

Congratulations to all the Fan Favourite winners at the 2019 Australian Drinks Awards.

The top 200 brands in each category - based on industry scan data - were automatically entered in the category, which celebrates success in beer, cider, wine, spirits and RTDs.

The winners were judged via a Thrive Research survey of 4000 consumers.

The Drinks Association was thrilled to welcome back Manildra Group as an Award Partner of the 2019 Australian Drinks Awards, as the sponsor the Fan Favourite category.

"We’re delighted to present the prestigious Fan Favourite awards, which celebrates brands that excelled in appeal with the drinks sector and fans across Australia," said Product Manager Debbie Forster (pictured main).

"The winners topped all brand metrics from awareness, regular consumption to overall favourite – we’re thrilled to celebrate with achievement with you.

"Receiving the Fan Favourite award signals the status of the brand within the industry and such an award is an immense honour. Thank you for allowing us to share in your premier industry awards and be a part of such a special night."

The Fan Favourite winners were: 


Classic - Victoria Bitter

Contemporary - Great Northern

Premium - Corona Extra

Craft - James Squire 150 Lashes Pale Ale




Light - Vodka Cruiser

Dark - Jim Beam Bourbon & Cola


Dark: Jack Daniel's

Light: Smirnoff

Apertif/Liqueur: Bailey's


White: Jacob's Creek

Red: Penfolds

Rose: Jacob's Creek

Sparkling: Moet & Chandon