At last night’s 2016 New Zealand Food Awards, Constellation Brands were recognised for efforts on their VNO Lighter range, by being presented with the coveted Business Innovation Award.

You can see our work with VNO SKinny here

NZ Food Awards Judges commentary commended Constellation Brands for their:

  • Initiative is to diversify NZ wine styles, and it’s collaboration with New Zealand Wine Growers and MPI to make and market lighter, but flavourful wine styles
  • Work with winemakers, retailers and consumers to refine product concept
  • Temperature-sensitive label to show optimum consumption temperature
  • And said that the project has led to growth and innovation, and has potential for expansion abroad