Andre Simon Memorial Funds Awards
Welcome you to the André Simon Food and Drink book awards for 2014

The Chairman and trustees of the Andre Simon Food and Drink book awards are delighted to announce the winners for the 2014 awards.

Winner of the 2014 prize in the food category:
  • A Year at Otter Farm
    by Mark Diacono (Bloomsbury Publishing)


Winner of the 2014 prize in the drink category:
  • Jura Wine
    by Wink Lorch (Wine Travel Media)


Special Commendation
  • The Virtues of the Table
    by Julian Baggini (Granta Publications)


John Avery Award
  • Sediment
    by Paul Keers & Charles Jennings (John Blake Publishing)


JULIAN COTTERELL
CHAIRMAN

PAST AWARD WINNERS

2013 Awards
Food:
MASTER IT
by Rory O'Connell

Drink:
THE WORLD OF SICILIAN WINE
by Bill Nesto and Frances Di Savino

The John Avery award:
SIMON HOPKINSON COOKS
by Simon Hopkinson

Special Commendation:
SMASHING PLATES
by Maria Elia

See all Past Award Winners »

"It's astonishing to win this award, especially considering the quality of previous winners - from Nigel Slater to Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall. It's such a great honour and I'm really bowled over. It's still sinking in."
Mark Diacono - Food Winner 2014

"Wine makes every meal an occasion, every table more elegant, every day more civilized."
André Simon

Mark Diacono, Food Winner 2014

Paul Keers & Charles Jennings, John Avery Award 2014

Julian Baggini, Special Commendation 2014