VIBE Vista Award Nominations Open Monday, December 6, 2021

The Award Season is Back for 2022!

VIBE Vista Awards recognize the top performers in the beverage industry through the creation, training, execution, management and on-going positive results of beverage programs. Keep reading below to learn about deadlines, start nominations and important FAQs.

Nominations close March 7, 2022

Award Nomination Categories Include:

  • Best Beverage Menu 2022
  • Best Responsible Alcohol Service 2022
  • Best Training Program 2022
  • Best Overall: Hotels, Casinos and Cruise lines 2022
  • Best Overall: Multi-Unit Chain Restaurants 2022
  • Best Adult Alcohol-Free Beverage Program 2022
  • Best Beer Program 2022
  • Best Wine Program 2022
  • Best Spirits Program 2022
  • Best Beverage Limited Time Offer (LTO) 2022
  • Best Off-Premise Beverage Pickup and Delivery Program 2022

Award Perks!

  • Position your company as an industry leader
  • Stand out from the competition
  • Network with the industry's biggest names
  • Make headlines and promote your business
  • Benefit from an onsite Awards ceremony
  • Receive an engraved award
  • Recognition in the VIBE Newsletter

Vista Awards 2022 FAQs

When are award submissions due?

Are there minimum standards to qualify as a finalist?

What is the maximum number of pages I can attach for supporting material?

What type of file would you like uploaded for supporting material?

When submitting can I include a link?

Can I send live materials?

Can I submit the same nomination for different categorizes?

When will nominations need to be live in the field so results can be measured?

Who can submit a nomination?

Can companies with multiple concepts (DBA'S) submit one nomination for all concepts (DBA'S)?

Multiple Concept Award Example:

When will I be notified if I am a finalist?

When will I be notified if I am a winner?

Who will be judging the VIBE Vista Awards?

When are the awards?

Congratulations to All 2021 VIBE Award Winners!

Individual Award Winners:

  • Legend Award Winner: Scott Hempstead, The Boston Beer Company
  • Innovator Award Winner: Bruce Skala, HOA Brands, LLC

Supplier Award Winners:


  • Large company: Anheuser-Busch and Constellation Brands (Tie)
  • Medium company: The Boston Beer Company
  • Small company: Lagunitas Brewing Company


  • Large company: E. & J. Gallo Winery
  • Medium company: Ste. Michelle Wine Estates
  • Small company: J. Lohr Vineyards & Wines


  • Large company: Bacardi USA Inc.
  • Medium company: Sazerac Company
  • Small company: Tito's Handmade Vodka


  • Large company: Red Bull
  • Medium company: Monin Gourmet Flavorings
  • Small company: Q Mixers