Andre Simon Memorial Funds Awards
Welcome to the André Simon Food and Drink book awards for 2020

The Chairman and trustees of the André Simon Food and Drink book awards are delighted to announce the winners for the 2020 awards.

Book Awards 2020

Winner of the 2020 Food Award
  • Red Sands
    by Caroline Eden (Quadrille)

Winner of the 2020 Drink Award
  • Intoxicating: Ten Drinks that Shaped Australia
    by Max Allen (Thames & Hudson Australia)

Special Commendation
  • Nose Dive
    by Harold McGee (John Murray)

John Avery Award
  • Salmon
    by Mark Kurlansky (Oneworld)


This year's shortlisted authors - selected from over 150 - also included:
  • Jikoni
    by Ravinder Bhogal (Bloomsbury Publishing)
  • Summer Kitchens
    by Olia Hercules (Bloomsbury Publishing)
  • Falastin: A Cookbook
    by Sami Tamimi & Tara Wigley (Ebury Press)
  • Parwana
    by Durkhanai Ayubi (Murdoch Books)
  • Inside Bordeaux: the châteaux, their wines and the terroir
    by Jane Anson (Berry Bros. & Rudd Press)
  • The Wines of Georgia
    by Lisa Granik (Infinite Ideas)
  • Wine from Another Galaxy: Noble Rot
    by Dan Keeling & Mark Andrew (Quadrille)

For further information contact Katie Lander on katie@andresimon.co.uk or 0780 131 0973.

Awards 2019
Awards 2019
Awards 2019