The Drinks Trust’s Golden Pineapples are back on 28th September 2023

Following a successful launch in 2022, celebrating the businesses, brands and individuals who have invested significantly in the industry workforce, The Golden Pineapples returns on 28th  September.

A ‘must attend’ of the drinks and hospitality industry event calendar, The Golden Pineapples is unique in its offering, celebrating those who champion their staff, delivering attendees and brands the opportunity to network and socialise and raising vital funds for the work of The Drinks Trust.

In association with VinLog, the Golden Pineapples will return on Thursday, 28th September 2023, at The Belgravia, Grosvenor Place, London.

Alongside a new venue, The Drinks Trust’s Golden Pineapples will welcome guests to a new event format. The evening will be a coming together and celebration of the UK drinks & hospitality industries. The event comprises a drinks reception, canapes and food bowls, a few prestigious awards and first-class entertainment.

Attendees on the night will include buyers and procurement professionals from across the industry, many of the leading companies within drinks retailing the hospitality industry and Drinks Trust Patrons.

The evening will be hosted by Master of Ceremonies and Drinks Trust Trustee, the Global Rum Ambassador, Ian Burrell.

As Master of Ceremonies, Ian will be helping The Drinks Trust raise valuable funds for the charity’s Cost of Living Appeal, aimed at raising £230,000 to support colleagues facing ongoing challenges with financial hardship and well-being difficulties.

Ross Carter, CEO of The Drinks Trust, comments: “We are delighted to be returning with the Golden Pineapples this September and look forward to hosting all our supporters and partners and to celebrating our award winners. We would like to thank those businesses who have supported the event through sponsorship and funding. See you all on the 28th.”

Applications remain open for businesses across the industry sectors detailed below to win what has been already established to be the most coveted award in the industry – The Golden Pineapple – a symbol of the hospitality industry and a mark of dedication to its people.

75% of the event’s tickets are already sold out, so industry businesses willing to support their trade charity can purchase their table by visiting

If you’d like to discuss further how your business can support The Drinks Trust’s Golden Pineapples, please email The Fundraising Team at or call 0203 7001970.

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