Patritti has been shortlisted for the prestigious Optus My Business Awards.
A local South Australian business, Patritti is in the running to take out one of Australia's longest-standing business awards program.
Patritti has been shortlisted as a finalist to win in the Export Business of the Year category at the 2017 Optus My Business Awards, the premier event of the year for SMEs.
Founded in 1926, Patritti offers premium wine and non-alcoholic fruit juice to the world. It has strong relationships within Asia, particularly in China which is its largest export market and continues to provide strong growth for the brand.
The Optus My Business Awards, which covers 28 categories, acknowledges best practice within a particular industry sector, as well as individual business leaders, excellence in customer service and achievements in innovation, corporate social responsibility and workplace culture.
Winners from all categories will be automatically shortlisted for the highly coveted Business of the Year Award.
Adam Zuchetti, editor of My Business, said Australian SMEs are at the leading edge of innovation and customer service excellence, as represented by this year's Optus My Business Awards finalists.
"My Business is extremely proud to showcase those companies and their leaders that are thriving by pushing the boundaries and challenging the status quo across a diverse spectrum of industries," Mr Zuchetti said.
"Determining this year's finalists was no easy feat, with our selection panel working through an outstanding calibre of entries and the highest submission rate for the awards to date."
"On behalf of the My Business team, I would like to congratulate all of this year's finalists and wish them the best of luck for the big night."
Ines Patritti, Managing Director at Patritti said she was humbled by the nomination.
"Internationally, Australia has a reputation for producing excellent high quality food and wine products. Patritti's recognition for its excellent contribution to the export of premium wine and non-alcoholic fruit juice supports and further enhances this reputation," she added.
The winners will be announced at a black tie awards dinner on Friday 10 November at The Westin Sydney.