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Sunday's Best wins Platinum Medal at international Bloody Mary Competition

04/12/2021 03:18PM ● By Steven Hoffman
Collin and Annie Dawkins launched Sunday's Best in 2020, and they’ve already earned lofty accolades for their Bloody Mary mix. 
Their creation, Sunday's Best, was recently honored with a platinum medal at the third annual international Drunken Tomato Awards. Their award-winning product was applauded by a panel of expert Bloody Mary judges at this year's competition. Judges found Sunday's Best to be “bold, very flavorful and a good amount of spice.” The judges gave the mix the highest possible award in the Caesar category.
Collin and Annie Dawkins are the founders of Sunday's Best LLC. They live in Lancaster, Pa. now, but they first met in Oxford.
Collin explained that he and Annie met in 10th grade at Oxford Area High School and they have been together ever since.
Collin explained, “We graduated from OAHS in 2013 before attending Millersville University. I lived in Oxford my entire life. Annie moved from Alaska to Oxford in 2010.”
They still visit friends and family in Oxford regularly. The mix can also be found locally at Flickerwood Wine Cellars in Oxford.
The company’s website explains that the couple loved making Bloody Marys and trying them anywhere they go. But they could never find a drink that lived up to the ones they would make at home.
“We launched Sunday's in 2020 and have had so much fun growing the company over the past year,” Collin said. “We think that we have the best mix out there. Getting validation from the most competitive Bloody Mary competition in the world is just amazing.”
The Drunken Tomato Awards is an international Bloody Mary competition that rewards the hard work and passion of industry manufacturers who produce superior products. By utilizing a blind taste testing environment, industry influencers from across the nation are able to provide unbiased feedback that assists consumers in discovering reliable, quality mixes.
“The Drunken Tomato Awards represent a standard of achievement within the bloody Mary community,” said Shelley Buchanan, the founder. “As indicators of exceptional quality, our medals quite simply let you know who makes the best Bloody Mary mixes in the world.”
More information about Sunday's Best LLC and how to purchase the Sunday’s Bloody Mary Mix can be found at