Trophy Winners

Trophy Winners

Achievement Awards

Achievement Awards

International wine &
spirit competition

Trophy shortlists

Trophy shortlists

SHORTLISTS

For each of our major awards, we announce trophy shortlists that have been narrowed down from hundreds of nominations.

Here you can take a look at all the people and companies that were shortlisted for top awards in our most recent competition, including the Business Awards, Achievement Awards and Wine and Spirit Producer Awards. Not sure what you’re looking for? Use our Search function to browse all shortlists and winners or check our Results page to find out when this year’s winners will be announced.

Achievement Awards

Communicator Of The Year (Spirits) 2016

Alice Lascelles

Martine Nouet

Joel Harrison & Neil Ridley

Tom Sandham & Ben McFarland

William Lowe

Trophy sponsored by Chivas Brothers

Chivas Brothers

Communicator Of The Year (Wine) 2016

Joe Wadsack

Cathy Huyghe

Will Lyons

Susy Atkins

Sarah-Jane Evans MW

Trophy sponsored by Veronafiere

Veronafiere

Julian Brind Memorial Award For Outstanding Achievement In The Wine Industry 2016

Justin Howard Sneyd MW

Ross Carter

Ruth Spivey

Liam Steevenson MW

Trophy sponsored by Waitrose

Waitrose

Wine Producer

Argentine Wine Producer Of The Year 2016

Bodegas Y Vinedos Pascual Toso SA

Molinos Rio de la Plata SA

Viniterra SA

Trophy sponsored by Wines of Argentina

Wines of Argentina

Australian Wine Producer Of The Year 2016

Stanton and Killeen

Hardys

All Saints Estate Winery

McGuigan Wines

Bird in Hand Winery

Canadian Wine Producer Of The Year 2016

Peller Estates (Andrew Peller Estates)

Trius Estates (Andrew Peller Estates)

Inniskillin Niagara Estate

Jackson-Triggs Niagara Estate

Champagne Producer Of The Year 2016

Champagne de Saint Gall

Champagne Gremillet

Champagne Le Brun de Neuville

Champagne Piper-Heidsieck

Champagne Lanson (Lanson International Diffusion)

Chilean Wine Producer Of The Year 2016

Casas del Bosque

TerraNoble

Viña Undurraga SA

Trophy sponsored by Mercado Chileno

Mercado Chileno

English Wine Producer Of The Year 2016

Court Garden

Chapel Down (English Wines Plc)

Nyetimber Ltd

Trophy sponsored by Vintners Company

Vintners Company

French Wine Producer Of The Year 2016

La Chablisienne (Union des Vignerons Associés des Monts de Bourgogne)

Domaine Laroche

Patriarche Père Et Fils (Castelnau Wine Agencies)

Château La Varière

Château de Riquewihr Domaines Dopff & Irion

Trophy sponsored by Vinimpo

Vinimpo

German Wine Producer Of The Year 2016

Weingut Horst Sauer

Winzergemeinschaft Franken eG

New Zealand Wine Producer Of The Year 2016

Giesen

Matua (Treasury Wine Estates)

Kim Crawford (Constellation Wines New Zealand)

Brancott Estate (Pernod Ricard NZ)

Portuguese Wine Producer Of The Year 2016

Esporão Vendas e Marketing

Blandy's

Sogevinus Fine Wines

Graham's Ports

Vinhos Barbeito Madeira Lda

Sherry Wine Producer Of The Year 2016

Emilio Lustau

Harveys

South African Wine Producer Of The Year 2016

Nederburg Wines (Pty) Ltd

De Morgenzon

Kleine Zalze Wines

Neethlingshof

KWV SA

Trophy sponsored by Dave Hughes

Dave Hughes

Spanish Wine Producer Of The Year 2016

El Coto de Rioja SA

J. García Carrión

Baron de Ley (Kingsland Drinks)

Masia Vallformosa SA

Vintae

United States Wine Producer Of The Year 2016

Delicato Family Vineyards

FFC Presents

Ste Michelle Wine Estates

E&J Gallo

Vini Del Trentino Italian Wine Producer Of The Year 2016

Fattoria la Vialla di Gianni Antonio e Bandino Lo Franco Società Agricola Semplice

Ferrari F.lli Lunelli

Mionetto S.P.A.

Societa Agricola Monteci S.S.

Tenuta la Parrina

Terre del Barolo Soc. Coop. Agr.

Trophy sponsored by Vini del Trentino

Vini del Trentino

Spirit Producer

Brandy Producer Of The Year 2016

ABK6 - Cognac SNC du Maine Drilhon

Maison Boinaud SAS

Spirit France

Château du Breuil SAS

Distell Ltd

Gin Producer Of The Year 2016

Bombay Sapphire (Bacardi Global Brands Inc.)

Edward Snell & Co Ltd

Hernö Gin AB

Spirit of the Lakes

Botanic Gin (The Drinks Company)

Liqueur Producer Of The Year 2016

Bimmerle KG

De Kuyper Royal Distillers

Distell Ltd

Marie Brizard - Groupe Belvedere

Toorank Ltd

Maverick Drinks

Gabriel Boudier

Rum Producer Of The Year 2016

Abbey Holdings Inc

R L Seale & Company Limited

Havana Club (Richmond Towers)

Scotch Whisky Producer Of The Year 2016

William Grant & Sons Distillers Ltd

The Glenmorangie Company

Kilchoman Distillery Co Ltd

Chivas Brothers

John Dewar & Son

Beam Suntory

International Beverage

Vodka Producer Of The Year 2016

Arcus AS

Distell Ltd

Purity Vodka

Kamill Spirits

Worldwide Whiskey Producer Of The Year 2016

Kavalan Distillery

Irish Distillers (Richmond Towers)

Sazerac Company

Teeling Whiskey Company

Retailer

Independent Retailer of the Year 2016

Hedonism wines

Reserve Wines

Friarwood Fine Wines

South Downs Cellar

Innovator Of The Year 2016

Tesco

Lidl

Aldi

M&S

Asda

Morrisons

Waitrose

Online Retailer of the Year 2016

The Whisky Barrel

Master of Malt

Petersham Cellar

Trophy sponsored by Esoterica

Esoterica

Retail Spirits Buyer Of The Year 2016

Aldi Stores Ltd

Waitrose

Lidl

Tesco

Retail Wine Buyer Of The Year 2016

Marks & Spencer

Lidl

Morrisons

Waitrose

Aldi

Trophy sponsored by Encirc

Encirc

Supermarket Of The Year 2016

Tesco

Lidl

Aldi

M&S

Asda

Morrisons

Waitrose

Trophy sponsored by McGuigan Wines

McGuigan Wines

Business Awards

Spirits Distributor 2016

Amathus Drinks

Maverick Drinks

Emporia Brands

Hi-Spirits

Wine Importer Of The Year 2016

ABS Wine Agencies

Enotria

Hatch Mansfield

Kingsland Drinks

Liberty Wines

Matthew Clark

Trophy sponsored by Wines of South Africa

Wines of South Africa