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.

Spirits Producers

Brandy Producer Of The Year 2017

KWV

Distilleria Marzadro Spa

Miguel Torres

Distell

Bodegas Fundador

Louis Royer SA

International Gin Producer of the Year 2017

Blackwater Distillery

De Kuyper Royal Distillers

Distillerie Combier

Distillery Botanica Pty Ltd

Hernö Gin

Trophy sponsored by The Gin Guild

The Gin Guild

Liqueur Producer Of The Year 2017

Joseph Cartron

Marie Brizard

Mozart Distillerie GmbH

Xquisito

Rum Producer Of The Year 2017

Angostura Limited

Demerara Distillers

Distillerie Neisson

Flor de Caña

Scotch Whisky Producer Of The Year 2017

Atom Brands

Douglas Laing & Co

The Glenmorangie Company

The BenRiach Distillery Company

William Grant & Sons

Distell

Whyte & Mackay

UK Gin Producer of the Year 2017

Atom Brands

Diageo PlC

Curio Spirits

Warner Edwards Distillery

Manchester Gin

City of London Distillery

Trophy sponsored by The Gin Guild

The Gin Guild

Vodka Producer Of The Year 2017

Purity Vodka

Prodal 94

Lignell & Piispanen

Distell

Worldwide Whiskey Producer Of The Year 2017

Knob Creek (Multiply)

Sazerac

Kavalan Distillery

Campari America

William Grant & Sons

Business Awards

Distiller Of The Year Trophy 2017

Kavalan Distillery

Achievement Awards

Associate Judge Of The Year 2017

Cherry Constable

Julian Brind Memorial Trophy For Outstanding Achievement in the Wine Industry 2017

Nick Room

Stephen Cronk

Joe Fattorini

Nik Darlington

Trophy sponsored by Waitrose

Waitrose

Lifetime Achievement Trophy 2017

Richard Paterson

Trophy sponsored by Glenmorangie

Glenmorangie

Outstanding Achievement In Scotch Whisky 2017

Dr. Nick Morgan

Dave Broom

Stephen Notman

Sandy Hyslop

Sukhinder Singh

Spirit Communicator Of The Year 2017

Neil Ridley & Joel Harrison

Dave Broom

Olivier Ward

Amanda Victoria

Trophy sponsored by Chivas Brothers

Chivas Brothers

Wine Communicator Of The Year 2017

Joe Fattorini

Trophy sponsored by Vinitaly

Vinitaly

Wine Producers

Argentine Wine Producer Of The Year Trophy 2017

El Esteco

Bodegas Fabre

Terrazas de los Andes

Trivento Bodegas y Viñedos

Viniterra

Trophy sponsored by Wines of Argentina

Wines of Argentina

Australian Wine Producer Of The Year Trophy 2017

Levantine Hill Estate

House of Arras

Wolf Blass Wines Pty Ltd

The Collective Wine Company

McGuigan Wines

Hardys

Canadian Wine Producer Of The Year Trophy 2017

Andrew Peller Estates

Inniskillin Niagara Estate

Jackson-Triggs Niagara Estate

Reif Estate Winery Inc

Champagne Producer Of The Year Trophy 2017

Champagne de Saint Gall

Champagne Pannier

Champagne Piper-Heidsieck

Champagne Henri Abele

Chilean Wine Producer Of The Year 2017

Carolina Wine Brands

Viña Cono Sur

Hacienda El Condor SA

Casas del Bosque

Trophy sponsored by Mercado Chileno

Mercado Chileno

English Wine Producer Of The Year Trophy 2017

Chapel Down

Gusbourne Estate

Kingscote Estate

Nyetimber Limited

Wiston Estate

Trophy sponsored by Vintners Company

Vintners Company

Fortified Wine Producer Of The Year 2017

Blandys

Justino's. Madeira Wines S.A.

Sogevinus Fine Wines

Symington Family Estates

Harveys Sherry (Bodegas Fundador)

Emilio Lustau SA

All Saints Estate Winery

Morris (Casella Wines)

French Still Wine Producer Of The Year 2017

Cave de Tain l'Hermitage

Château La Varière

La Cave des Vignerons de Pfaffenheim

German Wine Producer Of The Year 2017

Weingut Horst Sauer

Hiestand

Belsazar GmBH

Italian Wine Producer Of The Year Trophy 2017

Ferrari F.lli Lunelli SpA

Fattoria La Vialla di Gianni Antonio e Bandiono Lo Franco Societa Agricola Semplice

Tenute Piccini

Vigne del Malina Soc Agr. Bacchetti Roberto e Trevisan Maria Luisa S.S

New Zealand Wine Producer Of The Year Trophy 2017

Profile Farms Ltd

Peregrine Wines Ltd

Matua Valley Wines Ltd

Crossroads

Kim Crawford

Villa Maria

Takapoto Estate

Portuguese Wine Producer Of The Year Trophy 2017

Casa Ermelinda Freitas-Vinhos Lda

Rozès SA

Bacalhoa Vinhos de Portugal

Cooperativa Agrícola de St. Isidro de Pégoes C.R.L

South African Wine Producer Of The Year 2017

Kanonkop Wine Estate

Plaisir de Merle

Nederburg

Jordan Estate

KWV

StellenRust Wines

Trophy sponsored by Dave Hughes

Dave Hughes

Spanish Wine Producer Of The Year Trophy 2017

Rovellats

Bodegueros y Viticultores Altos de Rioja

Bodegas Pinord SA

The Jing Song Trophy For Best Chinese Wine Producer 2017

Changyu Pioneer Wine Co. Ltd. Yantai China

Helan Qingxue Vineyard

Jade Vineyard

Tiansai Vineyards

Xinjiang Sandyland Wine Co. Ltd

USA Wine Producer Of The Year Trophy 2017

Grgich Hills Estate

Quady Estate

Black Stallion Estate

Winemaker Of The Year Trophy 2017

Kanonkop Wine Estates

Trophy sponsored by Amazon.co.uk

Amazon.co.uk

Importers

Spirits Distributor Of The Year 2017

Maxxium UK

Cellar Trends

Maverick Drinks

Mangrove

The Drinks Company

Emporia Brands

Amathus Drinks

Wine Importer Of The Year Trophy 2017

ABS Wine Agencies

Bibendum

John E Fells

Matthew Clark

North South Wines

Raisin Social

Trophy sponsored by Wines of South Africa

Wines of South Africa

Retailer Awards

Independent Spirits Retailer Of The Year 2017

The Whisky Exchange

Celtic Whiskey Shop

Riddles Emporium

Independent Wine Retailer Of The Year 2017

Lea & Sandeman

The Good Wine Shop

Christopher Piper Wines

Trophy sponsored by Frescobaldi

Frescobaldi

Innovator Of The Year 2017

Tesco

Lidl

Aldi Stores

Marks & Spencer

Asda

Morrisons

Waitrose

Supermarket Of The Year 2017

Tesco

Lidl

Aldi Stores

Marks & Spencer

Asda

Morrisons

Waitrose

Trophy sponsored by McGuigan Wines

McGuigan Wines

Supermarket Spirits Buying Team of the Year

Marks & Spencer

Lidl

Aldi

The Co-operative

Supermarket Wine Buying Team of the Year

The Co-operative

Morrisons

Asda

Marks & Spencer

Waitrose

Tesco

Lidl

Aldi