The 2009 Decanter Retailer of the Year Awards

Here are the results of the 2009 Decanter Retailer of the Year awards, including the winners of the readers' awards for the High Street Chain of the Year and Wine Merchant of the Year.


Supermarket of the Year

Waitrose

runner-up

Marks and Spencer

shortlisted

Tesco

EH Booth & Co

Asda

Commendation

Aldi, for leading the way with good-quality cheaper wine


Wine Chain of the Year

Majestic Wine

shortlisted

Wine Rack

Oddbins


Independent Merchant of the Year

Tanners

Runner Up

Lea & Sandeman

shortlisted

Adnams

Connollys Wine

Jeroboams

Corney and Barrow


Small Independent Merchant of the Year

The Sampler

runner-up

Les Caves de Pyrene

shortlisted

D Byrne

Hanging Ditch Wine Merchants

Philglas and Swiggot

Private Cellar

The Secret Cellar

Woodwinters Wines and Whiskies

The Vineking

Noel Young

The Sampler

Commendation

Palmers Wine Store, Bridport, for its well-chosen and excellent-value range


Online Wine Merchant of the Year

Berry Bros. & Rudd

shortlisted

From Vineyards Direct

Nick Dobson Wines

Direct Wines

runner-up

The Wine Society


Specialist Merchant of the Year

Yapp Wines

runner-up

Cavas de Gaucho

shortlisted

Bordeaux Index (Bordeaux)

Domaine Direct (Burgundy)

Howard Ripley (Germany)

New Zealand House of Wine (New Zealand House of Wine)


The Readers' Awards

High Street Wine Chain of the Year

Majestic

Small Wine Merchant of the Year

The Sampler