The 2008 Decanter Retailer of the Year Awards

Specials Specials

As part of the continued growth of the Decanter World Wine Awards, we have revamped our Retailer Awards to make them more extensive, more democratic and more authoritative. Here are the results of the 2008 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.

The Winners

Supermarket of the Year

Marks & Spencer

runner-up

Tesco

shortlisted

Waitrose

EH Booth & Co

Asda


Specialist Wine Chain of the Year

Majestic

shortlisted

Threshers

Wine Rack

Oddbins

Nicolas


Independent Merchant of the Year (12 staff and over)

Adnams

shortlisted

Jeroboams

Fortnum & Mason

Selfridges

Tanners

Lea & Sandeman


Independent Merchant of the Year (under 12 staff)

Green & Blue

runner-up

Wood Winters Wines & Whiskies

shortlisted

Philglas and Swiggot

The Vineking

Green & Blue

Handford Wines

Bennetts

Haslemere Cellar

Roberson Wine

Stone, Vine & Sun

Noel Young

The Sampler

Connollys Wine


Online Wine Merchant of the Year

Berry Bros. & Rudd

shortlisted

The Wine Society

From Vineyards Direct

South Africa Wines Online

Cadman Fine Wines

Swig

Averys


Specialist Independent Merchant of the Year

Vintage Roots

runner-up

South Africa Wines Online

shortlisted

Cavas de Gaucho

New Zealand House of Wine

Oz Wines

Vin du Vin


The Readers' Awards

High Street Wine Chain of the Year

Majestic

Wine Merchant of the Year

The Wine Society