Find out which retailers have made the shortlist at this year's Decanter Retailer of the Year Awards...

Entries to the Decanter Retailer Awards 2018 have been judged on the individual retailers’ quality, value, range, service, innovation and performance over the previous year.

Our panel of expert judges convened at 67 Pall Mall to debate entrants during a day of judging earlier this month. Their aim was to reward, encourage and highlight the UK’s best wine retailers, to help wine lovers in the country find great bottles to enjoy.

Final results will be announced on 20 September at a ceremony at the OXO2 in central London.


Who were this year’s judges?

  • Peter Richards MW, Awards Chairman –Wine Writer and Presenter on BBC1’s Saturday Kitchen
  • Peter Ranscombe – Wine columnist and drinks blogger for the Scottish Field
  • Matt Walls – Freelance wine writer
  • Andy Howard MW – Decanter contributor and wine writer
  • Fiona BeckettFood and wine writer, matchingfoodandwine.com

Find out more about this year’s judging panel here


The Decanter Retailer of the Year Awards 2018 Shortlist:

Supermarket of the Year Shortlist

-Booths
-Co-op
-Marks & Spencer
-Waitrose


National Wine Shop of the Year Shortlist

-Tanners Wines
-Woodwinters Wines & Whiskies


London Multi Store of the Year Shortlist

-Borough Wines & Beers
-Jeroboams
-Lea & Sandeman
-Vagabond Wines


London Wine Shop of the Year Shortlist (Turnover Over 1 Million)

-Berry Bros & Rudd
-Harrods
-Lea & Sandeman
-The Good Wine Shop
-Uncorked


London Neighbourhood Wine Shop of the Year Shortlist (Turnover Under 1 Million)

-Connaught Wine Cellars
-Dynamic Vines
-Humble Grape
-MW Restaurants
-Noble Green Wines


Regional Wine Shop of the Year Shortlist

-Averys
-Bon Coeur Fine Wines
-D. Byrne & Co
-Dunell’s
-House of Townend
-Nickolls and Perks
-Reserve Wines
-Salut Wines
-Slurp Wine Company
-Taurus Wines
-The Pip Stop
-Tivoli Wines
-Z&B Vintners/ The Vinorium


Online Retailer of the Year Shortlist

-Cru World Wine
-Lay & Wheeler
-Slurp Wine Company
-Tanners Wines
-The Natural Wine Co/ Buon Vino
-The Wine Society
-Vin Cognito


Bordeaux Specialist Retailer of the Year Shortlist

-Berry Bros & Rudd
-BI Wines & Spirits
-Goedhuis & Co
-Justerini & Brooks
-Lea & Sandeman
-Nickolls and Perks


Burgundy Specialist Retailer of the Year Shortlist

-Berry Bros & Rudd
-Goedhuis & Co
-Justerini & Brooks
-Lay & Wheeler
-Lea & Sandeman


Champagne and Sparkling Specialist Retailer of the Year Shortlist

-Nickolls and Perks
-The Finest Bubble
-The Good Wine Shop
-Waitrose


Italy Specialist Retailer of the Year Shortlist

-Jeroboams
-Justerini & Brooks
-Lea & Sandeman
-Uncorked
-Vini Italiani


Loire Specialist Retailer of the Year Shortlist

-Yapp Bros
-Lay & Wheeler


Regional France Specialist of the Year Shortlist

-The Wine Society
-Yapp Bros


Rhone Specialist of the Year Shortlist

-Lay & Wheeler
-Yapp Bros


South Africa Specialist of the Year Shortlist

-Berry Bros & Rudd
-Lay & Wheeler
-Love Wine
-Swig


Spain Specialist of the Year Shortlist

-Bl Wines & Spirits
-L’Oculto
-The Wine Society


USA Specialist of the Year Shortlist

-Berry Bros & Rudd
-Roberson Wine


Newcomer of the Year Shortlist

-Connaught Wine Cellars
-L’Oculto
-MW Restaurants
-Tivoli Wines
-Wanderlust Wine


En Primeur Campaign of the Year Shortlist

-BI Wines & Spirits
-Corney & Barrow
-Goedhuis & Co
-Lay & Wheeler


Subscription Wine Club of the Year Shortlist

-Lay & Wheeler – Fine Wine Discovery Club
-Tanners Wines
-The Daily Drinker
-Wanderlust Wine


Innovator & Outstanding Wine Retailer of the Year

There are no shortlists for these categories. Winners will be announced at the awards ceremony on 20 September 2018.


Winners of this year’s awards will be announced at the Retailer of the Year Awards Presentation Ceremony at The OXO2, London on 20 September 2018.


See the winners from the 2017 Retailer Awards

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