Our Trophy winners unveiled

Congratulations to the 10 Trophy winners in this year’s Wine Merchant Top 100.

These are the wines that topped their categories in this year’s judging. Our other winners will be unveiled on Monday, May 21 at the London Wine Fair – where they will all be available to taste on our stand within Esoterica.

We’ll also be announcing a record crop of highly commended wines, which will appear in the winners’ supplement published next month with The Wine Merchant magazine.


Best Red

Uvas Felices El Hombre Bala Old Vine Garnacha, Madrid, Spain 2015

(£21.99, Boutinot)

Best White

Druida Reserva, Dão, Portugal 2016

(£24, The Knotted Vine)

Best Sparkling

Champagne Lelarge-Pugeot Blanc de Blancs Extra Brut, Champagne, France NV

(£36.49, Hallgarten)

Best Fortified

Barros Colheita Port, Douro, Portugal 2005

(£29, Hallgarten)

Best Rosé

Bird in Hand Pinot Noir Rosé, Adelaide Hills, Australia 2017
(£14.99, Seckford Agencies)

Best-Value Red

Cantina di Montalcino Brunito, Tuscany, Italy 2015

(£9.95, Enotria & Coe)

Best-Value White

Cavit Bottega Vinai Nosiola, Trentino, Italy 2017

(£9.99, Boutinot)

Best-Value Sparkling

Durello Palladiano Spumante Brut, Veneto, Italy NV

(£9.99, Boutinot)

Best-Value Fortified

Valdespino Single-Vineyard Fino, Jerez, Spain NV

(£18.49, Liberty Wines)

Best-Value Rosé

Domaines Paul Mas Claude Val Rosé, IGP Pays d’Oc, France 2017
(£6.99, Domaines Paul Mas)

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s