Tasting Success at the Sommelier Wine Awards

Celebrating 2 trophies, 22 Gold medals & 17 Silver medals

The Sommelier Wine Awards are an opportunity for us, and our partners around the world, to get feedback on our wines. We’ve received some outstanding feedback and we’re delighted to have been presented with a collection of trophies and medals.

As Kevin Pollard, Head of our On-Trade South team, said “We are very pleased to announce all our winners this at this years SWA and proud that, in these difficult times, there is still much to look forward to.”

Given the current climate, it’s been a very welcome boost receive some positive news. We can’t wait to share these wines with you as soon as possible! 

Below we’ve gathered a collection of our award winners, together with some stand out reviews from the SWA judging panel – click each image for further information

Gold Medal Winning Wines

Mucho Mas, Merlot
Chile, 2019

La Leyanda de Las Cruces, Sauvignon Blanc
Chile, 2019
Winner of the Pub & Bar Trophy

Touraine, Sauvignon Blanc
France, 2019
Domaine du Pre Baron
Winner of the ‘By the Glass’ Trophy

‘Cassis and green bell pepper dominate the aromatics, with fresh acidity on the palate holding the tannins in check. There’s great flavour intensity here, with cassis and pepper continuing to the finish.’

– Charlie Carter, L’ Atelier Du Vin on Mucho Mas, Merlot

Champagne Gremillet Sélection Brut
Champagne Gremillet

Ayler Kupp, Late Harvest, Riesling
Germany, 2017

Greece, 2019


Altemasi Trento Millesimato Spumante Brut
Italy, 2016

Caparrone Pecorino, Colline Pescaresi
Italy, 2019

Crocera, Barbera d’Asti Superiore
Italy, 2017
Il Cascinone

‘An aperitif wine by the pool on a hot summer’s day, and great value for money too.’

– Emanuel Pesqueira, Edwardian Hotels London on Caparrone Pecorino

Fondo Filara, Etna Rosso, Organic
Italy, 2017
Cantine Nicosia

Lunetta Rose Spumante Brut

Prestige, Chianti Classico Riserva
Italy, 2017

‘Yes! Pretty red fruits with some mint and smoke. Delicious, and a great food wine too.’

– Tim Smith, Winesurfer Consulting on Cantine Nicosia

Koshu, Gris de Gris
Japan, 2017
Chateau Mercian

Krohn, Vintage
Portugal, 2017
Wiese & Krohn

Vila Nova Vinho Verde
Portugal, 2019
Casa de Vila Nova


Wild House, Chenin Blanc
South Africa, 2019

The Tea Leaf
South Africa, 2019
Strange Kompanjie Unlimited

Brisa de Verano, Garnacha Tinta
Spain, 2018

‘A perfect by-the-glass wine that’s very fresh, with pleasant minerality and fresh exotic fruits.’

– Janusz Sasiadek, Mercato Metropolitano on Wild House, Chenin Blanc

Spain, 2013

Montes Obarenes, Rioja Blanco
Spain, 2016
Gomez Cruzado

Pasion de Bobal, Organic Rosado
Spain, 2019
Bodega Sierra Norte



Tierras del Isasa, Organic
Spain, 2018


Silver Medal Winning Wines

Champagne Gremillet Blanc de Noirs Brut
Champagne Gremillet

Champagne Gremillet Rose d’Assemblage Brut
Champagne Gremillet

Finca Arantei, Albariño
Spain, 2018
La Val


Cabriola by Borsao
Spain, 2016

Vega del Rayo, Rioja Vendimia Seleccionada
Spain, 2017


‘Jammy fruit and a dollop of vanilla cream leads to a well-made palate with pleasant fruit characteristics and a fine finish.’

– Michael Fiducia, Royal Automobile Club on Cabriola by Borsao


Award Winning, Press and Media