The Decanter Awards is now in its 20th year and is regarded as the most respected wine competition in the world.

In past years, the competition has been dominated by Italian, Spanish and French wines.

However, for the first time, UK wines have been able to take home some of the competition’s most prestigious awards.

In total 143 excellent UK wines managed to bring home medals, including wines from Chapel Down and Wiston Estate.

Simon Field, regional chair for the UK at DWWA, and master of wine said: ‘The increase in both volume and quality of the still wines submitted, their provenance as varied as their quality was consistent.

‘The quality of the sparklers, secondly, continues to impress as the category takes on maturity; as the wines and winemakers alike take on a little more age it becomes increasingly clear that the long-held faith in such things has most definitely not been informed by misguided patriotism.’

Here are a few notable wines from our range that won an award:

Chapel Down

Chapel Down Vintage Reserve 75cl

Chapel Down managed to take home 9 awards, Including gold for their Kit’s Coty Coeur De Cuvée Extra Brut.

They also won silver for 6 wines including their Reserve Brut and Rosé Brut Reserve and bronze for their Brut and Rosé Brut.

Halfpenny Green


Halfpenny Green won silver for their Chardonnay and bronze for their Classic Cuveé Brut (both coming soon to Craft Drink).

Lyme Bay

Lyme Bay won silver for their Pinot Noir.


Three Choirs Vineyard

Three choirs won bronze for their Bacchus and Siegerrebe.

Whitehall Vineyard

Whitehall won silver for their Bella Rosa Rosé and their Nethercote Hill Pinot Noir-Rondo and bronze for their Pinot Gris and Charlotte May Rosé.

Wiston estate

Wiston Estate won silver for both the Rosé Brut and the Blanc De Blancs Brut

Woodchester Valley

Woodchester Valley won bronze for their Orpheus Bacchus.


All of these wines and more are available on our Portal. Why not stock up now ahead of English Wine Week! 

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