This year we have the following categories open to enter.

The criteria for each category can be viewed by clicking on the relevant category name below


Categories open to Independent Retailers - businesses with up to 10 stores

• Convenience Drinks Retailer of the Year (view criteria)

• Independent Beer Retailer of the Year (view criteria)

• Independent Spirits Retailer of the Year (view criteria)

• Independent Wine Retailer of the Year (view criteria)

• Independent Cider Retailer of the Year (view criteria)

• Independent Drinks Retailer of the Year (view criteria)

• Independent Champagne Retailer (view criteria)

• Luxury Retailer of the Year (view criteria)

• Newcomer of the Year (10 stores or fewer) (view criteria)

• Small Chain of the Year (2 - 10 stores) (view criteria)

• Drinks Wholesaler of the Year (view criteria)


Categories open to Multiple Retailers - business with 10 or more stores

• Drinks Buying Team of the Year

• Multiple Beer Retailer of the Year 

• Multiple Spirits Retailer of the Year

• Multiple Wine Retailer of the Year 

• Supermarket of the Year 

• Multiple Cider Retailer of the Year 

• Multiple Champagne Retailer

• Corporate Responsibility Retailer of the Year

• Multiple Specialist Retailer of the Year

• Best Retailer Promotion of the Year


This is open to any online business, including those run by supermarkets

• Online Retailer of the Year