Drinks Retailing Awards

Previous Winners

The winners at the 2013 Drinks Retailing Awards were:

Online/Direct Mail Retailer of the Year: Master of Malt
Drinks Wholesaler of the Year: Gordon & MacPhail
Drinks Buying Team of the Year: Tesco
Convenience Store of the Year: Harlescott Convenience Store
Independent Cider Retailer of the Year: Favourite Beers
Multiple Cider Retailer of the Year: Waitrose
Independent Beer Retailer of the Year: Real Ale
Multiple Beer Retailer of the Year: Tesco
Independent Spirits Retailer of the Year: Selfridges
Multiple Spirits Retailer of the Year: Waitrose
Independent Wine Retailer of the Year: Vagabond Wine
Multiple Wine Retailer of the Year: Waitrose
Independent Drinks Retailer of the Year: Cambridge Wine Merchants
Supermarket of the Year: Waitrose
Multiple Specialist Chain of the Year: Majestic Wine
Champagne Retailer of the Year: Corks Out
Innovation of the Year: Master of Malt
Responsible Retailer of the Year: Broadway Convenience Store
Newcomer of the Year: Vagabond Wines
Green / Ethical Retailer of the Year: Marks & Spencer
Lifetime Achievement Award: Steve Parfett, Parfett's Cash & Carry 

The winners at the 2012 Drinks Retailing Awards were:

  • Innovation of the Year: Fine & Rare Wines
  • Online/Direct Mail Retailer of the Year: The Whisky Exchange
  • Drinks Wholesaler of the Year: Gordon & MacPhail
  • Drinks Buying Team of the Year: Waitrose
  • Convenience Store of the Year: Dike & Son
  • Independent Cider Retailer of the Year: The Jug & Bottle
  • Multiple Cider Retailer of the Year: Tesco
  • Independent Beer Retailer of the Year: Favourite Beers
  • Multiple Beer Retailer of the Year: Waitrose
  • Independent Spirits Retailer of the Year:  Corks Out
  • Multiple Spirits Retailer of the Year: Morrisons
  • Independent Wine Retailer of the Year: The Oxford Wine Company
  • Multiple Wine Retailer of the Year: Majestic Wine
  • Independent Drinks Retailer of the Year: The Whalley Wine Shop
  • Supermarket of the Year: Waitrose
  • Multiple Specialist Chain of the Year: Rhythm and Booze
  • Champagne Retailer of the Year: Waitrose
  • Green / Ethical Retailer of the Year: Sainsbury's
  • Lifetime Achievement Award: Dee Blackstock MW
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    The winners at the 2011 Drinks Retailing Awards were:

  • Innovation of the Year: Naked Wines
  • Online/Direct Mail Retailer of the Year: Naked Wines
  • Drinks Wholesaler of the Year: Booker
  • Drinks Buying Team of the Year: Waitrose
  • Convenience Store of the Year: Mo's Convenience Store
  • Independent Cider Retailer of the Year: Jug & Bottle
  • Multiple Cider Retailer of the Year: Sainsbury's
  • Independent Beer Retailer of the Year: Chester Beer & Wine
  • Multiple Beer Retailer of the Year: Waitrose
  • Independent Spirits Retailer of the Year: The Whisky Exchange
  • Multiple Spirits Retailer of the Year: Sainsbury's
  • Independent Wine Retailer of the Year: Corks Out 
  • Multiple Wine Retailer of the Year: Waitrose
  • Independent Drinks Retailer of the Year: Cambridge Wine Merchants
  • Supermarket of the Year: Waitrose
  • High Street Chain of the Year: Majestic
  • Lifetime Achievement Award: David Smith
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    The winners at the 2010 Drinks Retailing Awards were:

  • Innovation of the Year: Majestic
  • Online/Direct Mail Retailer of the Year: Berry Bros & Rudd
  • Drinks Wholesaler of the Year: Booker
  • Drinks Buying Team of the Year: Waitrose
  • Convenience Store of the Year: Dolans Centra & Dolans Liquid World
  • Neighbourhood Off-licence of the Year: Corks Out
  • Cider Retailer of the Year: Tesco
  • Independent Beer Retailer of the Year: The Real Ale Corner
  • Multiple Beer Retailer of the Year: Booths
  • Independent Spirits Retailer of the Year: The Whisky Exchange
  • Multiple Spirits Retailer of the Year: Sainsbury's
  • Independent Wine Retailer of the Year: Barrica Wines
  • Multiple Wine Retailer of the Year: Waitrose
  • Independent Drinks Retailer of the Year: Cambridge Wine Merchants
  • Supermarket of the Year: Waitrose
  • High Street Chain of the Year: Majestic
  • Lifetime Achievement Award: Alan Toft
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    The winners at the 2009 Drinks Retailing Awards were: 

  • Award for Sales Excellence: Francois Ginther 
  • Best Customer Magazine or website: Whiskeria 
  • Cider retailer of the year: Tesco
  • Convenience store of the year: Bargain Booze Select Convenience
  • Drinks buying team of the year: Asda
  • Drinks wholesaler of the year: Booker 
  • High street chain of the year: Majestic
  • Independent beer retailer of the year: The Real Ale Shop
  • Indpendent drinks retailer of the year: Mitchells Wines
  • Independent spirits retailer of the year: The Whisky Exchange
  • Independent wine retailer of the year: The Sampler
  • Innovation of the year: Barrells and Bottles
  • Multiple beer retailer of the year: Tesco
  • Multiple spirits retailer of the year: Morrisons 
  • Multiple wine retailer of the year: Waitrose 
  • Neighbourhood Off Licence of the Year: The Jug & Bottle
  • Online/direct mail retailer of the year: Majestic 
  • Supermarket of the year: Waitrose
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    The winners at the 2008 Drinks Retailing Awards were:

  • Award for Excellence: Rodney Densem Wines
  • Best Customer magazine/website: Tesco
  • Convenience store of the Year: Bargain Booze, Crewe
  • Community Off Licence of the Year: Rock Bottom, Vale of Glamorgan
  • Drinks Buying Team of the Year: Tesco
  • Drinks Wholesaler of the Year: Booker
  • High Street Chain of the Year: Majestic Wine Warehouse
  • Independent Beer Retailer of the Year: Scatchards of Chester
  • Independent Spirits Retailer of the Year: Gordon and MacPhail
  • Independent Wine Retailer of the Year: Cellar Door Wines, St Albans
  • Innovation of the Year: Barrels and Bottles, Chesterfield
  • Multiple Beer Retailer of the Year: Waitrose
  • Multiple Spirits Retailer of the Year: Booths
  • Multiple Wine Retailer of the Year: Tesco
  • Online/Direct Mail Retailer of the Year: Tesco
  • Supermarket of the Year: Tesco
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