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Our Awards

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We’re not in the wine business primarily to win awards… but if any award does come our way it confirms we are doing our job in finding, sourcing and delivering the finest wines from around the world.

Wine Awards

Wines from the Hallgarten portfolio win many awards every year in all the major UK and international competitions, including the Sommelier Wine Awards, the Decanter World Wine Awards, The Wine Merchant Top 100, the International Wine Challenge and the International Wine & Spirit Competition.

Here are a handful of recent winners:

Sommelier Wine Awards 2017, Food Match Trophy 
Berton Vineyard, Reserve Coonawarra Cabernet Sauvignon

Sommelier Wine Awards 2017, Critics' Choice Trophy 
Schloss Johannisberg, Riesling Auslese 2012

Sommelier Wine Awards 2017, Critics' Choice Trophy
Saint Clair, Omaka Reserve Chardonnay 2015

Wine Merchant Top 100 2017, Best White Wine
Ktima Gerovassiliou, Malagousia 2016
IWC 2017, Best Vermouth Trophy
Quady Vya Sweet Vermouth NV

DWWA 2017, 
Platinum - Best in Show - Best Value Red Rhône Varietals
erton Vineyard, Reserve Barossa Shiraz 2015

Sommelier Wine Awards 2016, Critics’ Choice Trophy
Swartland Limited Release Viognier, 2015

Sommelier Wine Awards 2016, Critics' Choice Trophy
Ktima Gerovassiliou Malagousia, 2015 

Sommelier Wine Awards 2016, 
Food Match Trophy
Ktima Gerovassiliou Malagousia, 2015  

UKVA Awards 2015, Winemaker of the Year
Piers Greenwood, New Hall Vineyard

Check out more of the most recent award winning wines in our portfolio:


On top of this we regularly receive 90+ scores from Wine Advocate, Robert Parker, Wine Spectator and Decanter for wines in the portfolio.

Company Awards

We are proud to have won independent recognition in recent years for our contributions to the industry:

SWA - New World Wine Merchant 2017
SWA - Speciality Merchant of the Year 2016

WSET - Educator of the Year 2015 & 2016 - nominee
IWC - Wine List of the Year 2015 & 2016 
SWA - European Merchant of the Year 2015



SWA - New World Wine Merchant 2012, 2011
IWC - Wine List of the Year 2016, 2015, 2014
IWC - On Trade Supplier of the Year 2013, 2011, 2010 - shortlisted
IWC - Large Agent of the Year 2013 - shortlisted
IWC - Argentinean Specialist 2013 - shortlisted
IWC - Chilean Specialist 2013 - shortlisted

View our latest Awards Booklet below to discover even more award-winning wines!