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Jancis Robinson has tasted the range of Tribaut Champagne and we are delighted that all have scored between 16 and 17 points. Her full notes are here. (Sept 2016)

We were delighted with the success of our Manchester tasting that was supported by a dozen of our wine suppliers and saw the launch of our Spanish craft lager Palax on draught and a range of bottled beers from Beer Cat of Barcellona. We hope that all of you that attended had a great time. (Sept 2016)

A long overdue update of all the awards our wines have received in 2016: Severnhill Riesling's Gold was the only one in its class in the Rutherglen Wine Show, their Inigo Shiraz and Cabernet both scored 94 points in Halidays Wine Companion 2016. Supper Club Sauvignon Blanc was in the company of many other better known top producers with a 4 Star rating in Wine State (an Australia and New Zealand buying guide). Les Terasses Rose scooped Gold at the Concourse de Paris with their White was Commended (86/100) in the Decanter WWA. H&B Provence Rose received a Bronze from Decanter, also being scored 90/100 in the Wine Enthusiast. Both H&B's Red and White were listed in Tim Atkins 'Top 100 Languedoc-Roussillon Wines'. Lastly our new Prosecco n.1 Brut was given a Silver at the IWSC awards. (Aug 2016)

Krombacher has again sponsored Dubtoberfest the UK's only German themed VW festival. Over 3,500 pints were served in the Bier Tent and mobile bar. (Jul 2016)

Delighted to see our accounts represented in the Manchester Food and Drink shortlists. Levanter, El Gato Negro and Iberica nominated for Restaurant of the Year, with Levanter also included in Best Neighbouhood Restaurant category and Lunya in Best Food and Drink Retailer. (Jul 2016)

Another Gold at the International Beer Challenge where the iconic Alhambra Reserva bottle was given top place for Best Packaging. (Sept 2015)

A massive well done to Lunya in Liverpool after it claimed the award of Northwest Restaurant of the Year for the second year running. Congratulations to Peter and the rest of the team for all their hard work. (Aug 2015)

Castelo de Medina have informed us of a huge list of awards for their Rueda wine, the highlights of which are Gold for Medina Verdejo & Medina Sauvignon in the Spanish CINVE tasting, Silver for the same wines from Concours Mondial de Bruxelles and Silver and Commended respectively at the International Wine Challenge. (June 2015)

Great success for Krombacher at Imbibe's Low Alcohol Tasting where their Pils came top of its category by some margin and Weizen second amongst all the wheat beers. (June 2015)

Pago los Balancines, producers of Crash wines, were chosen as the official winery for one of the best gastronomic events of the year - The World's Best Restaurants 2015. Their wines were served to 700 chefs, experts and jounalists at the ceremony that featured Heston Blumentahal and the famous Noma of Copenhagen. (June 2015)

Berdugo Crianza was awarded a Silver Medal by the Concours Mondial de Bruxelles. (June 2015)

Nivei the eyecatching white Rioja was given an equally noteworthy Bronze at the Sommelier Wine Awards 2015.(June 2015)

One of the new wines from our new portfolio has already picke up an award. Clos La Coutale Cahors was given a Merit by Decanter. (May 2015)

Segral Ambra Albarino has become one of the Champion Wines at the Wines From Spain Awards where it was credited as Best White over £10. (Dec 2014)

Great news from the International Beer Challenge where the limited release Alhambra Reserva 75cl bottle scooped Silver for Best Packaging and Windhoek was awarded Bronze amongst the lager enteries. (Oct 2014)

Plenty of accolades from the infulential James Halliday for Australian wineries Byrne Estate and First Drop - 4.5 and 5 stars respectively - and high marks for their wines both here and at AWC Vienna International Wine Challenge 2014 - the world’s largest competition. Full details on our Facebook page (Sept 2014).

Stunning news of Medina Verdejo; judged by the WAWWJ whose 'World Wine Ranking' of scores from various competitions has made it BEST VERDEJO in the WORLD. (Sept 2014)

Congratulations to two Alhambra stockists Lunya in Liverpool and Bar 44 in Cowbridge, South Wales - both regional winners of 'Readers Restaurant of the Year, Good Food Guide 2015'. Their food - and our beers and wines - go forward to the national final. We wish them good luck. (July 2014)

News of awards for Bodegas Vallemayor. Their Crianza 2011 Rioja has won a 'Double Gold' medal with 98 tasting points in the San Francisco International Wine Competition and the Reserva 2007 a Silver medal. (July 2014)

Morgenrot made our full debut at this years London Wine Trade Fair at Olympia. It was a great success for us with the visual impact of our bar / stand drawing attention and receiving many admiring comments. The selection from our wine and beer portfolio chosen for tasting further enchanced our reputation as one of the most dynamic companies outside of London. A special thanks to all those who visited us. (June 2014)

The following wines from our list have been awarded medals in the IWSC 2014. Silver for Syte (Tierra de Castilla) and Bronze to all of these: Synera Crianza and Roqueta Reserva (Catalunya); Medina Verdejo and Sauvignon (Rueda); Mont de Milieu, Les Venerables, La Pierrelee and Pas si Petit (all Chablis). June 2014

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