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Awards and Accolades

Bancroft Industry Nominations

Harpers Awards 2015 WINNER

Best distributor/agent (small)

 Harpers Awards 2014 Finalist

Best distributor/supplier to independents.

Harpers France Awards Finalist 2013

Best distributor/supplier for French wine.

IWC 2013 Shortlisted

On trade supplier of the year.

At Bancroft Wines we pride ourselves on working with some of the creme-de-la-creme of producers from around the world. We know the hard work, sweat, tears and above all passion that goes into making these wines so when they win international awards we are even more proud to represent them, mostly exclusively, in the UK.

Here’s a round up of recent award-winning wines, from our equally award-winning producers:

Decanter World Wine Awards 2015

6 Golds!

Hartenberg The MacKenzie 2012 (Stellenbosch, South Africa)

Cederberg Shiraz 2013 (Cederberg, South Africa)

Cederberg Five Generations Cabernet Sauvignon 2013 (Cederberg, South Africa)

Marjan Simcic Leonardo 2009 (Slovenia)

Luigi Bosca Gala 1 2012 (Mendoza, Argentina)

Bouchon Family Wines Canto Sur 2014 (Maule, Chile)


Chateau Viranel Tradition 2014

Cederberg Sauvignon Blanc 2014 (Cederberg, South Africa)

Cederberg Cabernet Sauvignon 2012 (Cederberg, South Africa)

Cederberg Five Generations Chenin Blanc 2012 (Cederberg, South Africa)

Ghost Corner Pinot Noir 2014 (Elim, South Africa)

Ghost Corner Semillon 2013 (Elim, South Africa)

Ghost Corner Sauvignon Blanc 2014 (Elim, South Africa)


Chateau Viranel Trilogie Rouge 2013

Barolo Bussia  Bolmida 2011 (Piedmont, Italy)

Ghost Corner The Bowline 2014 (Elim, South Africa)



Chateau Viranel V 2012

Chateau Viranel Tradition Rouge 2012

Ghost Corner Wild Ferment Sauvignon Blanc 2014


Sommelier Wine Awards 2015


Ataraxia, Chardonnay, 2013 (Hemel-en-Aarde, South Africa)


Cederberg Bukettraube, 2014 (Cederberg, South Africa)

Fratelli Muratori, Villa Crespia, Brolese, Franciacorta Extra Brut Rosé, NV (Lombardy, Italy)

Marjan Simcic, Leonardo 2008 (Slovenia)

Monte da Ravasqueira, Tinto, 2013 (Alentejo, Portugal)

Diluvio, Albariño, 2013 (Rias Baixas, Spain)

10X Pinot Noir 2013, Ten Minutes By Tractor (Mornington Peninsula, Australia)


Ghost Corner Sauvignon 2014 (Elim, South Africa)

Monte da Ravasqueira, Vinha das Romãs, 2012 (Alentejo, Portugal)

Cheninsolite 2013, Domaine Alex Quady (Loire, France)

Collection Chenin Chardonnay 2013, Domaine J Mourat (Loire, France)

Potter Valley Riesling 2013, Chateau Montelena (Napa Valley)


International Wine Challenge 2015

Gold and Trophy Winner

Sauvignon Blanc 2014, Cederberg


Ghost Corner Wild Ferment Sauvignon Blanc 2014

Ghost Corner The Bowline 2014

Bourgogne Pinot Noir ‘Secret de Famille’ 2013, Albert Bichot


Cederberg Shiraz 2013

Ghost Corner Sauvignon Blanc 2014


The Drinks Business Pinot Noir Masters 2015


Ghost Corner Pinot Noir 2013 (Elim, South Africa)


The Drinks Business Pinot Noir Masters 2014


Luigi Bosca Grand Pinot Noir 2012 (Mendoza, Argentina)


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Hartenberg The Stork 2010

Cederberg V Generations Cabernet Sauvignon 2012


Hartenberg Shiraz 2008

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Hartenberg The Mackenzie 2009

Sesta di Sopra DOCG Brunello di Montalcino Tuscany 2009

Cederberg Cabernet Sauvignon 2011


Monte da Ravasquiera Tinto 2010

Hartenberg Gravel Hill 2008

Hartenberg The Eleanor 2011

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Cederberg Sauvignon Blanc 2013

Cederberg Chenin Blanc 2013


Hartenberg Riesling 2011

Hartenberg Gravel Hill 2009

Luigi Bosca De Sangre Pinot Noir 2011

Sesta di Sopra DOCG Brunello di Montalcino Tuscany 2011

Regional Trophy: Sweet over £15

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Best Bordeaux Varietal Under £15

Hartenberg Cabernet Sauvignon 2010

South African Red Rhone Varietal over £15

Cederberg Shiraz 2011

International Wine and Spirits Competition 2014international-wine-challenge-2012-gold-medal-400x700


Schild Estate Barossa Shiraz 2012

Schild Estate Cabernet Sauvignon 2012


Hartenberg Chardonnay 2010

Hartenberg The Eleanor Churchill Chardonnay 2012

Hartenberg Gravel Hill Shiraz 2007

Cederberg Ghost Corner Sauvignon Blanc 2013IWC-Silver-Medal-web

Cederberg Sauvignon Blanc 2013

Schild Estate Barossa Valley Shiraz 2011

Hay Shed Hill Cabernet Sauvignon 2012

Hay Shed Hill Block 2 Cabernet Sauvignon 2010

Catherine et Didier Tripoz, Bourgogne Blanc Vielles Vignes 2013

Silver Outstanding

Schild Estate Ben Schild Reserve Shiraz 2008


Monte da Ravasquiera Vinha Romas 2011

Monte de Ravasquiera Tinto 2010

Hartenberg Riesling 2012

Cederberg Shiraz 2011IWC-Bronze-Medal-web

Schild Estate Barossa Valley GMS 2011

Schild Estate Ben Schild Reserve Shiraz 2010

Schild Estate Edgar Schild Reserve Grenache 2012

Vina Matosevic Alba Robinia 2011

Colognola, Castelli di jesiVerdicchio Riserva Classico DOCG 2011

Best Sauvignon Blanc above £15

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Hay Shed Hill Block 6 Chardonnay 2013

Vina Matosevic Grimalda 2011

Bodegas Luigi Bosca, Finca Los Nobles Cabernet Bouchet 2009


Cederberg Ghost Corner Semillon 2011


Sommelier Wine Awards 2014


Marjan Simcic Pinot Noir Reserve 2009

Cederberg Sauvignon Blanc 2013


Marjan Simcic Opoka Merlot 2007

Remirez de Ganuza, Fincas de Ganuza Reserva 2006

Pierre Moncuit-Delos, Grand Cru Blanc de Blanc Brut NV

Cederberg Ghost Corner Semillon


Cederberg Ghost Corner Pinot Noir 2012


Cederberg Ghost Corner The Bowline 2012

Isobella della Croce. Bricco del Falco Pinot Nero 2009medal-2014-commended

Luigi Bosca, Terroir los Miradores, Uco Valley Malbec 2011

Pierre Paillard Grand Cru Brut NV


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