Quality Drink Awards Shortlist 

Huge congratulations to all those who have made it through to this years shortlist! Don't forget to click here to download your shortlisted logo!

We hope you will be able to join us at the Awards Presentation which will take place before the Quality Food Awards on Thursday 1st November in the Court Suite at Grosvenor House Hotel, Park Lane, London. To register for your FREE place to attend please email Louise Chater on louise.chater@metropolis.co.uk.

2018 Shortlist



Aldi Rheinbacher German Pilsner

Aldi The 1079 Project

Hunters Brewery Devon Maid

Hofmeister Helles Lager

Skinny Brands Skinny Lager

St Austell Brewery Korev

Ales, Bitters and Stouts

Aldi Medusa Ale

Badger Beers The Legendary Tanglefoot

Box Steam Brewery Pony Truck

East London Brewing Co Jamboree Golden Ale

St Austell Brewery Mena Dhu

Toast Ale Toast Purebread Pale Ale


Aldi Wild Bill's Ale

Badger Beers The Wicked Wyvern

St Austell Brewery - Big Job

St Austell Brewery - Lansdown


Modha Ales True Maharaja Cardamom Beer

St Austell Brewery Smugglers


Asda Extra Special Vintage Cider

Charrington's Drinks Queen of Cox

Dunkertons Cider Organic Black Fox Cider

SPAR Premium Reserve Cider 500ml

Westons Cider Stowford Press 0.5% Low Alcohol Cider


Explorers Up to £7

Aldi Exquisite Collection Sauvignon Blanc

Aldi Gaguedi Chenin Sauvignon Blanc

Aldi Organic Pinot Grigio

Asda Wine Atlas Feteasca Regala

SPAR Languedoc White

SPAR Sicily Grillo

Explorers Over £7

Asda Clara Hills Albarino

SPAR Bourgogne Blanc

Varietal Up to £7

Aldi Leaf Plucker Sauvignon Blanc

Asda Etoile de Nuit Sauvignon Blanc

Asda Extra Special Barossa Chardonnay

Asda Extra Special Chenin Blanc

Asda Extra Special Chilean Sauvignon Blanc

SPAR Varietal Pinot Grigio

The Shallows Marlborough New Zealand Sauvignon Blanc

Varietal Over £7

SPAR Chilean Reserva Chardonnay

SPAR Chilean Reserva Sauvignon Blanc

SPAR Italian Dolomiti Pinot Grigio


Explorers Up to £7

Aldi Exquisite Collection Argentinian Malbec

Aldi Monte Cao Alentejo

Aldi No.9 Blend GSM

Aldi Valley Way Barossa Shiraz

Asda Extra Special Barbera d'Asti

Asda Extra Special Marques del Norte Rioja Reserva

Asda Wine Atlas Cinsault

Bestway Wholesale - Deporte de Reyes Malbec

SPAR Sicily Nero d'Avola

Explorers Over £7

Asda Coffee Pinotage

Asda Costières de Nîmes

Asda Noster Nobilis Priorat

Asda Orbitali Amarone

Landmark Wholesale Don Fabian

SPAR Chianti Riserva DOCG

Varietal Up to £10

Asda Swartland Shiraz

SPAR Varietal Malbec

SPAR Varietal Pinot Noir

SPAR Rios de los Andes Reserve Malbec


Prosecco DOC

Aldi Organic Prosecco

Aldi The Lot Series Prosecco

Bestway Rossini Prosecco

Landmark Wholesale Santa Loretta Prosecco Spumante

Vintage and Non-Vintage Champagne

Aldi 2004 Vintage Champagne

Asda Extra Special Premier Cru Champagne

Asda Extra Special Vintage Champagne

Other sparkling wines up to 12g/l RS

Asda Extra Special English Sparkling Wine

Asda Rose Spumante Extra Dry (Shield Rose)

Asda Solato Lambrusco

Bestway Royal Cava

SPAR Esprello Spumante Bianco

SPAR Esprello Spumante Rosato

Prosecco DOCG

Asda Extra Special Asolo Prosecco

SPAR Prosecco Valdobbiadene DOCG


Rosé wines 

Aldi Yallaroo Australian Rose

Asda Côtes de Provence Rosé

Asda Les Estivales Camargue Rose

SPAR Varietal Pinot Grigio Rosé


Vodka, Tequila & Clear Spirits

Landmark Wholesale, Prince Consort Imperial Vodka

Nisa Retail Heritage Vodka

SPAR Imperial Vodka

SPAR Premium Vodka


Aldi Oliver Cromwell London Dry Gin

Aldi Scottish Blueberry & Vanilla Gin

Aldi Scottish Chilli & Ginger Gin

Aldi Topaz Blue Premium Gin

Daffy's Gin Small Batch Premium Gin

Geterbrewed Limited Frankie & Eileens Gin

Harrogate Gin Harrogate Tipple

Jawbox Small Batch Gin

Persie Distillery Persie Dog Days Summer Gin

Raisthorpe Elderflower Gin Liqueur

Raisthorpe Manor Oak Aged Gin

SPAR Premium Gin

SPAR Rhubarb & Ginger Flavoured Gin

Whitby Distillery Whitby Gin

Whisky & Bourbons

Aldi Glen Marnoch Islay Single Malt Whisky

Aldi Glen Marnoch Speyside Single Malt Whisky

Aldi Highland Black 8-Year-Old Scotch Whisky

Asda Extra Special Islay Single Malt Scotch Whisky 

Asda Extra Special Speyside Single Malt Scotch Whisky

Ben Nevis Distillery McDonalds Traditional Single Malt 

Nisa Retail Heritage Whisky

Spar Glen Dhu Blended Scotch Whisky

Liqueurs & Speciality Spirits

Aldi Specially Selected Crème De Cassis

Asda Extra Special Pink Grapefruit and Elderflower Gin Liqueur 50cl

Asda Extra Special Rhubarb and Ginger Gin Liqueur

Condessa Welsh Liqueurs-Black Cherry Liqueur

Kin Vodka Toffee + Vodka Spirit

Tea Venture The Tale of Earl Grey

Tea Venture The Tale of Tangier