Mamba Riedel Decanter Awards 2018

Tuesday 10th July 2018

Sparkling Wine

1. House of Arras Late Disgorged, 2003, Accolade

2. House of Arras Grand Vintage 2007, Accolade

3. House of Arras 2005 Rose, Accolade

4. Clover Hill Cuvee Exceptional 2011

5. Clover Hill Brut Exceptional Rose 2013

6. Josef Chromy Pepik Sekt NV, Bibendum

7. Jansz 2011, Negociants/Fells

8. Bird in Hand, Joy, 2017, Seckford

9. Croser 2013, Accolade

10. House of Arras, Brut Elite NV, Accolade

Cabernet Sauvignon

1. Henschke Cyril 2012, Enotria

2. Penfolds Bin 169, 2013, Treasury

3. Cullen Diana Madeline 2016, Liberty

4. Bellwether Coonawarra Cab 2010, Red Squirrel

5. Vasse Felix Tom Cullity 2015 Negociants/Fells

6. Grosset Gaia 2014, Liberty

7. Penfolds Bin 707 2015, Treasury

8. Moss Wood, 2015, Laytons

9. Wakefield The Visionary 2013, Louis Latour

10th Petaluma Evans Vineyard 2015. Accolade

Yvonne May Memorial Trophy Best Value Wine;

Josef Chromy – Pepik Sekt, Bibendum

The Decanter Awards for Best Importer;

Accolade Wines 

Entry Rules

Confirmation of Entry - May 1st

Confirmation of wines to be entered with details of recommended retail prices, vintage and full name and region must be submitted by May 1st. Wines must be current vintages but not necessarily available in the U.K.


Delivery of Samples - June 14th

4 bottles of each wine delivered Duty Paid to:

The Harrow at Little Bedwyn,

Marlborough, Wiltshire, SN8 3JP


Attending the Judging, Dinner and Awards Ceremony on Tuesday 10th July

Please advise us as soon as possible if you would like to attend the event, places are very limited

3.30 p.m. Judging starts

5.30 p.m. Chilled Coopers Ale and Cocktails

6.30 p.m. Michelin Star 4 Course Dinner

8.30 p.m. Awards Ceremony

9.00 p.m. Cheese, Wine & Party Games


Transport & The Aussie Greyhound

Due to planned engineering work there is no train service from Reading to Bedwyn so we have put on a luxury coach to bring guests from Reading Station to The Harrow and return them afterwards. To get a golden ticket for this coach please let us know by June 1st. and whether you require single or return.


The Aussie Greyhound Coach Details

Further details will be sent to you once you have confirmed that you require a seat, the coach will leave Reading Station at 2.45p.m. giving you a choice of 3 trains from London Paddington; 2.00 p.m., 2.03 p.m. and 2.06 p.m. The Coach will depart The Harrow at 9.30 p.m. getting you back to Reading to catch a train to get you to Paddington just after 11p.m.