BI – Awards and Accolades

At BI we pride ourselves on delivering the best wines with perfect provenance at the most competitive price. However BI is so much more than this - our aim is to make the world of fine wine accessible to a broader audience, removing the elitism and promoting an innovative approach to fine wine. We’re very fortunate to have been recognised and awarded on multiple occasions both with the trade and in general business terms: here are just some of our accolades.

Some of our Awards and Accolades

Decanter Bordeaux Specialist Retailer
The Decanter Retailer Awards recognise the very best UK merchants. As Chairman Peter Richards MW says: "The purpose of these Awards is to highlight the very best - giving you, the consumer, the inside, expert steer directly to those people offering the finest value, service, experience and range."
Also won in 2014.
IWC Bordeaux Specialist Merchant
The International Wine Challenge Merchant Awards build consumer and trade awareness. The rigorous judging process ensures that the winning merchant exemplifies exceptional quality and outstanding achievement in customer service.
Also won in 2014, 2012, 2010, 2008.
 
DB Fine Wine Retailer of the Year
From the retail sector to importers, logistics, design marketing campaigns and launches, the db Awards are designed to recognise and reward top performers across the international drinks industry.
Also won in 2015.
International Track 200 2012
Listed as one of the Fast Track International Track 200, a list of British private companies with the fastest growing international sales over the past two years.

Further Awards

International Wine Challenge

2015 - Shortlisted Champagne and Sparkling Specialist award for 'Merchant of the Year'
2014 - Shortlisted Champagne and Sparkling Specialist award for 'Merchant of the Year'
2013 - Shortlisted Bordeaux Specialist award for 'Merchant of the Year'
2013 - Shortlisted En Primeur Specialist award for 'Merchant of the Year'
2013 - Shortlisted Champagne and Sparkling Specialist award for 'Merchant of the Year'
2011 - Shortlisted Bordeaux Specialist award for 'Merchant of the Year'
2011 - Shortlisted En Primeur Specialist for 'Merchant of the Year'
2010 - Shortlisted En Primeur Specialist for 'Merchant of the Year'
2009 - Won Specialist Merchant award for 'Innovator of the Year'
2009 - Highly commended for Regional Merchant of the Year, Wine Educator of the Year, En Primeur Specialist and Bordeaux Specialist
2008 - Highly commended for En Primeur Specialist
2007 - Finalists for Bordeaux specialist and En Primeur Specialist
2005 - Runners up for 'Bordeaux' and 'En Primeur' Specialist award

Fast Growth Business Awards

2010 - BI was a finalist for the 'International Business of the Year' award in the Fast Growth Business Awards 2010