The best California wine lists in the UK 2022

Here is the guide to the best spots in the UK to drink wine from California. These venues were all finalists in UK Star Wine List of the Year 2022, presented by Louis M. Martini. Check out all the venues and the winning wine lists!

  1. Louis M. Martini

    Louis M. Martini is an iconic Californian wine producer. Read more by clicking on the logo.

  2. Phone: +44 1635 528770

    Address: Stockcross, Newbury

    New Zealand Wine List of the Year UK, presented by New Zealand wine 2022

    A wine-focused (even themed) Relais & Chateaux country house hotel in Berkshire, famous for its cellar of over 30,000 bottles. Owned by Sir Peter Micheal, who has over the years invested in a premium vineyard holding in northern California (Sonoma Coast, Knights Valley and Napa). The main hotel restaurant is classic fine dining, using the best of seasonal British ingredients.

  3. Phone: +44 20 7073 7676

    Address: 1 Chiltern Street, London

    Sparkling Wine List of the Year UK 2022

  4. Phone: +44 20 7319 7088

    Address: 53 Park Lane, London

    New Zealand Wine List of the Year UK, presented by New Zealand wine 2022

  5. Phone: +44 20 3937 5086

    Address: 92 Kensington Park Rd, London

    Special Jury Prize UK 2022

    Core by Clare Smyth has achieved a lot after its opening in August 2017, including being awarded two stars from the Michelin Guide. The menu offers a la carte and a short and long tasting menu with optional wine pairings of 100ml per course. One of South Africa’s (and beyond) best sommeliers, Gareth Ferreira, is behind the wine list. It has more than 400 bins covering the most important wine regions around the World and a generous number of wines by the glass, allowing the sommeliers to offer varied and exciting options with your tasting menu. If you´re seeking a top fine-dining experience in...

  6. Phone: +44 20 7290 7600

    Address: 8-10 Pollen St, Mayfair, London

    New Zealand Wine List of the Year UK, presented by New Zealand wine 2022

    Pollen Street Social is the flagship restaurant of the Social group in London, located in Mayfair. Pollen Street Social describes itself as a contemporary bistro with a relaxed fine dining atmosphere. The cuisine is modern and creative European and the wine list at Pollen Street Social follows suit. It’s extensive and offers an impressive by the glass selection – over 50 wines, sake, sweet, fortifies and sparkling all served in different measures between 75ml, 125ml and 175ml – so plenty to suit all budgets and taste buds.