The best California wine lists in the UK 2024

Here is the guide to the best spots in the UK to drink wine from California. These venues were all finalists in Star Wine List of the Year UK 2024 with the Buyer. 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 2024

    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: +44 020 7629 8860

    Address: Claridge's, Brook Street, London

    California Wine List of the Year UK, presented by Louis M. Martini 2024

  4. Phone: +44 20 3937 5086

    Address: 92 Kensington Park Rd, London

    Best Long List of the Year UK, presented by Matteo Lupi Wines 2024

    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...

  5. Phone: +44 020 3137 4983

    Address: 1 Dover Yard, London

    California Wine List of the Year UK, presented by Louis M. Martini 2024

  6. Phone: +44 20 7729 6496

    Address: Shoreditch Town Hall, 380 Old Street, London

    Best Long List of the Year UK, presented by Matteo Lupi Wines 2024

    The list at the 2-Star The Clove Club (two-star) stetches close to 800 references, yet doesn’t feel remotely unwieldy, no bottle unnecessary. Wines from all over the world are given their chance to shine; the very best producers at all price points have been selected. Showcasing a mixture of classics with age and newcomers/rising stars, there is a focus on small growers and organic and biodynamic producers where possible, but not for their own sake. Wine pairings are offered (including one interspersed with ambient brewed rare teas). By the glass offers plenty of interest—fine wines and older...