Searcys to host the 2024 London Champagne & Sparkling Wine Awards

25th June 2024

Searcys to host the 2024 Glass of Bubbly Awards

We are pleased to announce that the Glass of Bubbly Champagne & Sparkling Wine Awards 2024 judging and awards dinner will be hosted by Searcys – Part of London’s hospitality scene for over 175 years, Searcys is an award-winning restaurateur and events caterer in residence at unique and historical venues across the UK.

This partnership is one we’ve been working towards for a few years now with both brands being highly complimentary of each other – Everyone has heard of Searcys when it comes to enjoying a glass of fine Champagne in London with the highly famous bar at St Pancras Station being the star of many Instagram posts! Glass of Bubbly is not only the sparkling wine news channel globally, but also holds a unique and ever popular awards focused on helping consumers to understand better what aromas and flavours to expect inside the bottle. We hope that by Searcys hosting our awards programme for 2024, we help to increase the exposure of the sparkling wines entering and at the same time further highlight the wonderful bubbly and gastronomical experiences to be enjoyed via the Searcys venue.Christopher Walkey Glass of Bubbly Founder

The world famous St Pancras location will be the stage for both judging (September 11th & 12th) along with a magnificent awards evening dinner with live announcements of the 21 trophy winners.

Searcys St Pancras Glass of Bubbly Awards 2024


Located within the iconic St Pancras International Station, St Pancras by Searcys is home to the longest Champagne bar in Europe and the Brasserie serving its popular à la carte menu created by the head chef. The iconic place in London to enjoy a glass of Champagne and fine gastronomy delights.

Searcys are so delighted to be associated with the 2024 Glass of Bubbly Champagne & Sparkling Wine Awards. Searcys have always been associated with the bubbles since John Searcys Started his business in 1847 creating the first Searcys own cuvée in 1893 and this year launched their Vintage English Sparkling. We believe Glass of Bubbly and Searcys are natural partners in the celebration of bubbles and we look forward to welcoming the nominees to Searcys Champagne Bar and Brasserie for the Awards evening.” Martin Dibben Searcys Head of Champagne and Drinks

The Glass of Bubbly Awards are now in their eighth year having crowned some of the most magnificent sparkling wines with the title of the World’s Finest including Champagne Deutz with their Blanc de Blancs Vintage 2010, Ferrari Trento Giulio Ferrari 2005 and English Sparkling Wine Fox & Fox (Paxton & Whitfield) Mosaic blend 2015. Alongside the Carynx Trophy for the World’s Finest, a further 18 trophies are to be won within categories all designed to be easily understood by consumers with names such as ‘Oaky & Toasty’, ‘Zesty & Zingy’ and ‘Light & Fruity’.

Glass of Bubbly Awards Winners 2022

Glass of Bubbly Awards – Previous Trophy Winners


Another important factor for choosing Searcys is their likewise commitment to sustainability. In light of the growth of the Sustainability in (Sparkling) Wine Summit held by Glass of Bubbly, there are many Sustainability Pledges made at Searcys that are helping to protect our planet earth both for today and tomorrow.Eve Walkey Glass of Bubbly Awards Executive

Sustainability is a key programme of action with Searcys and this aligns perfectly with the Glass of Bubbly Awards which has its very own Sustainability Trophy supported by Slow Food UK. With a strict criteria to adhere to, wineries are invited to enter to win this trophy and support their application with a programme of sustainable wine production practises, Previous winners of the Sustainability Trophy include Villa Sandi (Italy), Bolney Wine Estate (England) and Graham Beck (South Africa).

We are now inviting wineries to enter their sparkling wine labels (entry fee price is £125 + VAT) and you’ve up until August 31st to get your samples to us – More information on the 2024 Champagne & Sparkling Wine Awards is here.

Tickets for the awards dinner and trophy announcements will be available on the Searcys website in due course.

Christopher Walkey

Co-founder of Glass of Bubbly. Journalist and author focused on Champagne & Sparkling Wines and pairing them with foods.