Winning the Newbury Racecourse Rural Business Award and the Newbury Weekly News 2016 Prestigious Business of the Year Award 2016. Read more. GOLD in the English and Welsh Wine of the Year Competition! Another award for our first release of Sparkling Wine! Alder Ridge 2013 Blanc de Noirs named as one of the Top 16 wines in England! We’ve only gone and won a SILVER medal for our inaugural 2013 Blanc de Noirs Sparkling Wine in the International Wine Challenge 2016! Become a friend of Alder Ridge.