Partners & Supporters

Australia’s Wine List of The Year Award Partners

Australia’s Wine List of the Year Awards wouldn’t be possible without our media & award partners. We thank you for your unwavering support and contribution to the industry.

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Media Partners

Long term AWLOTYA official Consumer Media Partner, Gourmet Traveller WINE has continued to be Australia's leading and most authoritative wine magazine for 20 years, and is read by over 99,000 people who enjoy celebrating both the local and international wine scenes. The magazine's team of contributors is second to none with many participating in the judging of the Awards. This year, Gourmet Traveller WINE will again promote the Awards in the magazine as well as on all of its digital platforms
The drinks association is the AWLOTYA's official Trade Communications Partner. It's Australia's leading membership body providing services and information to the drinks industry, with a well-respected portfolio of trade publications targeting an extensive cross-section of the on-premise drinks community in excess of 13,000 restaurants, clubs, pubs, hotels, resorts, bars and wine bars.

Major Partners

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Celebrating 260 years in 2016, the Riedel brand is known for innovation and design. An industry leader since the introduction of grape-varietal-specific stemware in the 1980s, Riedel invests heavily in research and development to bring the very best products to market for wine and beverage enjoyment.
VINTEC is Australia’s leading specialist in climate-controlled wine storage cabinets.Designed to suit the modern lifestyle and recreate the perfect storage conditions for your wine, VINTEC wine cabinets can be built into your kitchen or add a stylish feature to a living room. VINTEC is recommended by the most respected wine critics.
Wine Australia is pleased to support Australia's Wine List of the Year Awards, which recognises the commitment of Australian sommeliers to support local winemakers, showcase the premium quality and diversity of Australian wines and share the stories that make our wines unique.

Award Partners

100Proof is Australia’s largest independent on-premise wholesaler, and we’re passionate about creating tailored solutions to enhance your customers’ drinking experience. Partnering with like-minded suppliers our customers benefit from an extensive range, competitive pricing and access to specialist consultants. Think of us as your trusted advisor because our unbiased knowledge and resources are completely tailored to you.
Ata Rangi, meaning “dawn sky” or “new beginning” is a small New Zealand winery with a renowned reputation for Pinot Noir, located at the southern end of the North Island in the village of Martinborough. Proudly still in family ownership since its founding in 1980, for the past 15 years winemaking has been in the hands of Helen Masters, Gourmet Traveller Wine’s 2019 Winemaker of the Year.
Gage Roads are WA craft brewers producing adventurous brands including Matso’s and the Atomic Beer Project which explores the world of hop-driven ales with a core range and bold limited releases.
Bisleri brings the best of Italian and Australian values together and encourages Australians to come together over great food and special moments. Created from specially sourced, high quality Australian spring water and locally produced, Bisleri Sparkling & Still water is of exceptional purity and quality, and a welcome addition to your dining experience.
Bollinger has been part of the history of the Champagne region for more than 180 years. Members of the family came from many different horizons, and over the decades they have patiently built up an impressive heritage, always devoted to the service of what has become one of the most emblematic Houses the Champagne region has ever known
The picturesque Adelaide Hills township of Chain of Ponds was established as a resting place for weary travellers. While the township is but a fond memory, the stories live on through the wines, focused on varietal definition and purity of fruit – they reflect the unique combination of elevation, fertile soils and cool climate.
The Coravin Wine Preservation System lets you pour wine without removing the cork so you can drink a sip, a glass, or more and enjoy the rest of the bottle weeks, months, or even years later.
Conceived by two friends, Matt Gant and John Retsas, with a desire to make wines to drink, not just appreciate. Based in the Barossa, First Drop Wines is making wines with flavour, texture and a splash of funk; from fruit sourced from unique vineyards across South Australia to bring you a deliciously exciting and thought provoking line up.
The Henschke family has been making wine in the Barossa’s Eden Valley wine region since 1868. Today, fifth-generation winemaker Stephen Henschke and viticulturist Prue Henschke - partners in life and business - are recognised around the world for their exceptional quality wines, innovative spirit and sustainability in the vineyard. The Henschke winemaking tradition spans six generations, from vineyards in the Adelaide Hills, Barossa Valley and Eden Valley, including acclaimed single-vineyards, Hill of Grace and Mount Edelstone.
The name ‘Highbank’ comes from the famous strip of red earth – the high bank of terra rossa soil with Highbank located at its heart. Founded in 1986 by Dennis and Bonnie Vice, Highbank Vineyards is recognized as a pioneer in cool-climate grape growing and traditional wine making. This business has an outstanding reputation of having excelled in organic viticulture and sustainable management practices. Since its inception the high quality of the wines produced over 30 years has been consistently recognized in wine tastings and competitions around the world. We have now followed sustainable and organic grape growing principals for more than thirty years.
Howard Park has been a pioneering West Australian winery since 1986, as one of the earliest adopters of multi-regional fruit sourcing; a champion of the cool-climate Great Southern wine region and the world-renowned Margaret River. The result is the work of heritage and family - more than three decades handcrafting wines of provenance and elegance.
The rolling hills of the Jansz Tasmania vineyard, in the heart of Pipers River in Tamar Valley, is the home of “sparkling Tasmania”. 100% Australian and family-owned, Jansz Tasmania is a pioneer of deluxe sparkling wine in Australia, coupling old world inspiration with new world innovation to craft this unique style of wine.
At Luna we work with the rhythms of nature to create wines of exceptional quality.Two precious parcels of land are home to Luna Estate’s Martinborough vineyards in the Wairarapa wine-growing region of New Zealand.Two distinct terroirs to create one magical wine selection.Our passionate, dedicated team tends the vineyards, hand picks the fruit and lends an experienced but light touch to the winemaking.
The wines made by McWilliam’s are more than just benchmark expressions of Australian winemaking. They tell a story of a family’s passion for winemaking and draw on more than 140 years of experience. Elevate your senses with the Flagship range and discover a more contemporary style with the McW collection celebrating six generations of McWilliam’s winemaking excellence.
Established in 1991, Pepper Tree wines located in the heart of the Hunter Valley have become a beacon for high quality wine. Awarded the last decade a 5star winery from James Halliday Wine Companion alongside winning the prestigious Jimmy Watson Trophy.  John Davis the owner /vigneron and geologist with premium vineyard sites in Hunter valley, Wrattonbully, Orange and Coonawarra Pepper tree are renowned for consistently producing high quality and highly awarded wines
Restaurant & Catering Australia (R&CA) is the national industry association representing the interests of over 45,000 restaurants, cafes and catering businesses across Australia. R&CA delivers tangible outcomes to small businesses within the hospitality industry by influencing the policy decisions and regulations that impact the sector’s operating environment.
Terra Sancta means special place.  With our four vineyards and winery based in the premium Central Otago subregion of Bannockburn, our soul is the Terra Sancta Estate on Felton Road.  Home to the first vines planted in Bannockburn, we are also home to animal assistants - 500 chickens, short sheep and cantankerous goats are a key part of our organic farm program. Exceptional old vine fruit and fastidious winemaking create wines that capture the essence of our privileged sites.  Each wine, every vintage comes from the same block and, like our unique labels, is crafted to convey a story of provenance.
Yarra Yering is one of the oldest and most beautiful vineyards in Victoria’s Yarra Valley with 28 hectares of vines located at the foot of the Warramate Hills. Established in 1969 by Dr Bailey Carrodus, the 1973 vintage saw production of the first vintage of Dry Red Wine No. 1 and Dry Red Wine No. 2. Yarra Yering quickly gained an international reputation for quality and individuality and paved the way for other Yarra Valley wineries. We invite you to explore our wine and discover more about our history, our present and our future.

Become an Award Partner

Australia’s Wine List of the Year Awards provides a unique opportunity for industry businesses to consolidate and promote their brand’s presence within this exciting market. The awards allow brands to connect with Australian and International wine judges, on-premise decision makers, industry influencers and trade and consumer media. As an award sponsor, brands are able to  “own” an award and are entitled to a large range of benefits including visibility within Australia’s Wine List of the Year website and Instagram and Twitter feeds.

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