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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.


Henschke - Keyneton SA


Media Partners

Qantas magazine and Travel Insider, an official partner of the AWLOTY Awards, is the leading destination for travel content in Australia. It is not only a celebration of travel and all that it offers but also an insider’s guide to the best experiences in Australia and overseas. The partnership with AWLOTY is an opportunity to recognise Australia’s best wine lists and share the restaurants that are excelling with a very premium audience.
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 Award Partners

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.
The Coravin Wine Preservation System lets you pour wine without opening the bottle so you can drink a sip, a glass, or more and enjoy the rest of the bottle weeks, months, or even years later.

Award Partners

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Antipodes fine artesian water offers the highest degree of purity and pristine mineral flavours subtle enough not to alter the palate, making it the perfect partner to fine food and wine
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
Cape Mentelle is a founding winery and reference for Margaret River, Australia’s remote "wine paradise" where two oceans meet some of the most ancient soils on Earth. Driven by a strong ethos of exploration, the team strives to constantly find new ways to uncover the potential of the terroir.
Dandelion Vineyards is a unique fusion of vineyards and vignerons. Our wines represent decades of experience, blending the fruit of our heirloom vineyards with the finest traditions of artisan winemaking. Dandelion Vineyards is a combination of old vineyards, a young winemaker, and a couple of mates to help out in-between, which we believe makes for the ideal winery.
Deja vu Wine Co is focused on being relevant for our customers and finding new products and conversations to have with them. In July 2012 we started our journey introducing Japanese Sake into the wine world by importing directly some of the finest sake in Japan, and it is exciting to see the interest now being shown in this category.
First Drop Wines has been recognised and awarded for innovative winemaking and pushing the boundaries of packaging. Bases at the home of the Brave Winery in the Barossa, First Drop is making wines with flavour, texture and a splash of funk, from fruit sourced from unique vineyards in the Barossa. Adelaide Hills & McLaren Vale.
Handpicked makes regionally expressive and site-specific wines in a growing list of the world’s great wine regions. Our ethos has always been to share our love of wine with others. We want to demystify the world of wine and bring others on the journey, having lots of fun on the way.
The Henschke family are recognised for their rich heritage, innovative spirit and commitment to handcrafting exceptional wines from sustainably grown vineyards in the Barossa for over 150 years.
Howard Park is a pioneering family-owned winery specialising in the premier regions of Margaret River and the Great Southern. Our vision is simple: we have an uncompromising commitment to quality, crafting wines that are expressive of their terroir.
Kaesler is home to some of the Barossa Valley’s most highly regarded estate grown premium wines including The Old Bastard, Alte Reben and The Bogan.  The Kaesler family were pioneers who settled in the Barossa Valley in the 1840s and planted their first vines in 1893. To this day, Kaesler wines are made from these ancient, dry grown vineyards.
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"Break Bread and Share" Kurrajong Kitchen brings you the age old tradition of "Break Bread and Share" with the traditional baking of flatbreads that chefs seek and consumers enjoy. Since 1993, age old traditions, baked to share.
Levantine Hill is the perfect merger of two vineyards right in the heart of the Yarra Valley. On the one side, a vineyard producing superior grapes since the 1990s. On the other, lovingly planted family blocks right alongside a Truffiére surrounding our Homestead. Together, this combined estate is pure testament to the passion and toil of dedicated human hands and man’s tenuous relationship with the nurturing love of Mother Nature.
The Lord Nelson Brewery Hotel is Sydney’s oldest continually licensed hotel, home to Australia’s oldest pub brewery and passionate purveyor of fine wine and gastro pub fare.
Committed to sustainable,  organic farming on our two special vineyards in the pursuit of the best possible expression of Martinborough Pinot Noir.
Few have helped shape the evolution of the Australian wine industry like McWilliam’s Wines. From humble beginnings on the outskirts of Corowa in 1877, the philosophy of putting quality of fruit first has ensured that McWilliam’s continues to be one of Australia’s most popular, respected and iconic wineries.
Iconic Australian wine brand, Orlando is back with a legendary line-up of wines that capture all that is great about Australian classics. ‘The Legends, and next-generation ‘New Heroes’ feature regionally focused wines of great distinction. Fall in love as an Australian wine legacy is reborn.
The success of Penfolds has been driven by the generations of visionaries and innovators. From the beginning in 1844 to today, the merging of science, art and innovation has driven Penfolds to become one of Australia’s most famed and respected winemakers.
Pipers Brook Vineyard of Kreglinger Wine Estates was established in 1974 and is known today as one of the pioneering vineyards of Northern Tasmania. Proudly Tasmanian owned, cool climate, rich history.
Thomas Wines is one of the Hunter Valley’s most renowned winemakers, nationally and internationally acclaimed for it’s exceptional, single vineyard Hunter Valley Semillon and Shiraz.
For over 160 years Tyrrell’s has been one of Australia’s pre-eminent family owned wine companies, with vineyards extending from their historic Hunter Valley home in New South Wales to Heathcote in Victoria.
Australia’s first and largest wine community for women! It’s absolutely FREE to join. You'll find wine information, fabulous wine suggestions from our favourite producers, and events for women who love wine - and for women who simply want to learn more about the fabulous world of wine.
Moutai - the pinnacle of Chinese baiju - is the world’s most valuable liquor brand, firmly positioned as one of the top three most famous spirits worldwide alongside French cognac and Scotch whisky.
NSW Wine is the short name for the NSW Wine Industry Association, which advocates for the NSW wine industry and provides information and a sense of belonging to its members.
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.

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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