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Who are the creators of Australia’s Best Wine Lists?

02 May 2021

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2021 Australia’s Wine List of the Year Awards

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It’s that time of the year again for the talented creators and owners of Australia’s leading wine and beverage lists to be recognised for their knowledge, talent and experience by the independent Domestic and International judging panel of Australia’s most prestigious such Awards program – Australia’s Wine List of the Year Awards. Read More

Attica wins 2020 Australia’s Wine List of the Year Awards

25 Nov 2020

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In a year in which the Australian hospitality industry was tested to the limit, the 2020 Australia’s Wine List of the Year Awards, announced online on Monday 30 November, have highlighted the depth of talent and dedication of many sommeliers around the country. No restaurant has done more to maintain the highest standards in wine and wine list creativity than the winner of this year’s Australia’s Wine List of the Year, Melbourne’s acclaimed Attica restaurant.Read More

2020 Judging Panel

01 Jan 2020

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With the launch of the 2020 Australia’s Wine List of the Year Awards about to take place, we take this opportunity to update everyone on the outstanding Judging Panel that is about to be immersed in the task of finding Australia’s Best Wine List for 2020 thereby guiding the fortunes of all those submitting their lists.Read More

est Wins 2019 Australia’s Wine List of the Year Awards

22 Jul 2019

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The winner of Australia’s Wine List of the Year awards for 2019 is est, Sydney. Owned by Justin Hemmes’ Merivale group, est delivers fine-dining in a grand heritage dining room. The restaurant’s wine list is an impressive tome built over the long-term by Merivale Group Sommelier Franck Moreau MS and his team and currently curated by Head Sommelier Bhatia Dheeraj who wins the Judy Hirst Award as the sommelier responsible for the winning list. Read More

A Taste of Australia’s Wine List of the Year for Vintec Guests

22 Jul 2019

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For the first time this year we hosted a consumer experience of Australia’s Wine List of the Year with our Event Partners Vintec. While our judges conducted Speed Dating with Sommeliers and prepared for the awards, our guest tasted and talked with twelve wineries who came to create a tasting trail.Read More


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