Explore this year's award-winning wine lists at a venue near you.
Record number of entries show signs of the return of the restaurant.
Celebrated Brisbane venue Cru Bar + Cellar has been named Australia’s Wine List of the Year at the 29th edition of the major industry ceremony. Signalling the return of the restaurant following the difficult lockdowns of COVID-19, the awards returned to an in-person event at Sydney’s 12-Micron in Barangaroo following two years of virtual ceremonies.Read More
Marking the 28th year since the Australia’s Wine List of the Year Awards were launched in 1994, the winners of the 2021 Awards were announced online on Monday 29th November.
In yet another year in which the Australian hospitality industry was tested to the limit, the Awards again highlighted the depth of talent, dedication, and the sheer commitment and tenacity, of so many sommeliers and owners around the country.
The winner of the 2021 Australia’s Wine List of the Year Awards is – Ten Minutes by Tractor who also take out the 2021 Best Country Restaurant List, and Best Victorian List.Read More
The Court of Master Sommeliers is the world’s most rigorous and prestigious accreditation program for sommeliers and hospitality professionals.
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
Australia’s Wine List of the Year Awards is delighted to announce the launch of a new partnership between the Australia’s Wine List of the Year Awards and QANTAS magazine.Read More
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
The opportunity has arrived once again for the talented creators of Australia’s leading wine and beverage lists to be recognised for their knowledge and experience by the independent International judging panel of the prestigious Australia’s Wine List of the Year Awards.
Showcase your skill and your venue's wine list by entering 2020 Australia's Wine List of the Year Awards. Join the ranks of leading list creators with your glass rating from this prestigious program and aspire to win an award, or two!
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
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