The 2022 NSW SOMMELIER’S WINE LIST AWARDS are now open and close on the 19thand April 2022.
This free competition is open to any sommelier or bar/beverage manager from a Sydney or regional NSW venue who has created a wine list showcasing the quality and diversity of wines produced in NSW.
Wine lists from restaurants, wine bars or pubs are all welcome, whether large or small, whether accompanying a 6-course tasting menu or a fun list of bar snacks.
Following the success of the inaugural hotel category last year, when TWR at Crown Sydney won 2 trophies, the awards will once again have a separate section for locations in hotels with more than 20 rooms. And for the first time this year, the Awards have created another category, Best NSW Wine List in a Club, focusing on venues that hold a club licence.
This year, #nswwinestar finalists will be in the running to win 1 of 5 exclusive food and wine trips to NSW’s top wine regions, plus free entry to the Australian Wine List Awards. year and also admission to the Chaine Des Rotisseurs Young Sommeliers Concours, where you will have the chance to compete against other sommeliers for the right to represent Australia on the international stage.
Other prizes include invaluable advice on Gault & Millau’s restaurant evaluation process, wine pouring systems and accessories and beverage glass consultation as well as a $2000 premium glass fitting from RIEDEL .