On 16 February 2021, Star Wine List will award the best wine lists in the Netherlands.
The competition is a part of our Global Star Wine List of the Year, with a big final in Vienna in May 2021, hosted by Austrian Wine.
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The event will be hosted by Andreas Grube, Star Wine List’s editor, and Raimonds Tomsons, 2017 Best Sommelier of Europe and Africa.
The participating wine lists come from venues that are listed by Star Wine List and have an updated list with us, and from venues that have submitted their wine list to us. Participation is free of charge. Last day to submit wine lists is 31 January.
The jury for this event will be several of the world's most prominent sommeliers:
Arvid Rosengren, 2016 Best Sommelier of the World
Pascaline Lepeltier, 2018 Best Sommelier of France
Marc Almert, 2019 Best Sommelier of the World
Yang Lu MS, Best Sommelier of China
Raimonds Tomsons, 2017 Best Sommelier of Europe and Africa
Edwin Raben, four times Best Sommelier in the Netherlands
CATEGORIES AND CRITERIA
The jury will vote independently for their favorites considering width, depth, originality and value. The jurys' votes are then added up to decide the finalists and the winners.
GLOBAL CATEGORIES - will qualify for the Global Final in Vienna, hosted by Austrian wine:
- Grand Prix, presented by Austrian Wine
- Best Austrian Wine List, presented by Austrian Wine
- By the Glass
- Special Jury Prize, presented by Vinos Baettig
- Best Short List
The winners are awarded Gold stars. The runners up will earn Silver stars. In addition to the honour and diplomas, winners of these categories will be invited to the Global Final of Star Wine List of the Year in Vienna, May 28, 2021.
The Best Austrian Wine List winner will be invited, all-inclusive, to the Global Final and to Vievinum in Vienna 2021 by Austrian Wine.