Star Wine List of the Year Switzerland


On 12 April 2021, Star Wine List will award the best wine lists in Switzerland during an online live event.

After seven stops in Europe and Asia, Star Wine List’s journey to celebrate great wine lists and the teams behind them continues. In April, it is time for the first ever Star Wine List of the Year Switzerland.

Star Wine List of the Year is usually presented live, but this year it will be an online event.
Date: 12 April 2021
Time: 15.00

Now we welcome restaurants and wine bars in Switzerland to submit their wine lists, free of charge. (All restaurants and wine bars that are listed on Star Wine List are automatically entered). Read more about the process and judging here. Simply enter your wine list by email to, with information about your venue and team.
14 March is the last day to enter the competition.

The Global categories that are the same for each competition are:
Grand Prix, presented by Austrian Wine
By the Glass
Austrian Wine List, presented by Austrian Wine
Short Wine List
Special Jury Prize

More categories may be added.

The winners of the Global Categories will qualify for the Global Star Wine List of the Year, in partnership with Austrian Wine. It will be held online later this year. The winners of the Austrian Wine List category also win an all-inclusive trip to Vienna and VieVinum in 2022.

The jury for the event will have four members from of our international top sommelier panel:
Arvid Rosengren, 2016 Best Sommelier of the World
Pascaline Lepeltier, 2018 Best Sommelier of France
Raimonds Tomsons, 2017 Best Sommelier of Europe
Paz Levinson, Best Sommelier of Argentina and the Americas

And as local wine professionals:
Benny Epstein, Gastro Journal's editor, Zurich
Réza Nahaboo, 2016 Best Sommelier of Switzerland, Montreux

Published 28-February-2021

Monday 12 April - Wednesday 21 April

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