The best medium-sized wine lists in Australia 2021

Here is the guide to the best wine places in Australia with medium-sized wine lists – 200-600 different labels. These venues were all finalists in Star Wine List Awards Australia 2021. Check out all the venues and the winning wine lists!

  1. Phone: +61 2 8080 9144

    Address: 16-20 Curtin Place, Sydney

    Best Medium-Sized List Award Australia 2021

    Monopole is a wine bar and a restaurant in Sydney. They won gold in the category Best Medium-Sized Wine List in Star Wine List Awards Australia 2021.

  2. Phone: +61 2 8067 0450

    Address: 3 Dalley Street, Sydney

    Best Medium-Sized List Award Australia 2021

    Bistecca is a restaurant in Sydney. They won silver in the category Best Medium-Sized Wine List in Star Wine List Awards Australia 2021.

  3. Phone: +61 2 9114 7331

    Address: 380 Oxford Street, Paddington

    Best Medium-Sized List Award Australia 2021

    Fred's is a restaurant in Paddington, outside Sydney. They won silver in the category Best Medium-Sized Wine List in Star Wine List Awards Australia 2021.

  4. Phone: +61 2 9326 9297

    Address: 91 Crown Lane, Darlinghurst

    Best Medium-Sized List Award Australia 2021

    In 2010, the cramped store room of long-standing wine retailer Best Cellars was lovingly refurbished into a hole-in-the-wall wine bar by ex-fine dining Sommelier Matt Swieboda. The laneway space is small – just 40 patrons, and that’s a squeeze – and unpretentious, with a short, well-executed list of bar snacks to support the superb wine offering. In a city long hostile to wine bar culture, the comment “it’s like a bar you’d find in Melbourne” was considered high praise. Perhaps as a snub to those inevitable comparisons, Love Tilly was named for famous Sydney folk figure, the notorious crime b...

  5. Phone: +61 2 9169 6898

    Address: Basement/161 King Street, Sydney

    Best Medium-Sized List Award Australia 2021

    The Gidley is a restaurant in Sydney. They won silver in the category Best Medium-Sized Wine List in Star Wine List Awards Australia 2021.

  6. Phone: +61 406 991 384

    Address: 236 Marrickville Road, Marrickville

    Best Medium-Sized List Award Australia 2021

    Located in Marrickville, this little wine bar is right at home in Sydney’s inner west. With bric-a-brac furniture, wall murals and a whole lot of quirky personality, brothers Jules and Dom have created an offbeat, bluesy, neighbourhood gem of a venue. Named for the third brother, Nick, who refused to be involved in the project at all and then later popped up for cameo shifts when short of cash, this is a bar that refuses to take itself too seriously. Set in an old cake shop with concrete floors and living room vibes, this venue nails the brief; wine service with professionalism, but withou...