On 12 May 2021, Star Wine List will award the best wine lists in Austria during an online live event, presented by Austrian Wine. Our top sommelier jury is now done deliberating – here are the finalists in all the four categories!
The winners will be presented during an online event that you can follow on Star Wine List’s Facebook.
Star Wine List of the Year is usually presented live, but this year it will be an online event.
Date: 12 May 2021
Here are all the finalists:
– The top Austrian wine list overall
By The Glass
– Recognizes the best by the glass list
Special Jury Prize
– Recognizes a venue that has done something extra with their wine list, such as the direction, the style or the value.
Best Short List
– Recognizes the best wine list with fewer than 250 listings
The winners of the Global Categories will qualify for the International Star Wine List of the Year, in partnership with Austrian Wine. It will be held online 31 May.
The jury for the event will have five members from of our international top sommelier panel:
Arvid Rosengren, 2016 Best Sommelier of the World
Pascaline Lepeltier, 2018 Best Sommelier of France
Marc Almert, 2019 Best Sommelier of the World
Raimonds Tomsons, 2017 Best Sommelier of Europe
Paz Levinson, Best Sommelier of Argentina and the Americas
Plus our local judge:
Michael Pech, founder of Kalk & Kegel