All the finalists in Star Wine List of the Year Sweden 2022

On April 3, we will celebrate the best wine lists in Sweden for the fourth time. The winners will be revealed during a live event in Stockholm. The jury is done deliberating, and the finalists are...

"This year we are celebrating with a record-breaking 13 categories for the Swedish event. Even though the pandemic has been very tough for the industry, we are happy to see so many great lists among the finalists. We can't wait to meet all the finalists in Stockholm next Sunday," says Star Wine List’s founder Krister Bengtsson.

Here are all the finalists:


International categories

The winners in the international categories are all qualified to the international final of Star Wine List of The Year that will be held in June.

Grand Prix

– Sweden’s best wine list with more than 600 references

Finalists:
Djuret, Stockholm
Grand Hôtel, Stockholm
Hörte Brygga, Skivarp
Operakällaren, Stockholm
PM & Vänner, Växjö
Restaurang AG, Stockholm

Best Medium-Sized List

– Recognizes the best list with 200-600 references

Finalists:
Folii, Stockholm
Gemla Vinbar, Stockholm
Heaven 23, Gothenburg
Julie, Malmö
Mathias Dahlgren/Matbaren, Stockholm
Savant Bar, Stockholm
Villa Dagmar, Stockholm

Best By the Glass List

– Recognizes the best by-the-glass list

Finalists:
Ànima, Norrköping
Combo Vinbaren, Stockholm
Dryck & Mat, Uppsala
Folii, Stockholm
Operakällaren, Stockholm
Sturehof, Stockholm

Best Sparkling Wine List

– Recognizes the best wine list with sparkling wine

The category is presented by Duval-Leroy

Finalists:
Dorsia, Gothenburg
Grand Hôtel, Stockholm
Johan P, Malmö
PM & Vänner, Växjö
Restaurang AG, Stockholm

Special Jury Prize

– Recognizes a venue that has done something extra with their wine list, such as the direction, the style or the value

Finalists:
Bouchon, Malmö
Hörte Brygga, Skivarp
Swedish Wine Center, Malmö
Sydkustens at Pillehill, Skivarp
Tyge & Sessil, Stockholm

Best Short List

– Recognizes the best list with up to 200 references

Finalists:
Astrids, Stockholm
Babette, Stockholm
Café & Cave Nizza, Stockholm
Combo Vinbaren, Stockholm
Hasselbo, Stockholm
Ruths, Malmö

Best Austrian Wine List

– Recognizes the best wine list with Austrian wine

The category is presented by Austrian Wine

Finalists:
Bar Central, Stockholm
Djuret, Stockholm
Grand Hôtel, Stockholm
Heaven 23, Gothenburg
PM & Vänner, Växjö
Ruths, Malmö


National categories

The national categories are held only for Sweden.

Best German Wine List

– Recognizes the best list with German wines

Presented by Wines of Germany

Finalists:
Bar Central, Stockholm
Djuret, Stockholm
E&G, Stockholm
Grand Hôtel, Stockholm
Operakällaren, Stockholm
PM & Vänner, Växjö

Best Italian Wine List

– Recognizes the best list with Italian wines

Presented by Mandrarossa

Finalists:
Djuret, Stockholm
Granen, Åre
Grand Hôtel, Stockholm
La Vecchia Signora, Stockholm
Mancini, Stockholm
PM & Vänner, Växjö

Best Rhône Wine List

– Recognizes the best wine list with Rhône wines

Presented by Paul Jaboulet

Finalists:
Bank Hotel, Stockholm
Djuret, Stockholm
Grand Hôtel, Stockholm
Oaxen Krog & Slip, Stockholm
PM & Vänner, Växjö
Restaurang AG, Stockholm

Best Sherry List

– Recognizes the best list with sherry

Presented by González Byass

Finalists:
Boqueria, Åre
Hallmans Matbar, Stockholm
Operakällaren, Stockholm
PM & Vänner, Växjö
Villa Dagmar, Stockholm

Best Australian Wine List

– Recognizes the best list with Australian wines

Presented by d'Arenberg

Finalists:
Djuret, Stockholm
Gemla Vinbar, Stockholm
Grand Hôtel, Stockholm
Lammet och Grisen, Sälen
PM & Vänner, Växjö
Ruths, Malmö

Best California Wine List

– Recognizes the best list with Californian wines

Presented by Wines of California

Finalists:
Bank Hotel, Stockholm
Dorsia, Gothenburg
Grand Hôtel, Stockholm
PM & Vänner, Växjö
Restaurang AG, Stockholm
Sturehof, Stockholm


In the jury for Star Wine List of the Year Sweden this year, we are proud to have some of the best and most well-renowned wine professionals in the world:

Rajat Parr: winemaker, sommelier and author
Julie Dupouy: Best Sommelier of Ireland three times
Arvid Rosengren: Best Sommelier of the World 2016
Marc Almert: Best Sommelier of the World 2019
Paz Levinson: Best Sommelier of Argentina and the Americas.

Read more about how we judge Star Wine List of the Year here.

Published 24-March-2022
News / Sweden

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