Les 110 de Taillevent has the Best Sparkling Wine List in the UK

Les 110 de Taillevent in London won Best Sparkling Wine List. (Photo: Thomas Skovsende)

Les 110 de Taillevent in London won the category Best Sparkling Wine List during UK Wine List of the Year 2022. The winner were revealed during a live event in London on Feb. 21, co-hosted by Star Wine List and The Buyer.

"I was absolutely not prepared when our restaurant was called. I think it is amazing to win this prize, but it is also putting pressure on us to keep delivering the same standard. But it is an amazing wine list of mainly French wines, from a French restaurant, with a French family as owners, it is all French. Well, except the chef who is Dutch and me from Poland” says head sommelier Lukasz Kuszela.

Les 110 de Taillevent also won the prestigious Grand Prix category, recognizing the best wine list with more than 600 references.

"This place has something for everyone," says Arvid Rosengren, Best Sommelier of the World 2016, about the winning wine list.

The silver medalists in this category were:
Alain Ducasse at The Dorchester, London
Chiltern Firehouse, London
La Compagnie des Vins Surnaturels Seven Dials, London
The Vineyard at Stockcross, Newbury

The jury for the event was filled with top sommelier and wine names:
• Ruth Spivey, sommelier, writer, Star Wine List UK ambassador
• Salvatore Castano, Best Sommelier of Europe and Africa 2021
• Arvid Rosengren, Best Sommelier of the World 2016
• Raimonds Tomsons, Best Sommelier of Europe and Africa 2017
• Rajat Parr, sommelier, winemaker, author

Star Wine List of the Year started in the Nordics back in 2018, to celebrate the great wine lists and the teams behind them. Last year, our first international tour went to 10 markets in Asia and Europe. During the second tour of Star Wine List of the Year, we have so far visited Finland, Denmark, Australia and Norway. And now we came to the UK for the second time, in partnership with The Buyer.

Apart from the honour and the gold certificates, winners of the international categories are qualified to the International Final of Star Wine List of the Year in June 2022.

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

Published 21-February-2022
News / UK

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