Star Wine List of the Year Denmark 2021 – all the winners

On 13 September Star Wine List crowned the best wine lists in Denmark. Geranium was the big winner, with Gold Stars in three out of the seven categories – Grand Prix, Austrian Wine List and Sparkling Wine List.

"A great old world selection, an amazing Champagne list, fine wines from California, beer, cider, and rarities," says jury member Raimonds Tomsons, Best Sommelier of Europe 2017, about Geranium's winning list.

The first international tour of Star Wine List of the Year visited 10 countries and concluded with a final in May this year. Now, the second tour is on its way, and Denmark was the second stop, after Finland.

Here are all the winners:

Categories:

Austrian Wine List

– Recognizes the best wine list with Austrian wines

The category is presented by Austrian Wine

Finalists:
Admiralgade 26, Copenhagen
Domestic, Aarhus
Geranium, Copenhagen
Kødbyens Fiskebar, Copenhagen
Lyst, Vejle
Syttende, Sønderborg

Winner:
Geranium, Copenhagen

By The Glass List

– Recognizes the best by the glass list

Finalists:
Alchemist, Copenhagen
Bar'Vin, Copenhagen
Domestic, Aarhus
Dyvig badehotel, Nordborg
Geranium, Copenhagen
Kong Hans Kælder, Copenhagen
Terroiristen, Copenhagen

Winner:
Bar'Vin, Copenhagen

Sparkling Wine List

– Recognizes the wine list with sparkling wine

Finalists:
Alchemist, Copenhagen
Dyvig Badehotel, Nordborg
Frederikshøj, Aarhus
Geranium, Copenhagen
Kong Hans Kælder, Copenhagen
Lyst, Vejle
Syttende, Sønderborg

Winner:
Geranium, Copenhagen

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:
Admiralgade 26, Copenhagen
Kokkeriet, Copenhagen
Kødbyens Fiskebar, Copenhagen
MASH Aarhus, Aarhus
MASH Bredgade, Copenhagen
Nr.30, Copenhagen
Terroiristen, Copenhagen

Winner:
Terroiristen, Copenhagen

Best Short List

– Recognizes the best wine list with fewer than 200 listings

Finalists:
Amass, Copenhagen
Kanalen, Copenhagen
Koefoed, Copenhagen
Substans, Aarhus

Winner:
Amass, Copenhagen

Best Medium-Sized List

– Recognizes the best wine list with 200-600 listings

Finalists:
Admiralgade 26, Copenhagen
Brace, Copenhagen
Domestic, Aarhus
Jordnær, Copenhagen
Kødbyens Fiskebar, Copenhagen
Terroiristen, Copenhagen

Winner:
Brace, Copenhagen

Grand Prix

– Recognizes the best large wine list, with more than 600 references

Finalists:
Alchemist, Copenhagen
Anarki, Copenhagen
Dyvig Badehotel, Nordborg
Geranium, Copenhagen
Kong Hans Kælder, Copenhagen
Lyst, Vejle
Møntergade, Copenhagen

Winner:
Geranium, Copenhagen


The jury for the Danish event was:
• Marc Almert, Best Sommelier of the World 2019
• Raimonds Tomsons, Best Sommelier of Europe 2017
• Rajat Parr, sommelier, winemaker, author
• Julie Dupouy-Young, three times Best Sommelier of Ireland
• Paz Levinson, Best Sommelier of Argentina and the Americas

The jury's mission is to rate their favourites while considering width, depth, originality and value.

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

Published 13-September-2021
News / Denmark

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