Star Wine List of the Year Finland 2021 – all the finalists

On 6 September 2021, Star Wine List will celebrate the best wine lists in Finland. The jury has now decided the finalists!

In May 2021, the International Star Wine List of the Year final was held for the first time ever. Now, it's time for a second Star Wine List of the Year tour, and our first stop is Finland.

On Monday 6 September the winners will be revealed at the Best Sommelier of Finland event in Helsinki - and online.

The jury for the Finnish event has been:
Marc Almert, Best Sommelier of the World 2019
Raimonds Tomsons, Best Sommelier of Europe 2017
Véronique Rivest, Best Sommelier of Canada twice
Pascaline Lepeltier, Best Sommelier of France 2018
and as our local judge:
Heidi Mäkinen, Master of Wine and president of the Finnish Sommelier Association

Here are all Finnish finalists:

Categories:

Austrian Wine List

– Recognizes the best wine list with Austrian wines

The category is presented by Austrian Wine

Finalists:
Emo, Helsinki
Grape Wine Bar, Helsinki
Palace, Helsinki
Restaurant C, Tampere
Savoy, Helsinki

German Wine List

– Recognizes the best wine list with German wines

The category is presented by Wines of Germany

Finalists:
Carelia, Helsinki
Demo, Helsinki
Kaskis, Turku
Palace, Helsinki
Savoy, Helsinki

By The Glass List

– Recognizes the best by the glass list

Finalists:
Pien Brewpub, Helsinki
Pöllöwaari, Jyväskylä
The Tasting Room, Turku
Vin-Vin, Helsinki
Vinho, Turku

Sparkling Wine List

– Recognizes the wine list with sparkling wine

Finalists:
Carelia, Helsinki
Demo, Helsinki
Muru, Helsinki
Palace, Helsinki
Savoy, Helsinki

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:
Grape Wine Bar, Helsinki
Muru, Helsinki
Nolla, Helsinki
Vin-Vin, Helsinki

Best Short List

– Recognizes the best wine list with fewer than 200 listings

Finalists:
Grape Wine Bar, Helsinki
Lucy in the sky, Espoo
Vin-Vin, Helsinki
Vinho, Turku
Wino, Helsinki

Best Medium-Sized List

– Recognizes the best wine list with 200-600 listings

Finalists:
Bronda, Helsinki
Carelia, Helsinki
Demo, Helsinki
Palace, Helsinki
Pastis, Helsinki

Grand Prix

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

Finalists:
Muru, Helsinki
Savoy, Helsinki


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

Published 26-August-2021
News / Finland

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