Star Wine List of the Year Germany 2021 – all the winners!

Kronenschlösschen and Nobelhart & Schmutzig shared the victory in the prestigious Grand Prix category for best German wine list overall in the first ever Star Wine List of the Year Germany, presented by Austrian Wine. Here are all the winners.

“We really enjoyed judging Germany. The level was very high, and I was really amazed by the diversity and creativity. The lists are fun and inclusive,” says jury member Paz Levinson about the jury work.

On 26 April, Star Wine List celebrated the best German wine lists during the first ever Star Wine List of the Year Germany. The event was live-streamed and led by Star Wine List’s editor Andreas Grube together with sommelier Manu Rosier, Star Wine List’s ambassador in Berlin.

Here are the winners in all five categories:


Grand Prix

– The top German wine list overall

The category is presented by Austrian Wine

Concept Riesling, Düsseldorf
Freundschaft, Berlin
GRAPES Weinbar, Munich
Kronenschlösschen, Eltville-Hattenheim
Nobelhart & Schmutzig, Berlin
PURS, Andernach
Restaurant Jörg Müller, Sylt

Kronenschlösschen and Nobelhart & Schmutzig

Austrian Wine List

– Recognizes the best wine list with Austrian wines

The category is presented by Austrian Wine

Vinothek by Geisel, Munich
GRAPES Weinbar, Munich
Freundschaft, Berlin
Horváth, Berlin
ROCAILLE Café Bistrot Wine bar, Düsseldorf
Zum Vaas, Munich

GRAPES Weinbar

By The Glass

– Recognizes the best by the glass list

Eiskeller Weinbar, Düsseldorf
Heldenplatz, Hamburg
Kinfelts, Hamburg
Prism, Berlin
PURS, Andernach
Restaurant Zeltinger Hof, Zeltingen-Rachtig, Mosel


Special Jury Prize

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

The category is presented by Martha’s

Coda, Berlin
Concept Riesling, Düsseldorf
Fritz & Felix, Baden Baden
Horváth, Berlin

Concept Riesling

Best Short List

– Recognizes the best wine list with fewer than 250 listings

Coda, Berlin
Golvet, Berlin
Henne Weinbar, Cologne
Horváth, Berlin
Michelberger Restaurant, Berlin
No Name, Berlin
Zum Grünen Gaul, Bochum

Zum Grünen Gaul

The jury for the event were three members from of our international top sommelier panel:
Arvid Rosengren, 2016 Best Sommelier of the World
Pascaline Lepeltier, 2018 Best Sommelier of France
Paz Levinson, Best Sommelier of Argentina and the Americas

And as our local wine professional for the jury:
Konstantin Baum, Master of Wine, Germany

The winners of the Global Categories are now qualified for the Global Star Wine List of the Year, in partnership with Austrian Wine. It will be held online on 31 May.
The winners of the Austrian Wine List category also win an all-inclusive trip to Vienna and VieVinum in 2022.

Published 26-April-2021
News / Germany

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