Star Wine List of the Year Sweden 2022 – all the winners

On Apr. 3, Star Wine List celebrated the best wine lists in Sweden for the fourth time. PM & Vänner in Växjö won five of the thirteen categories, including the prestigious Grand Prix category.

”Congratulations to all winners and finalists in the event. I am especially pleased to see so many winners and silver stars from Malmö and the south of Sweden. Sweden is filled with great places for wine lovers,” says Krister Bengtsson, Star Wine List’s founder.

The first Star Wine List of the Year was held in Sweden 2018. Since then, the competition has grown and has during the last been held in many places around the globe. The winners in the international categories will meet in an international final on June 13.

Star Wine List of the Year Sweden 2022 was held on Apr. 3. Here are all the winners and the silver medalists in all the categories:


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

Winner:
PM & Vänner, Växjö

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

Winner:
Julie, Malmö

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

Winner:
Operakällaren, 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

Winner:
PM & Vänner, Växjö

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

Winner:
Hörte Brygga, Skivarp

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

Winner:
Combo Vinbaren, Stockholm

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

Winner:
Heaven 23, Gothenburg


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

Winner:
E&G, Stockholm

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

Winner:
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

Winner:
PM & Vänner, Växjö

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

Winner:
PM & Vänner, Växjö

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

Winner:
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

Winner:
Restaurang AG, 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 03-April-2022
News / Sweden

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