On Nov. 8, Gourmet Traveller WINE and Star Wine List teamed up to celebrate the great wine lists of Australia and the teams behind them. Laura in Mornington Peninsula won the category Best Austrian Wine List, presented by Austrian Wine.
“A wonderful offering of some of the best Austria has to offer, at approachable ages. It spans both the classics and the avantgarde and everything have a little bit of vintage depth, which is very impressive” says jury member Arvid Rosengren about the winning list.
Star Wine List Awards Australia with GT WINE is part of the Star Wine List of the Year tour of wine list celebrations. The first international tour visited 10 countries and concluded with a final in May this year. On Nov. 8, Australia joined the calendar for the first time.
The winners in Australia were revealed during an online event, hosted by Star Wine List’s founder and publisher Krister Bengtsson and local jury member Jacqueline Turner.
The silver medalists in the Austrian category were:
Aubergine Restaurant, Canberra
Bentley Restaurant & Wine Bar, Sydney
Dear Sainte Eloise, Sydney
Sono Japanese Restaurant Portside Wharf, Brisbane
Image: Chris McConville