Entry Information

2021 Awards

The 2021 Awards are now closed.

A full list of finalists plus the winners for each category can be found on the Results page

 The NSW Wine Industry Association, Restaurant & Catering Association and Destination NSW proudly present the NSW Sommelier’s Wine List Awards for 2021.

These new look awards are dedicated to supporting and rewarding restaurants and wine bars in Sydney and across NSW that offer their customers great wine service and a range of delicious local wines, showcasing the quality and diversity being produced in NSW.

Sommeliers and Wine Managers will be in the running to win the coveted title of 2021 NSW Sommelier's Wine List of the Year in one of six different categories - so lots of chances for a Trophy! Along with some great prizes.

Final entries are due by 11th April 2021.

Please try and be as accurate as possible with your answers. Finalists may receive a secret visit from judges to verify details submitted.

Judging will be carried out by independent industry professionals using criteria including wine list content, presentation, educational content, selection, food and wine matching and NSW wine representation. Final assessments will be completed by the NSWWIA and the RCA. The decision is final and no correspondence will be entered into.


Upcoming Events

November 2021

NSW Wine Awards Judging

Entries into the 26th annual ICC Sydney NSW Wine Awards are now closed. Judging will take place at ICC Sydney on 23 - 25 November 2021.


30 November 2021

Smoke Taint Workshop - Orange

Face-to-face and online seminars brought to your by the AWRI and NSW Wine project 'Fortifying the future of New South Wales Wine.' 


10 December 2021

NSW Wine Awards Presentation

Book tickets to join the Governor of NSW at a lavish lunch and be amongst the first to hear which NSW wines and winemakers have been crowned the best of the best in 2021.


May 2022

NSW Sommelier's Wine List Awards

We look forward to hosting the next NSW Sommelier's Wine List Awards soon. To find out more about these Awards and see who was a 2021 NSW Wine Star click below.