R&CA NSW wine list winners

27 October, 2017 by
Annabelle Cloros

R&CA and the NSW Wine Industry Association have announced the winners of the New South Wales Wine List Awards at Parliament House.

The awards are part of the 2017 Wine List Savour Australia Restaurant & Catering HOSTPLUS Awards for Excellence program and presented by the NSW Minister for Tourism and Major Events, and Assistant Minister for Skills, the Hon Adam Marshall MP.

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Restaurants from both metropolitan and regional areas were recognised as part of the awards.

The winners of overall categories were:

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▪ Best Metropolitan Wine List featuring New South Wales — Jonah’s Restaurant & Boutique Hotel, Whale Beach

▪ Best Regional Wine List featuring New South Wales — Charred Kitchen & Bar, Orange.

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R&CA CEO Juliana Payne congratulated all the respective finalists and winners for each of the categories.

“This year’s NSW Wine Awards [was] all about showcasing some of the state’s finest hospitality businesses who each do a wonderful job of promoting exceptional quality, New South Wales-produced wines on their menus,” she says.

“As we know, consumers are constantly saying how important high-quality, locally-produced wines are to the enjoyment of their meals and we are thrilled to recognise individual businesses who have excelled in their wine list development,”

“Serving fine wines [with] a great meal enriches the overall dining experience and is a key part of why international and domestic tourists consistently rate dining out as one their favourite holiday activities.”

Full list of winners below.

Sydney Metropolitan Awards

Restaurant Wine List — Extensive

Winner — Jonah’s Restaurant & Boutique Hotel, Whale Beach

Restaurant Wine List — Small/Comprehensive

Winner — Garfish @ Crows Nest, Crows Nest

Small Bars Wine List

Winner — Bridge Bar, Mascot

 

NSW Regional Awards

Restaurant Wine List — Extensive

Winner — Charred Kitchen & Bar, Orange

Restaurant Wine List — Small/Comprehensive

Winner — Bar NSW at the Lookout, Echo, Katoomba

Small Bars Wine List

Winner — Battlesticks Bar at Scratchleys, Newcastle

Restaurant/Caterer in a Licensed Venue Wine List

Winner — Legends Grill — The Vintage at Chateau Elan, Polkobin

 

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