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Star Wine List Celebrate New York’s Top Wine Lists with Rajat Parr and Christy Canterbury MW in the Jury


Star Wine List to celebrate New York’s wine lists On March 8th, the award-winning wine guide Star Wine List will award the great wine lists of New York during Vinexpo America. Top wine professionals like Rajat Parr and Christy Canterbury MW are in the jury. 

January 26th – “We can’t wait to bring our wine list awards to New York for the very first time and do it at Vinexpo America. The winners from New York will then face wine lists from Europe, South Africa, Asia and Australia at the International final in June,” says Krister Bengtsson, founder and publisher of Star Wine List. 

Star Wine List of the Year New York will be judged by an exceptional panel of wine professionals, including the renowned sommelier and winemaker, Rajat Parr; Master of Wine Christy Canterbury; top Canadian sommelier Véronique Rivest and Master of Wine and Master Sommelier Doug Frost. 

Any wine list from the New York Metro area can be entered, free of charge, up until the deadline on Sunday January 29. Interested wine bars and restaurants can enter through the Star Wine List website at https://starwinelist.com 

“We already have entries from great wine places like Eleven Madison Park, Tribeca Grill and The Four Horsemen and look forward to more top lists entering in the coming days,” says Krister Bengtsson. 

Star Wine List of the Year is a celebration of the great wine lists in the world and the teams behind them. 

Invitation to the awards 

Media are welcome to attend the awards at Vinexpo America. 

Place: Jacob K. Javits Convention Center – Hall, 3445 11th Ave (corner of 11th & 38th), New York, NY 10001 

Time: 3:30 PM on March 8th. 

Please RSVP at https://forms.gle/FN7pfGrSq3tWt9bB8 or to event@starwinelist.com

New York Categories 2023 

  • In New York, the awards are given in eight categories. 
  • Grand Prix 
    • The best list with more than 600 references, a category presented by Catena Zapata 
  • Best Austrian Wine List 
    • The best wine list with Austrian wine, a category presented by Austrian Wine 
  • Best Medium-Sized List 
    • The best wine list with 200-600 listings 
  • Best Short List 
    • The best wine list with fewer than 200 listings 
  • Best By the Glass List 
    • The best wine list by the glass 
  • Best Sparkling Wine List 
    • The best list with sparkling wine, a category presented by Nyetimber 
  • Sustainable Wine List 
  • Special Jury Prize 
    • Recognizes a venue that has done something out of the ordinary 

Star Wine List is the award-winning guide to great wine bars and wine restaurants around the world. It is available as an app and on www.starwinelist.com and connects wine lovers to wine lists. It was launched in Stockholm in 2017, and is now live in more than 35 countries in the world and features over 2000 lists. All venues are selected by top wine professionals.



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