The criteria for this award aims to distinguish and award 3 restaurants, ranked in order; Silver, Gold and Platinum, whose old world wine lists feature a well-chosen assortment of quality producers along with a thematic match to the menu in both price and style. These lists are well-focused and tend to emphasize discovery.
Design & format: Nominated wine list should be descriptive in terms of varieties and pricing, and easy to understand.
Wine selection: Factors to consider include authenticity of source and whether it complements the signature styles of cuisine.
Value: The pricing structure appropriately reflects all characteristics of the restaurant – service, variety of wines and vintages
Variety: The wine list features a wide variety of wines across different regions and are available at different price points.