QT Hotels & Resorts celebrates 18 Glasses at the 2022 Australia’s Wine List of The Year Awards


QT Hotels & Resorts celebrated a record night at the 2022 Australia’s Wine List of the Year Awards. In it’s 28th year, these awards have become the Australian hospitality industry’s  benchmark for success in wine lists and wine service. The design-led hotel collection’s signature restaurants and bars, have been awarded significant wins in the annual event, earning a total of 18 glasses across the group.

QT Newcastle’s Jana Restaurant & Bar earned the highest rating of three glasses for restaurants in Australia on debut. QT Sydney’s signature restaurant Gowings Bar & Grill and QT Perth’s Santini Bar & Grill also received three glasses for restaurants, this being the fourth consecutive year Gowings Bar & Grill has received this honour.

This year, Yamagen at QT Gold Coast raised the bar has received three glasses by the highly regarded awards program, from last year’s two glasses. QT Sydney’s Parlour Cucina, QT Melbourne’s Pascale Bar & Grill and QT Canberra’s Capitol Bar & Grill were also recognised with two glasses for the third consecutive year.

QT Hotels & Resorts’ continue to cement themselves as industry leaders when it comes to their group wine program and the success of their signature restaurants and bars.

QT Hotels’ Group Wine Director, Chris Morrison said, “QT’s commitment to supporting local winemakers is at the forefront of our wine program, with the collection home to a portfolio of award-winning venues; all in which exceed their reputation as unmissable dining destinations in the cities they call ‘home’. We are honoured to celebrate our hospitality and wine professionals who provide an experience which makes wine enjoyable, approachable and memorable. We believe there’s a wine for everyone, and our team are here to craft every journey for the individual guest. The collection of glasses shows the incredible benchmark for group wine programs. Today is a very proud day for all of us at QT.”

The 2022 Australia’s Wine List of the Year Awards were held on Monday 26 September with all winners acknowledged at www.winelistoftheyear.com.au.

About Australia’s Wine List of the Year Awards:
Established in 1994, the Australia’s Wine List of the Year Awards recognises and rewards wine lists that elevate dining experiences. The judging panel is comprised of over 30 industry professionals, wine communicators, sommeliers, winemakers, Master Sommeliers and Masters of Wine. These experts score based on content, balance, suitability to venue, presentation and pricing. The awards pay tribute to the dedication and talent of sommeliers and is considered the highest accolade for wine lists across Australia’s best venues.