Rockpool Bar & Grill Sydney Wins Five Major Wine Awards

rbgs_xsection1At the Fine Wine Partners and Gourmet Traveller WINE’s 2009 Australian Wine List of the Year Awards, Rockpool Bar & Grill Sydney scooped five major awards including ‘Overall Winner of the 2009 Australia’s Wine List of the Year’, ‘Best Restaurant List’ ‘Best New Wine List – The Tony Hitchin Award’, ‘Best NSW List’ and ‘The Judy Hurst Award’, won by Sommelier Sophie Otton.

With a list that features over 3,500 different wines valued at $9 million, Rockpool has some of the legendary wines of the 20th Century represented including 1921 Chateau d’Yquem, 1945 Romanée-Conti, 1947 Chateau Cheval Blanc, and 1931 Quinta do Noval port. Vertical selections include 34 different selections of the famous Burgundy vineyard La Tâche, 55 different wines from Burgundy’s famed Montrachet vineyard, 32 selections of Penfolds Grange, and 22 selections of Chateau Petrus with vintages ranging from 1900 to 2000

Rockpool Sydney’s wine list received ‘3 Glasses’ and recognition as being ‘confident and comprehensive with one eye on the established leaders of the wine world and another on the rising stars’. Similarly, Rockpool Bar & Grill Melbourne received ‘3 Glasses’ for its list of 1,400 wines.

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