Answers to some of the frequently asked questions about the Wine List of the Year Awards
Explore the 2020 award-winning wine lists at a venue near you.
Entries for the 2021 Awards close on 30th July 2021
There is no cost to enter the 2021 China’s Wine List of the Year Awards
You will need to supply PDFs of your wine list and your menu to see how your list compliments your cuisine. We will also require two high-resolution images of your venue. These should be attached with your submission.
Any licensed on-premised venues including restaurants, wine bars, restaurant, wine bar, small bars, cafes, brasseries, pubs, clubs and hotels, located in China. Venues must be located in China and be actively trading.
Three simple steps:
1. Review Award Categories
There are several categories that offer you a chance to win an award:
2. What you need to provide
You will need to supply PDFs of your wine list and your menu to see how your list compliments your cusine. We will also require two high-resolution images of your venue. These should be attached with your submission.
3. Complete your submission
• ‘Sign up’ to register or ‘Sign in’ online to complete your submission
Why should I enter?
1. Recognition and exposure
Entering the awards offers the opportunity for local and international recognition and exposure on-line and via Social Media plus in key publications across China and Internationally. International and local fame awaits those establishments who win Awards and the Glass Award ratings achieved guarantees positive reviews and recognition that will attract more customers to experience your list, reinforcing your standing as one of the best wine lists in China.
2. Attract more customers
Entering CWLOTYA will allow current and potential customers to be exposed to your wine list rating and review through consumer and trade communication channels and the Reviews section of this website.
3. Glass Rating
Your wine list will be rated according to the international WLOTYA wine list criteria indicating to customers the standard of the wine list they will enjoy in your establishment.
4. Wine List Review
A review of your wine list will be published for your current and future customers to learn more about your establishment and the wine experience that awaits them.
Establishments that receive a glass rating (1,2, or 3 glasses) will receive a certificate that allows you to display your accomplishment with pride.
The best of the best will be selected and invited to the awards presentation event where the winners will be announced amongst other finalists, on-premise decision makers, industry influencers, trade & consumer media professionals, Chinese & International wine judges, government representatives, VIP’s and sponsors.
The winners are announced at an awards ceremony held in October. The 2021 Awards will be announced on 11th October in Shanghai.
• A review of your wine list including contact details and a link to your website (all glass rated entrants) + Wine List of the Year Awards website including contact details and a link to your website (all glass rated entrants) on our website
• A glass rating of either 3, 2 or 1 glasses including a logo you can utilise in your marketing to promote your achievement
• Invitation for winners to attend the awards ceremony
• Affiliation with a distinguished local and international wine experts made up of our judging panel
• Winners also receive: print & social media mentions
China’s Wine List of the Year Awards provides a unique opportunity for industry businesses to consolidate and promote their brand’s presence within this exciting market. The awards allow brands to connect with Chinese and International wine judges, on-premise decision makers, industry influencers and trade and consumer media. As an award sponsor, brands are able to “own” an award and are entitled to a large range of benefits including visibility within China’s Wine List of the Year website.
Contact us to discuss your involvement