Best Regional Wine List in Region

For many bars and restaurants, there is a growing and very legitimate desire on the part of the owners and sommeliers to champion the wines of their region. This category of Best Regional Wine List in the Region enables the Judges to celebrate those establishments that build close relationships with neighbouring wine producers, exhibiting an intimate knowledge of the region’s history and terroir and promoting local produce, both food and wine, as the stars of the show. The successful lists offer unparalleled depth in the wines of the country or region and a strong focus on local grape varieties, enabling wine lovers to engage as fully as possible with the region. While these lists promote a particular country or region, Judges still consider the criteria of breadth, depth, height, balance, selection, accuracy, originality, suitability, design, and value.


Antica Bottega del Vino (for Spain) - Global Winner 2022

Antica Bottega del Vino, in Verona, Italy, is among the oldest and most prestigious historic Italian dining establishments, tracing its long history and roots to the sixteenth century. The restaurant is an illustrious survivor of the hundred osterias that were once the haunt of famous artists and writers in Verona. The cuisine exudes Venetian tradition, offering a fantastic selection of cicchetti dishes, such as the famous risotto and braised beef cheek with Amarone and pastissada de caval.

Nothing characterizes Antica Bottega del Vino more than its cellar, located in a building dating back to the 3rd century BC, now boasting a selection of the most important wines in the world. Its bottles number more than 18,000, representing a total of 4,500 labels world-wide. World of Fine Wine Judges noted that great attention is given to Italian and French producers,’ there’s a unique Amarone list and a good champagne listing’, with a special focus on biodynamic and organic wines. ‘This is a selection that offers good value for money.’ Antica Bottega del Vino was Regional Winner for Europe.



Regional Winners - Best Regional Wine List in Region 2022