What constitutes a great place to drink wine in 2021?
Hospitality standards have improved immensely in recent years and an excellent wine list is no longer the only tool for navigating what can often be overwhelming waters. Great atmosphere and excellent service, surely; interesting bottles and by-the-glass options, definitely; not to mention appropriately delicious food, music and views.
We’ve pulled together some of the best minds in the business to compile a list of 52 of Australia’s Best Places to Drink Wine, focusing on everything from ambience, soundtrack and stemware, to snacks and serving temperature – venues perfect for whiling away a few civilised hours. See below for the full state-by-state list.