QT Newcastle Celebrates 3 Glasses At The 2023 Australia’s Wine List Of The Year Awards
QT Hotels & Resorts celebrated a record night at the 29th Australia’s Wine List of the Year Awards. 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 a total of 20 glasses across the group, emerging as the sole hotel brand to make the list of finalists. QT continues to celebrate significant wins at the country’s top wine awards, surpassing their 18 collective glasses in 2022.
QT Sydney’s Gowings and QT Perth’s Santini Bar & Grill earned the highest rating for restaurants, the fifth consecutive year Gowings has received this honour and the third consecutive year for Santini. Yamagen at QT Gold Coast and QT Newcastle’s Jana Restaurant & Bar also received three glasses for a second year.
This year, recently launched French-Neo bistro, Parlour, at QT Sydney and QT Canberra’s Capitol Bar & Grill raised the bar, received three glasses from two glasses last year. QT Melbourne’s Pascale Bar & Grill received two glasses for the fourth consecutive year.
QT Hotels & Resorts, who are a part of EVT, continue to cement themselves as industry leaders when it comes to their restaurants and bars, highlighted by their exemplary group wine programs. The collection of glasses across the portfolio of award-winning QT venues reflects their premium offering and their reputation as destination dining in their respective cities.
QT’s Director of Beverage, Chris Morrison said, “We are honoured to be recognised at these prestigious awards. Our commitment to supporting local winemakers is at the forefront of our wine program, alongside expert hospitality and wine professionals who provide enjoyable and memorable experiences. At QT, we believe there’s a wine for everyone, and our team are here to surprise and delight every guest and their unique preferences.”
These accolades are a testament to QT’s commitment and development of their people through Wine Bite; a fully digitised wine, food, and service-learning program which upskills and empowers the hospitality team, and drives a positive workplace culture.
The 2023 Australia’s Wine List of the Year Awards were held on Monday 25 September with all winners acknowledged at www.winelistoftheyear.com.au.