Sommeliers' Choice

LOUELLA MATTHEWS, BIBO WINE BAR, NSW

Louella Matthews - Bibo Wine Bar

7 Bay St, Double Bay
(02) 9362 4680
bibowinebar.com.au

CUISINE Bibo's cuisine is a collaboration of traditional Portuguese cuisine,  modern French cooking techniques with an emphasis on local produce.
WINEs ON LIST 402 (40 by the glass)
WINE PRICES $$-$$$ ($48-$9 by the glass)

Finalists

Pip Anderson
The Source at Mona, TAS

Sarah Atkinson
Le Rebelle, WA

ANA DEL GRAY
Wyno x Bodega, NSW

ASSESSMENT

CONTENT (45%)Quality wines, extensive list, wines by the glass, mature wines from good vintages, an adequate list of aperitifs, beers, spirits, liqueurs and waters. The best places have innovative wines and varietals sourced from regions where they excel.
BALANCE (15%) A balance between modestly priced/expensive wines, domestic/imported wines, wines from different Australian regions, and established/new labels. Are different wine varieties and styles catered for?
SUITABILITY (15%) Does the list suit the cuisine and the restaurant or bar’s 
style and image?
PRESENTATION (15%) Lists must 
show vintages and give accurate, correctly spelt information about the wines and their regions in a clear, easily navigable design.
PRICING (10%) The judges look for value while taking into account that many restaurants have high overheads.