Wine List of the Year Thailand 2012

Wine List of the Year Thailand 2012

The Wine List of the Year Thailand Awards is a national competition recognizing the efforts and expertise amongst the hotels, resorts, restaurants cafes and wine bars in the development of wine lists and wine culture in Thailand. Wine List of the Year Thailand Awards promotes and rewards excellence in these venues and conveys this message to the media and wine and food consumers in Thailand and abroad.

The competition is open to all food and beverage establishments with wine lists. The online registration and entry for the Awards opens July 2012 culminating in the announcement of Thailand's best wine list at the gala dinner and Awards ceremony in October 2012.

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Current sponsors

The Genuine Palate

The Genuine Palate is an Asian based company specializing in wine sales & marketing, wine education and wine list consultation to the FB industry in Thailand and abroad. The Genuine Palate provides full wine list compilation service, liaison with and management of suppliers and vital training for food and beverage staff through our program, Wine Culture.


Independent Wine & Spirit Thailand (IWS) is proud to be a major sponsor of the 2012 Wine List of the Year Thailand Awards. IWS are the importers and distributors of world class brands including those from the the Grandi Vini d'Italia stable. IWS products can be found on all good wine lists throughout Thailand.


Grandi Vini d'Italia (GVI) is proud to be a co-sponsor of the major prize for the 2012 Wine List of the Year Thailand Awards. GVI is a business, a consultancy and a passion that embodies everything that wine and its numerous facets touch upon. This includes ideas elicited from people about marketing, promotion, assistance, consultancy and professionalism and is aimed at reciprocal interests.


winesave® keeps opened wine at its peak for weeks after it has first been opened. Oxidation and the resulting spoilage of opened wine is now a thing of the past. For the wine drinker, this means you can enjoy the luxury of wines by the glass at home. It also means that you will never again waste any wine because of oxidation, nor ever feel compelled to finish a bottle just because it has been opened.

Illy Coffee

Coffee of the highest order, coffee that delights: this is illy's mission, passion and obsession. A simple idea created through complex means: eight decades of experience; unmatched knowledge of coffee biology and chemistry; unrivalled skill at roasting; the pioneering of innovative, enabling technologies; and a family's entrepreneurial passion.

Italasia Group

Italasia Company Limited has extended the service line for over 40 years to make the product availability possible for hotel and restaurant industry which has placed trust and loyalty on their expertise divided into Italasia Electro Company Limited and Italasia Trading (Thailand) Company Limited.

Westin Hotel

The sky is the limit with six restaurants and bars in which to refuel, Heavenly Spa by Westin to rejuvenate, fun activities at the Westin Kids Club, generous meeting facilities overlooking Siray Bay, and a choice of three refreshing outdoor pools.

The Phuket News

The Phuket News is Phuket's leading weekly English language newspaper. Their mission is to serve the expat community, tourists and residents of Phuket by publishing an independent, comprehensive and informative community newspaper on a weekly basis.

Live 89.5

Live 89.5 is Phuket's premier English radio station broadcasting 24 hours/day 7 days/week. The station boasts DJ's from Australia, USA, UK and Thailand playing Classic hits from the 80's, 90's and today. Live 89.5 offers a true interactive listener experience by offering lots of talk back radio, daily competitions, prizes & give-aways, daily live crosses , phone-ins and weekly news analysis of topical issues in Phuket, Thailand and the rest of the world.

Paradise Koh Yao

A Romantic Holiday Resort - an escape. Contemporary tropical Asian... thatched roofs... vaulted ceilings... and mosquito netting... in short subtle elegance in harmony with nature. Enjoy private pool villas... open air jacuzzis and al fresco showers. Be pampered and active... Expect our master chefs to prepare your meals right on the sand in a contemporary and casual atmosphere.

Villa Baan Phu Prana

Villa Baan Phu Prana is located on Surin Hill within a prestigious private estate with 180 degree stunning views over Surin, Bangtao and the west coast of Phuket. The Villa stands high above the bay, facing north and west stunning sun sets out over the Indian Ocean. Within walking distance from the beach, restaurants and boutiques.

Think Design Magazine

Think Design Magazine is a monthly magazine based in Phuket Thailand which features the latest in design, art, architecture, fashion, music, technology, gastronomy and sustainable technology. The publication has become a favorite among locals in Phuket and Bangkok and after much demand, will soon branch out to Singapore and Hong Kong. Think Design Magazine aims to raise the cultural bar in Thailand, helping to promote all art in all its form.

Business Week

Bloomberg Businessweek Thailand presents news and analysis of global and local business with articles, features and interviews covering global economics, companies and industries, technology, business lifestyles and others, utilizing both global Bloomberg content and locally produced content relevant specifically to the Thai market.

Property Report

Property Report Thailand presents up-to-date information and coverage of industry trends and innovations. Each issue incorporates an in-depth special focus on one of the country's real estate hot spots, a key interview with an important industry figure and regular sections on finance, legal issues, interiors and architecture. The remainder of the publication is devoted to pertinent reportage and in-depth analysis of property news.

Le Paris Phuket

Paris Phuket is a French magazine created on December 15, 2011. The magazine is issued monthly with 80 pages dedicated to give a better understanding of the Thai culture, a snapshot of the best events happening in Thailand, but also some fresh news about France. More over, some articles are translated in Thai language, so it is easily shared amongst the locals who wish to learn more about different horizons.


Bayside Thailand Magazine is dedicated to promote Thailand as Tourist Destination and successful business and services related to hospitality: Hotels, Real Estate, Shopping, Leisure opportunities. It promotes services for international and local buyers (Residents, Expats, Business owners) within leisure opportunities for Travellers. It is actually on the desk of every General Manager of Samui, Phuket and in Chiang Mai.

Expert Media

Expert Media is a media company, which creates professional media instruments for Russian market. Being Russians, we know how to work with Russian audience and how to promote new companies on Russian market effectively. EXPERT Media is a very valuable partner if you are looking for a good opportunity to reach the rapidly increasing Russian market on Phuket island.

Property Expert

Property Expert - the first and only professional magazine in Russian language about real estate in Southern Thailand. Only exclusive content: professional opinions and experience of real estate buyers; general trends of the market and detailed information presenting interesting projects for buying. Property Expert is a Russian-language periodical that combines the highest quality of glossy magazine with a strong distribution system in Russia (Moscow, Siberia, Far East) and Thailand.

Mid Air Circus

Mid Air Circus Arts (MACA) have been operating right here in Phuket since the beginning of the year. Having already set up their full sized flying trapeze and circus arts academy to teach beginners and professionals alike.... they now open the doors on their event services, providing upscale and breathtaking circus performances.

Creative Concept Logo

As a professional audio visual supplier head officed in Phuket Thailand, Creative Concept AV or CCAV for short is fast becoming the supplier of choice for theming, conference and event audio visual services. Their inventory of state of the art audio visual equipment, theme props, table centre pieces, fabrics and table linen is second to none on the island of Phuket.


Jessi Cotterill is a freelance photographer based in Phuket. She's specialized in taking photos for events and people.

Jessi is using top gears and latest equipments, and she always does her best with her passion on every work.

Farang Food

Farang Food Paradise Co.,Ltd. was founded in 1999. The core activity in the beginning was mainly the sales of wines and some Italian food ingredients. Since bought by Simon Callebert in 2006, the company evolved from a small 5 staffed food wholesaler to a booming 20+ staffed food importer. In 2011 Farang Food Samui finally opened resulting in the Farang Food group being the leading imported food supplying company in the south of Thailand.

Pluto Ice Cream

The Pluto Ice Cream Company Ltd. was established in 2001 at Phi Phi Island. From the beginning we were aiming at a high quality product. We used Italian ingredients from the most important Italian brands and - under the supervision of master Italian ice-cream experts - we arranged recipes to enable our ice-creams to become acknowledged as the best quality ones produced in Thailand.

Charity of choice

Phuket Has Been Good to us

Phuket Has Been Good To Us is a Thai registered charity which fosters vocational opportunities for Thai children through English. Our qualified, fluent English speaking teachers teach English to 850 children in Government schools in Phuket. We also run an extracurricular program 'Coconut Club' for 130 children who are orphans or whose families can not look after them. We help Thai youth become capable and confident English speakers so that they can secure well paid employment.