Settlers Tavern Announced in the Top 50 Best Places to Drink Wine in Australia

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Settlers Tavern have made it onto the Young Guns of Wine, ‘Wineslinger’ Top 50 best places to drink wine in Australia list.

Voted by a 100 strong national panel including fine winemakers, sommeliers and journalists, the Wineslinger Top 50 is the inside scoop, from those in the know. The list provides the insider’s guide to the places that the toughest critics in the wine industry, choose to have a ripping time at.

From restaurants with encyclopaedic lists, to boltholes with a few dozen well-chosen bottles, they’re all venues where wine is the hero and where it’s served with a sense of fun and adventure.

Rory Kent, Wineslinger founder said, “These venues bring energy, adventure and approachability to wine enjoyment. They are defined by fun, not formality.


The size of the wine list, isn’t what gets you onto the Top 50. It’s the sum of the parts. It’s the wine concept, the food, the staff, the setting and that special something.”

Making up the top 50 list are 11 venues each from New South Wales and Victoria, seven from Queensland, six each from South Australia and Western Australia, five from Tasmania, three from the Australian Capital Territory and one from the Northern Territory.

Rory added, “The best part of wine is the thrill of discovery. The venues in the Top 50 all have a commitment to wine that makes them the go-to destinations of the wine experts looking to find something new.”

Karen Gough, Proprietor and Wine Director at Settlers said, “We’re so pleased to be chosen as a Wineslinger venue for the second year in a row, and what great company we’re in from all across Australia. Margaret River wine on the map!” 

The public can vote from the list, to award a lucky venue the ‘People’s Choice Award’. Head to , with some great prizes up for grabs for those who participate.

VOTE ON THE PEOPLE’S CHOICE HERE.Out of the top 50 list, there is the People’s Choice Award, which is voted on by the public.

Karen added, “It would be an added bonus if Settlers could put Margaret River on the map by taking out the ‘People’s Choice’ award as well.”

Voting closes at noon on Monday, 28th October.


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