The annual results of the CHINA BEST CHAMPAGNE LIST AWARD, the winner goes to…

The First CHINA BEST CHAMPAGNE LIST AWARD was ended perfectly at Jing An Shangri-La Hotel on the 20th of October

The CHINA BEST CHAMPAGNE LIST judge panel was held on 1st October in France Champagne-Ardenne after one day deliberately consideration and discussion the judges finalize the 16 awards for the awarded restaurants and individuals.

 

Mr. Eric ARNAUD, Président de l’Union de la Sommellerie Française Champagne Ardenne is the chief judge of The CHINA BEST CHAMPAGNE LIST judge panel, the jury including the:

  • – Mr Philippe Jamesse, Chef Sommelier of Les Crayères, Two Michelin-Starred restaurant in Reims

  • – Mr Arthur Challet-Hayard, Sommelier of Dokhan’s Bar, First Champagne Bar in Paris

  • – Mr Silvio ROUSSETTE, Sommelier of Château de Rilly in Rilly la Montagne

  • – Mr Walter JUNQUET, Chef Sommelier de la Vigneraie in Reims

  • – Mr Nicolas Papavero, Founder of Wine Bar by Le Vintage in Reims

  • – Mr Jean-Baptiste Duteurtre, Founder of Bulles et Millésimes Magazine

  • – Mr Geoffrey ORBAN, Directeur Educavin

The criteria of the champagne list were set by Mrs. Lei MENG the founder of Sparklingplus and Mr. Eric ARNAUD, President de l’Union de la Sommellerie Française Champagne, it including the following aspects: Diversity, Balance, Quality, Presentation, and Accuracy. Considering the diversity of the champagne market in China, the price was not as criteria.

 

 Diversity 

 Including the richness and depth of the champagne list

 Balance 

Including the different category and brands that presented on the champagne list

 

 Quality 

The quality of the champagne presented on the list

 

 Presentation 

The champagne list’s clearance of design and category

 

 Accuracy 

The detail information of each champagne

The criteria of the champagne list

We category the awards from regions, types of hotels and types of champagne which cover multitypeof the hotel in China with total 16 awards, also including the Best Champagne Sommelier among Hong Kong, Macau and Taiwan.

【2018 CHINA BEST CHAMPAGNE LIST AWARDS】

2018 China Best Champagne List – The Greater China

2018 China Best Champagne List – Outstanding

2018 China Best Champagne List – Excellent

2018 China Best Champagne List – East Mainland China

2018 China Best Champagne List – North Mainland China

2018 China Best Champagne List – West Mainland China

2018 China Best Champagne List – South Mainland China

2018 China Best Champagne List – Hong Kong, Macao, Taiwan

2018 China Best Champagne List – By the Glass

2018 China Best Champagne List – Chinese Restaurant

2018 China Best Champagne List – Independent/Chain Restaurant

2018 China Best Champagne List – Hotel Group

2018 China Best Champagne List – Grower Champagne List

2018 China Best Champagne List – Less than 30 Champagnes

2018 China Best Champagne List – Sommelier Mainland China

2018 China Best Champagne List – Sommelier Hong Kong, Macao, Taiwan

 

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We’re honored to invite Kaluga Queen Sales Director Li LI, Dingbai Tea Vice General Manager Kai ZHANG and CEO of Shang-Yang Co. Ltd., importer of Milenia Olive Oil Kechun HUAI to presenting the following regional awards.

 

 

2018 China Best Champagne List – By the Glass

Petrus Restaurant of Island Shangri-la (Hong Kong)

XinRongJi – Beijing Financial Street Store (Beijing)

 

2018 China Best Champagne List – Less than 30 Champagnes

Lago by Julian Serrano of Bellagio Shanghai (Shanghai)

 

2018 China Best Champagne List – Chinese Restaurant

XinRongJi – Shanghai The Bund (Shanghai)

 

2018 China Best Champagne List – Grower Champagne List

No Name

XinRongJi – Shanghai The Bund (Shanghai)

 

2018 China Best Champagne List – Independent/Chain Restaurant

L’ Atelier de Joël Robuchon Shanghai (Shanghai)

XinRongJi – Shanghai The Bund (Shanghai)

 

2018 China Best Champagne List – Hotel Group

Petrus Restaurant of Island Shangri-la (Hong Kong)

 

XinRongJi (China Best Champagne List – Chinese Restaurant) and  Kai ZHANG (Dingbai Tea Vice General Manager)

 

XinRongji and No Name (China Best Grower Champagne List) and  Kai ZHANG (Dingbai Tea Vice General Manager)

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We’re honored to invite RIEDEL General Manager of Greater China Lei SHENG, Consul General of Shanghai and Taipei Branch of L’ordre des coteaux of Champagne Katrina CHANG to presenting the following regional awards.

 

2018 China Best Champagne List – East Mainland China

L’ Atelier de Joël Robuchon Shanghai (Shanghai)

 

2018 China Best Champagne List – South Mainland China

THE F.BISTRO (Xiamen)

 

2018 China Best Champagne List – West Mainland China

Tivano of Temple House (Chengdu)

 

2018 China Best Champagne List – North Mainland China

China Grill of Park Hyatt Beijing (Beijing)

Grill 79 of China World Summit Wing (Beijing)

 

L’Atelier de Joël Robuchon Shanghai (China Best Champagne List – Eastern China) and Lei SHENG (RIEDEL General Manager of Greater China)

 

Tivano of Temple (China Best Champagne List – Western China) and Katrina CHANG (Consul General of Shanghai and Taipei Branch of L’ordre des coteaux of Champagne)

 

China Grill of Park Hyatt Beijing (China Best Champagne List – Northern China) and Katrina CHANG (Consul General of Shanghai and Taipei Branch of L’ordre des coteaux of Champagne)

 

Grill 79 of China World Summit Wing (China Best Champagne List – Northern China) and Katrina CHANG (Consul General of Shanghai and Taipei Branch of L’ordre des coteaux of Champagne)

 

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We’re honored to have Founder of Sparklingplus Lei MENG to presenting the Special Honour award.

2018 China Best Champagne List – Special Honour

Chikalicious (Shanghai)

 

For the top three awards, we’re honored to invite Eric ARNAUD, President de l’Union de la Sommellerie Française Champagne Ardenne to presenting the Top Three awards.

 

2018 China Best Champagne List – Third Place

L’ Atelier de Joël Robuchon Shanghai (Shanghai)

Terrazza of Galaxy Macau Hotel (Macau)

 

2018 China Best Champagne List – Runner-up

China Grill of Park Hyatt Beijing (Beijing)

Grill 79 of China World Summit Wing (Beijing)

 

2018 China Best Champagne List – Champion
Petrus Restaurant of Island Shangri-la (Hong Kong)

 

Chikalicious (China Best Champagne List – Special Honour) and Lei MENG

 

L’Atelier de Joël Robuchon Shanghai (China Best Champagne List – Third Place) and Eric Arnaud (President de l’Union de la Sommellerie Française Champagne Ardenne)

 

Terrazza of Galaxy Macau Hotel (China Best Champagne List – Third Place) and Eric Arnaud

 

Petrus Restaurant of Island Shangri-la (China Best Champagne List – Champion) 及颁奖嘉宾Eric Arnaud

 

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Finally the Wine Director of Shangri-la Corp. MS Yang LU presenting the final two individual awards.

 

2018 China Best Champagne List – Sommelier Mainland China

Arneis WU (L’ Atelier de Joël Robuchon Shanghai, Shanghai)

 

2018 China Best Champagne List – Sommelier Hong Kong, Macao, Taiwan

Jousselin Yohann (Petrus Restaurant of Island Shangri-la, Hong Kong)

 

About【2018 CHINA BEST CHAMPAGNE LIST AWARDS】 

CHINA BEST CHAMPAGNE LIST AWARD is the very first time in China for judging 100% Champagne list. The CHINA BEST CHAMPAGNE LIST AWARD promoted by Lei MENG, founder of Sparklingplus and juries from l’Union de la Sommellerie Française Champagne Ardenne and Champagne professionals to select the most professional restaurants and sommelier of creating the champagne list.

The gala award dinner was held at Jing-An Shangri-la on 20th October with participants from Champagne owners and deputies of 100% CHAMPAGNE tasting fair, best Chinese sommeliers, deputies from nominee restaurants, media, cooperation partner and sponsors.

We want to present the most professional and qualified champagne list in China which is the intention of CHINA BEST CHAMPAGNE LIST AWARD. Behind each champagne list, there are hospitality practitioners who are knowledgable for champagne, having unique insight for champagne and mastering in champagne and food pairing.

After years of preparations, in 2018 Sparklingplus launched this very first and influential CHINA BEST CHAMPAGNE LIST AWARD with the propose of promoting the champagne and increasing champagne culture to more hospitality practitioners and Chinese champagne lovers.

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