La Dame de Pic London, wins top award for their wine list

La Dame de Pic London is awarded “Best Medium-Size Wine List in Europe” and “Best Medium-Size Wine List in the World” at the World of Fine Wine’s Best Wine Lists Awards 2018

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Best Medium-Size Wine List in the World

La Dame de Pic London at Four Seasons Hotel London at Ten Trinity Square took home the award for “Best Medium-Size Wine List in Europe” and “Best Medium-Size Wine List in the World” at the World of Fine Wine’s Best Wine Lists Awards 2018. Now entering its fifth year, the awards identify and celebrate exceptional wine lists all around the world, with La Dame de Pic London and Director of Wine Jan Konetzki beating some of the world’s best restaurants to the post.

Chaired by WFW’s Editor Neil Beckett, this year’s awards were assessed by some of the world’s leading wine critics and Masters of Wine including Ch’ng Poh Tiong, Andrew Jefford, Andreas Larsson, Elin McCoy, Francis Percival, and Alder Yarrow, judging depth, quality, value, clarity and accuracy.

As Director of Wine for Four Seasons Hotel London at Ten Trinity Square, Jan Konetzki oversees the wine programme for the seven Michelin-starred chef, Anne-Sophie Pic and her debut London venture La Dame de Pic London, which was awarded a Michelin Star in the 2018 guide.

“We are delighted to have won this prestigious award, a mile stone for La Dame de Pic London. I’m really proud of the entire team – we work hard to source incredible wines, building relationships with fantastic winemakers and producers from all over the world, focussing on the wines and grape varieties from the Rhone Valley, the home of Maison Pic. It’s a particular honour to be recognised alongside such a high calibre of restaurants.” says Jan Konetzki.

Jan Konetzki

Our Direcotr of Wine, Jan oversees the exclusive wine lists for La Dame de Pic London and other dining outlets at Four Seasons Hotel London at Ten Trinity Square, including the Ten Trinity Square Private Club.

Joining from Restaurant Gordon Ramsay in Chelsea, Jan’s distinguished selections of wines have been frequently recognised by critics as one of the finest in London, and over the course of his career he has achieved a number of accolades including winner of the Moët UK Sommelier of the Year and Harpers Best Sommelier awards.

Originally from Lüneburg, Northern Germany, Konetzki spent the early part of his career as a waiter in Hamburg before recognising his passion for wine and training as a Commis Sommelier. In 2007, he moved to London where he joined the team at Maze and gained extensive experience in the preliminary stages of the restaurant’s opening. Konetzki’s skill was soon recognised and he progressed quickly to Head Sommelier at three-Michelin star Restaurant Gordon Ramsay.