Wine Enthusiast 2012 100 Best Restaurants in America

We've combed the nation for the ultimate wine-centric dining establishments. So what does it take to make the cut for our America's 100 Best Wine Restaurants list? These superlative hot spots have established themselves as standouts for wine lovers, boasting visionary beverage programs and innovative menus, with eye-catching ambiance and exceptional service. Along with our picks, the following pages are filled with exclusive chef and sommelier interviews, delectable recipes, top trends and wine bottles to savor. There's something for every taste. Click on the regions on the map below to find out which restaurants made it on the list.

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Frasca Food and Wine

Description

The menu focuses on Friulian cuisine, complementing a variety of Friulano wines.

Region
Central
City
Boulder
State
CO
Restaurant URL
frascafoodandwine.com
Menu Link
www.frascafoodandwine.com
Wine List Link
http://www.frascafoodandwine.com/pdf/Wine.pdf
Phone Number
(303) 442-6966
Open Table Link
http://www.opentable.com/frasca-food-and-wine
Wine List Description
The wine program focuses primarily on Friulian wines, followed by other Italian selections.
Perfect Pairing
Prosciutto di San Daniele and Friulano.
Riot-Worthy Dish
"Since the restaurant opened, the Frico Caldo [a potato and cheese cake] has not been taken off the menu."
Destination Bottle Link 1
http://buyingguide.winemag.com/wineries/giacomo-conterno
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Giacomo Conterno 2001 Monfortino Riserva (Barolo)
Destination Bottle Link 2
http://buyingguide.winemag.com/wineries/ronco-del-gnemiz
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Ronco del Gnemiz 2006 Sol Merlot (Colli Orientali del Friuli)
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Vignai da Duline 2009 Morus Alba (Colli Orientali del Friuli)
Related Link 1
http://www.winemag.com/Wine-Enthusiast-Magazine/Web-2012/White-Picks-From-Northeast-Italy/
Related Link Text 1
White Picks from Northeast Italy
Related Link 2
http://www.winemag.com/Wine-Enthusiast-Magazine/Web-2011/Exploring-Italys-Other-Half/
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Monica Larner Explores Italy's Other Half

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