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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Gramercy Tavern

Description

A revival and renewal of the classic American tavern, Gramercy Tavern offers refined, seasonal American cuisine.

Region
Northeast
City
New York City
State
NY
Restaurant URL
gramercytavern.com
Menu Link
http://www.gramercytavern.com/_media/uploads/dinner_menu.pdf
Wine List Link
http://www.gramercytavern.com/_media/uploads/winelist.pdf
Phone Number
(212) 477-0777
Open Table Link
http://www.opentable.com/gramercy-tavern
Wine List Description
Focusing on Old World and New World wines from small, organically oriented producers, the wine list is diverse, with both classic and eclectic selections.
Perfect Pairing
Red Snapper Crudo in Smoked Jalapeño Dashi with Günther Steinmetz’s 2010 Wintricher Geierslay Riesling Spätlese.
Riot-Worthy Dish
Smoked Trout with Cipollini Purée and Pickled Onions.
Destination Bottle Link 1
http://buyingguide.winemag.com/wineries/nikolaihof
Destination Bottle Link Text 1
Nikolaihof 2010 Neuburger (Wachau)
Destination Bottle Link Text 2
Michel Gahier 2010 Trousseau La Vigne du Louis (Arbois)
Destination Bottle Link Text 3
Robert Ampeau 1999 Les Santenots (Volnay)
Related Link 1
http://www.winemag.com/Wine-Enthusiast-Magazine/April-2009/The-Green-Party/
Related Link Text 1
The Green Party
Related Link 2
http://www.winemag.com/Wine-Enthusiast-Magazine/December-2007/Sipping-Naturally/
Related Link Text 2
Sipping Naturally
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