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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Husk Restaurant

Description

Regional cuisine with locally sourced ingredients leaves room for freedom to explore nontraditional wine pairings.

Region
South
New to List
Yes
City
Charleston
State
SC
Restaurant URL
huskrestaurant.com
Menu Link
http://www.huskrestaurant.com/food/menu/
Wine List Link
http://www.huskrestaurant.com/about/wine
Phone Number
(843) 577-2500
Open Table Link
http://www.opentable.com/husk-restaurant
Wine List Description
The wine list focuses on wines and producers that define their regions.
Perfect Pairing
Though the menu and dishes change daily, the Strawberry Buttermilk Soup with Asher blue cheese cream and beautiful garnishes, including beet extract, is paired with the François Pinon’s 2009 Cuvée Tradition Vouvray.
Riot-Worthy Dish
"The cornbread."
Destination Bottle Link 1
http://buyingguide.winemag.com/wineries/chateau-redortier
Destination Bottle Link Text 1
Château Redortier 2004 Gigondas
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Peter Dipoli 2001 Iugum Red (Alto Adige)
Destination Bottle Link Text 3
Marc Colin 2005 Vieilles Vignes (Santenay)
Related Link 1
http://www.winemag.com/Wine-Enthusiast-Magazine/Recipes/Recipe-Index/index.php/name/Oyster-and-Cornbread/record/3802/
Related Link Text 1
Oyster and Cornbread
Related Link 2
http://www.winemag.com/Wine-Enthusiast-Magazine/Web-2011/Decoding-the-Wines-of-the-Loire-ValleyTK/
Related Link Text 2
Decode the Wines of the Loire Valley
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