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.
Wine drives the food menu by enhancing the cuisine. The cuisine is defined as California Contemporary, drawing influences from French and modern Catalan cooking.
Read a Q&A with David Kinch, chef-proprietor, and Jeff Bareilles, wine and beverage director, of Manresa