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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db Bistro Moderne

Description

Monthly themed wine dinners and custom dining at the chef’s table in the wine cellar complement French-American bistro cuisine.

Read a Q&A with Jarrod Verbiak, chef of db Bistro Moderne and get Daniel Boulud’s delicious db Burger recipe.

Region
South
Feature
Burgers
New to List
Yes
City
Miami
State
FL
Restaurant URL
http://www.dbbistro.com/miami/
Menu Link
http://www.danielnyc.com/dbbistro.html
Wine List Link
http://www.danielnyc.com/pdfs/dbbistro_winelist.pdf
Phone Number
(305) 421-8800
Open Table Link
http://www.opentable.com/db-bistro-moderne-miami
Wine List Description
Approximately 400 selections emphasize terroir-driven, classic producers from France’s Rhône Valley, California, Chile and Argentina.
Perfect Pairing
Sabores de España: Spanish delicacies including marinated olives, Marcona almonds, pan con tomate and Serrano ham, paired with La Rioja Alta’s 2005 Viña Alberdi Reserva from Rioja.
Riot-Worthy Dish
"Daniel Boulud’s db Burger, a fully loaded ground sirloin patty stuffed with red-wine-braised short ribs, black truffle, foie gras and a mirepoix of root vegetables, is his tribute to the American classic."
Destination Bottle Link 1
http://buyingguide.winemag.com/wineries/san-pedro
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San Pedro de Yacochuya 2004 Malbec (Cafayate)
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http://buyingguide.winemag.com/wineries/r-lopez-de-heredia
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R. López de Heredia 1968 Viña Tondonia Gran Reserva (Rioja)
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http://buyingguide.winemag.com/catalog/shafer-2007-hillside-select-cabernet-sauvignon-stags-leap-district
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Shafer 2007 Hillside Select Cabernet Sauvignon (Stags Leap District)
Related Link 1
http://www.winemag.com/Wine-Enthusiast-Magazine/Web-2011/Best-Sommelier-in-America-is-Named/
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Best Sommelier in America is Named
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http://www.winemag.com/Wine-Enthusiast-Magazine/Web-2011/Tapas-En-Su-Casa/
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Tapas En Su Casa
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http://www.winemag.com/Wine-Enthusiast-Magazine/Web-2012/Top-Six-Sommelier-Rendezvous/
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Top Six Sommelier Rendezvous

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