The leading wine lifestyle publication releases the seventh-annual issue
highlighting the nation’s best spots to have a great meal with fine wine.
NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–#WE100BestRestos—Wine Enthusiast Magazine has released the eagerly awaited
2017 iteration of its annual America’s
100 Best Wine Restaurants list, available online today and in the
annual August Restaurant issue hitting newsstands June 27th. Every year,
the magazine’s editors search the country for the most dynamic,
charming, and innovative wine and food experiences available to create
their definitive selection.
This curated list spotlights the restaurants that showcase great
beverage programs along with notable food, atmosphere, and excellent
service. Forty-four of this year’s winning spots are new to the list.
Winners include perennial classics in established markets, like New
York, Chicago and Los Angeles, as well as fresh dining concepts in
up-and-coming markets, such as June’s All Day in Austin, TX; Milwaukee,
WI’s Bacchus and Senia in Honolulu, HI. Please check out this year’s
full list online
“The world of American wine and food continues to evolve at an
incredible rate and our 2017 list reflects this exciting dynamism,”
explains Susan Kostrzewa, Executive Editor of Wine
Enthusiast. “Gastronomic culture is no longer confined to expected
urban markets and as our picks reveal, some of the country’s most
innovative wine and food programs are popping up in surprising places
and secondary locales. The list also reflects a return to upscale
dining, as well as an explosion of ethnic cuisine—think Hawaiian,
Indian, Greek and beyond—which offers wildly creative wine pairings for
Broken down by trends and special features, this year’s list highlights
several of the biggest currents in the dining scene right now.
Additionally, the Restaurant Issue allows the magazine to spotlight
other notable eateries that are leading the way in the culinary world
beyond the classic list. “Art on the Plate” highlights museums housing
destination-worthy restaurants like The Modern in New York. “Hotter than
Ever” turns up the heat on restaurants including Miami’s Los Fuegos by
Francis Malman working magic with open-fire cooking. “Vive La Luxe”
offers a look at the renewed appeal of classic fine dining, while
“Seitan Be Gone” shines a light on creative plant-based dishes.
Additional editorial highlights include exclusive chef and sommelier
Q&A’s, and recipes from some of this year’s winning restaurants. In a
web-only exclusive, Wine Enthusiast looks northward, with its
10 Wine Restaurants of Canada” list.
To celebrate the launch of this year’s America’s 100 Best Wine
Restaurants, the Wine Enthusiast team is hosting an
invitation-only fête at New York’s La Sirena, including a pre-event
Press Panel moderated by Wine Enthusiast Food Editor Nils
Bernstein. This year’s esteemed panel features New York culinary icons
Michaël Engelmann, Wine Director of The Modern; Chef Nick Curtola of
Four Hoursemen; and Victoria James, Chef Sommelier at Piora. The evening
will toast this year’s honorees and celebrate one of Wine Enthusiast’s
most anticipated annual features.
About Wine Enthusiast Magazine
Wine Enthusiast’s approach to wine and spirits is accessible and
unpretentious, and enjoyed by novices and experts alike. Published 13
times per year, the magazine’s audience is at nearly one million strong.
The magazine and its Buying Guide with more than 300,000 ratings and
reviews make up the most comprehensive database in the industry
available for free online at www.WineMag.com.
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