Wine Enthusiast Magazine Announces America’s 100 Best Wine Restaurants of 2012

Wine Enthusiast Magazine has announced the second release of the August Restaurant Issue dedicated to presenting America’s 100 Best Wine Restaurants of 2012. The editors of Wine Enthusiast Magazine have scoured the country for the ultimate in wine dining. These 100 restaurants stood out to Wine Enthusiast’s editors because of their innovative menus, excellent hospitality and extraordinary wine service, each with a unique ambiance.

This year, the list contains nearly one-third entirely new restaurants receiving this prestigious award. The 100 Best Wine Restaurants issue offers an insider’s take on dining trends, with both chef and sommelier interviews, chef recipes and the restaurants’ perfect wine and food pairings, some of which may surprise you. Organized by region, all 100 restaurants are split between Northeast, Central, South and West portions of the United States.

W.E.’s America’s 100 Best Wine Restaurants of 2012 Issue’s Top Five Features

Pig Roasts: the pet project of top chefs across the country

Onsite Gardens: cocktails and dishes that is truly homegrown

Burgers: an American classic and a perfect wine-pairing partner

Large-Format Bottles: a return to luxe wine service

The Map: a hunger-inducing roadmap of culinary & vinous delights

Adam Strum , Editor and Publisher

“We are thrilled to name our second list of 100 amazing restaurants chosen from Wine Enthusiast’s editorial perspective for our readers,” stated Editor and Publisher of Wine Enthusiast Adam Strum. “We feel that wine is as important as the food it is paired with in restaurant service, and we’re delighted to give recognition to those establishments who are achieving great heights with this wonderful marriage of superb cuisine and the perfect bottle. It is with tremendous pride and pleasure that we honor these 100 restaurants with this esteemed award.”

 See the complete list of America’s Top Wine Restaurants and enjoy!

This is an amazing list of some of the best restaurants from coast to coast.  Wine Enthusiasts Magazine has done it once again this year compiling a list that any foodie and oenophile would enjoy and be anxious to use as a guide.