2022 Restaurant Awards
Restaurants are innovating and welcoming customers new and old. This year, 3,169 restaurants earn Wine Spectator awards, including two Grand Awards, for their commitment to all things wine. We are thrilled to honor them for their perseverance and achievements.
Plus, a profile of wine-loving chef Charlie Palmer, tasting reports on French rosé and California Zinfandel, a spotlight on the wines of South Africa and much more.
The Palmer Principle
Pride and Progress
2022 Grand Award Winner: Gabriel Kreuther
2022 Grand Award Winner: Press
Out of the Gate
Alphabetical Guide to California Zinfandel
The Serious Side of Rosé
Alphabetical Guide to Provence Rosé
Alphabetical Guide to South Africa
An Intersection of Wine and NFTs
The "True Sonoma Coast" Granted Wine Appellation Status
Bad Fat: Red Wine Might Help Fight It
Savoring the Golden State's Finest
Learn to Share
Great Guy, Great Chef
A Grand Award Remembered
The Sonoma Coast Shines at Raen
Formula 1’s Miami Grand Prix Fuels Up with 30,000 Bottles of Bubbly
WORLD'S BEST WINE LISTS AT YOUR FINGERTIPS Wine Spectator's Restaurant Awards app helps you find restaurants with exciting wine lists. Every dining destination in this app—covering all 50 states and more than 70 countries—has earned a Wine Spectator award for its commitment to wine. The app allows you to search through nearly 3,200 award winners to find the ultimate wine experience.
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