Twelve NH restaurants are receiving Wine Spectator‘s 2019 Restaurant Awards, which honors the world’s best restaurants for wine. This year, the awards program honors 3,800 dining destinations from all 50 states in the U.S. and 79 countries internationally.
Making the list in NH are: Bedford Village Inn & Restaurant in Bedford, Bretton Arms Dining Room in Bretton Woods, Copper Door in Bedford, CR’s The Restaurant in Hampton, 1865 Wine Cellar in Whitefield, Granite Restaurant & Bar in Concord, Hanover Street Chophouse in Manchester, Ledges Restaurant in North Conway, The Library Restaurant in Portsmouth, The Manor on Golden Pond in Holderness, Salt Kitchen & Bar in New Castle, and The Sugar Hill Inn in Sugar Hill.
“We’re pleased to shine a spotlight on the destinations around the world that show devotion to their wine program, while also creating a comprehensive global dining guide for our readers to enjoy,” said Marvin R. Shanken, editor and publisher. “Both novice wine lovers and seasoned sommeliers alike actively seek and frequent restaurants with exciting, well-curated wine lists. Bravo to all the 2019 recipients—we raise a glass to you.”
The Award of Excellence recognizes restaurants whose wine lists feature a well-chosen assortment of quality producers. Best of Award of Excellence recipients offer more extensive selections with significant vintage depth and excellent breadth across multiple regions.