Wine Spectator has announced its list of best restaurants from around the world with the best wine programs for 2015. The list features over 3,600 restaurants in 50 states and more than 75 other countries. A handful of Los Angeles restaurants were crowned with the Grand Award, including Spago Beverly Hills, Valentino and Capo in Santa Monica, Patina in Downtown, and Studio in Laguna.
Other Los Angeles area Best of Awards include include AnQi, Arroyo Chop House, Bouchon, Bourbon Steak, Charlie Palmer At Bloomingdale’s, Citrone Restaurant, Crustacean Beverly Hills, Culina Modern Italian, Cut and Sidebar, Drago Centro, Duane’s Prime Steaks & Seafood, Hinoki & The Bird, L.A. Prime Steakhouse, Mar’sel, Mario’s Place, Michael’s, Michael’s On Naples, Osteria Mozza, Packing House Wines, Saam, The Bazaar By José Andrés, The Belvedere, The Polo Lounge, The Ranch Restaurant & Saloon, The Royce Wood-Fired Steakhouse, The Winery Restaurant & Wine Bar, Toscana Trump National Golf Club and Wally’s Beverly Hill’s. Several more won the Award of Excellence.
You can view the full list online and the complete list of award winners will be featured in the Aug. 31 issue of Wine Spectator (available on newsstands July 21).
It’s a pretty handy list to keep around as it also includes corkage fees!