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Connecticut Restaurants Earn Wine List Accolades

By July 27, 2023Connecticut, Top News

Thirty-eight Connecticut restaurants were recognized for excellence by Wine Spectator’s 2023 Restaurant Awards compilation. Announced in June, the annual list highlights eateries around the world for their wine lists. “Best of” Award of Excellence designations were given to Artisan, Southport and West Hartford; Barcelona Wine Bar, Norwalk, Stamford, Fairfield, New Haven and West Hartford; Caputo Trattoria, Ledyard; David Burke Prime Steakhouse, Ledyard; Fife ’n Drum Restaurant & Inn, Kent; Kensington’s, Norwich; L’Escale Restaurant, Greenwich; La Foresta Restaurant & Wine Bar, Killingworth; Nouveau Monde, Sandy Hook; The Restaurant at Rowayton Seafood, Rowayton; Tony’s at the J House, Riverside; Winvian Farm Restaurant, Morris; Two Hopewell Bistro & Tavern, South Glastonbury; Arethusa al Tavolo, Bantam; Gabriele’s of Westport, Westport; Max Downtown, Hartford; Millwright’s Restaurant, Simsbury; Rebeccas, Greenwich; Ruth’s Chris Steak House, Newington; Shell & Bones Oyster Bar and Grill, New Haven; The Capital Grille, Hartford and Stamford; The Essex, Old Saybrook; The Goose American Bistro & Bar, Darien; The Griswold Inn Wine Bar, Essex; The Shipwright’s Daughter, Mystic; Townhouse, Greenwich; Union Kitchen, West Hartford; Via Emilia, Mystic; Viron Rondo Osteria, Cheshire; Vyne Restaurant & Bar, Middlebury; Washington Prime, South Norwalk; and Zinc, New Haven.


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