Nothing makes a restaurant more enjoyable then a hearty wine list. While some lists span across the globe offering an assortment of rare finds, others concentrate on pairing the foods with the perfect wine. Either way, here are the top five Atlanta restaurants that will impress even the most discerning oenophiles.
An adventurous and nationally-recognized wine list Featuring wines from both boutique and well known vineyards, with many exclusive selections, Ecco is the perfect spot to enjoy a glass (or two) of your favorite wine.
40 7th Street N.E. Atlanta, GA 30308
2 King + Duke
The extensive wine list at this new(ish) hot spot-restaurant has a very versatile wine list with choices for all price points and preferences.
3060 Peachtree Rd. at W. Paces Ferry Rd. Atlanta, GA. 30305
This Virginia-Highlands restaurant is a neighborhood mainstay and the retail wine area is no exception. Selected by the sommelier, the impressive wine list features a variety of the Old World and New World wines. The highly knowledgeable sommelier and staff are knowledgeable and can offer the best suggestions for pairing. And with the retail spot attached to the restaurant, you can shop for your favorite bottle to-go.
997 Virginia Ave NE Atlanta, GA 30306
4 The Spence
This midtown eatery boasts a delightful selection of wine curated by Justin Amick. The wine menu features wines grouped by "Leap of Faith" and "Tried and True", so you can be sure you will find the perfect glass or bottle to pair with you meal.
75 5th St. Atlanta, GA 30308
Along with some of the city's best steaks and seafood, this Atlanta mainstay serves up an extensive wine menu. The best part (aside from the wine, of course), is the menu is given to you on an iPAD with the full list of wines including their price, description and ratings. You can search and browse, all with the swipe of a finger.
3130 Piedmont Rd. NE Atlanta, Ga 30305