For many discerning diners, choosing a restaurant doesn’t just involve the food menu.
The wine list is equally crucial.
Serious grape aficionados scrutinize the annual Wine Spectator Restaurant Awards, which began in 1981. Calling itself “the world’s leading authority on wine,” Wine Spectator highlights dining destinations with the best selections.
Last year, 11 Idaho restaurants made the cut. This year, that number is down — way down — to six. But before you spit up your chardonnay, take a deep breath. Idaho’s awards plummet doesn’t necessarily indicate that our wine scene is in