In 2017, Wine Spectator
is honoring 3,592 restaurants from all 50 states and more than 75 countries for their dedication to wine
. The awards are given across three categories: Award of Excellence, Best of Award of Excellence and Grand Award.
Nine Cincinnati restaurants landed themselves in this year's Award of Excellence category:
The Best Award of Excellence is given to restaurants with a wine list of about 350 or more selections with vintage depth or breadth in one or more regions; it was awarded to 1,168 restaurants. Four Cincinnati restaurants received this award: Boca and three owned by Jeff Ruby — Carlo & Johnny, Jeff Ruby's Steakhouse and The Precinct.
To read more about Wine Spectator's award winners, click here.