Wine Spectator Restaurant Awards Chicago Results!

55 of Chicago’s Best Restaurants were just recognized by Wine Spectator in their annual Restaurant Awards. These awards are known around the world for highlighting quality and outstanding wine programs. Check out this list to see if your favorite Chicago restaurant made the list!

Sommelier of the Month - Cassie Sakai

Between dominating Chicago's Somm Slam this year, chasing that green somm pin and running the wine program for just about the most popular restaurant in Chicago - Cassie Sakai still maintains a humble smile and has that drive that is going to make her a Chicago presence for years to come.  We chatted with our Sommelier of the Month about that and more!

Why Chicago? Come Discover!

With this website, I hope to highlight the personalities, the producers, the restaurants and the wines that are making Chicago one of the most important wine cities in America.  To bring together a community that has struggled to find a single voice to champion its’ message and to shout its praises from the highest mountains.