The Best Wine Lists in Napa Valley?

By Zeke Quezada

Wine Spectator awards have long been giving out to help wine lovers find restaurants that have impressive wine lists. While the classifications can be debated one thing that holds true is that if a restaurant is awarded a “Grand Award” you can bet that a very good wine list is awaiting patrons of a particular restaurant. 

In Napa Valley, it seems as though every restaurant has an award-winning wine list. Listed below are the “Grand Award” winners for Napa. Do you agree? Does it even matter? Great wine, good food, and a huge selection are guaranteed if you pay a visit to one of these restaurants.

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The Best Wine Lists in Napa Valley according to Wine Spectator Magazine:

The Grand Award Winners

La Toque

The Westin Verasa Napa

1314 McKinstry St.

Napa, California 94559

(707) 257-5157

The French Laundry

6640 Washington St.

Yountville, California, 94599

(707) 944-2380

The Restaurant at Meadowood

(707) 967-1205

Meadowood Napa Valley

900 Meadowood Lane

St. Helena, California, 94574

Best of Award of Excellence

Auberge du Soleil

180 Rutherford Hill Road

Rutherford, California, 94573

(707) 963-1211


6534 Washington St.

Yountville, California, 94599

(707) 944-8037

Brix Restaurant

7377 St. Helena Highway

Napa, California, 94558

(707) 944-2749

Charlie Palmer Steak

Archer Hotel

1260 First St.

Napa, California, 94559

(707) 819-2500

Compline Wine Bar and Restaurant

1300 First St.

Napa, California, 94559

(707) 492-8150


1425 First St.

Napa, California, 94559

(707) 252-1022

Press Restaurant

587 St. Helena Highway

St. Helena, California, 94574

(707) 967-0550


1140 Main St.

Napa, California, 94559

(707) 252-3292