Apéritif: Cocktail Hour the French Way
The Aviary Cocktail Book
Grant Achatz, Nick Kokonas, Micah Melton, Allen Hemberger, and Sarah Hemberger
(The Alinea Group)
Alex Day, Nick Fauchald, David Kaplan, and Devon Tarby
(Ten Speed Press)
Wine Folly: Magnum Edition
Madeline Puckette and Justin Hammack
2019 James Beard Foundation Journalism Awards
Category: Wine, Spirits, and Other Beverages
“The Gulp War”
“‘Welch’s Grape Jelly with Alcohol’: How Trump’s Horrific Wine Became the Ultimate Metaphor for His Presidency”
“Why Is the Wine World So Un-Woke?”
Outstanding Bar Program
A restaurant or bar that demonstrates exceptional care and skill in the selection, preparation, and serving of cocktails, spirits, and/or beer.
Outstanding Wine Program (Presented by Robert Mondavi Winery)
A restaurant or bar that demonstrates excellence in wine service through a carefully considered wine list and a well-informed approach to helping customers choose and drink wine.
Night + Market
Outstanding Wine, Spirits, or Beer Producer
A beer, wine, or spirits producer who demonstrates consistency and exceptional skill in his or her craft.
St. Helena, CA
Ann Marshall and Scott Blackwell
High Wire Distilling Co.
Allagash Brewing Company
St. George Spirits