Looking for a Vancouver restaurant with an excellent wine list?

The Vancouver International Wine Festival awarded local restaurants for their wine programs. Here's who won

February 29, 2016

By Jenni Elliott

There are plenty of resources to guide you in choosing Vancouver’s best spots for food, but wine lists? That’s another matter. Thankfully, connoisseurs needn’t look any further than this year’s Vancouver International Wine Festival Wine Program Excellence Awards. Chosen by judges Tom Doughty, Jay Jones, DJ Kearney, Iain Philip, and Treve Ring, Vancouver’s top restaurants were awarded platinum, gold, silver, or bronze awards based on their wine programs. Check out notable Restaurant Awards winners like Blue Water Cafe + Raw Bar, or try one of the newer rooms on the scene like Mission, for a safe space to test your wine palate (and, depending, your wallet).

Wine Program Excellence Awards winners

Platinum
Blue Water Cafe + Raw Bar
Chambar
Gotham Steakhouse & Bar
Hawksworth Restaurant
Vij’s

Gold
L’Abattoir
Burdock & Co.
CinCin
Cioppino’s Mediterranean Grill & Enoteca
Savio Volpe
Zest Japanese Cuisine

Silver
AnnaLena
Boulevard Kitchen & Oyster Bar
Brix & Mortar
Le Crocodile
Fable Kitchen
Forage
Homer St. Café and Bar
Joe Fortes Seafood & Chop House
Mission
My Shanti
Nicli Antica Pizzeria
Provence Marinaside / The Wine Bar
Tableau Bar Bistro
West

Bronze
Ancora Waterfront Dining and Patio
Centre Ice Grill – Rogers Arena
LIFT Bar Grill View
PiDGiN
Tramonto at River Rock Casino Resort

Honourable Mention
Beach Bay Café and Patio
The Beachhouse Restaurant & Lounge
St. James’ Well
Via Tevere Pizzeria Napoletana

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