Best of Boston

Best Wine List, Affordable

2008 Best Wine List, Affordable


Despite the walls covered in vintage wine labels and street signs from French wine strongholds, Silvertone feels more like a chummy pub than a posh [...] read more»
2007 Best Wine List, Affordable

Les Zygomates

Though no slouch when it comes to premium wines (offering showstoppers that top three figures), Les Zyg hasn't forgotten the budget tippler: On any night [...] read more»
2006 Best Wine List, Affordable

Les Zygomates

The pleasures of wine-drinking diminish considerably when everything a restaurant pours (a) puts you in debt or (b) comes from a vintner or varietal you've [...] read more»
2005 Best Wine List, Affordable

Sel de la Terre

Raise your glass to wine director Erik Johnson. An unapologetic Francophile with a giddy crush on Burgundy, Johnson has forsworn his first (and oh-so-pricey) love [...] read more»
2003 Best Wine List, Affordable

Les Zygomates Wine Bar & Bistro

The muscles on your face that give you the ability to smile—les zygomates, as the French call them—get a good workout at this Leather District [...] read more»
2002 Best Wine List, Affordable

White Star Tavern

While most restaurants mark up their wine selections to more than double the price of a bottle, White Star Tavern owner Frank Bell keeps his [...] read more»
2001 Best Wine List, Affordable


Sometimes it's hard to swallow the markup on wine lists. Not so at Veronique. Owner Jim Apteker wants diners to learn about and taste wine, [...] read more»
2000 Best Wine List, Affordable


The comfortable yet chic South End bistro has a well-priced collection of wines that perfectly complements its unpretentious menu. The list emphasizes quality over quantity, [...] read more»
1998 Best Wine List, Affordable


The wine list changes frequently, but its hallmark remains affordability. Consider this: old-vine 1996 Pernand-Vergelesses from Delarche for a mere $26; a fabulous Sauternes, the [...] read more»
1997 Best Wine List, Affordable

Anthony’s Pier 4

The wine list at Anthony's Pier 4 is deceptive: It's a Wine SpectatorGrand Award Winner (since 1982), and it is huge in a way that [...] read more»