CUVÉE RAY'S
Top 20 Restaurant Wine Lists in the Coastal Region

I am pleased to provide some quick notes about what I see as the 20 top restaurant wine lists in the Delmarva area. I include a link to each restaurant’s website and where a site does not include a wine list, I have provided a pdf copy. I welcome your suggestions and feedback at ray@cuveeray.com

Rehoboth Beach

Back Porch Café

Over 80 selections, over 40 by the glass, wines from most major wine regions.

Blue Coast  

About 130 selections, over 25 by the glass, several half bottles and large format bottles, wines from most major as well as lesser known wine regions. Wine Spectator Award of Excellence Winner.

 

Blue Moon

Over 60 selections, about 15 by the glass, nice diversity of wines for a 60 bottle list.

 

Eden

Most extensive wine list in Rehoboth with over 150 selections, over 30 by the glass, extensive half bottle selections, wine from most major wine regions. Wine Spectator Award of Excellence Winner.

 

Lupo Italian Kitchen

Over 95 exclusively Italian selections, over 20 by the glass, very diverse offerings from Italy. Wine Spectator Award of Excellence Winner

 

The Pines

Over 85 selections, over 15 by the glass, wines from most major wine regions.

Salt Air

About 70 selections, over 35 by the glass, well curated list from diverse wine regions.

 

Theos

Over 60 selections, over 15 by the glass, mostly domestic with a number  of well known producers.

 

Victoria's Restaurant at the Boardwalk Plaza Hotel

Over 60 Selections, almost 50 by the glass, reasonably diverse selections for a 60 bottle list.

 

1776 Steakhouse

About 75 selections, about 12 by the glass, mostly well known and popular varietals and producers.

 

BETHANY BEACH & FENWICK ISLAND

Blue Coast

About 150 selections, about 25 by the glass, several half bottles and large format bottles, wines from most major as well as lesser known wine regions. Wine Spectator Award of Excellence Winner.

 

Catch 54

Over 110 selections, over 20 by the glass, several half bottles, wines from most major wine regions. Wine Spectator Award of Excellence Winner. 

 

Nantucket

About 90 selections, 25 by the glass, wines from a reasonably diverse number of countries with emphasis on American Reds.

 

Northeast Seafood Kitchen

About 70 selections, about 20 by the glass, focus on well known and popular varietals.

 

Our Harvest

About 130 selections, about 20 by the glass and a number of half bottles, good geographic diversity, reserve list has a number of truly classic wines of distinction.

 

Ocean City Area

Fager's Island

400+ selections, about 20 by the glass and a large number of half bottles and larger formats, perhaps the only wine list in Delmarva with a number of ready to drink Bordeaux offered at great prices.

 

Liquid Assets

Choose from many hundreds of bottles from all over the world off their retail shelves for a $10 corkage fee (which is a great deal), regular list of about 30 wines as well as 20 by the glass.

 

Red Red Wine Bar

About 100 selections, about 30 by the glass, interesting flights, very diverse selections including many lesser known “under the radar” wines as well as some classic wines of distinction.

 

Ruth's Chris Steak House

About 250 selections, about 20 by the glass, wines from most major wine producing regions with significant focus on domestic wines.

 

Sky Bar

About 120 selections, about 25 by the glass, wines from most major wine regions with focus on well known and popular producers.