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The 2019 James Beard Award Nominees in Wine and Spirits
Here are the finalists in everything from beverage books to bar programs

From beverage books to sommeliers, dozens earned nods from the James Beard Foundation today. Here are the nominees in wine, beer, and spirits categories.

James Beard Foundation Beverage Book Award
Apéritif: Cocktail Hour the French Way, by Rebekah Peppler
The Aviary Cocktail Book, by Grant Achatz, Nick Kokonas, Allen Hemberger, et al.
Cocktail Codex by Alex Day, Nick Fauchald, and David Kaplan

Outstanding Bar Program
Bar Agricole, San Francisco
Dead Rabbit, NYC
Kimball House, Decatur, GA
Lost Lake, Chicago
Ticonderoga Club, Atlanta

Outstanding Wine Program
Bacchanal, New Orleans
Benu, San Francisco
Miller Union, Atlanta
Night + Market, Los Angeles
Spiaggia, Chicago

Outstanding Wine, Spirits, or Beer Producer
Cathy Corison, Corison Winery, St. Helena, CA
Ann Marshall and Scott Blackwell, High Wire Distilling Co., Charleston, SC
Steve Matthiasson, Matthiasson Wines, Napa, CA
Rob Tod, Allagash Brewing Company, Portland, ME
Lance Winters, St. George Spirits, Alameda, CA

The final James Beard Award winners will be announced on Monday, May 6, in Chicago.


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