The Meadowood resort’s three-star Michelin restaurant may be pricey, but locals know that you can get similarly world-class service while enjoying the prix-fixe bar bites menu: eight to ten bite-sized courses that are as intricate as the dishes served in the main dining room. Plus, you get access to the wine list, including the impressive collection of by-the-glass Champagnes, as well as barmaster Sam Levy’s seasonally inspired cocktails.
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Based in Sonoma, Elaine Chukan Brown serves as the American specialist for JancisRobinson.com. Their work also appears in World of Fine Wine, the fourth edition of the Oxford Companion to Wine and on their own site, WakawakaWineReviews.com. Prior to writing about wine, Chukan Brown was a philosophy professor specializing in ethics and social politics.
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