While chef-owner Chris Kostow has simplified the menu at Charter Oak to sublime ends, the wine team has added bottles: Originally Napa-only, the list now includes a smattering of well-priced imports, from Mosel rieslings to new-wave Australian syrahs. Coupled with the outstanding cocktail program, the food and wine are now matched in stride.
1050 Charter Oak Ave., St. Helena, California
This story appears in the print issue of October 2019.
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