Best Places to Drink French Wine in NYC
The greatest Rhône list in town. 1900 Broadway; barboulud.com.
An exquisite selection of white Burgundies—which only makes sense given that the restaurant is named for a white wine appellation in Burgundy. 239 W. Broadway; batardtribeca.com.
A small list that hits all of the best wine regions in France, with bottles mostly under $80, presented in a fantastic little storybook. 42 Grove St.; ilovebuvette.com.
Compagnie Des Vins Surnaturels
Impressive lineup of under-$100 Burgundies. 249 Centre St.; compagnienyc.com.
Eleven Madison Park
An astonishing number of bottles from top winemakers in Burgundy—many in magnums—some even served by the glass. 11 Madison Ave.; elevenmadisonpark.com.
Pages and pages of verticals from the who's who of Bordeaux, Burgundy and the Rhône. 155 W. 51st St.; le-bernardin.com.
Phenomenal selection of Beaujolais. 80 Wythe Ave., Brooklyn; reynardnyc.com.
Pearl & Ash
Grower Champagnes, wacky bottlings from the Jura and back vintages of Bordeaux that all the cool-kid sommeliers love these days. 220 Bowery; pearlandash.com.
Epic collection of the Loire Valley's best organic and biodynamic producers, at an outpost of a beloved Paris wine bar. 94 Chambers St.; racinesny.com.
The Ten Bells
Esoteric natural wines from regions like the Loire and southwest France, served in the short-stemmed, teensy glasses used at Parisian wine bars. 247 Broome St.; tenbellsnyc.com.