Each year, about this time, the Manor On Golden Pond submits an application to the Wine Spectator Magazine Restaurant Awards Program. We have proudly received the Award of Excellence each of the past 12 years. This year, for the first time, we would like proactively invite your suggestions on wines you would like to see us carry.
We currently have about 225 labels on the list. Our list emphasizes vineyards in California, Oregon and France, supported by a sampling of Italian and Australian wines from popular regions. We typically offer 10-14 wines by the glass. We like to maintain a broad selection of wines at approachable price points of $30 – $80 per bottle, while also providing a number of traditionally exceptional wines. A summary of our current wine list can be viewed here: Manor On Golden Pond Wine List.
We welcome your input. Please understand that the peculiarities of the state run New Hampshire Liquor Commission mean that we can generally only acquire wines that are carried by the state; in some instances, wines are not available in the NH stores and we have to buy full cases directly from state warehouses. In other instances the state receives a very small allocation of the national supply for select labels making it difficult to access. Nonetheless I am happy to explore any recommendations we might receive.
Meanwhile – enjoy the snow! It is beautiful here looking across Squam Lake to the snow covered mountains. This week should be gorgeous with full sunshine on a fresh winter blanket.