Best Wine List - 2012
Row 14 Bistro & Wine Bar
We fell head over heels in love with Row 14's wine list the first time we laid eyes on it. Curated with a heady mix of precision, nuance and a food-focused viewpoint by owner David Schneider, this list reads like a wine geek's all-star lineup of fantasy bottles, and is definitely edgier than other rosters in this city — edgier, but not unapproachable. Oenophile-worthy bottles of chenin blanc and grüner veltliner cuddle up to familiar pinot grigio; varietal cab franc and carmenère share space with pinots from around the globe. But what truly makes this list so sublime is its ongoing, wholehearted dedication to repping the entire wide world of wine — and that includes paying respect via its "Colorado Proud" flight to some of the best bottles to be found right here in our own back yard.
The blogger does a partnership with them, but isn't listed as buyer. Still fishy if she had anything to do with decision but who knows if she did.
What exactly makes a list more "edgy" and why do I want an edgy wine list? By saying it isn't unapproachable do you mean it's short? Familiar? Row 14 has an ok list, but definitely not the best, not even close.