I.d. Earns Wine Spectator Restaurant Award in 2021

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Milwaukee-area shared plate restaurant honored for outstanding wine list

Shared plate restaurant I.d. inside the Delafield Hotel has been honored for its outstanding wine program in Wine Spectator’s 2021 Restaurant Awards. The annual program recognizes restaurants around the world as the top destinations for wine lovers. This is the fourth consecutive year I.d. has received the award. 


“American restaurants are back in business, as patrons are eagerly returning to dining rooms across the nation,” said Marvin R. Shanken, Editor and Publisher, Wine Spectator. “In this year’s Restaurant Awards issue, we reflect on how restaurateurs navigated this incredibly difficult period, and look ahead, with every indication that the coming year will be one of the most promising in decades for an industry we all love. It’s been a long road back, and it feels wonderful to celebrate restaurants and all they bring to the world of wine.”


“I.d. Delafield is proud to be recognized with the Award of Excellence, an honor that we will celebrate with our employees and our guests,” said Brian Felleti, assistant general manager and sommelier at I.d. “Pairing incredible wines with one-of-a-kind dishes is what we do best - and we love doing it.” 


Wine Spectator began its program to recognize the world’s best wine lists in 1981. I.d. has won the Award of Excellence, recognizing restaurants whose wine lists feature a well-chosen assortment of quality producers along with a thematic match to the menu in both price and style.


I.d. adds this to its growing list of awards and recognition, including Open Table's Diners' Choice Award.

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About Wine Spectator

Wine Spectator is the world’s leading authority on wine. Anchored by Wine Spectator magazine, a print publication that reaches around 3 million readers worldwide, the brand also encompasses the Web’s most comprehensive wine site (WineSpectator.com), mobile platforms and a series of signature events. Wine Spectator examines the world of wine from the vineyard to the table, exploring wine’s role in contemporary culture and delivering expert reviews of more than 15,000 wines each year. Parent company M. Shanken Communications, Inc., also publishes Cigar Aficionado, Whisky Advocate, Market Watch, Shanken News Daily and Shanken’s Impact Newsletter.

About I.d.

Enticing guests to try something new and share with friends, I.d. provides a menu brimming with randomly inspired shared plates and craft cocktails. The restaurant is located inside the Delafield Hotel in Delafield, Wis. and offers incredible experiences unique to each visit. For more information, call 262.646.1620 or visit the website.