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The Best of the Best In One Picture

[Photo: Red Eye Productions]
Official Title: Fontainebleau Miami Beach presents Wine Spectator's Best of Best sponsored by Bank of America
Cost: $350
When: Friday night
Biggest VIP: French Ambassador, the Honorable Pierre Vimont.
Biggest VIPs In Their Own Minds: Pictured above: The Rev. Run of Run DMC fame, Mrs.Rev Run and Kelly Bensimon of The Real Housewives of NYC.

Participating Chefs and Restaurants:

1. Terrance Brennan (Picholine, New York, NY)
2. Sean Brock (McCrady’s, Charleston, SC)
3. David Burke (David Burke Townhouse, New York, NY)
4. Cesare Casella (Salumeria Rosi, New York NY)
5. Scott Conant and Michael Pirolo (Scarpetta, Fontainebleau Miami Beach, FL)
6. Clay Conley (Azul at the Mandarin Oriental, Miami, FL)
7. Neal Cooper (Petit Rouge, North Miami, FL)
8. Tim Cushman (o ya, Boston, MA)
9. Vinny Dotolo and Jon Shook (Animal Restaurant, Los Angeles, CA)
10. Angelo Elia (Casa D’Angelo, Ft. Lauderdale, FL)
11. Marco Ferraro (Wish, Miami Beach, FL)
12. Chad Ford (Devito’s South Beach, FL)
13. Mark Fuller (Spring Hill, Seattle, WA)
14. Michael Gilligan (Solea, Miami Beach, FL)
15. Ryan Hardy (Montagna, Aspen, CO)
16. Douglas Keane (Cyrus, Healdsburg, CA)
17. Bill Kim (Urban Belly, Chicago, IL)
18. Mike Lata (FIG, Charleston, SC)
19. Joseph Lenn and Josh Feathers (Blackberry Farm, Walland, TN)
20. Paul Liebrandt (Corton, New York, NY)
21. Barry Maiden (Hungry Mother, Boston, MA)
22. George Mendes (Aldea, New York, NY)
23. Masaharu Morimoto (Morimoto, New York, NY)
24. Fortunato Nicotra (Felidia, New York, NY)
25. Sean O'Connell and Hisham Johari (Blade, Fontainebleau Miami Beach, FL)
26. Pascal Oudin (Pascal's on Ponce, Coral Gables, FL)
27. Nicole Plue (Redd, Napa Valley, CA)
28. Naomi Pomeroy (Beast, Portland, OR)
29. Alfred Portale and John Suley (Gotham Steak, Fontainebleau Miami Beach, FL)
30. Michael Psilakis (Eos, Miami, FL)
31. Stephan Pyles (Stephan Pyles, Dallas, TX)
32. Frank & Andrea Randazzo (Talula, Miami Beach, FL)
33. Michael Rotondo (Charlie Trotters, New York, NY)
34. Arun Sampanthavivat (Arun’s Thai Restaurant, Chicago, IL)
35. Mindy Segal (Mindy’s Hot Chocolate, Chicago, IL)
36. Wen Sian Tan and Chao Chang Ma (Hakkasan, Fontainebleau Miami Beach, FL)
37. Laurent Tourondel (BLT Steak Miami at the Betsy Hotel)
38. Carol Wallack (sola, Chicago, IL)
39. Michael White (Marea, New York, NY)
40. Jonathan Wright (Setai, South Beach, FL)
41. Sue Zemanick (Gautreau’s, New Orleans, LA)

Participating Champagnes:

1. Bollinger
2. Dom Perignon
3. G.H. Mumm
4. Gosset
5. Henriot
6. Krug
7. Lanson
8. Laurent-Perrier
9. Louis Roederer
10. Moët & Chandon
11. Palmes d'Or
12. Perrier-Jouët
13. Pol Roger
14. Pommery
15. Ruinart
16. Veuve Clicquot

Participating Wineries:

1. Adobe Road Winery
2. Amisfield
3. Antinori
4. A.P. Vin
5. Au Bon Climat
6. Beaulieu Vineyard
7. Belle Glos
8. Bertani
9. Betts & Scholl
10. Biondi-Santi
11. Bodegas Caro
12. Castello di Fonterutoli
13. Caymus Vineyards
14. Charles Krug Winery
15. Château d'Esclans
16. Château de la Gardine
17. Chiarello Family Vineyards
18. Col Solare
19. Diamond Creek Vineyards
20. Domaine Jean Grivot
21. Domaine de la Vougeraie
22. Duckhorn Wine Company
23. Far Niente
24. Gary Farrell Vineyards & Winery
25. Gloria Ferrer Caves & Vineyards
26. Grgich Hills Estate
27. Grupo Barón de Ley
28. Hanzell Vineyards
29. Hitching Post Wines
30. J Vineyards & Winery
31. Jarvis
32. Jermann
33. Jordan Vineyard & Winery
34. Joseph Phelps Vineyards
35. Kracher
36. Ladera Vineyards
37. Loring Wine Company
38. Maison Alex Gambal
39. Marqués de Riscal
40. Melka Wines
41. Mer Soleil
42. Mumm Napa
43. Nickel & Nickel
44. Nicolas Potel
45. Northstar
46. Olivier Leflaive
47. Pago de Vallegarcía
48. Pali Wine Company
49. Palmaz Vineyards
50. Paul Jaboulet Aîné
51. Pio Cesare
52. Planeta
53. PreVail Wines and Lazy Creek
54. Provenance Vineyards
55. Roessler Cellars
56. Rubicon Estate
57. Schrader Cellars
58. Stag's Leap Wine Cellars
59. Trinchero Family Estates
60. Vine Cliff Winery

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