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Jul '12: 12 Grapes wins two awards in Westchester Magazine's "Best of Westchester" 2012
In the "Leisure" Category: Readers' Pick for "Best Live Music Spot"
In the "Food & Drink" Category: Readers' Pick for "Best Wine Bar"

Jun '12: 12 Grapes featured in The Journal News and
Entitled "Restaurants We Love: 12 Grapes, Peekskill", the article reviews the
by-the-glass wine list,
several dishes, and the aspect of pairing wine with food.

Jun '11: 12 Grapes receives Zagat Rating of "Very Good to Excellect" for Food, Decor & Service
A "destination" for a "night out" in Downtown Peekskill, this "delightful" New American wine bar and music venue
provides "excellent" by-the-glass vino and food that's "enjoyable" enough, even if "the entertainment is the bigger draw";
with its "inviting environment", "pleasant" staff and "decent prices", this "cool" spot has "settled into a nice groove";
P.S. live bands Thursday-Sunday...    Ratings: 21-Food, 20-Decor, 21-Service

Apr '11: 12 Grapes wins two awards in Westchester Health & Life Magazine
Readers' Picks for "Best Dinner & Dancing" and "Best Bartender".
Click HERE for the "Taste of Westchester" article.

Dec '10: 12 Grapes featured in Westchester Magazine Jan. '11 issue
Entitled "Best Dinner and Music", the article features the best dinner & music venues in the county.
The first photo, of the 12 Grapes stage, includes 5-time Grammy nominee Jon Cobert on keyboard,
Mark Rivera (Billy Joel's sax player) on sax, 4-time Emmy nominee Russ Velazquez on vocals,
Seth Glassman on bass and Denny McDermott on drums.  Click
HERE to read the article.

Dec '10: 12 Grapes featured on Toni! on New York TV
Everyone in New York loves TV's Entertainment Reporter, Toni Senecal.  Formerly with WPIX & FOX5,
she now has her own cable TV show. 
We were happy to have Toni include 12 Grapes in a Jazz special
with Wynton Marsalis (Wynton visited 12 Grapes  last year after he performed at the Paramount).
The Toni! on New York episode aired on 12/22 and 12/25/10. Click
HERE to watch the video.
Toni's spot on 12 Grapes is found at 20:35 thru 23:00 (you can fast-forward to it).

Jul '10: 12 Grapes awarded Westchester Magazine Readers' Pick for "Best Place For A Date Night"
Click HERE for the "Best of Westchester" article.

Apr '10: 12 Grapes announces "12grapesmusic" on
See videos of performances including our "500th Live Performance" Celebration on March 28, '10.

Feb '10: 12 Grapes wins Wine Enthusiast Magazine Restaurant Award
12 Grapes wins "Award of Distinction" for '09 and '08. Click HERE for the article.
12 Grapes was one of only two restaurants in Westchester to win the WE award in 2009.

Jul '09: 12 Grapes awarded Westchester Magazine Editors' Pick for "Best New Live Music Spot"
Click HERE for the "Best of Westchester" article.

Apr '09: 12 Grapes featured on 
ABC-TV Eyewitness News
"Fettuccini Bolognese... Clams with Chorizo... unbelievable!" -- Lee Goldberg, ABC-TV Eyewitness News

Oct '08:
12 Grapes reviewed by The Journal News
"Sometimes when you try to do too many things at once, quality suffers. I'm happy
to report that is not the case at 12 Grapes in Peekskill."
"Wine, music and food: there's lots to like at this hip and cozy venue."
"The cuisine is comfortable and creative."
"A cutting-edge wine preservation system..."

Oct '08: 12 Grapes reviewed by
"Finally... A wine bar with some umph!"
"12 Grapes... is a welcome addition to the restaurant scene.
Not only for its nice selection of wines by the glass or bottle, but entertainment galore."

Aug '08: 12 Grapes reviewed by The New York Times
"Music is an attraction at 12 Grapes, but so is the food."
"...the award goes to the mushroom ravioli... a terrific dish."
"Fish glazed with miso in the Nobu style... a perfect choice."
"Cool, contemporary... a sophisticated Manhattan feel."
"Excellent service."

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