The Dining Room at High Hampton has made Jackson County history by becoming the first restaurant in Cashiers to be honored with Wine Spectator’s Best Award of Excellence. This recognition, bestowed upon only 1,411 restaurants in the United States, places High Hampton among an elite group of establishments renowned for their wine programs.

Guided by the expertise of Beverage Manager Kelsey Hofmann, The Dining Room at High Hampton has curated a wine list that encompasses a selection of 395 offerings. With an inventory of 4,800 bottles, the restaurant has earned its place as a destination for wine enthusiasts in the South and beyond.

Wine Spectator’s Best Award of Excellence is a testament to The Dining Room’s commitment to providing an extraordinary wine experience. The award recognizes establishments that feature a diverse range of over 350 wines, showcasing various regions, styles, and vintages. Additionally, these restaurants prioritize the training and education of their staff, ensuring customers receive expert guidance when making wine selections… Read more at