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July 16, 2018

Sea Glass Earns Wine Spectator Best of the Award of Excellence 2018

Cape Elizabeth, Maine. (July 16, 2018) Sea Glass restaurant at Maine's Inn by the Sea has been honored for its outstanding wine program in Wine Spectator 2018 Restaurant Awards. In achieving the Best of the Award of Excellence, the second tier award, Sea Glass has demonstrated a deep cellar with extensive selections across many regions.

We are thrilled to have achieved this honor for the third year, underscoring our commitment to offering our guests memorable wine experiences and perfect pairings for Chef Andrew Chadwicks creative regional cuisine, said Michael Briggs, the Inn's General Manager. With over 300 labels and 2500 bottles we are a destination for true wine lovers or diners wishing to explore new tastes with the help of our in house Sommelier.

This year's class of restaurants is one of the most impressive and innovative ever,†said Marvin R. Shanken, Editor and Publisher, Wine Spectator. Their wine lists keep improving, because wine lovers are eager to explore and learn. The goal of our Restaurant Awards is to support restaurant wine programs and bring them to diners attention through our outreach through print, digital and social media. Wine Spectator salutes every restaurant honored in the 2018 Restaurant Awards.

The complete list of award winners is available in print in Wine Spectators August issue, on newsstands July 17, and online at

About Sea Glass at Inn by the Sea: Located above a mile of unspoiled sand beach, just 7 miles south of Portland, Sea Glass restaurant at Maine's luxurious Inn by the Sea, offers Chef Andrew Chadwicks fresh regionally sourced menus with Atlantic views as backdrop. Whether inside the intimate ocean view restaurant, next to the cozy fire in the lounge or al fresco on seaside decks, Chef Chadwicks menus are creative, seasonal and beautifully plated. The Inn's deep wine cellar and in house Sommelier are ready to pair the Chef's captivating cuisine for a truly complete dining experience.

For more information contact Rauni Kew, PR Manager, Inn by the Sea, 40 Bowery Beach Road, Cape Elizabeth, Maine 04107. 207.799.3134. (Open all year for breakfast, lunch, and dinner)