LIVINGSTON, NJ – Nero’s Grille in Livingston and The Manor in West Orange were honored in Wine Spectator’s newly released 2014 Restaurant Awards, which highlights restaurants worldwide that have exceptional wine lists. 3,748 restaurants have been awarded this year, spanning all 50 U.S. states and more than 80 countries.

Gillian Sciaretta, the restaurant awards manager at Wine Spectator said in an official statement, “Wine Spectator's Restaurant Awards program is pleased to announce that two restaurants in the Livingston and West Orange area have earned an award in 2014. The Manor of West Orange, NJ has yet again earned the Best of Award of Excellence and Nero's Grille of Livingston, NJ has been honored with the Award of Excellence, a title it has maintained since 2004. We at Wine Spectator applaud these restaurants in their dedication to provide award winning wine lists.”

Dan Koo, general manager of Nero’s Grille said, “It’s an honor and we’re blessed to have it. Our focus is to make the customers happy and we’re happy it’s recognized.”

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Wine Spectator offers three award levels: Award of Excellence, Best of Award of Excellence, and Grand Award.

The full list of award winners is featured in the August 31 issue of Wine Spectator, available on newsstands July 22. It is also available on’s Restaurant Search.