Your friends are constantly asking you for advice — from the coolest new bars pouring killer cocktails, to badass breweries, to the best wine shop with snob-free service on lock. Being an expert means helping others find the true path, right?

Now, VinePair wants you to embrace your inner critic. We’re compiling awards for the country’s best cocktail bars, taprooms, and wine shops, and we want to hear what you think. Click on the links below to nominate your favorites — and stay tuned for the results, dropping next month on

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What makes your local wine shop great? Tell us about it here.

Nominate the coolest brewery taprooms and brewpubs here.

Cast your vote for the country’s best new cocktail bars here.