By OnMilwaukee Staff Writers   Published Feb 20, 2012 at 1:03 PM

"Bar Month" at – brought to you by Hornitos, OR-G, Party Armor, Red Stag, Absolut, Fireball and Malibu – is back for another round! The whole month of February, we're serving up intoxicatingly fun articles on bars and clubs – including guides, the latest trends, bar reviews and more. Grab a designated driver and dive in!

The votes are in and the winners have been selected for OnMilwaukee's Best: Bars & Clubs, 2012. Find readers' results in 50 categories, including an editors' pick, in this series of articles that run daily in the Bars and Clubs section of

Balzac, 1716 N. Arlington Place, is a fine dining and drinking experience. The knowledgeable staff seems unfailingly happy to see you, and is helpful in offering suggestions for wine or menu items. And, once again, readers say Balzac has the city's best wine list.

That's certainly due to its vast, five-page wine list offering selections from the new world and the old.

Wine is served in stemless Riedel crystal, an indication that someone in the joint knows how to treat wine, and the menu offers low-priced "tastes" in case you can't make up your mind.

The bar also offers a wide range of bottled beers, draughts and martinis.

Meanwhile, the editorial staff selected the astonishingly deep and wide wine list at Bartolotta's Bacchus, in the Cudahy Towers, as its pick. editors' pick: Bacchus

2. Bacchus
3. Vino 100
4. Thief Wine Bar
tie. Nessun Dorma
5. Eddie Martini's
6. The Capital Grille
7. La Merenda
8. Swig
9. Trocadero
10. Balistreri's
11. Dream Dance
12. Chez Jacques
13. The Hamilton
14. Fila Bene