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At home in the heart of Beverly Hills, The Belvedere has long been revered as an institution in a city that can have some pretty high demands; ordering the six-course degustation menu with wine pairings is the perfect opportunity to let chef James Overbaugh have total control over your experience. For two decades, busy Hollywood agents have come to the Forbes Travel Guide Four-Star restaurant at The Peninsula Beverly Hills to make deals, and The Belvedere also serves as a neighborhood joint for some of the wealthiest, and pickiest, eaters and wine drinkers. Wine manager David Jones will choose a variety of wine pairings to match with the seasonally focused, modern American menu, and more than likely he’ll include a glass of the restaurant’s private-label 2007 Peninsula Pinot Noir, from Sonoma’s Keller Estate, or perhaps his current favorite non-vintage champagne, Bollinger Special Cuvée. If six courses is just too much food, or if you’d prefer to order something off the à la carte menu, Jones is more then willing to help select a wine by the glass, half bottle or bottle to pair along with your meal.