8 Disney Restaurants Named Wine Spectator 2017 Award Winners
The Wine Spectator magazine awards restaurants each year for their dedication to wine. In 2017 eight Disney restaurants have been noted for “elevating wine selection and service around the world and encouraging strong programs that complement a variety of cuisines, settings and prices.” The eight restaurants span over two categories.
Walt Disney Parks and Resorts cast members have taken a high level of interest in the wine industry. With more than 1,400 cast members accredited with a sommelier diploma through the Court of Master Sommeliers Americas, 9 receiving the Advanced Sommelier Diploma and 3 receiving the Master Sommelier Diploma.
Best of Award of Excellence – Restaurants that take commitment a step further, with wine lists displaying excellent breadth across multiple regions and/or significant vertical depth of top wines along with superior presentation.
- Napa Rose at Disney’s Grand Californian Hotel & Spa
Shula’s Steak House at the Walt Disney World Dolphin
Victoria & Albert’s at Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort & Spa
Award of Excellence – Restaurants with wine lists featuring a well-chosen assortment of producers with a thematic match to the menu in price and style.
Cítricos at Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort & Spa
Flying Fish at Disney’s BoardWalk Resort
Il Mulino New York Trattoria at the Walt Disney World Swan
Narcoossee’s at Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort & Spa
Todd English’s Bluezoo at the Walt Disney World Dolphin