With winners in all 50 states and more than 75 countries, each year Wine Spectator magazine honors restaurants with outstanding dedication to wine. Eight Disney restaurants are among the 2017 honorees, noted for “elevating wine selection and service around the world and encouraging strong programs that complement a variety of cuisines, settings and prices.”

Three restaurants won the “Best of Award of Excellence,” honoring wine programs that “take their commitment a step further, wine lists that display excellent breadth across multiple regions and/or significant vertical depth of top wines, along with superior presentation.”

1. Napa Rose at Disney’s Grand Californian Hotel & Spa
2. Shula’s Steak House at the Walt Disney World Dolphin
3. Victoria & Albert’s at Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort & Spa

Five restaurants won the “Award of Excellence,” recognizing restaurants whose wine lists
feature a “well-chosen assortment of quality producers along with a thematic match to the menu in both price and style.”

1. Cítricos at Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort & Spa
2. Flying Fish at Disney’s BoardWalk Resort
3. Il Mulino New York Trattoria at the Walt Disney World Swan
4. Narcoossee’s at Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort & Spa
5. Todd English’s bluezoo at the Walt Disney World Dolphin

Since 1997, more than 1,400 Walt Disney Parks and Resorts cast members have been accredited with a sommelier diploma through the Court of Master Sommeliers Americas – with 9 receiving the Advanced Sommelier Diploma and 3 receiving the highest honor of Master Sommelier.