On Friday, August 31, Wine Spectator Magazine will name Restaurante 1621 as a winner of the Award of Excellence. The magazine is recognized as one of the leading consumer and business publications in the world. This American magazine has a readership of more than 2.5 million people. The Award of Excellence was granted to 2,842 restaurants worldwide in 2011. This year, Restaurante 1621 will be within the exclusive list of three restaurants in Colombia with an award from this magazine, the only one in the city of Cartagena.
The “Award of Excellence” is granted base don the wine list, which offers a well selected list of producer with a theme that considers style and price. Typically, these lists offer a minimum of 100 wine labels. In addition, they consider the type of cuisine and the eloquence of the wine in conjunction with the food. The wine list also has a good range of prices to satisfy the needs of a variety of clients. The lists should be presented with all of the necessary information to select a wine: region, vintage, varietal and price.
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