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Entering the Restaurant Awards

Attention restaurateurs: If you've got a good wine list, you deserve the credibility and publicity that comes with a Wine Spectator Restaurant Award. The links below tell you everything you need to know about our Restaurant Awards program, including how to enter, how to renew and the criteria for each award level.

Entries for the 2016 awards will be accepted only from Dec. 1, 2015, to Feb. 1, 2016.

Applications submitted Dec. 1, 2015 through Dec. 31, 2015 will benefit from an “early-bird” entry fee of $325. For applications received Jan. 1, 2016 through Feb. 1, 2016, the entry fee will be $375.

Renewals: Restaurants that earned a Wine Spectator award in 2015 will be contacted directly by email on Dec. 1, 2015.
New Entries: Restaurants that did not earn a Wine Spectator award in 2015
General Information
Extra Copies
Order your August 31 issues of Wine Spectator for a complete listing of all the Restaurant Awards winners.
Contact Us
If you have not received a message by Friday, Dec. 4, 2015, or if you would like to update your contact email address, please notify restaurantawards@mshanken.com.

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