1862 David Walleys earns national magazine honor

Posted By on July 18, 2013

Special to the Carson Valley Times

Genoa — 1862 David Walley’s  Restaurant and Saloon proudly accepts national recognition for receiving Wine  Spectator magazine’s 2013 “Award of Excellence”. The fine dining restaurant  within David Walley’s Hot Springs Resort and Spa will be featured in the August  edition of Wine Spectator magazine, the industry’’s authority on wine and  wine culture.

This is the second consecutive year that the restaurant  has received the prestigious award.

““It is a great honor to once again receive  the Award of Excellence,”” said certified Sommelier, Troy Denkler. ““Food and wine  are our passion and we strive to find the perfect wine to compliment our guests’  dinner selections.””  

The Award of Excellence  category recognizes winning restaurants for offering wine lists that typically  offer 400 or more selections, feature superior presentation and display, and  offer a selection of well-chosen quality producers, along with a thematic match  to the menu both in price and style.

With more than 1,100  bottles from which to choose, 1862’s wine cellar offers a variety of wine from  around the world, focusing both on quality and price.

““The wines we offer are  what we believe to be the very best we can find from each region,”” said  Denkler.  “”We carefully select the  best wines from every region around the globe, and our bottles vary in price,  ranging from $20 to our $3,500 1990 Chateau Mouton.””

Since 1981, Wine  Spectator’s Restaurant Wine List Awards have recognized the world’’s best  wine lists. The prestigious awards program honors an elite group of restaurants across more than 70 countries.  The  complete list of the 2013 award winners will be featured in the Aug.  31 issue of Wine  Spectator. The list of winning restaurants can be found in the Restaurant  Search at www.WineSpectator.com, along with more extensive details  about their selection, cuisine, prices and key staff.