The Steakhouse at Flying Horse Earns Wine Spectator Restaurant Award in 2020
Colorado Springs, CO – July 2020) — The Steakhouse at Flying Horse has been honored for its outstanding wine program in Wine Spectator’s 2020 Restaurant Awards. The annual program, which recognizes restaurants around the world as the top destinations for wine lovers, successfully moved forward this year despite the effects of COVID-19.
“This year’s Wine Spectator Restaurant Award program celebrates restaurants’ resilience, dedication and bravery during these unprecedented times,” said Marvin R. Shanken, Editor and Publisher, Wine Spectator. “We hope that all of our award winners and the people who make them special will find their way through the crisis to once again welcome us through their doors. We look forward to raising a glass together, and to new beginnings.”
“It is an incredible honor for The Steakhouse at Flying Horse to have earned the coveted Award of Excellence designation from Wine Spectator for the third consecutive year. Our team is delighted to be part of such an incredible group of restaurants who share the passion for curating delightful and memorable wine lists.” said Kevin Anderson, Food and Beverage Director.
Wine Spectator began its program to recognize the world’s best wine lists in 1981. There are three levels: the Award of Excellence, the Best of Award of Excellence and the Grand Award—with 2,289; 1,387; and 100 winners this year in each respective category.
About The Award of Excellence
The Award of Excellence recognizes 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.
Follow the Restaurant Awards on Twitter and Instagram, with hashtag #WSRestaurantAward, and at the newly refreshed, user friendly WineSpectator.com/Restaurants, where all winners can be searched by location and sorted by factors including name, distance, award level, cuisine and pricing. Wine Spectator’s special Restaurant Awards issue—which features Chef José Andrés on the cover—becomes available to readers July 14.
The unveiling of the 2020 award winners follows up on the Wine Spectator Scholarship Foundation’s contribution of $250,000 in April to World Central Kitchen, led by José Andrés. The donation helped support the charity’s mission of feeding those in need, a cause all the more urgent amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
About Wine Spectator
Wine Spectator is the world’s leading authority on wine. Anchored by Wine Spectator magazine, a print publication that reaches around 3 million readers worldwide, the brand also encompasses the Web’s most comprehensive wine site (WineSpectator.com), mobile platforms and a series of signature events. Wine Spectator examines the world of wine from the vineyard to the table, exploring wine’s role in contemporary culture and delivering expert reviews of more than 15,000 wines each year. Parent company M. Shanken Communications, Inc., also publishes Cigar Aficionado, Whisky Advocate, Market Watch, Shanken News Daily and Shanken’s Impact Newsletter.
About The Steakhouse at Flying Horse
Located at 1880 Weiskopf Point (80921) in Colorado Springs, The Steakhouse at Flying Horse opened in 2015 and is a three-time recipient of the Award of Excellence from Wine Spectator (2018, 2019, 2020). Known for its innovative steakhouse fare and extensive list of old and new world wine, The Steakhouse is a contemporary restaurant situated in a beautiful Tuscan style clubhouse setting overlooking the Flying Horse golf course, Pikes Peak and the Front Range. Featured menus and reservations are available online at www.flyinghorsesteakhouse.com.