Alto ristorante earns Wine Spectator Award of Excellence

Alto ristorante e bar at the Hyatt Regency Scottsdale Resort & Spa at Gainey Ranch has been honored for its wine program in Wine Spectator’s 2015 Restaurant Wine List Awards.

The restaurant is recognized among other winners from all over the globe as a top destination for wine lovers.

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“Our list has over 300 wine selections, including Arizona varietals. We select top-rated wines from both classic and interesting varietals and regions from around the world. This gives our wine list an extraordinary range of taste profiles at all price points,” said Jeff Johnson, director of food and beverage.

“We take great pride in our bottles and their handling. Our storage area is climate controlled and holds 6,125 bottles. We store our red wines at 58 degrees and our white labels at 43 degrees.”

“Once again, Wine Spectator congratulates each and every Restaurant Award winner on a job well done,” said Marvin R. Shanken, editor and publisher, Wine Spectator.

“With this year’s list spanning all 50 U.S. states and over 75 additional countries and territories, we hope wine lovers will use this issue, alongside’s Restaurant Awards database, as guides to finding the perfect restaurant for any occasion.”

Wine Spectator began its program to recognize the world’s best wine lists in 1981. A total of 2,563 restaurants earned the program’s Award of Excellence, which recognizes a wine list offering an interesting and diverse selection of wines that are well-presented and thematically match the restaurant’s cuisine in price and style.

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