Raise your glasses, wine lovers! Atlantis Casino Resort Spa is celebrating a remarkable achievement in the world of fine dining. Both Atlantis Steakhouse and Bistro Napa have been recognized for their exceptional wine programs in Wine Spectator’s prestigious 2023 Restaurant Awards. And this isn’t just a one-time win – Atlantis Steakhouse has now earned the Award of Excellence for an impressive 23 years in a row, while Bistro Napa has received it for 22 consecutive years.

“This incredible streak of excellence is unrivaled in northern Nevada,” said Cheraz Ecker, general manager of Atlantis Casino Resort Spa. “Our esteemed sommelier Christian O’Kuinghttons and our food and beverage leadership team have worked in concert to craft a comprehensive wine program that is an integral part of our distinctive fine dining experience.”

Atlantis Casino Resort Spa's sommelier Christian O’Kuinghttons

So, what does it take to earn the Award of Excellence? It’s all about having a well-chosen assortment of quality wines that match the menu in both price and style. And this year, only 2,001 restaurants worldwide received this prestigious honor. Atlantis Steakhouse and Bistro Napa have truly set themselves apart.

Atlantis Steakhouse in Reno, Nevada

Let’s start with Atlantis Steakhouse, known for its impeccable service and captivating interior design. With a total inventory of 1,720 bottles of wine, including 320 wines offered by the bottle and 40 by the glass, this place is a wine lover’s paradise. And let’s not forget about the menu – it features the nation’s finest steaks from Allen Brothers of Chicago. No wonder Atlantis Steakhouse has a AAA Four-Diamond designation and a Recommended rating from Forbes Travel Guide. Oh, and did we mention that Casino Player Magazine named it the Best Steakhouse in Reno? Talk about a winning combination!

Bistro Napa at Atlantis Casino Resort Spa in Reno, Nevada

Now, let’s move on to Bistro Napa, where wine enthusiasts will find themselves in heaven. This restaurant boasts a 4,000-bottle interactive wine cellar, complete with a private dining and tasting area. Their carefully crafted wine list features over 299 selections, with a focus on California, Italy, Australia, New Zealand, Spain, Chile, and Argentina. And the best part? These fine wines are perfectly paired with Napa-inspired dishes, creating a truly delightful epicurean experience. It’s no wonder Bistro Napa has also earned a Recommended rating from Forbes Travel Guide and was named the Best Romantic Restaurant in Reno by Casino Player Magazine. Not to mention, it is an all-time favorite happy hour spot for locals. But, if you want to savor the divine bliss of their renowned happy hour, you’ll need the speed of a sommelier and the agility of a swirling wine glass. Seats disappear quicker than a fine vintage bottle at a wine auction!

But wait, there’s more! Atlantis Steakhouse and Bistro Napa regularly host their popular Winemaker Dinner Series, where they pair a special, multi-course menu with a featured wine. These events have welcomed distinguished wineries and vineyards such as Alpha Omega Winery, Darioush Winery, Duckhorn Vineyards, and many more. It’s a chance for wine lovers to indulge in a truly unforgettable dining experience.

So, whether you’re a wine connoisseur or simply appreciate a good glass of vino, Atlantis Casino Resort Spa’s Atlantis Steakhouse and Bistro Napa are the places to be. Let’s raise a glass to Atlantis Casino Resort Spa for their well-deserved recognition in the world of fine dining!

To learn more about each restaurant and start planning your next wine-filled adventure, visit atlantiscasino.com/steakhouse and atlantiscasino.com/bistro. And don’t forget to connect with Atlantis Casino Resort Spa on Instagram, X, and Facebook for all the latest updates and mouthwatering photos that will have you reaching for a glass of wine in no time.

Atlantis Casino Resort Spa

Owned and operated by Monarch Casino & Resort, Inc. (NYSE: MCRI), Atlantis Casino Resort Spa is consistently ranked the #1 Reno resort on TripAdvisor, is a recipient of the prestigious AAA Four Diamond designation, and is recommended by Forbes Travel Guide. Nestled at the base of the majestic Sierra Nevada mountain range, Atlantis is conveniently close to Lake Tahoe, breathtaking hiking trails, world-class skiing, and a host of premier golf courses. Atlantis is recognized for its luxurious accommodations, eight award-winning restaurants, captivating bars and lounges, a Forbes Four-Star spa, and casino-wide action. For more information, visit atlantiscasino.com.

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. Parent company M. Shanken Communications, Inc., also publishes Cigar Aficionado, Whisky Advocate, Market Watch, Shanken News Daily and Shanken’s Impact Newsletter.