Celebrate National Wine Week at Smith & Wollensky September 12 – 16. Guests can sample up to 10 different wines for $10 with the purchase of a LUNCH entrée. Wines are being carefully selected by the National Beverage Director, Stuart Roy, to perfectly complement the restaurants’ menu. Selections change daily and include an upgraded list of both domestic and international varietals. Lunch service is offered 11:30 AM to 2:30 PM, in all participating restaurants.
Great wines are no stranger to Smith & Wollensky Restaurant Group. The brand was once again honored by Wine Spectator magazine for 2011 the twenty-fourth consecutive year. Each location received the Award of Excellence given each year to restaurants whose wine lists offer interesting selections, are appropriate to their cuisine and appeal to a wide range of wine lovers. The Chicago location received its third successive Best of Award of Excellence. And this year both Houston and Las Vegas also received the Best of Award. This award recognizes those restaurants clearly exceeding the requirements of the Award of Excellence.
Boston Back Bay and the new Wharf location will not be participating in Wine Week.
Complete an online entry for a chance to win prizes from participating partners. Prizes include:
Castello Banfi. A family-owned vineyard estate and winery in the Brunello region of Tuscany. The first winery in the world recognized for exceptional environmental, social & ethical responsibility. VINITALY nation award as Best Italian Winery for 12 years running.
Ferrari-Carano Vineyards and Winery. Since 1985 a leading producer of world-class, nationally acclaimed wines. The winery has more than 19 estate vineyards in five appellations totaling over 1,400 acres in some of the finest wine growing regions in California.
Franciscan Estates. This winemaker’s output of legendary wines began with its 1975 Cabernet Sauvignon, establishing the Franciscan style of winemaking, which is based on using smaller lots, blended together to achieve the greatest expression. Its vineyards are located in the premium southern half of Napa Valley, an area that yields more vibrant flavors and finer tannins.
Rodney Strong Vineyards. One of the pioneers of Sonoma County’s modern wine industry, Rodney Strong grows and produces wines from grapes grown exclusively in Sonoma County’s finest appellations: Alexander Valley, Russian River Valley, Chalk Hill and Sonoma Coast.
Stölzle. Produces the finest machine made crystal available for the retail and hospitality industries. The stemware is known for its clarity, brilliance and durability.
Official 2011 Wine Week Drawing Rules
NO PURCHASE NECESSARY * Void where prohibited * Drawing is open to US residents 21 years of age, as of August 9, 2011, or born before 1990. Register online or via mail to receive entry no later than September 16, 2011.
How to Enter – Complete registration entry online or mail in entry on a standard 3 x 5 note card including your name, address, phone and email information. Entry must include date of birth. Limit one entry per household or person. Failure to comply with this required information will disqualify the entry. Mail entries should be submitted to: Attn: S&W Wine Week Giveaway c/o Noble, 33 W. Monroe, Suite 200, Chicago, IL 60062.
Random Drawing – Winners will be selected in a random drawing from all entries received by close of business on September 16, 2011. Decisions on drawings are final. Limit one winner per family or household. Odds will depend on the total number of completed entries received.
Prizes – One $100 Smith & Wollensky Gift Card, one magnum of 2006 Castello Banfi Brunello Di Montalcino, one Banfi Gift Basket (one magnum of 2006 Castello Banfi Brunello Di Montalcino, Banfi Italian olive oil, 2 Stölzle fire-blown wine glasses, Smith & Wollensky cocktail shaker and Smith & Wollensky corkscrew), two magnums of 2007 Rodney Strong Symmetry, two Riedel decanters with Franciscan branding, two magnums of 2006 Ferrari-Carano Tresor and 8 sets of 6 Stölzle fire-blown wine glasses will be awarded.
General Rules – US residents only, who are 21 years of age or older as of August 9, 2011. Employees or family members of Smith & Wollensky Restaurant Group, Inc., Bunker Hill Capitol, Noble Communications, Anchor Glassware, Banfi Vintners, Rodney Strong Vineyards, Constellation Wines, Riedel, Ferrari-Carano Vineyards & Winery and its agents or affiliates are not eligible. All federal, state and local legislation laws and rules apply. Prizes will be shipped to only US addresses after winners return a signed document verifying age, stating acceptance of prize and releasing all parties involved with the execution of the promotion of any liability. Winners must agree to have their name and city location posted to verify prizes have been awarded.
Winner Posting – Once the winners are selected they will be posted on the Smith & Wollensky website approximately September 30, 2011.
This promotion is sponsored by Smith & Wollensky Restaurant Group, Inc. Boston, MA.