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.