Homestead gets Wine Spectator award

The Homestead Restaurant and wine director Sharlene Cline have been honored by Wine Spectator as one of 2,563 world restaurants to receive the Award of Excellence in the magazine’s 2015 Restaurant Awards. The program honors restaurants which have a wine list of 90 or more quality wine selections that match a restaurant’s cuisine. Wine Spectator honored 3,618 restaurants for their outstanding wine programs, with a list spanning all 50 U.S. states and 75 other countries.

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

The Homestead is one of 10 Alaska restaurants honored, and with Resurrection Roadhouse, Seward, one of two Kenai Peninsula restaurants listed. Other Alaska restaurants noted include Alpenglow Restaurant, Denali National Park; Dove Island Lodge, Sitka; Lavelle’s Bistro, Fairbanks; Seven Glaciers, Girdwood; Talkeetna Alaskan Lodge, Talkeetna, and Marx Bros. Cafe, Sacks Cafe and Restaurant, Southside Bistro and Sullivan’s Steakhouse, all of Anchorage.

The complete list of awards is in the Aug. 31 issue of  Wine Spectator, on sale July 21. For more information, visit Wine Spectator’s website at