Beckett’s Table and Southern Rail have been honored for their outstanding wine programs in Wine Spectator’s 2017 Restaurant Awards. The restaurants are recognized among other winners from all over the globe as a top destination for wine lovers.

“We couldn’t be happier to have our wine programs recognized yet again by Wine Spectator,” said Scott Stephens, managing partner of Beckett’s Table and Southern Rail. “Our restaurants are committed to supporting local business and our wine programs reflect our support of Arizona winemakers. We’re honored to represent the wine industry in Arizona with these awards.”

Wine Spectator began its program to recognize the world’s best wine lists in 1981. There are three levels: the Award of Excellence, the Best of Award of Excellence and the Grand Award. Beckett’s Table and Southern Rail have each won the Award of Excellence, which recognizes restaurants whose wine lists feature a well-chosen assortment of quality producers along with a thematic match to the menu in both price and style. This year marks Beckett’s Table’s sixth time in a row winning the award and Southern Rail’s third.

The complete list of award winners is available online at, where visitors can search and access exclusive content on the more than 3,500 restaurants.


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