Reds on the River wins award of excellence

Wine Spectator announced recently that Reds on the River in Rockford has been awarded the prestigious 2012 Award of Excellence. As such, Reds will be featured in Wine Spectator’s August 31, 2012 issue, which hit newsstands on July 24. Award winners also are listed online at

Reds’ summer wine list features over 400 wines and its knowledgeable staff also receive continuous training in order to be able to recommend wines for Reds guests. Reds also hosts a monthly Wine School (October–May) on the first Tuesday evening of the month. For additional information and a calendar of featured wines, check out or follow Reds on Facebook.

Reds’ manager, Lance Climie, noted, “Our team works hard to find wines that are not typical or common and wines that are also affordable. The best wines are not always the most expensive. We are proud to be recognized by Wine Spectator magazine.”

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