Category Archives: Awards and Accolades

Best Bourbon Bar 2017

America’s Best Bourbon Bars For 2017 By Caroline Paulus July 29, 2017 “There are several really good Bourbon bars out there these days. But we feel there are 99 bars in America who take their Bourbon obsession to another level. They are easy to spot because they usually have to expand their shelf space to accommodate 100’s of bottles of Bourbon, feature multiple cocktails that show off Bourbon’s wide range of flavors and take pride in educating their patrons about the basics of brown water. We hope you have one of these type of bars in your area. If not, here

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St. Louis in 12 Best Cities for Whiskey Lovers

St. Louis has been honored as one of the 12 best cities for whiskey lovers, and Sanctuaria got a special mention! For whiskey dilettantes, there are few luxuries as gratifying as sipping a smooth, flavorful pour of their favorite barrel-born libation in a scenic setting. Whether you prefer your firewater neat, on the rocks or as part of a crafted concoction, we’ve rounded up the most beloved joints for enjoying a glass (or two) of whiskey from coast to coast. For the sake of consistency in this list, we’ve gone with the Irish and American spelling of whiskey. However, if

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Sanctuaria Wins 2017 Experts’ Choice Award

Sanctuaria Wins 2017 Experts’ Choice Award May 9, 2017 Sanctuaria is among the recipients of the 2017 Experts’ Choice Award from TripExpert. The Award recognizes the best restaurants around the world based on reviews by journalists and professional travel writers. Less than 2% of all restaurants worldwide receive the award. With praise from publications such as Gayot, On the Grid and Afar Magazine, Sanctuaria is currently one of the highest rated restaurants in Saint Louis on TripExpert.com. TripExpert’s pioneering rating approach takes into account professional reviews in travel guides, magazines, newspapers and other respected sources. As one of the top restaurants

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FEAST – 19 Places to Ring in 2017 in St. Louis

19 Places to Ring in 2017 in St. Louis Dec 27, 2016 Making decisions on where to spend New Year’s can be tough, but several St. Louis restaurants are here to help make the evening carefree and – most importantly – delicious. Say goodbye to 2016 and hello to 2017 in style at one of these local spots.  17 Sanctuaria Katlyn Moncada Dec 27, 2016 The Grove’s Sanctuaria is hosting Cocktails by Candlelight, featuring a five-course farm-to-table menu. Look for sustainable local foods and pasture-raised meats from Foundation Farms in dishes like venison crostini and rabbit stifado stew, all paired with

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Feast 10 Best Bars in St. Louis

Feast: The 10 Best Bars in St. Louis Nov 11, 2016 Feast has teamed up with Expedia.com to explore every neighborhood in St. Louis and uncover the best in local traditions as well as the latest culinary and beverage trends. Here are 10 of our favorite spots to get your drink on in the River City. … Sanctuaria While Sanctuaria wins our pick for coolest looking bar, style wouldn’t mean much without the substance to back it up. Thankfully, the tapas menu brings both in spades while riffing on homemade food from Latin America. Cocktails the specialty here, and if the 150 different

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America’s 80 Best Bourbon Bars Announced!

If you’ve recently awaken from a 20 year coma, then the popularity of Bourbon amongst bar-goers is something you’d probably be surprised about.  For the rest of us, it’s no secret that bartenders have been shifting their customer’s drinking interest from vodka to Bourbon for a while which is one of the driving catalyst in the recent Bourbon boom. There are several really good Bourbon bars out there these days.  But we feel there are 80 bars in America who take their Bourbon obsession to another level with a combination of their selection, cocktail offerings and general knowledge of brown

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ALL DAY Four Roses Happy Hour Celebration!

ALL DAY Four Roses Happy Hour Friday September 30, 2016

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Best Cocktails – 2016 Ladue News Platinum List readers’ poll

Robyn Dexter St. Louis’ most affluent audience of tastemakers and trendsetters will choose the area’s top businesses to make the annual Ladue News Platinum List, sponsored by Dielmann Sotheby’s International Realty. This year, there are 68 total categories with everything from haunts and hangouts, restaurants and retailers, service providers and more. full article on laduenews.com … Winners & runners up were celebrated at the first ever Platinum List awards event, which took place Thursday, March 24.  Sanctuaria Wild Tapas was proud to be honored as the Winner of Best Cocktails 2016!

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We Heart STL ALIVE People’s Choice Awards

We are proud to have been nominated by our customers for People’s Choice Awards in FOUR categories! Best Restaurant Best Bar Best Cocktail Menu Best Lounge

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Sanctuaria named as one of the Top 55 Best Bourbon Bars in America

AMERICA’S 55 BEST BOURBON BARS Our 2013 List of the Top 55 Bourbon Bars in America Sanctuaria, St. Louis: Move over Anheuser-Busch, Sanctuaria is turning St. Louis into a Bourbon city. The spirits program is ran by Bourbon nut Matt Seiter, who regularly buys his own barrels from Kentucky distilleries. Although Sanctuaria tries to sell itself as a dive cocktail bar, Larry Rice says it’s no dive bar. “One of the first bars in the country to offer cocktails on tap and barrel aged cocktails,” says Rice who is a respected bartender in Bourbon Country. “This place is a gem

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