Downtown Overland Park’s Vintage ‘78 Wine Bar has been open less than a year and has already gained significant recognition, locally and globally. Not only was the small OP wine bar one of the 10 restaurants that made our KC’s Best New Restaurants list in December, its recently receive recognition from The World’s Best Wine Lists.

The World’s Best Wine Lists, organized by The World of Fine Wine publication, recognizes restaurants worldwide for their exceptional wine selections. Judged by World Champion Sommeliers, Master Sommeliers and Masters of Wine, the awards program is considered one of the most prestigious awards in the world of world. 

Not only did Vintage ’78 receive World’s Best Wine Lists’ esteemed Three Star Award (the highest number of stars an establishment can receive), but also the highly coveted Jury Prize, an award given to recognize a particular strength of qualities such as flair, good value, or all around excellence. Only 144 restaurants in the world have received a Three Star Award. Only 42 restaurants are recognized worldwide for a Jury Prize.

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