Cooksburg, PA (PRWEB) October 31, 2012
The Gateway Lodge, located in the Pennsylvania Wilds area, continues its commitment to offering a comprehensive and inspired wine selection that creates the perfect complement to the Gateway Loge menu. The restaurant has been recognized with an Award of Excellence from Wine Spectator Magazine.
2012 marks the fourth consecutive year that Wine Spectator has bestowed the Award of Excellence on the Gateway Lodge. Wine Spectator's Restaurant Wine List Awards recognize restaurants whose wine lists offer interesting selections, are appropriate to their cuisine and appeal to a wide range of wine lovers. Wine Spectator is the most widely read publication in the world and industry leader in wine information, reaching more than 2.6 million wine aficionados globally.
The Gateway Collection highlights the major wine growing regions of the world, featuring representative wines from each, with a range of varietals, vintages and price points. The wine list complements the menu with sensational and reasonably priced wines. This gives guests opportunities to experience exciting and sometimes unusual wines, providing outstanding selections for the discerning wine enthusiast and great values for the casual drinker.
Gateway Lodge is a rustic 31-room hotel with 11 neighboring cabins featuring Fireside Jacuzzi Suites with complimentary breakfast, located in Cook Forest State Park. Cook Forest is known nationally for some of the tallest pines west of the Mississippi and is considered a natural landmark for its ancient growth trees. The original Lodge structure was built in 1934 and acts as an entrance to the dining and reception area.
The property is privately owned by Deb Adams, who believes deeply in contributing to her community. The Lodge has partnered with area businesses to offer guests event-themed weekends and day events focused on wellness, sustainable living, creativity, conservation, and holiday entertainment. The Woods Spa is available onsite and showcases Aveda-inspired massages. Gateway Lodge Restaurant is a fine dining destination, with much of its fare sourced from local farmers. The Lodge also participates in the PA Wilds Artisan Trail by exhibiting works from local artists.