Bix Earns Wine Spectator Award for 4th Straight Year!


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April 12, 2016 –  Harry Lunt – Tel: (314) 575-8985


Hotel Blackhawk restaurant earns recognition from leading national publication

DAVENPORT, IA – Hotel Blackhawk is pleased to announce its full service restaurant, Bix Bistro, has received the 2015 Wine Spectator Award of Excellence. This is the fourth consecutive year that Bix Bistro has earned this award.

To qualify for the Award of Excellence, a restaurant must “offer a well-chosen selection of quality producers, along with a thematic match to the menu in both price and style. Typically, these lists offer at least 90 selections.” Additional award information is available at


“Hotel Blackhawk is honored to receive such a prestigious award, especially from such a distinguished publication as Wine Spectator,” said Jacob Horner, General Manager at Hotel Blackhawk. “Earning this award four years in a row underscores the commitment of our team to provide the very best for our guests, not just in the hotel, but in Bix Bistro as well. We want to be able to provide a true fine dining experience that is available to everyone in the Quad Cities and wine plays a significant role in that experience.”


Hotel Blackhawk re-opened on December 15th, 2010. The hotel retains its 99-year-old historic character while featuring modern conveniences throughout the 130 guestrooms and extended-stay suites, six meeting rooms and the signature Gold Room.

Other features include: The Spa at Hotel Blackhawk, Relish Gifts, complimentary wireless internet, a fitness center, business center, swimming pool, Bix Bistro restaurant, Beignet (been-YAY) Done That coffee shop and Blackhawk Bowl & Martini Lounge. The hotel is part of the Autograph Collection ( and the Historic Hotels of America network ( For more information, visit or find us on (Search: Hotel Blackhawk).