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Wine Bar

A good wine bar can be hard to find, but we've got you covered. Chowhounds weigh in on the best wine bars in every city, with points for good beverage lists, excellent light bites, and ambiance.

Why You Should Drink Champagne Every Day

Many people see Champagne as solely a celebratory drink, to toast with at weddings or at the stroke of midnight on New Year’s Eve. Not Ariel Arce. “It’s just wine that has bubbles in it,” says the New...
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LCA Wine - temporarily closed

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 6 days ago

A year ago I visited LCA Wine in Costa Mesa for a lively tasting and wine education session by my friend Winemaker Carol Shelton. Considering it for a return visit this summer, I was surprised to r...

Places to drink a good glass of wine without having to order food?

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by zerodosage 16 days ago

What are the places in Montreal that feature organic, natural, interesting wines with a bar license? I love Larry's but sometimes I am not in the mood for food, or have dinner plans elsewhere.

Good singles crowd for over 40-50 yr olds on a Thursday night after work. Lower Westchester

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by yeshana 7 years ago

2 of us(women) want to go out for a drink after a long day of work tonight but want a good "energy" in the place to keep us going. We just want a glass of wine and some friendly conversation. NO sp...

Troquet on South's Summer Wine Sale (Boston, MA)

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by BostonBestEats 1 year ago

TALES OF TROQUET (Act 1, Scene 1) Late Sunday night I noticed Troquet on South had posted an Instagram video entitled: "A sneak preview of tomorrow night's opening of our annual Summer Wine Sale...

Favorite Wine Bars/Small Plates in Paris

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by mitchleeny 4 months ago

Just getting a feel for where Parisians who might want a glass or two of nice wine, along with not necessarily a 4-course meal, but a bunch of small plates to share with another, are headed these d...

Any new must try wineries or restaurants in Santa Ynez valley? It's my 50th birthday, looking for special!

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by elizabetheatsfood 5 months ago

Hello everyone! We are heading up to Santa Ynez for the weekend, staying in Santa Ynez for the first time. We usually stay in Los Alamos. We have been many times but not in quite a few years. We ...

Kyoto Non-Japanese Options

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by fatcatbehemoth 1 year ago

Hello all. While I've been a long-time lurker here, this is my first post. I am visiting Kyoto this November, and am grateful to all contributors to the numerous threads I have read to narrow down ...

Gramercy Park Brasserie & Wine Bar Coming to Duboce Triangle (SF)

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 6 months ago

The New York restaurant group has announced that its west coast debut will be Gramercy Park Brasserie & Wine Bar San Francisco. Projected opening date is April 1, 2019 at 216 Church Street.

Cork Wine Bar - Washington D.C.

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by vsimoncini 7 years ago

What a disappointment. Really looked forward to an evening spent sampling the energy and flavor of 14th St. north of Logan Circle. Having already enjoyed an evening with the folks at Chuch Key, as...

Haley.Henry (Downtown Crossing, Boston MA)

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by BostonBestEats 3 years ago

Has anyone been to newly opened Haley.Henry wine bar in Downtown Crossing yet? I have to say this Globe review piqued my interest: https://www.bostonglobe.com/lifestyle/food-dining/2016/09/19/h...

Needing recommendations for Denver dining in early October

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by prilla 10 months ago

Staying 5 days visiting family and looking for solid food spots. We've enjoyed Beast & Bottle and Guard and Grace on prior visits. Staying at the Maven hotel & interested in walkable spots too. Win...

Outdoor drink with a toddler in Manhattan

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by Ilovevino 12 months ago

Hello, I'm a single mom of a 15 month old, coming from the SF Bay Area to NYC for a wedding. I've been to NYC many times, lived here for a short stretch, but this will be the first time with my ...

Pintxo Pincho Tapas Bar (Woburn, MA)

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by BostonBestEats 11 months ago

PINTXO PINCHO: In case you are wondering, it is pronounced "pin-toh pin-choh" A fun & lively small bar in downtown Woburn, with excellent service and paintings by one of the owners on the wall (...

City Winery (Boston, MA)

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by BostonBestEats 1 year ago

SHOULD REALLY BE CALLED: "@#$%& Winery" https://youtu.be/WW4ZGO_Hi_8 You know how I love wine...which explains why we were Ubering down to Troquet to enjoy the best wine list in New England f...

Pico Restaurant @ Los Alamos General Store

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 1 year ago

Last week I dropped into Pico Restaurant as one of the few options open on Wednesday night after cutting short my visit to Norman. https://www.chowhound.com/post/norman-restaurant-bar-skyview-motel...

Meritage Wine Bar, Glen Cove

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by Motosport 1 year ago

We decided to hit the Meritage Wine Bar in Glen cove for an early dinner yesterday. This place is a hidden gem. Not so hidden but a gem none the less. Extensive wine list and interesting menu....

Esan Classic | Tenderloin - San Francisco

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 1 year ago

At the start of the year, a friend joined me for lunch at the new Esan Classic in the Tenderloin. It shares an owner with Lers Ros, located across the street.

The Crudo Bar at Moody's The Backroom (Waltham, MA)

BostonBestEats
by BostonBestEats 1 year ago

Stopped by El Rincon de Moody's (next to Moody's The Backroom & Moody's Delicatessen), but it turned out that they were closed and last weekend's tacos & BBQ were essentially a soft opening just to...

Vintage Wine Bar | Santana Row - San Jose

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 1 year ago

Last week I met a friend for a glass of wine at Vintage Wine Bar in Santana Row.